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December 15, 2009


Thomas Jackson

This order was used as early as 1862. The results were predictable. Resistance stiffened as innocents were presecuted. Southerners saw the reckless disregard of the rule of law as a harbringer of future Yankee "law."

The partisan rangers grew, in Missouri a Yankee Army of occupation in excess of 50,000 was tied down for the war.

Bad nalysis.

Cannoneer No. 4

And Maryland stayed in the Union!
West Virginia seceded from Virginia and joined the Union.

These were citizens of the United States Brig. Gen'l Carroll was counterterrorizing.

How did he know who the local Confederate sympathizers were? Little Unionist birds with axes to grind told him.

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