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Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Slaves fighting for Confederacy

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  • FLYNSWEDE@AOL.COM
    In a message dated 11/1/2002 10:31:13 AM Eastern Standard Time, ... I believe they were a contingency of the Louisiana State Militia
    Message 1 of 49 , Nov 1, 2002
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      In a message dated 11/1/2002 10:31:13 AM Eastern Standard Time, slippymississippi@... writes:


      This unit was never a part of the Confederate Army.




      I believe they were a contingency of the Louisiana State Militia
    • Dick Weeks
      This subject has been hooked. Trust me, I will see no more of it. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Dick (a.k.a. Shotgun)
      Message 49 of 49 , Nov 1, 2002
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        This subject has been hooked. Trust me, I will see no more of it.

        I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
        Dick (a.k.a. Shotgun)
        http://www.civilwarhome.com

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        From: "slippymississippi" <slippymississippi@...>
        To: <civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Friday, November 01, 2002 2:09 PM
        Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Slaves fighting for Confederacy


        > --- In civilwarwest@y..., FLYNSWEDE@A... wrote:
        > > In a message dated 11/1/2002 10:31:13 AM Eastern Standard Time,
        > > slippymississippi@y... writes:
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        > > > This unit was never a part of the Confederate Army.
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        > > I believe they were a contingency of the Louisiana State Militia
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        > The Native Guards fought in three engagements: Port Hudson, Mansura,
        > and Mobile... all on the side of the Union.
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        > While there was an attempt by the Confederacy to use these troops to
        > counter Northern propaganda, their service in the Confederate Army
        > was refused. Not a single member of the Native Guards was a slave.
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