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In Their Own Words

January 11, 1863

Editorial Insisted North Must Pay for “Stolen” Slaves

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta printed an editorial insisting that the Yankees be made to pay for “stolen” slaves in whatever peace terms were to be drawn up to end the war - obviously feeling confident of a Southern victory.

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