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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2018 8:07 p.m. PST

… Who Fought in US Civil War

"Many people would be surprised to know that there were some Asian faces in the
crowds of white and black soldiers serving in the American Civil War.

The participation of Asians, and in particular Chinese Americans, comes into focus this month as the United States marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the war.

It began in 1861 after the election of an anti-slavery president, Abraham Lincoln. Fearing the eventual abolition of slavery, eleven southern states bolted from the union, setting up the pro-slavery Confederate States of America…"
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Personal logo John the Greater Supporting Member of TMP11 Apr 2018 1:32 p.m. PST

The history of Chinese in the ACW is quite interesting.


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2018 10:00 a.m. PST



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