By Michael D. Robinson
Robinson finds anew how the alternative for union was once fraught with agony and uncertainty, dividing households and generating years of sour internecine violence. Letters, diaries, newspapers, and quantitative facts light up how, within the absence of a compromise payment, proslavery Unionists controlled to defeat secession within the Border South.
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