Wrest from the South

Stiles/Akin

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I have fought against the people of the North because I believed they were seeking to wrest from the South its dearest rights. But I have never cherished toward them bitter or vindictive feelings, and I have never seen the day I did not pray for them.”
A. L. Long, Memoirs of Robert E. Lee: His Military and Personal History (J. M. Stoddart & Company, 1887), 484-485.
 

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Brev. Brig. Gen'l
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I have fought against the people of the North because I believed they were seeking to wrest from the South its dearest rights. But I have never cherished toward them bitter or vindictive feelings, and I have never seen the day I did not pray for them.”
A. L. Long, Memoirs of Robert E. Lee: His Military and Personal History (J. M. Stoddart & Company, 1887), 484-485.
Pretty much shown not to be a true sentiment of Lee's.
 



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