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By Wayne Mahood

ISBN-10: 030681238X

ISBN-13: 9780306812385

James S. Wadsworth used to be a winning attorney and influential long island baby-kisser while the Civil struggle broke out. His wealth, powerful anti-slavery perspectives, and lively aid of President Lincoln made him a arguable public determine within the early warfare years. In 1863, he was once given a box command and proved himself to be one of many Union's so much capable and bold commanders, even though he died ahead of the conflict ended. His battlefield boldness and righteous unravel to finish slavery is, as former U.S. Congressman James W. Symington says, "a bright reminder that our Civil battle used to be, certainly, fought on ethical grounds."

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