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Episode 508: The American Civil War (13): Emancipation, General McClellan, and the Battle of Cornith

March 29, 2022

Lots going on in the fall of 1862, in the aftermath of the Emancipation Proclamation as new debates emerge. This episode follows those debates, the firing of McClellan and Lincoln's 1862 message to Congress. Just how into colonization was Lincoln?