This picture has been photoshopped (those are Union soldiers) and is part of the neo-confederate lie machine that is distorting the history of slavery in this country. Bottom line, if “blacks” had fought for the South, the South would have won the Civil War. It was the entrance of “black” troops on the Union side that prevented the North from being defeated. Had the hundreds of thousand able-bodied “black” men joined the fray in a fight-to-the-death to protect slavery and “white” womanhood, Dixie would be the national anthem and Barack Obama would be picking pineapples on the south forty of a Hawaii plantation (you know that U.S. colony in the Pacific).
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