Don't Feed the War Machine

"His sympathies were for race—too lofty to descend to persons," a wit once said of the abolitionist Senator Sumner. For how else could a man countenance the slaughter of his countrymen, not only rebel Southerners but noble Robert Gould Shaw and Berkshires boys, too?

Bill Kauffman

Bill Kauffman’s Look Homeward, America is due in May from ISI Books.

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