Excerpt from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 93: January-June, 1863
I did not hear such expressions of deep hatred, and I may say intense longing for revenge, as in some of the slave-owning counties on the left of the Potomac. These sentiments Were only expressed in secret, however. Gentlemen now fear to give their Opinion at table, lest the slaves who stand behind them should desert, and play the intelligent contraband's part at the nearest Federal post, and there impeach their master's loy altv.
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