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1  Finally the war closed, and the day of freedom came.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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2  During the Civil War one of my young masters was killed, and two were severely wounded.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
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3  In this cabin I lived with my mother and a brother and sister till after the Civil War, when we were all declared free.
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4  Although he fought the Southern white man in the Civil War, I never heard him utter a bitter word against him afterward.
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5  Of course as the war was prolonged the white people, in many cases, often found it difficult to secure food for themselves.
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6  Naturally much of the conversation of the white people turned upon the subject of freedom and the war, and I absorbed a good deal of it.
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7  In some way, during the war, by running away and following the Federal soldiers, it seems, he found his way into the new state of West Virginia.
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8  In order to defend and protect the women and children who were left on the plantations when the white males went to war, the slaves would have laid down their lives.
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9  When war was begun between the North and the South, every slave on our plantation felt and knew that, though other issues were discussed, the primal one was that of slavery.
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10  Though I was a mere child during the preparation for the Civil War and during the war itself, I now recall the many late-at-night whispered discussions that I heard my mother and the other slaves on the plantation indulge in.
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11  Though I was a mere child during the preparation for the Civil War and during the war itself, I now recall the many late-at-night whispered discussions that I heard my mother and the other slaves on the plantation indulge in.
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12  I have spoken of my admiration for General Armstrong, and yet he was but a type of that Christlike body of men and women who went into the Negro schools at the close of the war by the hundreds to assist in lifting up my race.
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13  Even the most ignorant members of my race on the remote plantations felt in their hearts, with a certainty that admitted of no doubt, that the freedom of the slaves would be the one great result of the war, if the northern armies conquered.
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14  I said that in granting the appropriation Congress could do something that would prove to be of real and lasting value to both races, and that it was the first great opportunity of the kind that had been presented since the close of the Civil War.
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15  One may get the idea, from what I have said, that there was bitter feeling toward the white people on the part of my race, because of the fact that most of the white population was away fighting in a war which would result in keeping the Negro in slavery if the South was successful.
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16  As a rule, not only did the members of my race entertain no feelings of bitterness against the whites before and during the war, but there are many instances of Negroes tenderly caring for their former masters and mistresses who for some reason have become poor and dependent since the war.
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17  I think the slaves felt the deprivation less than the whites, because the usual diet for slaves was corn bread and pork, and these could be raised on the plantation; but coffee, tea, sugar, and other articles which the whites had been accustomed to use could not be raised on the plantation, and the conditions brought about by the war frequently made it impossible to secure these things.
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