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In Ken Burn’s documentary on the Civil War, there’s a quote from historian Barbara Fields that, for me at least, is the heart of the whole piece. … the Civil War as a historic phenomenon, is not on the battlefield. It's not about weapons; it's not about soldiers. Except to the extent that weapons and soldiers at that crucial moment, joined a discussion about something higher; about humanity, about human dignity, about human freedom.
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