At the beginning of the war, and for some time, the use of colored troops was not contemplated; and how the change of purpose was wrought... - Abraham Lincoln Quotes
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Quote:At the beginning of the war, and for some time, the use of colored troops was not contemplated; and how the change of purpose was wrought, I will not now take time to explain. Upon a clear conviction of duty I resolved to turn that element of strength to account; and I am responsible for it to the American people, to the christian world, to history, and on my final account to God. - Abraham Lincoln Quotes


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