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April 04. 2013 1:12PM

UNH student digs into letters, diaries of Civil War veterans, finds racism

"Racism was abundant in almost all of the soldiers' letters and diaries, however," Marzoli said. "Even the staunch abolitionists saw black people as almost inhuman and comical. However, they were not usually as derogatory as those who were against freeing the slaves."

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