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Old 22 June 2015, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by snopes View Post
FACT NONE of the flags of the Confederacy or Southern Nation ever flew over a slave ship. Nor did the South own or operate any slaves ships.
The English, the Dutch and the Portuguese brought slaves to this country,
not the Southern Nation.

BUT, even more monumental, it is also very important to know and
understand that Federal, Yankee, Union ships brought slaves to America!
These ships were from the New England states, and their hypocrisy is
It was illegal to import slaves starting in 1808 (yes, I know that's Wikipedia), so any union ships that were slavers ceased to be used as such long before the Civil War.

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