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Washington In The Civil War Analysis

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Washington in the Civil War was not Washington at the time- It should be noted that she was only the Washington Territory. Regardless of the title, the Washington Territory was the farthest place one could be away from the war itself. In the time when it first started, Washington and her citizens were only just recovering from a number of conflicts- The Pig War being one of them- such as the only recently made peace with the Native Americans (Native Washingtonians?), and she and her people were kind of stressed out at the time the Civil War started. The U.S. Military had been called from Oregon, but Washington didn’t want to go. On May 10, 1861, Henry McGill, Washington’s governor, replied to President Lincoln’s initial request for soldiers,
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