Forgive this silly post, but this has been driving me nuts for the longest time. I've been saying that the "Civil War" wasn't about slavery. Sure, that was a part of it, but not the whole thing.
I wrongly quoted a Confederate General, General Johnston, in a quote about how the fight wasn't about slavery. I was wrong. I had the wrong guy.
It was Lieutenant General James Longstreet. At the battle of Gettysburg he said, "We should have freed the slaves, THEN fired on Fort Sumter.".
I got the name wrong. If you want to see the context of it, watch the mini- series, Gettysburg.
It took me the longest time to find this quote, probably because I was using the wrong name.