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ckkatz5/12/2019 4:29:28 pm PDT

re: #164 Belafon

They rarely brought up German settlers in Texas history because they were generally anti-slavery.

Interesting, did not know that. The German settlers did take quite a beating in Texas during the Civil War.

One side of my family were Germans that settled along the Kansas-Missouri border in the 1840-1870 period.

And yes, the Civil War in the Missouri/Arkansas region was pretty much a brutal ethnic war between the English who moved in from the South and the later arriving German settlers. The only reason the Germans won there, was because there were a lot more Germans than English in the Missouri/Arkansas/Kansas region