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To most African Americans the Civil War was a way to become free from slavery. After the Civil War blacks would no longer have to be in slavery, and this is why many African Americans signed up to fight for the Union army. They found this war as an opportunity to have rights, and become a citizen. African Americans fought to show that they did have loyalty to the North.

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