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One third of a national bank's capital had to consist of federal bonds, since the new national notes were to be backed by federal bonds. Military Railroad was less than a mile behind it. The stage was set for an epic event that proved to be a turning point in American history. Grant in 1867, and Congress passed several laws in the 1870s aimed at establishing a national education system. The servants deserted at the first opportunity and provided excellent intelligence to Union forces about Southern troop deployments.

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