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Re: carpet dagger?

Poster: JBRMM266@aol.com

In a message dated 99-05-24 20:35:09 EDT, barderic@mailcity.com writes:

<< There's either an anti-bellum or a post-bellum refference to 
"Carpet-daggers". >>

You sure you are not thinking of "carpet-baggers"?  They were Northern 
opportunists who came South during Reconstruction to exploit the devastated 
South.  The name came from the small valises made of carpet material that 
they tended to carry.

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