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Secretary of War: John Buchanan Floyd: Devious or Dimwit?

Secretary of War John Floyd had a career filled with financial misdealings, military mishaps, and more than one accusation of aiding the burgeoning Confederacy while in office. Historians to this day remain conflicted on his legacy. Was he just a pawn? A bumbling fool? A traitorous coward? Or was the former attorney a mastermind in deception who fleeced the US government?

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