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It didn't 'change the civil war'. It changed during the civil war. But only at the end - too late to make any difference.

After Lee was appointed General-in-Chief in January 1865, they made plans to train slaves for the army, and asked Britain and France whether they would grant recognition if slavery was abolished. They wouldn't.

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Q: How did the confederate government's policies toward slaves change the civil war?
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