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ULYSSES S. GRANT said that the Civil War could have been avoided but for “a poor set of politicians.” Like the poor generally, they will always be with us. But some Virginia politicians have behaved virtuously in the matter of Walmart’s lust for land important in the Battle of the Wilderness, where Grant and Robert E. Lee first tangled.

Virginia’s senior U.S. senator, Democrat Jim Webb, has urged Walmart to find another, nearby Orange County location for its planned superstore, which preservationists and others are legally contesting.

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