Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America, Volume 2

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G.W. Childs, 1868 - United States
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Page 499 - stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind. and the gracious favor of Almighty God. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my name, and caused the seal of the United
Page 499 - the present, left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States
Page 499 - slaves, I would do it; and if 1 could do it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that What I do about slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it
Page 394 - the men hauled down ; In her attic window the staff she set. To show that one heart was loyal yet. Up the street came the rebel tread. Stonewall Jackson riding ahead. Under his slouched hat left and right He glanced : the old flag met his sight
Page 499 - efforts they may make for their actual freedom. ''That the Executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation, designate the States and parts of States, if any. in which the people thereof respectively, shall then be in rebellion against the
Page 499 - our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following, to wit: " That on the first day of January, in
Page 499 - States and parts of States wherein the people thereof, respectively, are this day in rebellion against the United States, the following, to wit : Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana (except the parishes of St. Bernard,
Page 302 - and reminded the General that the explicit order that Washington should, "by the judgment of all the commanders of army corps, be left entirely secure," had been neglected, and that was the reason for detaining McDowell. " There is a curious mystery about the number of troops now with you,
Page 499 - in the East and Buell in the West, "What good would a proclamation of 'emancipation from me do, especially as we are now situated ? I do not want to issue a document that the whole world would see must necessarily
Page 499 - will do no aet or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. ''That the Executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation, designate the States and parts of States, if any. in which the people thereof respectively, shall then be in rebellion against the United States; anil the fact that any State,

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