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McPHERSON'S POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE REBELLION,
COPIOUS CHAPTER ON THE CHURCH AND THE REBELLION.
From November 6, 1860, to April 15, 1865.
The Second Edition of this valuable and popular Work gives all the matter in the first carefully revised, with the addition of an Appendix, containing the Church Chapter, and bringing the History down, through the late Presidential Canvass and the last Session of the Union and the Rebel Congress, to the death of President LINCOLN, and the overthrow of the Rebel Administration. Among its chief contents, are these: I. °The Various State Papers of the Period—both Executive, Legislative, and Judicial
classified according to dates and subjects. II. A Record of the proceedings in the rebellious States between the Presidential election
of 1860 and the breaking out of the war, including the important Official Papers
produced by the Secession movement. III. The Action of the last Congress of President Buchanan's Administration, with a State
ment of each Proposition of Adjustment offered, AND THE VOTES THEREON, in Congress,
the Peace Conference, and other Adjustment Organizations. IV. The Constitution of the United States, and that of the Rebel States, with the points
of difference. V. President LINCOLN's First and Second Inaugural Addresses, his Various Annual Mes
sages, and all other papers relating to the War and its Issues. VI. Congressional, Executive, and Judicial Action respecting the Arrest of Citizens, and the
Writ of Habeas Corpus. VII. Laws, Decisions, and Votes upon Confiscation and Sequestration. VIII. The WHOLE RECORD upon proposed Compensated Emancipation, and upon the policy of
Emancipation. IX. All proposed Amendments to the Constitution of the United States, and the Votes
upon that for the EXTINCTION OF SLAVERY both in Congress and the various State
Legislatures. X. All other Votes, Orders, and Action respecting every other phase of the multiform Sla
very Question, both in the Union and the Rebel Congress. XI. The Military Legislation of the Period, together with the Orders of the Military respecto
ing Elections, Impressment of Property, Occupancy of Churches, &c. XII. The Niagara Falls and Hampton Roads Peace Negotiations, and all Congressional and
Legislative Action proposed or taken on the subject of Peace. XIII. The Action of Congress, the Executive, and the Military relating to the vexed, and
still unsettled, Question of Reconstruction. XIV. The Diplomacy, and the Financial Movements of the Period. XV. Full lists of the Union and Rebel Administrations. XVI. The National Conventions at Cleveland, Baltimore, and Chicago, with the Platforios,
Nominations, and Acceptances of the candidates of each. XVII. The Correct Vote at the Presidential Election of 1860, and of 1864. XVIII. The Church and the Rebellion-giving the Action of each Denomination since 1861 on
the State of the Country; the action of the Churches in the Rebel States; the relations of the Military to the Churches in the Border and the Insurrectionary States; and
the Reconstruction of Churches. XIX. Original Records from the Office of the Judge Advocate General, illustrating the opera
tion of Emancipation in the Southwest, and the character of the Rebellion. The work may be justly said to be a MAGAZINE OF Facts, arranged in logical order, or grouped in natural harmony, and contains an exhaustive Index, which makes reference to both names and subjects ready and casy.
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