Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could do it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ... - Page 394
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1865 - 842 pages
Full view - About this book

The Welding

Lafayette McLaws - United States - 1907 - 360 pages
...unless they could at the same time destroy slavery I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either...destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone,...
Full view - About this book

Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time: His Cause, His Character ..., Volume 1

Robert Henry Browne - United States - 1907
...with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
Full view - About this book

Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Letters and telegrams, Gasparin to Meade

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
Full view - About this book

Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Letters and telegrams, Gasparin to Meade

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
Full view - About this book

Lincoln Reshapes the Presidency

Lincoln Symposium (2001, Lincoln Memorial University) - History - 2003 - 236 pages
...unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either...without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. What I do about slavery...
Limited preview - About this book

The Hoofs and Guns of the Storm: Chicago's Civil War Connections

Arnie Bernstein - History - 2003 - 276 pages
...struggle is to save the Union," he wrote in August 1862 to Horace Greeley, editor of The New York Tribune, "and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If...without freeing any slave, I would do it] and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
Limited preview - About this book

Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War

Benson Bobrick - History - 2008 - 288 pages
...Slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or destroy Slavery. If I could...without freeing any slave I would do it; and if I could do it freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving...
Limited preview - About this book

The Condemnation of Little B: New Age Racism in America

Elaine Brown - Social Science - 2003 - 400 pages
...explaining his position: "Dear Sir ... I have not meant to leave any one in doubt. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either...destroy Slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it." 51 [ 9 ] Post-Emancipation Fight for Freedom We have pioneered civilizatlan...
Limited preview - About this book

China Unbound: Evolving Perspectives on the Chinese Past

Paul A. Cohen - History - 2003 - 226 pages
...98-9,171-2. 25 "My paramount object in this struggle," Lincoln wrote Horace Greeley on August 22, 1862, "is to save the Union and is not either to save or...destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it." The People Shall Judge: Readings in the Formation of American Policy,...
Limited preview - About this book

China Unbound: Evolving Perspectives on the Chinese Past

Paul A. Cohen - History - 2003 - 226 pages
...171-2. 25 "My paramount object in this struggle," Lincoln wrote Horace Greeley on August 22, 1862, "/s to save the Union and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it." The People Shall ludge: Readings in the Formation of American Policy,...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF