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" And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. "
The Loyal People of the North-west: A Record of Prominent Persons, Places ... - Page 203
by Stella S. Coatsworth - 1869 - 402 pages
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Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War

Hondon B. Hargrove - History - 2003 - 270 pages
...of military necessity as the justification for the Emancipation Proclamation. suitable condition ... to garrison forts, positions, stations^ and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in [the armed service]," it gave no indication that it was contemplated that black men would be formed...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to African American History

Melba J. Duncan - History - 2003 - 300 pages
...the western states of Arkansas and Texas. Finally, the order declared that "such persons [ie slaves] of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States." The Road to the Proclamation Lincoln did not come to the Proclamation either quickly or easily. While...
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Into the Land of Freedom: African Americans in Reconstruction

Meg Greene - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 112 pages
...they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed...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,...
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The Most Fearful Ordeal: Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 420 pages
...they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed...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...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition will be received into the armed...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,...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed...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,...
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Slavery in America: A Primary Source History of the Intolerable Practice of ...

Tonya Buell - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 64 pages
...could help fight the Civil War, Lincoln stated in his Emancipation Proclamation that "such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed...and to man vessels of all sorts in said service." Slavery in America Both sides fought long and hard, and the war lasted for four years and claimed many...
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The Rebellious Slave: Nat Turner in American Memory

Scot French - History - 2004 - 379 pages
...rebellious states to be free, Lincoln wrote: "And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition will be received into the armed...positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels in all sorts of said service."135 Congress quickly affirmed the president's authority "to enroll, arm,...
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Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism

Susan Jacoby - History - 2004 - 417 pages
...Originally, the president had planned to end the historic decree freeing the slaves with the sentence "And upon this, sincerely believed to be an act of...military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind."3 Supposedly acting on Chase's recommendation, Lincoln added "and the gracious favor of Almighty...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies Allen C Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...when allowed, to labor faithfully, for wages. And I further declare, and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison and defend forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service....
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