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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. "
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR - Page 614
by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1868
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The Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views

Harold Holzer, Edna G. Medford, Frank J. Williams - History - 2006 - 272 pages
...Union forces by authorizing men "of suitable condition" to "be received into the armed service ... to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other...and to man vessels of all sorts in said service." This provision facilitated activity that was already underway as a consequence of the Militia Act of...
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Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

David Brion Davis - Social Science - 2006 - 464 pages
...recruitment of black soldiers and sailors, they were originally assigned the limited role of maintaining "garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places,...and to man vessels of all sorts in said service." By the spring of 1863, however, Lincoln had overcome his initial reservations about committing black...
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Is God with America?

Bob Klingenberg - Religion - 2006 - 392 pages
...faith already in Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation" of January 1, 1863. Said President Lincoln: "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,...
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Of Thee I Speak: A Collection of Patriotic Quotes, Essays, and Speeches

Steven Fantina - Reference - 2006 - 240 pages
...leadership. After declaring that the slaves shall be free, he concludes with the following paragraph: "And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate 97 It would be difficult...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...slaves within said designated States, and part of States, are, and henceforward shall be free; . . . run our spiritual warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind,...
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Red, White, and Blue: the Issue

Franklin E. Rutledge - Political Science - 2007 - 260 pages
...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,...this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind,...
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"Auch ich bin Amerika" - Der "American Dream" in Gedichten Langston Hughes ...

Robert Elsemann - 2007 - 140 pages
...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,...this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind,...
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The Negro in the American Revolution

William Wells Brown - African American soldiers - 2007 - 400 pages
...and make known, that such persons, if in suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States, to garrison forts, positions,...vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this, sincerely believed to be an act of justice warranted by the Constitution, and upon military necessity,...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...received into the armed service of the United Staies to garrison forts, positions, stations, and olher places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service....this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted ln the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind,...
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Building Fluency Through Practice and Performance: American History

Timothy Rasinski, Lorraine Griffith - Education - 2007 - 176 pages
...declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed services of the United States to garrison forts, positions,...places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. Excerpts from the Emancipation Proclamation (com.) And upon this act sincerely believed to be an act...
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