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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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Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Burrus Carnahan - History - 2007 - 212 pages
...was the president's announcement that slaves freed under it "will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions,...other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service."9 Traditionally, enemy slaves freed during wartime had been actively recruited to fight against...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to The South: (And Why It Will Rise Again)

Clint Johnson - History - 2007 - 288 pages
...slaves will be accepted into the armed forces. The document details how the freed slaves will be used to "garrison forts, positions, stations, and other...and to man vessels of all sorts in said service." Curiously, Lincoln says nothing about actually putting black soldiers into battle. The reaction in...
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Black Men Built the Capitol: Discovering African-American History In ..., Part 3

Jesse Holland - History - 2007 - 216 pages
...a monument to his memory. Part of the Emancipation Proclamation appears on the back of the statue: "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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Ethics in a Democracy: A Philosophical Quest

Albert A. Anderson - Democracy - 2008 - 348 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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World History in Documents: A Comparative Reader

Peter N. Stearns - History - 2008 - 640 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 Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: How Faith Shaped an American ...

Philip L. Ostergard - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 272 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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