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" Now, therefore, I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested as Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States in time of actual armed rebellion against the authority and Government of the United... "
The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ... - Page 255
by Horace Greeley - 1866
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Ronald Dworkin

Arthur Ripstein - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 186 pages
...offer a legal justification, Lincoln cited "the power in me invested as Command-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States in time of actual armed rebellion against authority and government of the United States," and he described the Proclamation "as a fit and necessary...
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John T. Morse - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 236 pages
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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John T. Morse - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 260 pages
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This Mighty Scourge: Perspectives on the Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 2007 - 272 pages
...fateful day Lincoln proclaimed that "by virtue of the power in me vested as Commander- in-Chief . . . and as a fit and necessary war measure for suppressing said rebellion ... [I] do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States, and parts...
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Abraham Lincoln - His Life and Public Services

P. A. Hanaford - History - 2008 - 220 pages
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Ethics in a Democracy: A Philosophical Quest

Albert A. Anderson - Democracy - 2008 - 348 pages
...President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested as Commander-in-Chief, of the Army and Navy of the United States in time of actual armed...rebellion, do, on this first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and in accordance with my purpose so to do...
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Abraham Lincoln - A Biography for Young People

Noah Brooks - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 496 pages
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Abraham Lincoln and His Books

William E. Barton - History - 2008 - 112 pages
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Life of David Bell Birney, Major-General United States Volunteers

Oliver Wilson Davis - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 428 pages
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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles G. Leland - History - 2008 - 256 pages
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