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" American people, that after four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of a military necessity or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every... "
The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine - Page 524
1889
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 1865 - 912 pages
...restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has. been disregarded in every part, and public liberty and privateright alike trodden down, and the material prosperity of the country...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 972 pages
...a singular misapprehension of the strong current of loyal opinion. It pronounced the fatal words, " four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war," which vexed the ears of the heroic soldiers and of the faithful citizens alike. More untimely and infatuated...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 878 pages
...a singular misapprehension of the strong current of loyal opinion. It pronounced the fatal words, " four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war," which vexed the ears of the heroic soldiers and of the faithful citizens alike. More untimely and infatuated...
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Sermons on Recent National Victories, and the National Sorrow: Preached ...

Edward Payson Powell - History - 1865 - 28 pages
...to read a certain comic paper, published if I remember rightly, last Autumn. It reads: " Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the sense of the American people, (it can't mean the common sense,) that after four years of failure, to restore the Union by the experiment...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HSTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION

HORACE GREELEY - 1866 - 808 pages
...conducive to the welfare and prosperity of all the States, both Northern and Southern. " Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...which, under the pretense of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every...
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The Rebellion Register: A History of the Principal Persons and Places ...

Robert Allen Campbell - United States - 1866 - 390 pages
...equally conducive to the welfare and prosperity of all the States, both Northern and Southern. Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of military necessity or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded...
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A Political Manual for 1866: Including a Classified Summary of the Important ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1866 - 164 pages
...equally conducive to the welfare and prosperity of all the States, both northern and southern. Resolved, That this convention does explicitly declare, as the...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of a military necessity, or war power higher than the Contitution, the Constitution itself...
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Southern History of the War: The Last Year of the War

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1866 - 398 pages
...chosen by the respective delegations. The two most important resolutions were as follows : " Resolced, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of a military necessity, or war power higher than the •Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 804 pages
...Convention was in these words : " Resolved, That this Convention does explicitly declare, as the sen*8 of the American people, that after four years of failure...by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of military necessity, or war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866 - 804 pages
...restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretense of a military necessity of a war power higher than the Constitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every part, and public liberty and private right alike trodden down, and the material prosperity of the country...
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