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" He was not arrested because he was damaging the political 12 prospects of the Administration, or the personal interests of the commanding general, but because he was damaging the army, upon the existence and vigor of which the life of the nation depends. "
President Lincoln's Views - Page 3
by Abraham Lincoln - 1863 - 16 pages
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Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton, Volume 2

George Congdon Gorham - Cabinet officers - 1899
...desertions from the army, and to leave the rebellion without any adequate military force to suppress it. ... He was warring upon the military, and this gave the...constitutional jurisdiction to lay hands upon him. Vallandigham ran the blockade and made his way to Windsor in Canada, from whence he conducted a political...
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Anecdotal Lincoln

Paul Selby - 1900 - 469 pages
...adequate military force to suppress it. "He was not arrested because he was damaging the political prospects of the administration, or the personal interests...warring upon the military, and this gave the military the Constitutional jurisdiction to lay hands upon him. A. LINCOLN." LETTER TO MAJOR-GENERAL HOOKER....
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The Republican Party: A History of Its Fifty Years' Existence and ..., Volume 1

Francis Curtis - United States - 1904
...Democrats Mr. Lincoln said that Mr. Vallandigham was not arrested because he was damaging the political prospects of the administration, or the personal interests...and vigor of which the life of the nation depends. Long experience has shown that armies cannot be maintained unless desertions shall be punished by the...
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Lincoln: An Account of His Personal Life, Especially of Its Springs of ...

Nathaniel Wright Stephenson - 1922 - 474 pages
...he was damaging the army, up_gii_dae_existen£e and vigor of which fofnm'-PJLjJIfi- nation deperids. He was warring upon the military, and this gave the...constitutional jurisdiction to lay hands upon him. . . . "I understand the meeting whose resolutions I am considering, to be in favor of suppressing the...
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The Foundations of the Modern Commonwealth

Arthur Norman Holcombe - Political science - 1923 - 491 pages
...concede that the arrest was wrong. But ... he was not arrested because he was damaging the political prospects of the Administration, or the personal interests...military constitutional jurisdiction to lay hands upon him."1 Lincoln stated his side of the case as strongly as it could be stated. "Long experience," he...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: Ed. by Arthur Brooks Lapsley ..., Volume 6

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1906
...an adequate military force to suppress it. He was not arrested because he was damaging the political prospects of the administration or the personal interests...nation depends. He was warring upon the military, and thus gave the military constitutional jurisdiction to lay hands upon him. If Mr. Vallandigham was not...
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The Civil War in America, Volume 1

Walter Gaston Shotwell - United States - 1923
...Vallandigham, he said : ' He was not arrested because he was damaging the political prospects of this administration or the personal interests of the commanding...because he was damaging the army, upon the existence and vigour of which the life of the nation depended. He was warring upon the military ; and this gave the...
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The Civil War in America, Volume 1

Walter Gaston Shotwell - United States - 1923
...because he was damaging the army, upon the existence and vigour of which the life of the nation depended. He was warring upon the military ; and this gave the...constitutional jurisdiction to lay hands upon him. ... I understand the meeting, whose resolutions I am considering, to be in favour of supressing the...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 2003 - 952 pages
...was laboring, with some effect, to prevent the raising of troops [and] to encourage desertions. ... He was damaging the army, upon the existence and vigor of which the life of the nation depends." The president than asked a rhetorical question that turned out to be the most powerful — and famous...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
...was laboring, with some effect, to prevent the raising of troops [and] to encourage desertions. ... He was damaging the army, upon the existence and vigor of which the life of the nation depends." The president than asked a rhetorical question that turned out to be the most powerful — and famous...
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