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" Whereas the laws of the United States have been for some time past, and now are opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed, in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, by combinations too powerful... "
Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ... - Page 97
edited by - 1865 - 285 pages
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The Third Battalion Mississippi Infantry and the 45th Mississippi Regiment ...

David Williamson - History - 2004 - 445 pages
...Beauregard's Confederate force. The next day, President Lincoln declared that insurrection had broken out in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, immediately calling out 75,000 militia from the remaining states. Lincoln's call was accepted by all...
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From Stem to Stern: A Fletcher's Story

Joe Galligan - Destroyers (Warships) - 2003 - 654 pages
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Waters of Discord: The Union Blockade of Texas During the Civil War

Rodman L. Underwood - History - 2003 - 200 pages
...A Proclamation. Whereas an insurrection against the Government of the United States has broken out in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, and the laws of the United States for the collection of the revenue can not be effectually executed...
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The Great Conspiracy Its Origin And History: A History Of The Civil War In ...

John Alexander Logan - Fiction - 2004 - 616 pages
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates

Edward A. Pollard - History - 2004 - 756 pages
...to his Government. On the very day of the * The following is a full copy of this important paper : " Whereas, the laws of the United States have been for...: now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought...
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Lincoln on Democracy

Abraham Lincoln, G. S. Boritt - History - 1990 - 416 pages
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The Most Fearful Ordeal: Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 420 pages
...VOLUNTEERS AND AN EXTRA SESSION OF CONGRESS. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. A PROCLAMATION. Whereas; The laws of the United States have been for...— now, therefore, I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought...
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Baptism at Bull Run

James P. Reger - History - 2004 - 266 pages
...war against this Confederacy. He terms sovereign states 'combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by law,' He avows that 'the first service to be assigned to the forces called out' will be not to execute the...
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Civil War Pharmacy: A History of Drugs, Drug Supply and Provision, and ...

Michael Flannery - Medical - 2004 - 358 pages
...the commander in chief simply claimed the "combinations [of the South] too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals by law."56 Lincoln further minimized the crisis by convening Congress not immediately but in eighty days....
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