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" 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, and the gracious favor of Aimighty God. "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 401
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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One Lord, Many Ministries

Gregory S. Faust - Religion - 2003 - 192 pages
...persons held as slaves within any State .............. shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act...of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God." But hey!! Shouldn't we believe in survival of the fittest? In any case! Not only did this guy Lincoln...
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Equal Protection: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Francis Graham Lee - Law - 2003 - 383 pages
...the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act...of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God. THE "FREEDOM AMENDMENTS" (1865, 1868, 1870) Democratic opponents of Republican President Abraham Lincoln,...
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Reflections of a Civil War Historian: Essays on Leadership, Society, and the ...

Herman Hattaway - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 254 pages
...consequence of his Emancipation Proclamation. He announced that blacks freed by the proclamation would "be received into the armed service of the United...garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places." Skepticism as to whether blacks could be adequate soldiers did not extend to their manning rear-area...
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Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War

Hondon B. Hargrove - History - 2003 - 270 pages
...of military necessity as the justification for the Emancipation Proclamation. suitable condition ... to garrison forts, positions, stations^ and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in [the armed service]," it gave no indication that it was contemplated that black men would be formed...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to African American History

Melba J. Duncan - History - 2003 - 300 pages
...the western states of Arkansas and Texas. Finally, the order declared that "such persons [ie slaves] of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States." The Road to the Proclamation Lincoln did not come to the Proclamation either quickly or easily. While...
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"All Cut to Pieces and Gone to Hell": The Civil War, Race Relations, and the ...

Mark K. Christ - History - 2003 - 147 pages
...Emancipation Proclamation. The proclamation not only freed slaves in states in rebellion, it also allowed that "such persons, of suitable condition, will be received into the armed services of the United States, to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...recommend to them that, in all case when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known that such persons of...of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God. Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, Abraham Lincoln (1863) Whereas, in and by the Constitution...
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The Most Fearful Ordeal: Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 420 pages
...recommend to them that in all cases, when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known that such persons of...Constitution — upon military necessity — I invoke the considerable judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God. In witness whereof I have...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known, that such persons...warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, 1 invoke the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God. In witness whereof,...
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The Rebellious Slave: Nat Turner in American Memory

Scot French - History - 2004 - 379 pages
...After declaring slaves in designated areas of the rebellious states to be free, Lincoln wrote: "And I further declare and make known that such persons of...positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels in all sorts of said service."135 Congress quickly affirmed the president's authority "to enroll, arm,...
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