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" Missouri, neither of which three years ago would tolerate any restraint upon the extension of slavery into new territories, only dispute now as to the best mode of removing it within their own limits. "
General Orders - Page 2
by United States. Army. Department of the Gulf (1862-1865). - 1862
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Latest Light on Abraham Lincoln, and War-time Memories: Including ..., Volume 1

Ervin S. Chapman - 1917 - 704 pages
...who had been favorable to slavery and to its unhindered extension into the territories of the nation, only dispute now as to the best mode of removing it within their own limits." And to these statements of achievement under the Emancipation policy with seeming relief and gratitude,...
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Latest Light on Abraham Lincoln, and War-time Memories: Including ..., Volume 1

Ervin S. Chapman - Biography & Autobiography - 1917 - 354 pages
...who had been favorable to slavery and to its unhindered extension into the territories of the nation, only dispute now as to the best mode of removing it within their own limits." And to these statements of achievement under the Emancipation policy with seeming relief and gratitude,...
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Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1920 - 362 pages
...ago would tolerate any restraint upon the extension of slavery into new Territories, dispute now only as to the best mode of removing it within their own...were slaves at the beginning of the rebellion full 100,000 are now in the United States military service, about one-half of which number actually bear...
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Abraham Lincoln: A Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - History - 1977 - 292 pages
...Missouri, neither of which three years ago would tolerate any restraint upon the extension of slavery into new territories, only dispute now as to the best mode...are now in the United States military service, about one-half of which number actually bear arms in the ranks; thus giving the double advantage of taking...
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Black Americans in Defense of Our Nation

DIANE Publishing Company - History - 1996 - 360 pages
...be compensated for the use of their slaves. In his Third Annual Message, on December 8th, he said: "...of those who were slaves at the beginning of the rebellion, full 100,000 are now in the United States military service, about one-half of which number actually bear...
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A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865

Russell Frank Weigley - History - 2000 - 662 pages
...his commitment: "Of those who were slaves at the beginning of the rebellion," as he said to Congress, "full one hundred thousand are now in the United States military service. . . ."'2 It was a major part of white beliefs about African Americans that they were a docile, unaggressive,...
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A. Lincoln, Esquire: A Shrewd, Sophisticated Lawyer in His Time

Allen D. Spiegel - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 414 pages
...soldiers." Lincoln's December 8, 1863 annual message to the 38th Congress reviewed the year and declared: "Of those who were slaves at the beginning of the...hundred thousand are now in the United States military services, about one-half of which number actually bear arms in the ranks;. . .So far as tested, it...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

David Herbert Donald, Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 462 pages
...Missouri, neither of which three years ago would tolerate any restraint upon the extension of Slavery into new Territories, only dispute now as to the best mode of removing it within their own limits. which number actually bear arms in the ranks — thus giving the double advantage of taking so much...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 896 pages
...neither of which, three years ago, would tolerate any restraint upon the extension of slavery into new Territories, only dispute now as to the best mode...are now in the United States military service, about one-half of which number actually bear arms in the ranks ; thus giving the double advantage of taking...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...new territories." But now, it seemed that the only dispute about slavery in each of these states was "as to the best mode of removing it within their own limits." Moreover, in occupied states, some examples could be given of a movement to embrace emancipation under...
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