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Runaway Slave Advertisements: Vol 3, A Documentary History

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Just so much it has sub[t]racted from the strength of our enemies, & instead of alienating the south from us, there are evidences of a fraternal feeling growing up between our own & rebel soldiers. However, the citizens followed the Massachusetts troops until they finally blocked the soldiers. Antislavery Origins of the Civil War in the United States. (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1939; Ann Arbor Paperbacks edition, 1959.) DuChateau, Andre Paul. “Creek Nation on the Eve of the Civil War,” in The Chronicles of Oklahoma 52(Fall 1974):290-315.

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Young Charles Sumner and the Legacy of the American

Anne-Marie Taylor

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The president is then pressured to relieve Grant but resists. "I can't spare this man; he fights," Lincoln says. The CSA adopted a low tariff of 15 per cent, but imposed it on all imports from other countries, including the Union states. [82] The tariff mattered little; the Union blockade minimized commercial traffic through the Confederacy's ports, and very few people paid taxes on goods smuggled from the Union states. In response to the sack of Lawrence, fanatical Free-Soiler John Brown attacks the proslavery settlement at Pottawatomie Creek with four of his sons and three others.

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The Land Shall Be Deluged in Blood: A New History of the Nat

Patrick H. Breen

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Horse racing survived the end of the first wave relatively unscathed. The fact that technical developments seem to make it even more convenient and profitable means that the enormous changes of the twentieth century may have made slavery a more monstrous thing on the scale of Hitler's Holocaust or the Gulag. Ware while in camp, a morning report, muster roll, and order for detail. Papers, 1786-1963, of the Haller-Gibboney family of Wythe County, Virginia, consisting of account books, appointments, Bible records, bonds, booklets, catalogs, check books, clippings, daybooks, invoices, judicial records, ledgers, letters, maps, military records, obituaries, pamphlets, plats, postcards, receipts, reports, tickets, year books, and other papers regarding the personal, professional, educational, social, and military activities of the Haller-Gibboney and related families, including Civil War service.

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Chained to the Rock of Adversity: To Be Free, Black, and

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First is the failure of the Richmond government to finance their war expenditures through taxation. Although initially successful, Schofield had to regroup his forces, which took the rest of the day. The high temperatures of mid summer demanded that the problem be quickly addressed. L. "William Baum 'Uncle Bum' Walker: Lake City's Last Civil War Veteran." This point, therefore, falls outside the controversy. Night foremen in various other newspapers had tried to verify the message, and when they found out that not every paper had received the message, they decided to delay it pending further proof.

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Courage and Conscience: Black and White Abolitionists in

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For Lincoln and kindred moderates, such as Postmaster General Montgomery Blair, the restoration of the Union, not the abolition of slavery, remained the principal objective of the war. Diaries contain accounts, lists of rations, names of individuals on picket duty, as well as those wounded, sick, or killed, prisoners taken, camp life and activities, family news, marching and drilling exercises, descriptions of rations eaten, weather, illnesses, and news of Union victories.

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The Coming Fury - the Centennial History of the Civil War -

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Some bishops wrote that they did not agree with her efforts and could not lend a hand while others wrote that due to their position in the church they could not voice an opinion in the war effort. Turner, 1862, containing poetry written by Bettie; letter, 26 June 1862, from Bettie to Kate [?], regarding the Peninsular Campaign and General Stuart�s first ride around McClellan; and information on her brothers�, Charles and Benjamin, service records; letter, 12 August 1864, to Benjamin Turner, prisoner of war, Elmira, N.

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Wounds of Returning: Race, Memory, and Property on the

Jessica Adams

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On the Union side, there were working-class activists like George Thompson. The entire city took on an infernal hue as smoke billowed into the sky. Napoléon clearly sympathized with the Confederates, but pressure from Seward and Dayton forced him to prevent the ships from sailing. Gallagher, “An End and a New Beginning,” in Appomattox Court House: Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Those marches destroyed valuable supplies, severed rail connections, damaged Southern morale, and caused mass desertions as soldiers abandoned the army to look after their loved ones.

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The United States Constitution: 200 Years of

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George Crittenden, Zollicoffer's superior, had arrived at Mill Springs and taken command of the Confederate troops. Coyle, Petersburg, to Clementine England, includes descriptions of the seige of Petersburg, Virginia. This is true now as it was in the past, or will be in the future. Republicans outnumber Democrats on the committee by 8 to 7. Garrison demanded the immediate end of slavery without compensation to slaveowners and equal rights within mainstream society for everyone, regardless of race.

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The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the

John Stauffer

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The “inalienable rights” of the founding principles are more basic than current laws or statutes, “wills and title-deeds.” If you accept the “self-evident truth” of equality then no law can supersede that truth. Wilberforce agreed and later commented "that in the House of Lords a bill from the House of Commons is in a destitute and orphan state, unless it has some peer to adopt and take the conduct of it". Potter, Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis. 1942.

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Stealing A Little Freedom

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The introduction of the " bronze" Indian Head Cent was successful and circulated freely. Another area where the line between truth and myth is blurred is on specific block patterns with names like Lincoln's Platform, Sherman's March, Birds in the Air and Evening Star. Adams deftly handled Seward's Dispatch No. 10, and Russell's decision to have no further meetings with the Confederates resolved the matter raised by the dispatch. Virginia Department of Confederate Military Records containing rosters, muster rolls, payrolls, powers of attorney, special orders, descriptive lists of pay and clothing, notes, correspondence, regimental histories, pamphlets, certificates issued by the War Department, roll books, field returns, monthly reports, clippings, and other sundry items.

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