What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
advance arms army arrived artillery attack Banks batteries battle boats bridge Brig.-Gen brigade Burnside camp Capt captured cavalry Centreville Chattanooga citizens command commenced Confederate army Confederate force Corinth corps Creek crossed D. H. Hill defence Department despatch destroyed division of Gen enemy enemy's expedition Federal force Ferry fire flag flank force of Gen Fort Sumter Fortress Monroe Fredericksburg front Government Governor gunboats guns Halleck Harper's Ferry hundred infantry Island issued Jackson Kentucky killed large number loss Maj.-Gen Manassas mand McClellan ment miles military Mississippi Missouri morning moved movement night North o'clock occupied officers Ohio passed Port Port Hudson position Potomac President prisoners railroad rear regiments retreat Richmond rifle river road Rosecrans secession Secretary of War sent shot side skirmish soldiers South Carolina steamer surrender Tennessee thousand tion troops Union United vessels Vicksburg Virginia Washington wounded
Page 319 - ... and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are and henceforward shall be free ; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence ; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully...
Page 318 - Navy of the United States in tihie of actual armed rebellion against the authority and Government of the United States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for suppressing said rebellion, do, on this first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and in accordance with my purpose so to do, publicly proclaimed for the full period of one hundred days, from the day first above mentioned, order and designate as the States and parts of States wherein the people...
Page 273 - That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free...
Page 319 - And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be free ; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons.
Page 318 - ... that on the first day of january in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and sixtythree all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the united states shall be then thenceforward and forever free...
Page 318 - ... fact that any State or the people thereof shall on that day be in good faith represented in the Congress of the United States by members chosen thereto at elections wherein a majority of the qualified voters of such...
Page 273 - State shall have participated, shall, in the absence of strong countervailing testimony, be deemed conclusive evidence that such State, and the people thereof, are not then in rebellion against the United States.
Page 273 - An Act to Suppress Insurrection, to Punish Treason and Rebellion, to Seize and Confiscate Property of Rebels, and for Other Purposes," approved July 17, 1862, and which sections are in the words and figures following: Sec.
Page 272 - I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States of America, and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy thereof, do hereby proclaim and declare that hereafter, as heretofore, the war will be prosecuted for the object of practically restoring the constitutional relation between the United States and each of the States and the people thereof, in which States that relation is or may be suspended or disturbed.