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" And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make... "
The Book of Lincoln - Page 49
by Mary Wright-Davis - 1919 - 383 pages
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Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-government

Lucas E. Morel - History - 2000 - 251 pages
...persons."77 With the peculiar institution in the South now an official target of the federal war effort, "sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity," Lincoln understood the cause for which the federal army fought at Gettysburg to include the abolition...
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The Right to Fight: A History of African Americans in the Military

Gerald Astor - History - 2001 - 529 pages
...lay down their arms. As part of the document, Lincoln stated "such persons [the now liberated blacks] of suitable condition will be received into the armed...and to man vessels of all sorts in said service." By his language, the president fully sanctioned the use of African Americans in the military and where...
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The American Civil War: The War in the West, 1861-July 1863

Stephen D. Engle - History - 2001 - 96 pages
...Proclamation broke the shackles of the Southern slaves, 'And upon this act,' read the proclamation, 'sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted...Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerable judgement of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God.' (Multon Getty) Evidence...
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Focus on World History: The First Global Age and the Age of Revolution

Kathy Sammis - Education - 2002 - 146 pages
...unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare...places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. Abraham Lincoln 1. Are all US slaves freed by this proclamation? Explain. 2. What roles does this proclamation...
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The Civil War

Susan Provost Beller - History - 2002 - 103 pages
...repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. . . . And I further declare and make known that such persons...places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. ". . . all persons held as slaves within any State. . . whereof shall then be in rebellion against...
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Climbing Up to Glory: A Short History of African Americans During the Civil ...

Wilbert L. Jenkins - History - 2002 - 285 pages
...The Emancipation Proclamation stipulated that freed slaves would be accepted by the Union military "to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service."48 In this document he also revived the possibility of compensated emancipation and said that...
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A. Lincoln, Esquire: A Shrewd, Sophisticated Lawyer in His Time

Allen D. Spiegel - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 372 pages
...suitable condition, will be received into the armed services of the United States to garrison and defend forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service." A lengthy, mainly favorable, New York Times editorial eight days later debated the pros and cons of...
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Tempered Strength: Studies in the Nature and Scope of Prudential Leadership

Ethan M. Fishman - Political Science - 2002 - 225 pages
...success of the first. The final version of the Emancipation Proclamation conveys this dual intent: It is "sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity."37 Lincoln's scrupulous attention to legal detail should not obscure the moral intention...
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Diary of a Contraband: The Civil War Passage of a Black Sailor

William Benjamin Gould - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 373 pages
...to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. You will know that the Proclamation states in relevant part: "And I further declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition [the freed slaves held by those in rebellion], will be received into the armed service of the United...
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Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War

Frances Harding Casstevens - History - 2003 - 325 pages
...freed the slaves in the states currently in "rebellion against the United States," but it guaranteed that "such persons of suitable condition will be received...other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service."3 This was the key to allowing blacks to serve in the United States armed forces. Lincoln's...
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