Legal Cases of the Civil War

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Stackpole Books, 2003 - History - 324 pages
From all walks of life, men and women, blacks and whites, private citizens and corporate entities aired their grievances against one another in court, adding to the tension that already gripped the nation. This book examines a number of these judicial altercations heard by the Supreme Court of the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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About the author (2003)

Robert Bruce Murray has previously contributed articles on Civil War legal cases to southern historical journals, as well as a history of the Supreme Court of the Colorado Territory to The Colorado Magazine. He is a former attorney who practiced law for more than 40 years.

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