Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 1.1 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5.:
...eal belligerents was immediately restored, so that the soldiers of the Confederacy were disbanded on the field of battle and discharged from every restraint that did not apply to every citizen of the United States .
But one right, which had been the subject of controversy before and during the war, was destroyed — the right of property in slaves.
This was not destroyed by actual agreement, but was lef...
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