Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Pennsylvania” in chapter 1.1 of Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government:
...e Constitution which the actors had sworn to support.
The unconstitutionality of the measure was so palpable that when the bill was under consideration Thaddeus Stevens, a member of Congress from Pennsylvania , said: I thought the time had come when the laws of war were to govern our action; when constitutions, if they stood in the way of the laws of war in dealing with the enemy, had no right to interven...
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