Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Missouri” in entry emancipation-proclamations of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:

...nt of the army, chose to assume that the confiscation act of Congress had unlimited scope, and Aug. 31, 1861, issued a proclamation confiscating the property and freeing the slaves of all citizens of Missouri who had taken, or should take, up arms against the government. This action of Fremont embarrassed President Lincoln greatly. For whatever may have been his hope that the outcome of the war would ...
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Missouri (Missouri, United States) 15,687 836 1 0 0 user votes
Missouri (United States) 560 116 0 0 0 user votes

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