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H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 6 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 3 1 Browse Search
John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights 2 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 24, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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e would be to free the slaves and send them to Liberia. So said Mr. Lincoln in one of his debates with Douglas. I cannot make it better known than it already is, said Mr. Lincoln in a message to Congress, dated December I, 1862, that I strongly favor colonization. At Lincoln's instance Congress appropriated several large sums of money-then much needed in warlike operations — for colonizing experiments. One of these has a curious and somewhat pathetic history. A sharper by the name of Koch, having worked himself into the confidence of the President and some other good people, got them to buy from him an island in the West Indies, called Ile a Vache, which he represented to be a veritable earthly paradise. Strangely enough, it was wholly uninhabited, and therefore ready for the uses of a colony. Several hundred people-colored, of course — were collected, put aboard a ship, and dumped upon this unknown land. It will surprise no one to learn that pretty soon these people, pois