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William A. Smith, DD. President of Randolph-Macon College , and Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy., Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery as exhibited in the Institution of Domestic Slavery in the United States: withe Duties of Masters to Slaves. 88 0 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 24 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 24 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 8: Civil affairs in 1863.--military operations between the Mountains and the Mississippi River. (search)
partment. There is, however, a fine regiment of persons whose late meters are fuqlitive rebels--men who everywhere fly before the appearance of the National flag, leaving their servants behind them to shift as best they can for themselves. Yet a few weeks later Secretary Stanton, by special order, directed Aug 25, 1862. General Rufus Saxton, Military Governor of the sea-coast islands, to arm, uniform, equip, and receive into the service of the United States, such number of volunteers of African descent, not exceeding five thousand, as he might deem expedient to guard that region and the inhabitants from injury by the public enemy Then followed a proposition from General G. W. Phelps to General Butler, his chief, to organize negro regiments in Louisiana, to be composed of the fugitive slaves who were flocking to his camp at Carrollton, near New Orleans. Receiving no reply, he made a requisition July 30. for arms and clothing for three regiments of Africans, to be employed in d