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Missouri (Missouri, United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
emont, then in command of the Western Department 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 be the final abolition of slavery, he could not with which President Lincoln wrote his emancipation proclamation. The institution was not disturbed by the proclamation in eight States, which contained 831,780 slaves, distributed as follows: Delaware1,798 Kentucky225,490 Maryland87,188 Missouri114,465 Tennessee275,784 Louisiana (part)85,281 West Virginia12,761 Virginia (part)29,013 The remainder were emancipated by the Thirteenth Amendment to the national Constitution, making the whole number set free 3,895,172. On the preceding
United States (United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America, and Commanderin-chief of the Army ane and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That hereafterunder the control of the Government of the United States; and all slaves of such persons found on ( compensated for all losses by acts of the United States, including the loss of slaves. In witneamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the folloeof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and foreverly, shall then be in rebellion against the United States; and the fact that any State, or the peoplfore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested as Comander-inchief of the Army and Navy of the United States in time of actual armed rebellion against eof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever[28 more...]
Norfolk (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
ana (except the parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. John, St. Charles, St. James, Ascension, Assumption, Terre Bonne, Lafourche, Ste. Marie, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which excepted parts are, for the present, left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be, free; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. A
New Orleans (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
proclamation Fac-simile of the emancipation proclamation Fac-simile of the emancipation proclamation as the States and parts of States wherein the people thereof, respectively, are this day in rebellion against the United States, the following, to wit: Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana (except the parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. John, St. Charles, St. James, Ascension, Assumption, Terre Bonne, Lafourche, Ste. Marie, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which excepted parts are, for the present, left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare th
Kentucky (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
gton, in a common cedar holder—all as plain and unostentatious as was the President himself. By the President: William H. Seward, Secretary of State. By the Emancipation Proclamation 3,063,392 slaves were set free, as follows: Arkansas111,104 Alabama435,132 Florida61,753 Georgia462,232 Mississippi436,696 North Carolina275,081 South Carolina402,541 Texas180,682 Virginia (part)450,437 Louisiana (part)247,734 The pen with which President Lincoln wrote his emancipation proclamation. The institution was not disturbed by the proclamation in eight States, which contained 831,780 slaves, distributed as follows: Delaware1,798 Kentucky225,490 Maryland87,188 Missouri114,465 Tennessee275,784 Louisiana (part)85,281 West Virginia12,761 Virginia (part)29,013 The remainder were emancipated by the Thirteenth Amendment to the national Constitution, making the whole number set free 3,895,172. On the preceding pages is given a facsimile of the Proclamation of Emancipatio
West Virginia (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
, Assumption, Terre Bonne, Lafourche, Ste. Marie, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which excepted parts are, for the present, left precisely as if this proclamation on. The institution was not disturbed by the proclamation in eight States, which contained 831,780 slaves, distributed as follows: Delaware1,798 Kentucky225,490 Maryland87,188 Missouri114,465 Tennessee275,784 Louisiana (part)85,281 West Virginia12,761 Virginia (part)29,013 The remainder were emancipated by the Thirteenth Amendment to the national Constitution, making the whole number set free 3,895,172. On the preceding pages is given a facsimile of the Proclamation of Emancipati
Florida (Florida, United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
ral Hunter, the following year. That officer, being in command at Hilton Head, N. C., proclaimed the States of Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina, in his department, under martial law, and May 9, 1862, issued an order in which occurred these words: Slavery and martial law in a free country are altogether incompatible. The persons in these States—Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina—heretofore held as slaves are therefore declared forever free. Though President Lincoln had been bitterly , Terre Bonne, Lafourche, Ste. Marie, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, andate. By the Emancipation Proclamation 3,063,392 slaves were set free, as follows: Arkansas111,104 Alabama435,132 Florida61,753 Georgia462,232 Mississippi436,696 North Carolina275,081 South Carolina402,541 Texas180,682 Virginia (part)45
Saint Bernard (Ohio, United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
nce that such State, and the people thereof, are not then in rebellion against the United States. Fac-simile of the emancipation proclamation Fac-simile of the emancipation proclamation Fac-simile of the emancipation proclamation Fac-simile of the emancipation proclamation as the States and parts of States wherein the people thereof, respectively, are this day in rebellion against the United States, the following, to wit: Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana (except the parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. John, St. Charles, St. James, Ascension, Assumption, Terre Bonne, Lafourche, Ste. Marie, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which ex
Elizabeth City (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): entry emancipation-proclamations
the United States, the following, to wit: Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana (except the parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. John, St. Charles, St. James, Ascension, Assumption, Terre Bonne, Lafourche, Ste. Marie, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which excepted parts are, for the present, left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be, free; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities t
States, the following, to wit: Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana (except the parishes of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. John, St. Charles, St. James, Ascension, Assumption, Terre Bonne, Lafourche, Ste. Marie, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia (except the forty-eight counties designated as West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which excepted parts are, for the present, left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be, free; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, wil
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