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Gen. Halleck on War.

--H. W. Halleck, Lieut. of Engineers U. S. Army, (now a Major General in the Yankee army,) in 1846 published a work on Military Art and Science, in which he says:

‘ "All modern ethical writers regard unjust war as not only immoral, but as one of the greatest of crimes — murder on a large scale. Such are all wars of mere ambition, engaged in for the purpose of extending legal power or National sovereignty; wars of plunder, carried on for mercenary motives; wars of propagandism, undertaken for the uprightious end of compelling men to adopt certain religious or political opinions, whether from the alleged motives of ‘"introducing a more orthodox religion"’ or of ‘"attending the area of freedom. "’--Such wars are held in just subhorrence by all moral and religions people; and this is believed to be the settled conviction of the great mass of our citizens. "

These are truths, and Major-General Halleck and the people of the North, who are prosecuting this wicked war against the South, will be ‘"held in just abhorrence of all moral and religious people."’

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