Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Preston” in article 6 of The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...t placing the detail altogether in the hands of the military commandant of the locality, who would, he believed, be the best judge of the necessity of such detail.
The amendment was rejected.
Mr. Preston , of Va., moved to strike out the whole section.
He believed that the States themselves, were competent to attend to this matter themselves.
He did not think it was proper that this conscript army...
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