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XI. Slavery in the War — Emancipation. Patrick Henry on Federal power over Slavery Edmund Randolph John Quincy Adams Joshua R. Giddings Mr. Lincoln Gov. Seward Gen. Butler Gen. Frement Gen. T. W. Sherman Gen. Wool Gen. Dix Gen. Halleck Gen. Cameron his report revised by President Lincoln Seward to McClellan Gen. Burnside Gen. Buell Gen. Hooker Gen. Sickles Gen. McCook Gen. Doubleday Gen. Williams Col. Anthony Gen. Hanter overruled by the President Gen. McClee, because a decided majority of the States have not the ties of sympathy and fellow-feeling for those whose interest would be affected by their emancipation. The majority of Congress is to the North, and the slaves are to the South. Gov. Edmund Randolph--who became Washington's Attorney-General--answered Mr. Henry: denying most strenuously that there is any power of abolition given to Congress by the Constitution; but not alluding to what Henry had urged with regard to the War power and t
ses, and 27 wagons taken and carried off; a third, Feb. 25. by Fitz Hugh Lee, across the Rappahannock, near Falmouth, surprising a camp, and taking 150 prisoners, with a loss of 14 men; a fourth, Feb. 26. by Gen. W. E. Jones, in the Valley, routing two regiments of Milroy's cavalry, and taking 200 prisoners, with a loss of 4 men only; while a more daring raid was made by Maj. White, of Jones's command, across the Potomac at Poolesville, taking 77 prisoners. Lee further reports that Capt. Randolph, of the Black Horse cavalry, by various raids into Fauquier county, captures over 200 prisoners and several hundred stand of arms; and that Lt. Moseby (whose name now makes its first appearance in a bulletin) has done much to harass the enemy; attacking him boldly on several occasions, and capturing many prisoners. One or two minor cavalry exploits, recited by Lee in General Order No. 29, read too much like romance to be embodied in sober history; yet such was the depression on our sid
n to Charlottesville and the James, 727; Rains, Gen. James E., killed at Stone River, 282. ram Albemarle, destruction of the, 535. Ramseur, Col., 49th N. C., wounded at Malvern Hill, 166. Ramseur, Gen., killed at Cedar Creek, 615. Randolph, Edmund, on the Slave-Trade, 233. Ransom's brigade, at the siege of Vicksburg, 311. Ransom, Gen., wounded at Sabine Cross-roads, 539. Ransom, Col., 35th N. C., wounded at Malvern Hill, 166. Rapidan, Rebels crossing the, 171; guarded Sinclair, Col. Wm. T., wounded at Fredericksburg, 347. Skiddaway, S. C., abandoned by the Rebels, 460. slaughter, Gen. J. E., routs Col. Barrett at Brazos, on the Rio Grande, 757. Slavery in War, 232; Patrick Henry, J. Q. Adams , Edmund Randolph, and others on, 233-6; Joshua R. Giddings and Gov. Seward on, 237; Mr. Lincoln on, 2:37; the West Point conception of, 237; Gens. McDowell and McClellan on, 237-8; Gen. Butler declares slaves contraband of war, 238; Gen. Cameron, Gen. Fremon