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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 178 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 164 20 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 112 16 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 22 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 6 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 6 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 18, 1863., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 5 1 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 5 1 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: June 16, 1863., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Francis Lieber or search for Francis Lieber in all documents.

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The Yankee martial Code. That Yankee Grotius, Francis Lieber, has been enlightening the world upon the laws of war, as will be seen by reference to another column. Among other things, he tells us that slaves are property only by virtue of the municipal law, and that if they escape during war to the belligerent opposed to their masters they become free: "Therefore, in a war between the United States and a belligerent which admits of slavery, if a person held in bondage by that belligerent be captured by or come as a fugitive under the protection of the military forces of the United States, such person is immediately entitled to the rights and privileges of a freeman." So, after all, the Confederacy is a belligerent power, is it? How long has it been since Yankee-doodle threatened to pitch into John Bull for acknowledging us as belligerents?
mand is divided into three corps, averaging, according to report, thirty thousand men each. All civilians not connected with the army of the Potomac are, it is said, to be sent away forthwith. There was evidently a stir in the rebel camp for a general movement. The Yankee Mode of carrying on the war officially published. The Yankee War Department has officially proclaimed the instructions in the government of the armies of the United States in the field, prepared by Francis Lieber, Ll. D., and revised by a board of officers, of which Major General E. A. Hitchcock was President. Having been approved by the President of the United States, he commands that they be published. Among other things the instructions set forth that a place, district, or country, occupied by an enemy, stands, in consequence of the occupation, under the martial law of the invading or occupying armies, whether any proclamation declaring martial law, or any public warning has been issued to t