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Mississippi (United States) (search for this): chapter 22
died, or been lost while in service. And all impressments under this act shall be taken in equal ratio from all owners in the same locality, city, county, or district. (Signed,) Thomas S. Bocock, Speaker House of Representatives. R. M. T. Hunter, President pro-tern. of the Senate. Approved, February 17, 1864. (Signed,) Jefferson Davis. II. The Bureau of Conscription will direct the enrolment of all the persons described in the first section of the act aforesaid, east of the Mississippi River, who are not unfit for the service required from them by reason of physical or mental incapacity or imbecility, and shall assign them to the performance of the duties mentioned in the act, or similar duties in any of the military bureaus, or with troops in the field, as there may be any call for such service. III. Applications for an exemption on the grounds that the interests of the country require it, or because it is demanded by justice, equity, or necessity, will be made to the
United States (United States) (search for this): chapter 22
y diminished by the withdrawal from the ranks of able-bodied soldiers to act as teamsters, and in various other capacities in which free negroes and slaves might be advantageously employed; Therefore, The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, that all male free negroes, and other free persons of color, not including those who are free under the treaty of Paris of 1803, or under the treaty of Spain of 1819, resident in the Confederate States, between the ages of eighteen andConfederate States, between the ages of eighteen and fifty years, shall be held liable to perform such duties with the army, or in connection with the military defences of the country, in the way of work upon fortifications, or in government works for the production or preparation of materials of war, or in military hospitals, as the Sectary of War or the commanding General of the Trans-Mississippi Department may, from time to time, prescribe; and while engaged in the performance of such duties shall receive rations and clothing, and compensation
Paris (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 22
my by the Employment of Free Negroes and Slaves in certain capacities. Whereas, the efficiency of the army is greatly diminished by the withdrawal from the ranks of able-bodied soldiers to act as teamsters, and in various other capacities in which free negroes and slaves might be advantageously employed; Therefore, The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, that all male free negroes, and other free persons of color, not including those who are free under the treaty of Paris of 1803, or under the treaty of Spain of 1819, resident in the Confederate States, between the ages of eighteen and fifty years, shall be held liable to perform such duties with the army, or in connection with the military defences of the country, in the way of work upon fortifications, or in government works for the production or preparation of materials of war, or in military hospitals, as the Sectary of War or the commanding General of the Trans-Mississippi Department may, from time to ti
Richmond (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 22
Doc. 22.-employment of negroes in the Southern army. Adjutant and Inspector General's office, Richmond, Va., March 11, 1864. General Orders, No. 32. I. The Act of Congress relative to the employment of Free Negroes and Slaves in certain capacities, and the Instructions of the War Department relative to its Execution, are published for the information of those concerned: An act to increase the efficiency of the Army by the Employment of Free Negroes and Slaves in certain capacities. Whereas, the efficiency of the army is greatly diminished by the withdrawal from the ranks of able-bodied soldiers to act as teamsters, and in various other capacities in which free negroes and slaves might be advantageously employed; Therefore, The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, that all male free negroes, and other free persons of color, not including those who are free under the treaty of Paris of 1803, or under the treaty of Spain of 1819, resident in
R. M. T. Hunter (search for this): chapter 22
e of every five male slaves between the ages of eighteen and forty-five shall be taken from any owner, care being taken to allow in each case a credit for all slaves who may have been already impressed under this act, and who are still in service, or have died, or been lost while in service. And all impressments under this act shall be taken in equal ratio from all owners in the same locality, city, county, or district. (Signed,) Thomas S. Bocock, Speaker House of Representatives. R. M. T. Hunter, President pro-tern. of the Senate. Approved, February 17, 1864. (Signed,) Jefferson Davis. II. The Bureau of Conscription will direct the enrolment of all the persons described in the first section of the act aforesaid, east of the Mississippi River, who are not unfit for the service required from them by reason of physical or mental incapacity or imbecility, and shall assign them to the performance of the duties mentioned in the act, or similar duties in any of the military bure
Thomas S. Bocock (search for this): chapter 22
ther, that in making the impressment not more than one of every five male slaves between the ages of eighteen and forty-five shall be taken from any owner, care being taken to allow in each case a credit for all slaves who may have been already impressed under this act, and who are still in service, or have died, or been lost while in service. And all impressments under this act shall be taken in equal ratio from all owners in the same locality, city, county, or district. (Signed,) Thomas S. Bocock, Speaker House of Representatives. R. M. T. Hunter, President pro-tern. of the Senate. Approved, February 17, 1864. (Signed,) Jefferson Davis. II. The Bureau of Conscription will direct the enrolment of all the persons described in the first section of the act aforesaid, east of the Mississippi River, who are not unfit for the service required from them by reason of physical or mental incapacity or imbecility, and shall assign them to the performance of the duties mentioned in t
Doc. 22.-employment of negroes in the Southern army. Adjutant and Inspector General's office, Richmond, Va., March 11, 1864. General Orders, No. 32. I. The Act of Congress relative to the employment of Free Negroes and Slaves in certain capacities, and the Instructions of the War Department relative to its Execution, are published for the information of those concerned: An act to increase the efficiency of the Army by the Employment of Free Negroes and Slaves in certain capacities. Whereas, the efficiency of the army is greatly diminished by the withdrawal from the ranks of able-bodied soldiers to act as teamsters, and in various other capacities in which free negroes and slaves might be advantageously employed; Therefore, The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, that all male free negroes, and other free persons of color, not including those who are free under the treaty of Paris of 1803, or under the treaty of Spain of 1819, resident in
Jefferson Davis (search for this): chapter 22
any owner, care being taken to allow in each case a credit for all slaves who may have been already impressed under this act, and who are still in service, or have died, or been lost while in service. And all impressments under this act shall be taken in equal ratio from all owners in the same locality, city, county, or district. (Signed,) Thomas S. Bocock, Speaker House of Representatives. R. M. T. Hunter, President pro-tern. of the Senate. Approved, February 17, 1864. (Signed,) Jefferson Davis. II. The Bureau of Conscription will direct the enrolment of all the persons described in the first section of the act aforesaid, east of the Mississippi River, who are not unfit for the service required from them by reason of physical or mental incapacity or imbecility, and shall assign them to the performance of the duties mentioned in the act, or similar duties in any of the military bureaus, or with troops in the field, as there may be any call for such service. III. Applic
Samuel Cooper (search for this): chapter 22
ns hereafter mentioned. 1st. That slaves shall not be impressed when the services of free negroes can be obtained. 2d. Slaves under the age of eighteen and above the age of fifty are exempt. 3d. The hire for slaves impressed shall be according to the rates fixed by the appraisers under the act to regulate impressments. 4th. The limitation as to the term for which slaves shall be impressed for service shall be for twelve months instead of the term fixed by said orders, if the exigency shall require it. V. All impressments for service in the various military bureaus under this act shall be by special order upon application to the War Department, disclosing the efforts that have been made to provide other labor specified in the act, the necessity for the impressment, the plan proposed to secure it. 5. The General commanding the Trans-Mississippi Department will superintend the execution of the law for that Department. By order. S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General.
March 11th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 22
Doc. 22.-employment of negroes in the Southern army. Adjutant and Inspector General's office, Richmond, Va., March 11, 1864. General Orders, No. 32. I. The Act of Congress relative to the employment of Free Negroes and Slaves in certain capacities, and the Instructions of the War Department relative to its Execution, are published for the information of those concerned: An act to increase the efficiency of the Army by the Employment of Free Negroes and Slaves in certain capacities. Whereas, the efficiency of the army is greatly diminished by the withdrawal from the ranks of able-bodied soldiers to act as teamsters, and in various other capacities in which free negroes and slaves might be advantageously employed; Therefore, The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, that all male free negroes, and other free persons of color, not including those who are free under the treaty of Paris of 1803, or under the treaty of Spain of 1819, resident in
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