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Military Necessity and Lincoln’s Concept of the War

Burrus M. Carnahan

in Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124636
eISBN:
9780813134871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124636.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses Lincoln's use of the emancipation weapon and the restrained response of the South to the First Confiscation Act, which was mentioned in the previous chapter. It also highlights ... More


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