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The Duty of Obedience to the Belligerent Occupant *

Detlev F. Vagts, Theodor Meron, Stephen M. Schwebel, and Charles Keever

in Humanizing the Laws of War: Selected Writings of Richard Baxter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680252
eISBN:
9780191760181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680252.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

When enemy territory has been subjected to belligerent occupation, the inhabitants of that area have a duty not to commit acts which would jeopardize the security of the occupant. Violations of this ... More


The Negro Volunteer—Military Employment of Negroes

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

During the War of the Rebellion, the South took the initiative in employing Negro soldiers. However, they were free Negroes, and many of them owned large interests in Louisiana and South Carolina. A ... More


Negro Idiosyncracies

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Negroes are physically strong; Nature has endowed them with marvellous strength of limb and constitution. The color of skin, texture of hair, solidity of cranium, and perfect teeth are their ... More


Military Status of Negro Troops

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The legal status of Negro soldiers ought never to have been a mooted question. Ancient and modern history furnished safe and noteworthy precedents for the guidance of the government in the War of the ... More


Military Rendition of Slaves

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

At first, the faintest intimation that Negroes should be employed as soldiers in the Union Army was met with derision, and was by many regarded as a joke. The idea of arming the former slaves seemed ... More


Taxation, war and rebellion: Nantes and Henry III, 1574–89

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Religious policy, taxation and war created tensions within this polity, but the new town council was determinedly loyal to the king. But these ultimately failed because the king was unable to impose ... More


As Prisoners of War

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

The capture and treatment of Negro soldiers by the enemy during the War of the Rebellion is a subject that demands dispassionate and judicial scrutiny. Whatever may be said of the gallantry of ... More


Antecedent Facts—Foreshadowing Events

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The two years immediately preceding the War of the Rebellion were teeming with unprecedented events. Almost every question of public interest was directly or indirectly connected with one phase or ... More


The Cloud of Witnesses

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History

Testimony to the martial valor of the Negro soldiers during the War of the Rebellion comes from both friends and foes. The Negro troops exhibited the highest qualities of soldiership at Port Hudson ... More


In the Army of the Cumberland (1864)

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

The recruitment of Negro soldiers during the War of the Rebellion began in the early autumn of 1863, at Nashville, Tennessee, but there was little disposition to bring them into conflict with the ... More


The Army of the Potomac (1864)

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Virginia, the mother of Presidents, was the mother of slavery, and within the limits of this ancient commonwealth the principal battles of the War of the Rebellion were fought. After the Mississippi ... More


In the Mississippi Valley (1863)

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

By some fateful fortuitous circumstance, the first fighting of Negro troops in the Mississippi Valley during the War of the Rebellion was as severe and fruitless as that of their brethren and ... More


In Nebraska

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0046
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter details how John Roy Lynch's next station after being relieved from duty in Cuba was Omaha, Nebraska. When he crossed the Missouri River at Council Bluffs, Iowa, Lynch realized that for ... More


The Colored Vote: The South

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0018
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the colored vote in the South, presenting the reason for the sanguinary revolution which resulted in the overthrow of the Republican state government in the state of ... More


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