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A Short HIstory of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis,Dr WIlliam Peters
Rajoitettu esikatselu - 2014
A. P. Hill action advance approach arms army arrived artillery attack attempt authority bank batteries battle brigade called Captain carried cause cavalry CHAPTER citizens close command condition Confederate Congress Constitution continued corps crossed defence directed division effective efforts enemy enemy's engaged existence Federal Federal Government field fire fleet followed force formed Fort four front Government Grant guns hands heavy held Hill hundred immediately issued Jackson Johnston killed land loss ment miles military Missouri morning moved movement night North Northern occupied officers opened operations party passed peace persons ports position preparations President prisoners protection reached rear received reinforcements remained resist result retreat Richmond river road secession sent ship side soon South Southern success supplies surrender territory tion troops Union United vessels Virginia wounded
Sivu 200 - And I further declare and make known that such persons, of suitable condition will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God.
Sivu 3 - May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several states be held at Philadelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures...
Sivu 9 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so; and I have no inclination to do so.
Sivu 482 - The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the government of the United States until properly exchanged; and each company or regimental commander to sign a like parole for the men of their commands. The arms, artillery, and public property to be parked and stacked, and turned over to the officers appointed by me to receive them. This will not embrace the side-arms of the officers nor their private horses or baggage.
Sivu 2 - II Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom and independence, and every power, jurisdiction and right which is not by this Confederation expressly delegated to the United States in Congress assembled.
Sivu 3 - Every State shall abide by the determinations of the United States in Congress assembled, on all questions which by this confederation are submitted to them. And the articles of this confederation shall be inviolably observed by every State, and the Union shall be perpetual...
Sivu 317 - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective — that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Sivu 287 - Believing that the People of Maryland possessed a spirit . too lofty to submit to such a government, the people of the South have long wished to aid you in throwing off this foreign yoke, to enable you again to enjoy the inalienable rights of freemen, and restore independence and sovereignty to your State.