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" Congress, banishing all feelings of mere passion or resentment, will recollect only its duty to the whole country; that this war is not waged upon our part in any spirit of oppression nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose of overthrowing... "
The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ... - Page 16
by Edward McPherson - 1871 - 652 pages
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The Sword of the Union: Federal Objectives and Strategies During the ...

Howard M. Hensel - United States - 1989 - 321 pages
...Kentucky which stated, . . . that this war is not waged, upon our part, in any spirit of oppression, not for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, nor purpose...interfering with the rights or established institutions of these States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union,...
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Drawn with the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War

James M. McPherson - History - 1996 - 272 pages
...rights or established institutions of the States" — in plain words, slavery — but intended only "to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution...dignity, equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired."13 There were, to be sure, murmurings in the North against this soft-war approach, this...
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Thaddeus Stevens: Nineteenth-century Egalitarian

Hans Louis Trefousse - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 312 pages
..."purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions" of the 1nsurgent states but "to defend and maintain the supremacy of...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired; and that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease," Stevens objected. Three...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson, Volume 13

Andrew Johnson - Biography & Autobiography - 1967 - 768 pages
...solemnly declared that the war then existing was not waged on the part of the Government in any spirit of oppression nor for any purpose of conquest or subjugation,...interfering with the rights or established institutions of the States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union,...
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Reconstructing Reconstruction: The Supreme Court and the Production of ...

Pamela Brandwein - Law - 1999 - 272 pages
...resolution45 reflected a unionist stance: "[T]his war is not prosecuted upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance thereof, and to preserve the Union with all the dignity, equality and rights...
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Southern Unionist Pamphlets and the Civil War

Jon L. Wakelyn - History - 1999 - 392 pages
...recollect only its duty to the whole country; that this war is not prosecuted upon our part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and all laws made in pursuance thereof, and to preserve the Union, with all the dignity, equality, and...
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A People Set Apart: Scotch-Irish in Eastern Ohio : from the Forks of the ...

Lorle Porter - History - 1998 - 968 pages
...war was NOT "overthrowing or interfering with the rights or established institutions of the [seceded] States. ..but to defend and maintain the supremacy...equality, and rights of the several States unimpaired." 1862 February 6-16 Forts Henry and Donelson taken by US Grant's troops. Confederacy driven from Kentucky...
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When the Yankees Came: Conflict and Chaos in the Occupied South, 1861-1865

Stephen V. Ash - History - 1999 - 309 pages
...with hardly a dissenting vote, which declared "that this war is not waged, on our part, in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...interfering with the rights or established institutions of these States, but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution and to preserve the Union,...
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Lincoln of Kentucky

Lowell Harrison - History - 2000 - 305 pages
...waged on their part in any spirit of oppression, or for any purpose of conquest or subjugation, or purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights...equality and rights of the several states unimpaired; and that as soon as these objects are accomplished the war ought to cease. A few days later Sen. Andrew...
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We the People, Volume 2: Transformations

Bruce Ackerman - History - 2000 - 528 pages
...endorsed the Crittenden-Johnson resolution: "That this war is not waged on their part in any spirit of oppression, nor for any purpose of conquest or...rights or established institutions of those States [in revolt] , but to defend and maintain the supremacy of the Constitution, and to preserve the Union...
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