Civil War Reactionaries, Criticism of Lincoln

Civil War Reactionaries, Criticism of Lincoln : Excerpts from Newspapers and Other Sources (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Civil War Reactionaries, Criticism of Lincoln: Excerpts From Newspapers and Other Sources No! The war was not begun by the Govern ment; but, if it had been, the act even from the stand-point of Southern patriots would have been only a very grave error of policy, for the constitutional right of the Government to employ force against the rebellion in any pf its actual stages is indisputable. 'but, as the whole world knows, the Government did not begin the war. The Government, carrying in the estimation of many forbearance to the very jaws of vice, refrained from exercising its ih disputable constitutional right, until, as the reward of such unheard of forbearance, the revolutionists opened their bloodthirsty bat teries upon Sumpter, and insolently announced their determination to plant the Confederate flag on the dome of the Capitol at Washing; ton. Let us deal justly with, history. Let Psi deal justly with our country. She asks frew her children no more than the narrowest-and. Most rigorous justice, though wrest-ling fouhpa owalife and for our and liberty in the. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 50g
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  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243025319
  • 9780243025312