1. Creator/Author:
  2. Carnahan, Burrus M., (3)

Act of justice : Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the law of war /

Authors:
Carnahan, Burrus M.,
Item ID:
71200908404252
Publisher:
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2007.
ISBN:
9780813124636 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0813124638 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Call Number:
E453 .C375 2007
Physical Description:
202 p. ; 24 cm.
Topic:
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 19th century.
Military law -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Executive power -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views.
United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation Proclamation.
Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-189) and index.; Planting the seed: Charles Sumner and John Quincy Adams -- The Supreme Court on private property and war -- Criminal conspiracy or war? -- The Union applies the law of war -- The law as a weapon -- Congress acts and the Confederacy responds -- Military necessity and Lincoln's concept of the war -- The Proclamation as a weapon of war -- The Conkling letter -- A radical recognition of freedom -- Appendixes: First Confiscation Act, August 6, 1861 ; Browning-Lincoln correspondence, September 1861 ; Second Confiscation Act, July 17, 1862 ; Emancipation Proclamation, first draft, July 22, 1862 ; Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, September 22, 1862 ; Final Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863.
OCLC Number:
ocn131062592
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
Category:
Books & Pamphlets