The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1899

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Página 667 - I, , do solemnly swear, in presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States thereunder...
Página 796 - ... shall, if captured, be put to death, or be otherwise punished at the discretion of the court.
Página 576 - ... to amnesty and pardon thereunder, by reason of their participation directly or by implication in said rebellion, and continued hostility to the government of the United States...
Página 575 - All who have engaged in any way in treating otherwise than lawfully as prisoners of war persons found in the United States service as officers, soldiers, seamen, or in other capacities. Seventh. All persons who have been or are absentees from the United States for the purpose of aiding the rebellion.
Página 574 - AD 1864, did, with the object to suppress the existing rebellion, to induce all persons to return to their loyalty, and to restore the authority of the United States, issue proclamations offering amnesty and pardon to certain persons who had, directly or by implication, participated in the said rebellion ; and Whereas many persons who had so engaged in said rebellion have, since the issuance of said...
Página 799 - The enemy might almost literally have felt that it is " a terrible thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
Página 796 - I shall, unless in your wisdom you deem some other course more expedient, deliver to the several State authorities all commissioned officers of the United States that may hereafter be captured by our forces in any of the States embraced in the proclamation, that they may be dealt with in accordance with the laws of those States providing for the punishment of criminals engaged in exciting servile insurrection.
Página 346 - For I was an hungered, and ye gave me no meat; I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me not in; naked, and ye clothed me not; sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not.
Página 129 - Cummings, to be hung by the neck until he is dead, at such time and place as the commanding general may direct, two-thirds of the members of the court concurring therein.
Página 555 - HON. EM STANTON, Secretary of War. SIR : — I have the honor to submit...

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