1853 History of Negroes as SLAVES Soldiers Civil War Americana Slavery Prisoners. A rare Civil War-era treatise approaching the topic of slavery and the value of African Americans as slaves or freed citizens. George Livermore provides evidence from the Declaration of Independence supporting contemporary opinions regarding slavery.Perhaps his most controversial, at the time, view point was referencing the Articles of Confederation declaring that all free negroes should be considered citizens. Naturally, not all of the opinions expressed in this book were supported by the American public. Other important topics Livermore discusses includes. Earliest reports of negroes in the American Revolution. Politicians such as Washington and Jefferson freeing their slaves after faithful servitude.
Laws against taking negroes as prisoners. Note: Civil War provenance, belonged to Union general Amos Beebe Eaton. An historical research respecting the opinions of the founders of the Republic on Negroes as slaves, as citizens, and as soldiers : read before the Massachusetts Historical Society, August 14, 1862. Collation complete with all pages: [xviii], , 184.
Amos Beebe Eaton (May 12, 1806 February 21, 1877) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a general for the Union during the American Civil War. Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure. 9.75in X 6.5in (24.5cm x 16.5cm).
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