Irish Americans in the Confederate Army

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Guerrilla activity turned much of Missouri and Indian Territory (Oklahoma) into a battleground. The Emancipation Proclamation merely declared it a universal matter; it was ostensibly written as a war measure that only freed slaves in rebel-held areas, where public opinion didn�t matter much.note It is not a question of the fact that the Proclamation only applied to rebelling states; there was plenty of land in rebelling states held by Union forces, and since the Proclamation was a military order, they were the ones expected to enforce it.

Pages: 264

Publisher: McFarland & Company (July 16, 2007)

ISBN: 0786429984

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