The Emancipation Proclamation

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Index
" Abraham Lincoln" (poem), 120
Adams, Charles Francis (statesman), 71 quoted, 72, 74-75,132, 133 quoted; reporting British reaction to Emancipation Proclamation, 148
Adams, Henry ( historian), 132, 146
Adams, John, President of the United States, 8-9
Adams, John Quincy, President of the United States, 15, 18
Albany Army Relief Bazaar ( 1864), presentation of Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation to, 49
Alcott, Bronson ( educator), 111
Alexander II, Czar of Russia, 7-8, 135 quoted
Allen, Senator William, 84
American Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1839, 6
Andrew, John A., governor of Massachusetts, 24, 60; in support of emancipation, 84, 113
Antietam, battle of ( Sept. 17, 1862), influence on emancipation, x, 46, 85
ArkansasState Gazette, 69
Ashley, Colonel John Montgomery, 128-29
Atlantic (magazine), 143
Azeglio, Massimo Taparelli, Marchese d' ( statesman), 135
Baltimore American, 65
Banks, General Nathaniel P., 152
Barnard, William, 26
Bates, Edward, Attorney General, 43, 60, 103-4; andsuggestions for Emancipation Proclamation, 91
Beecher, Henry Ward ( orator), 60, 109 quoted, 144
Benezet, Anthony ( abolitionist), 5
Beverly, William, 107
Bingham, Representative John A., 18
Birmingham Post, 146
Blair, Austin, governor of Michigan, 85
Blair, Montgomery, Postmaster General, 39, 43, 103; objectionsto Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation of, 44, 83
Boston Courier, criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation by, 122
Boston Evening Transcript, 62
"Boston Hymn," text of, 110-11
Boston Liberator, 113,120
Boston Post, 66, 69
Bradford, Augustus W., governor of Maryland, 60
Bridge Street Church ( Brooklyn, N.Y.), emancipation celebration at, 109
Brisbane, Dr. W. H., 117
Brown, John ( abolitionist), 25, 111
Brown, William Wells, 112
Browning, Senator Orville H., 90
Brownson, Orestes A. ( reformer), 29, 31, 140
Bryan, Thomas B., 103
Buckner, General Simon Bolivar, 80
Bureau of Colored Troops, establishment of, 130
Burnside, General Ambrose E.,89, 94
Butler, Benjamin F. ( political leader), 16

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  • Title Page i
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • Prologue - Time of Decision ix
  • Chapter One - The Precedents and the Pressures 1
  • Chapter Two - The Decision and the Writing 31
  • Chapter Three - The Hundred Days 58
  • Chapter Four - Day of Days 94
  • Charter Five - Victory More Certain 136
  • Epilogue - End of Unrequited Toil 155
  • Sources 157
  • Notes 163
  • Index 175
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