Lincoln on Trial: Southern Civilians and the Law of War

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Index
African American soldiers, 73, 112, 118
Agents of Exchange, 50
air-delivered incendiary weapons, 148n20
Albatross (USS), 55
Allsman, Andrew, 71–72
Ames, Edward R., 48, 49, 115
amnesty proclamation, 112–13
Antietam campaign, 4
anti-Semitism, 65–66
Arab-Israeli conflicts, 19
arms seizures, 11–14
Ashby, Turner, 39
assassination, alleged plot against Jefferson Davis, 112–18
assessments
“military contributions,” 42–43
retaliatory, 67–71
Athens, Alabama, 96
Atlanta, Georgia
forced removal of civilians, 62, 90
population during the siege of, 138–39n36
shelling of, 109
Sherman’s occupation of, 90–91
authorized foraging Gen. Grant and, 78–79
Gen. Pope and, 37–38, 77
Gen. Sherman’s “march to the sea” and, 91–92
Lincoln adopts the policy of, 38
pillaging and, 41–42
Ball’s Bluff, battle of, 36
Baltimore, Maryland
Lincoln’s authorization to bombard, 1, 8, 101–3
riots in, 1–2, 8
Banks, Nathaniel, 4, 104
Bates, Edward, 19, 126
Beach, Elizabeth, 42, 79
Beall, John Yates, 67, 120, 121–22
Beauregard, P. G. T., 47
Bedford (home of Mrs. Henrietta Lee), 82
Belle Isle, Virginia, 112
“belligerency,” 14–15
belligerents, prisoner of war status and, 54
Benjamin, Judah, 39–40
besieged localities
bombardment (see bombardment)
treatment of civilians in, 108–9
Bingham, George Caleb, 65
Bismarck, Otto von, 61
Black Hawk War, 94
Blackstone, William, 123
blockade proclamation
legal implications, 9–10, 14–16
presidential war powers and, 25–27
privateering and, 16–17
bombardment
of Harper’s Ferry, 105–6
incendiary shells, 107–8, 121
Lincoln authorizes for Baltimore, 1, 8, 101–3

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