Select Statutes and Other Documents: Illustrative of the History of the United States, 1861-1898

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1. Call for 75,000 Volunteers. April 15, 18611
2. Proclamation declaring a Blockade of Southern Ports. April 19, 18613
3. Act for the Collection of Duties. July 13, 18614
4. Act for a National Loan. July 17, 18619
5. Act authorizing the Employment of Volunteers. July 22, 186112
6. Resolution on the Nature and Object of the War. July 22, 186114
7. Indemnity for State War Expenses. July 27, 186115
8. Act for calling out the Militia. July 29, 186115
9. Act to define and punish certain Conspiracies. July 31, 186117
10. Supplementary National Loan Act. August 5, 186118
11. Confiscation Act. August 6, 186120
12. Act authorizing the Seizure of Railroad and Telegraph Lines. January 31, 186222
13. Act prohibiting the Coolie Trade. February 19, 186224
14. Act authorizing the Issue of Legal Tender Notes. February 25, 186227
15. Act for an Additional Article of War. March 13, 186231
16. Act authorizing further Purchase of Coin. March 17, 186232
17. Joint Resolution on Compensated Emancipation. April 10, 186234
18. Act abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia. April 16, 186235
19. Collection of Direct Taxes in Insurrectionary States. June 7, 186239
20. Abolition of Slavery in the Territories. June 19, 186242
21. Anti-Polygamy Act. July 1, 186243
22. Oath of Office. July 2, 1862.45
23. Election of Representatives by Districts. July 14, 186247
24. Confiscation Act. July 17, 186248
25. Act to authorize Payments in Stamps. July 17, 186253
26. Militia Act. July 17, 186254
27. Act admitting West Virginia. December 31, 186256
28. Emancipation Proclamation. January 1, 186359

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