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1863 - Union Regiments of Colored Troops

1863 - Union Regiments of Colored Troops

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8 pages. First edition.

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Hutchins, John and William D. Kelley. Remarks of Mr. Hutchins, of Ohio, & Mr. Kelley, of Pa., in the House of Representatives, January 29, 1863, on the Bill to Organize Regiments of Persons of African Descent. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1863. 8 pages.

First edition. Original self-wraps. Showsminor wear at the left edge where removed from a bound volume of pamphlets. A scarce item issued days after Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863. Hutchins spoke in favor of the proposal and Kelley spoke against. Contains interesting passages about race relations, military theory, and social justice.

 

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