Lincoln and Citizens' Rights in Civil War Missouri: Balancing Freedom and Security
During the Civil War, the state of Missouri presented President Abraham Lincoln, United States military commanders, and state officials with an array of complex and difficult problems. Although Missouri did not secede, a large minority of residents owned slaves, sympathized with secession, or favored the Confederacy. Many residents joined a Confederate state militia, becam...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Lsu Press
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