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Conscription

Title

Conscription

Description

This article was published by the Raleigh Standard, and offers criticism of the Conscription Acts that were about the be passed by the Confederate congress. It highlights the fact that a strong national government was exactly what the Southern states had seceded to avoid, and that it a draft would be the first step toward military rule.

Creator

Joe Speranza

Source

The Raleigh Weekly Standard

Contributor

newspaperarchive.com

Type

Document

Coverage

April 1862.

Original Format

Newspaper Article

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Files

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Citation

Joe Speranza , Conscription , Civil War Era NC, accessed December 18, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/419.