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"The Conscription," July 23, 1862

Title

"The Conscription," July 23, 1862

Description

This article highlighted the fact that the burden of conscription laws fell most heavily on the poor, who were also the ones that needed to stay home to work the most. It ends by calling on the wealthy to help provide for the families left behind by conscripts.

Creator

Raleigh Weekly Standard

Source

"The Conscription," Raleigh Weekly Standard, July 23, 1862, Newspaperarchive.com (accessed April 2, 2012).

Date

July 23, 1862

Contributor

Joe Speranza

Type

Document

Original Format

Newspaper Article

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Files

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Citation

Raleigh Weekly Standard, "The Conscription," July 23, 1862, Civil War Era NC, accessed September 23, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/569.