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"Military Conscription," April 16, 1862

Title

"Military Conscription," April 16, 1862

Description

This article was published the day Jefferson Davis signed the Conscription Acts. It explained what conscription meant to the citizens of the South and highlighted the fact that it was both unconstitutional and against the principles of the Confederacy.

Creator

Raleigh Weekly Standard

Source

"Military Conscription," Raleigh Weekly Standard, April 16, 1862. Newspaperarchive.com (accessed April 2, 2012). 

Date

April 16, 1862.

Contributor

Joe Speranza

Type

Document

Original Format

Newspaper Article

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Files

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Citation

Raleigh Weekly Standard, "Military Conscription," April 16, 1862, Civil War Era NC, accessed September 23, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/570.