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Author Siddali, Silvana R.

Title From property to person : slavery and the Confiscation Acts, 1861-1862 / Silvana R. Siddali.

Publication Info. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2005]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  U.S. HISTORY SLAVERY Siddali    AVAILABLE
Description 298 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Conflicting worlds
Conflicting worlds.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-291) and index.
Contents Confederate property seizures and the northern home front during the secession crisis -- Privateers, debt repudiation, and the "contraband" -- Congress debates the confiscation of rebel property in 1861 -- The first Confiscation Act and the emancipation of slaves -- John C. Frémont and Simon Cameron attempt to emancipate slaves and punish rebels -- The Second Confiscation Act debated in Congress -- Slavery and the constitution -- The northern public, slavery, and hard war -- Southern land and slaves -- War powers and confiscation -- Conclusion : the passage and the failure of the Second Confiscation Act.
Subject Enteignung.
Sezessionskrieg <1861-1865>.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions.
ISBN 0807130427 hardcover alkaline paper
9780807130421 hardcover alkaline paper

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