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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 12

13. Charles B. Sedgwick, Emancipation and Enrollment of Slaves in the Service of the United States. Speech of Hon. Charles B. Sedgwick, of New York, Delivered in the House of Representatives, Friday, May 23, 1862 (Washington, DC: Scammell & Co., 1862). (11 p.)

Speech favoring the enlistment of slaves in the Union army and granting them and their families freedom in return for that service.