Amanuensis To Some Military Past: Francis Marion Minor and the 1863 Federal Draft

The conscription bill enrolls all the males of the loyal States (including Indians and negroes) between the ages of 20 and 45 into a national militia, and empowers the President to call them into the service of the United States for three years or the war. Congress has wisely empowered the Executive to receive a … Continue reading Amanuensis To Some Military Past: Francis Marion Minor and the 1863 Federal Draft