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By Paul M Angle

A unprecedented gallery of over 350 images, many by no means sooner than released, accrued from assets North and South. A compact and masterly background of the conflict, yr by means of yr, followed through extraordinary photos and interval files. a truly collectible quantity for the pro or beginner historian of the Civil struggle.

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That all the national territories should Northerners wanted the territories kept free sional action. The South sought a more stringent fugitive slave law; the North, abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia. When, in 1850, California applied for admission as a state and New Mexico and Utah for the formation of territorial governments, a crisis was precipitated. Henry Clay, ill and feeble, returned to the Senate to try to work out one of the compromises for which he was famous. Clay's measures, embodied in an omnibus bill, provided that California would come in as a free state, that New Mexico and Utah should be organized as territories without mention of slavery, that a much more stringent fugitive slave law be substituted for the one in force, and that 13 CBJEDIT SALE OF A CHOICE GANG OF 41 COMFBISINa- MECHANICS, LABORERS, ETC.

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100,000 to buy equipment for the state's first troops. On April 16 New Orleans sent two volunteer companies to Pensacola and word came that regiments were forming throughout the state. At the Virginia Military Institute at Lexington, Major Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Professor of Artillery Tactics and Natural Philosophy, knelt for private of the 41 ^^, ' The White House. In this building, then called the Executive Mansion, Lincoln anxiously awaited the arrival of Union troops. prayers and then led his company of cadets to the railroad station to Richmond.

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