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The Military Conscription Bill! state laws disregarded! ; the able-bodied citizens handed over to the President! ; white men and negroes mixed in! ; the State has no voice over her own citizen soldiery! by

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Published by [s.n.] in Conn.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States,
  • United States. Army,
  • Draft,
  • Recruiting, enlistment

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesConscription Bill, Conscription Act :
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (4 p.) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25119472M
OCLC/WorldCa43693015

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