Conscription in the Confederate States of America, 1862-1865
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Conscription in the Confederate States of America, 1862-1865 by Robert Preston Brooks

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Published by The University in [Athens, Ga.] .
Written in English


  • Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.

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Read before the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, Nashville Meeting, 1916. Reprinted from the Military historian & economist, v. 1, no. 4.

Statementby R.P. Brooks ...
SeriesBulletin of the University of Georgia., vol. XVII, no. 4, March, 1917
LC ClassificationsUB343.5 .B7
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., p. [419]-442.
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6602581M
LC Control Number17027171

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Books: Bernstein, Iver, The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, Mitchell, Memory F., Legal Aspects of Conscription and Exemption in North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC: University of North Carolina Press, Murdock,Eugene C., Patriotism Limited The Civil War.   The Confederate Conscription Act. Ap – President Jefferson Davis signed a bill into law requiring all able-bodied white men between the ages of 18 and 35 to serve at least three years in the Confederate military. This was the first national draft in American history. By this time, Federal forces were closing in on Richmond, New Orleans, and vital points along the Mississippi River . "The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That no person liable to military service shall hereafter be permitted or allowed to furnish a substitute for such service, nor shall any substitute be received, enlisted, or enrolled in the military service of the Confederate States. Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, , by Confederate States of America (HTML and page images with commentary at ) Provisional and Permanent Constitutions of the Confederate States of America (Richmond: Tyler, Wise, Allegre and Smith, Printers, ), by Confederate States of America (HTML and TEI at UNC).