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Chamberlain, Letter to Lincoln

Letter to President Lincoln from Secretary of War Stanton regarding Joshua L. ChamberlainLetter to President Lincoln from Secretary of War Stanton to be appointedBrigadier General

Letter to President Lincoln from Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton recommeding that Joshua L. Chamberlain be appointed Brigadier General “for gallant and meritorious conduct in leading his Brigade against the enemy at Peterburg, Virginia where he was dangerously wounded … Continue reading

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Declaration of Conscience

During a period when anti-communism almost became a national hysteria, a number of politicians used the opportunity to attempt to limit civil liberties and to intimidate their political opponents. When very few others would challenge this anti-democratic behavior, U.S. Senator … Continue reading

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Letter to Senator Joseph McCarthy

Letter to Senator McCarthy from Senator Smith
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