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Drake, Charles D. (1811-1892) The Wrongs to Missouri's Loyal People

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01265.18 Author/Creator: Drake, Charles D. (1811-1892) Place Written: s.l. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1863 Pagination: 13 p. ; 22 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: Speech given before a convention at Jefferson City, Missouri on September 1 , 1863. Denounces the "conservatives" of Missouri as disloyal secessionists and Southern sympathizers. Expresses his outrage for the injustices done to the loyal people of Missouri. States that the citizens of the state have been wronged more than "any other state that has adhered to the Union." Discusses emancipation in Missouri and the Missouri State Convention of 1862.

People: Drake, Charles D. (Charles Daniel), 1811-1892

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: SecessionEmancipationAfrican American HistorySlaveryGovernment and CivicsCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesConfederate States of AmericaPoliticsState Constitution

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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