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Act of JusticeLincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War$
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Burrus M. Carnahan

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780813124636

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813124636.001.0001

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The Law as a Weapon

The Law as a Weapon

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(p.71) 5 The Law as a Weapon
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Act of Justice
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Burrus M. Carnahan

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813124636.003.0006

This chapter discusses the fact that the U.S. military commanders in the field started using the law of war as a weapon against the rebels. The president had even begun this process in April when he claimed the right to prohibit neutral trade with Southern seaports by placing them under a blockade.

Keywords:   U.S. military commanders, law of war, rebels, neutral trade, Southern seaports, blockade

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