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Author Syrett, John, 1942-

Title The Civil War Confiscation Acts [electronic resource] : failing to reconstruct the South / John Syrett.

Imprint New York : Fordham University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 282 p.
Series Reconstructing America, 1523-4606 ; no. 10
Reconstructing America (Series) ; no. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The First Confiscation Act -- The Second Confiscation Act: the act and its opponents -- The second act : divided Republican support and flawed result -- Enforcement of the second act : Lincoln and bates -- Early military confiscation -- Rules of war and later military confiscation -- The Treasury's part in confiscation -- The politics of confiscation -- Andrew Johnson and the end of confiscation -- Confiscation and the courts : jurisdiction and procedures -- Confiscation and the courts : constitutionality and duration.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0823224899 (hardcover)

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