Posts Tagged ‘New York Daily Tribune’

Quote of the day, Jan. 1

December 31, 2012

New York Daily Tribune, on the Emancipation Proclamation (Jan. 1, 1863)

“The President stood out against Emancipation, in spite of the entreaties and arguments of the great body of his earnest supporters, until he became satisfied that the Union must be saved at the expense of Slavery or it could not be saved at all. (more…)