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Miscellaneous Documents

1862 Act to Punish Rebels
19th Century Documents Project

Abraham Lincoln's Springfield ("House Divided") Speech (1858)
Abraham Lincoln's War Message
Absent Without Leave, Presidential Proclamation, 1863
Alabama's Letter to Gov. Magoffin of Kentucky
Alexander H. Stephens, "The Honor of This Country" 
Amendments Proposed in Congress by Senator John J. Crittenden. December 18
Avalon Project: Documents on Slavery
 
Bill to Provide Supplies for the Army

Catechism to be Taught Orally to Those Who Cannot Read
Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates 1774-1873
Civil War Documents and Books
Civil War Records: A War by Any Other Name
Civil War Release
Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment: Selections from the Tilton C. Reynolds Papers
Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln (searchable index)
Committees Relating to the Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-73)
Communication from the Secretary of War, February 27, 1863
Confederate States of America Documents
Confederate States of America Veto Message (Slave Trade)
Confederate Symbols and Patriotism
Congressional Globe
Conscription of Teachers: Exemptions
Constitution of Alabama, January 7, 1861
Constitutional Union Party 1860 Platfor

Davis's Address to the Provisional Confederate Congress (April 29, 1861)
Davis's Farewell to the U.S. Senate, January 21, 1861
Davis's Inaugural Address as President, C.S.A., February 18, 1861
Declaration of Causes that Impel Texas to Secede
Declaration of Causes of Seceding States
Democratic Platform of 1860 (Douglas faction) 
Democratic Platform of 1860 (Breckinridge Faction) 

Democratic Party Platform, 1864 
Documents of the Secession and Early War Era

Excerpts from testimony of Capt. C. B. Wilder before the American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission
Exhibit: 54th Massachusetts Infantry Casualty List
Exhibit: Lincoln Assassination Report

Freedmen's Bureau Bill 
Frederick Douglass Papers
Fugitive Slave Act

G.A.R. War Papers
 
General Robert E. Lee's Farewell Address
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Hood's Field Order No.14

Jefferson Davis'es Message on Constitutional Ratification (and response to Lincoln's message.)
Jefferson on Slavery
John Brown's Last Speech, November 2, 1859
Johnson Impeachment Articles
Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (Civil War years)
Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Civil War years)
Journal of the Senate of the United States of America (Civil War years)
Journals of the Confederate Congress


Kansas-Nebraska Act
Kentucky Gov. Magoffin's response to Alabama

Lawrence Massacre
Laws of War: General Orders No. 100
Legislative and Historical Documents
Lee's Letter to Sen Hunter - Slaves as Soldiers
Lee's Parole and Amnesty
Lee's Peace Proposal letter to Davis
Letters, Telegrams,and Photographs Illustrating Factors that Affected the Civil War
Lincoln Assassination Police Report
Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Lincoln's Speech on Reconstruction (1865)
Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation (1863)
Longstreet's 1st Times Article about the Gettysburg Campaign
Longstreet's 2nd Times Article about the Gettysburg Campaign


Missing 13th Ammendment
Missing 13th Ammendment "Titles of Nobility and Honor"

New York Legislature's Anti-Secession Resolutions

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
 
Pacific Railway Act

Backgrounder on the Pendleton Act
Plessy v. Ferguson

Records of the Provost Marshal General's Bureau (Civil War)
Republican Party Platform of 1860
Republican Party Platform, 1864

S.C. Address to the People of the Slaveholding States (Dec. 1860)
S.C. Gov. Pickens' Inaugural Message (Dec 1860)
Scholar's Spelling Assistant
Secession Era Editorials
Seneca Falls Convention, "Declaration of Sentiments" 
Sherman's March to the Sea
Speech of Alexander H. Stephens, Nov. 14, 1860
Speech on the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise
State Adjutant Generals' Reports for the Civil War in the National Archives Library
Stephen Douglas's Compromise of 1850 Speech
Sumner's Crime Against Kansas Speech, May 1856
Supreme Law Library: There is No 14th Amendment

Tenure Of Office Act
The Turnbo Manuscripts

United Confederate Veterans Association Records 
United States Statutes At Large (federal laws enacted 1789-1873)

Virginia Gov. Letcher's Message on Federal Relations

War of the Rebellion: Official Records (Confederate and Union)
Gouvernour Kemble Warren Papers, 1848-1882
White's Article about the Gettysburg Controversy
William Henry Seward's "Higher Law" Speech (1850)

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Founding Documents of the USA and CSA

7th North Carolina Congressional District papers, 1862-1865

Act to Admit Texas to the Confederacy

Address of George Williamson to the Texas Secession Convention
Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Articles of Confederation of the United States of America (1777)

Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights (1791)

Cornerstone Speech
Confederate and US Constitutions Comparison
Confederate Constitution
Constitution of the CSA
Constitution of the Confederate States of America
Constitution of the Confederate States of America
Constitution of Alabama, January 7, 1861
Constitution of the State of Mississippi
Constitution of the United States

Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms (1775)
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Declaration of Independence

Federalist Papers Index
Federalist Papers #10
Federalist Papers #51
First Message of Governor Isham Harris to the Tennessee Assembly

Great Seal Of The Confederacy 

Historicus Letter to the N.Y. Herald (Gettysburg)

National Constitution Center

Official Documents of the War of Rebellion
Official Records of the War of the Rebellion
Ordinances of Secession

Paris Peace Treaty of 1783

Ratification of the CSA Constitution

Secession Acts of the 13 Confederate States
Second Message of Governor Isham Harris to the Tennessee Assembly
South Carolina's Address to the Slaveholding States
Speech of E.S. Dargan to the Alabama Secession Convention
Statutes at Large of the CSA
William Henry Seward Papers, 1730-1917

United States Constitution

Virginia Declaration of Rights

Winfield Scott's Letter to McClellan (Anaconda Plan)

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Presidential Documents

James Buchanan's 1857 Inaugural Address
Jefferson Davis

         
First Inaugural Address

Abraham Lincoln
Ulysses S. Grant
    Ulysses S. Grant's First and Second Inaugural Addresses
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