Table of contents for From property to person : slavery and the Confiscation Acts, 1861-1862 / Silvana R. Siddali.

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Introduction 000
1. Confederate Property Seizures and the Northern Home Front during the Secession Crisis 000
2. Privateers, Debt Repudiation, and the "Contraband" 000
3. Congress Debates the Confiscation of Rebel Property in 1861 000
4. The First Confiscation Act and the Emancipation of Slaves 000
5. John C. Frémont and Simon Cameron Attempt to Emancipate Slaves and Punish Rebels 000
6. The Second Confiscation Act Debated in Congress 000
7. Slavery and the Constitution 000
8. The Northern Public, Slavery, and Hard War 000
9. Southern Land and Slaves 000
10. War Powers and Confiscation 000
Conclusion: The Passage and the Failure of the Second Confiscation Act 000
Appendix 1: Final Votes on and Text of the First Confiscation Act 000
Appendix 2: Final Votes on and Text of the Second Confiscation Act 000
Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions.