American Bastille – A History of the Illegal Arrests and Imprisonment of American Citizens During the Late Civil War

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Author:   John A Marshall

Originally published: 1869

640 Pages

Paperback

SKU: 102110 Categories: ,

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American Bastille is a history of the arbitrary arrests and imprisonment of American citizens in the northern and border states because of their political opinion from 1861-1865. Included also is a full report of the illegal trial and execution of Mrs. Mary E Surratt. April 27, 1861, hardly two weeks after Fort Sumter, Abraham Lincoln ordered suspension of the right of habeas corpus in the United States.

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Weight 2.46 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 1.5 × 9 in

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