The Militia Act of 1862, 12 Stat. 597, enacted July 17, 1862, was legislation
enacted by the 37th United States Congress during the American Civil War that ...
The Militia act of July 1862 authorized the President to employ black people on
behalf of the Union war effort as laborers and soldiers.
The Militia Act of 1862 was legislation enacted by the United States Congress in
1862 during the American ... According to the Militia Act of 1862, soldiers of
African descent were to receive. $10 a month ... APPROVED, July 17, 1862.
Mar 23, 2012 ... During the American Civil War, the Militia Act of 1862 boosted the ... On July 8,
1862, Massachusetts Senator Henry Wilson introduced a bill ...
The Second Confiscation and Militia Act of July 17, 1862, was the first step ...
States Colored Infantry) fought in the October 1862 skirmish at Island Mound, ...
As a result, on July 17, 1862, Congress passed the Second Confiscation and
Militia Act, freeing slaves who had masters in the Confederate Army. Two days
Johnson fought with his regiment at the First Battle of Bull Run in July 1861. .....
The Militia Act of 1862 gave the President the authority to employ “persons of ...
The Union defeat at the First Battle of Bull Run on July 1, 1861 jolted .... began
debating the second Confiscation Act in March 1862, Radical legislators and
their ..... <sup>32</sup> President Lincoln approved the Confiscation act as well as a Militia
July 4, 1861: Congress's Summer Session. At President ... President Abraham
Lincoln's Message to Congress, July 4, 1861 .... July 17, 1862: The Militia Act.
Proclamation Calling Forth the Militia and Convening an Extra Session of
Congress, April 15, .... Morrill Act (Morrill Land Grant College Act), Passed July 2,