Speech of Major General Carl Schurz, "For the Great Empire of Liberty, Forward!", Septermber 16, 1864
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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams; Union Congressional Committee; John A. Gray and Green, New York
This is a typed copy of a speech delivered by Major General Charles Schurz, delivered a the Concert Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 16, 1864. The speech advocates for peace amid the war to restore the Union and ponders on how peace might be accomplished, the classes of people desiring peace, and the significance of the word, itself. The speech goes onto address other aspects of the war, it's purpose, and those who are fighting. The speech is 16 pages long. the pages are stained and creased in several places.
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Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Speeches
Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Carl Schurz collection, Correspondence Collection, Box: 1, Folder: 6 (Mixed Materials)
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Carl Schurz "For the Great Empire of Liberty, Forward!", 1864-09-16, Correspondence, 1857-1905, Carl Schurz collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.