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President Lincoln desires the right to hold slaves to be fully recognized. The [Civil] war is prosecuted for the Union, hence no question concerning slavery will arise.

 
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Simon Cameron, 1648-1680, U.S. Senator (Democrat & Republican), U.S. Secretary of War, 1862

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Simon Cameron
Simon Cameron
  • Born: March 8, 1799
  • Died: June 26, 1889
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Simon Cameron was an influential American businessman and politician who served as United States Secretary of War for Abraham Lincoln at the start of the American Civil War.

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