Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1863. Wrappers. Octavo. 8 pages. Near fine. Front cover has a 1.5" tear at fore edge that has been expertly repaired. Front cover has a number printed at top fore corner and a star stamped near upper edge of spine.
Prominent economist and publisher here presents an argument in favor of the admitting Black troops in the fighting ranks of the Union Army during the Civil War, pointing to their similar participation in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 under General George Washington and General Andrew Jackson, respectively.