By Joshua E. Kastenberg
Harris was once a firebrand—effectively a accomplice serving in Congress—and had lengthy encouraged the constitutionality of slavery and the appropriate of states to secede from the Union. This first-ever book-length research of the weird trial examines the existing evaluations in Southern Maryland and within the battle division relating to slavery, treason and the Constitution’s warrantly of estate rights and freedom of speech.
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A Confederate in Congress: The Civil War Treason Trial of Benjamin Gwinn Harris by Joshua E. Kastenberg