The Fate of Liberty Character Descriptions

Mark E. Neely, Jr.
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Abraham Lincoln

This character assumes the authority to suspend the writ of habeas corpus and impose martial law.

William H. Seward

This is the Secretary of State and true leader of the Republican Party.

Edwin M. Stanton

This is the Secretary of War who issues the first nationwide suspension of the writ of habeas corpus.

Ulysses S. Grant

This Brigadier General allows depopulation of rebel areas but forbids summary executions.

F. C. Ainsworth

This head of the War Department's Record and Pension Office records 13,535 civilian prisoners during the Civil War.

Joseph Aubuchon

This is the first civilian in U.S. history tried by military commission.

Edward Bates

This Attorney General produces a 26-page report on the writ of habeas corpus, offering a Jacksonian defense of the competency of the three branches to interpret the Constitution independently.

E. R. S. Camby

This Union General voices the War Department's frustration...

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