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'My Conscience Has Been Void of Offence': A Tale of Alleged Treason During the Civil War

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On 7 December, 1862, Presbyterian pastor Robert J. Graves was arrested for treason against the Confederacy. Over the next year, the case gained popularity in the media as it polarized public opinion of constitutional rights under the Confederate government. This article discusses the circumstances behind Graves’ arrest and subsequent trial.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 93 Issue 1, January 2016, p1-27, il, por, f