Fremont Proclamation: View Results of Your Choice

That’s right. I decide to overturn Fremont’s proclamation. Freeing slaves in Missouri would make it more difficult to keep the Border States in the Union, especially Kentucky. “If Kentucky secedes, we can not hold Missouri, nor, as I think, Maryland. With these all against us - the job on our hands is too large for us. We would as well consent to separation at once, including the surrender of this capitol.”

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