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Mr Rice....Being Private, Lieber Code 1863

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WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, April 24, 1863. The following "Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field," prepared by Francis Lieber, LL.D., and revised by a board of officers, of which Maj. Gen. E. A. Hitchcock is president, having been approved by the President of the United States, he commands that they be published for the information of all concerned. 

SECTION II.--Public and private property of the enemy--Protection of persons, and especially of women; of religion, the arts and sciences--Punishment of crimes against the inhabitants of hostile countries

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