Colonel Robert Gould Shaw Reads
Proclamation of the Confederate Congress
delivered by Matthew Broderick
In accordance with President Lincoln's wishes,
you men are advised that the
Confederate Congress has issued a
taken in arms against the Confederacy will immediately be returned to a
state of slavery.
Any negro taken in federal uniform will be summarily put to death.
Any white officer taken in command of negro troops shall be deemed as
inciting servile insurrection and shall likewise be put to death.
will be granted in the morning to all those who apply.
Robert Gould Shaw