The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Symposium on Federalism, War, and Reconstruction: Introduction
The War Between the States has been a source of controversy for some time among libertarians. Since the libertarian position acknowledges a right of secession, many libertarians have opposed Lincoln and sided with the South, at least on its right to withdraw peacefully from the Union. Others, however, appalled at the Southern slave system, have identified the Northern cause as the libertarian one.
Volume 16, Number 2 (2002)
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Woods, Thomas E. "Symposium on Federalism, War, and Reconstruction: Introduction." Journal of Libertarian Studies 16, No. 2 (2002): 1–2.