It is the last Constitutional Calendar of the year by the noted Probate Jurist Milton Hirsch. And it is a good one. And then if you need some holiday reading, check out the concluding paragraph for purchase information.
Lambdin P. Milligan was a “Copperhead” – he didn’t like the Civil War or the way Lincoln was prosecuting it, and he wasn’t unwilling to say so. Military authorities convened a military commission, tried and convicted him, and sentenced him to death. All this took place in Indiana, where there was no Confederate army and the civil courts were open and functioning.