Louisiana State University Press
Examining Lincoln’s Tactics
In 1850, the eccentric radical abolitionist G.W.F. (George Washington Frost) Mellen published “The Old ‘Habeas Corpus,’" a “new" fourteen-verse song he had set to the tune of Yankee Doodle. “Knowing that the peculiarity of the writ of Habeas Corpus is, that ....
Knowles, Helen J.
"Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War: The Trials of John Merryman,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 14
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol14/iss1/28