Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gov. Pickens” in chapter 34 of Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I.:

... to fix attention), had refused to land the troops. The news of this failure reached Washington just one week before the fall of Sumter; and thereupon the President proceeded at once to notify Gov. Pickens , of South Carolina, that he should provision Fort Sumter. Whereupon, the fort was attacked and bombarded to its fall, without even awaiting. the arrival of the provisioning expedition. The Pre...

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