Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Confederate States” in chapter 29, page 160 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...the attempted disseverance of the Union must prove to all our material interests.
Secession, and annexation to the South, would cut off every outlet for our productions.
We cannot get them to the Confederate States across the Alleghanies.
The Ohio River and the country beyond it, would be closed to our trade.
With Maryland in the Union, our outlet to the East would be interrupted; while we could not carry p...
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