Statistics for occurrence #1 of “State of Virginia” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: may 31, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
"Messrs. Editors: I see in your paper my name as one of the men that voted against secession.
In voting against secession, I did not consider it voting against the State of Virginia --that I should be called disloyal to the State.
In no single instance have I ever transgressed the laws of my nativity, and no man will do more to aid Virginia than myself.
I am no supporter of L...
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