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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 4: seditious movements in Congress.--Secession in South Carolina, and its effects. (search)
y compromises or patch up existing difficulties. The subject will be decided by a convention of the people of my State. Hawkins, of Florida, said:--The day of compromise has passed. I am opposed, and so is my State, to all and every compromise. I shall not vote. Clopton, of Alabama, considered secession as the only remedy for existing evils, and would not sanction any temporizing policy. Pugh, of Alabama, said:--As my State intends following South Carolina out of the Union, by the 10th of January next, I pay no attention to any action taken in this body. No less than fifty-two members from the Slave-labor States refused to vote on this occasion. These comprised all of the South Carolina delegation, and most of those from Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia. By this action, they virtually avowed their determination to thwart all legislation in the direction of compromise or conciliation. And when Mr. Morris, a Democrat from Illinois, offered a resolution, December 4
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 7: Secession Conventions in six States. (search)
The number of its members was sixty-nine; and it was found that not more than one-third of them were Co-operationists. The Legislature, fully prepared to work in harmony with the Convention, assembled at the same place on the 5th. On the 10th of January an Ordinance of Secession was adopted by the Florida Convention, by a vote of sixty-two ayes to seven noes. Its preamble set forth, that all hopes of preserving the Union upon terms consistent with the safety and honor of the Slaveholding Sn the Mississippi consisted of a part of General Palfrey's Division. They left the city in the steamer Yankee, at near midnight, cheered by a multitude on the levee and vessels. They reached Fort St. Philip at eight o'clock the next evening. January 10. It was in charge of a man named Dart, who had a few negroes at work there. Dart gladly gave the fort into the custody of the Louisiana Foot Rifles, who garrisoned it in the name of the State. Fort Jackson was taken possession of on the same
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 8: attitude of the Border Slave-labor States, and of the Free-labor States. (search)
ment of delegates to the Peace Congress; but throughout the war, Governor Yates and the people of Illinois performed a glorious part. Northward of Illinois, Wisconsin was spread out, between Lakes Michigan and Superior and the Mississippi River, with a population of nearly eight hundred thousand. Its voters were Republicans by full twenty thousand majority. Its Governor, Alexander W. Randall, was thoroughly loyal. In his message to the Legislature, which convened at Madison on the 10th of January, 1861. he spoke of the doctrine of State Supremacy as a fallacy, and said:--The signs of the times indicate, in my opinion, that there may arise a contingency in the condition of the Government, Alexander W. Randall. under which it may become necessary to respond to the call of the National Government for men and means to sustain the integrity of the Union, and thwart the designs of men engaged in an organized treason. The Legislature was ready to respond to these words by acts, bu