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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 691 691 Browse Search
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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 218 218 Browse Search
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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. 74 74 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 1: the political Conventions in 1860. (search)
oice of Presidential Electors, in the autumn of 1860, the open career of the living conspirators agacivil War. View of the City of Charleston, in 1860. The two chief political parties into which the voters of the country were divided in 1860, were called, respectively, Democratic and Republicairty-two States, assembled on the 23d of April 1860. in the great hall of the South Carolina Instit in Masonic Hall, on that warm April evening in 1860, proposed as a platform for the Convention and istory of the National Political Conventions in 1860: by M. Halstead, an Eye-witness, page 100. arouistory of the National Political Conventions in 1860, page 158. the Convention adjourned, to meet atfinal adjournment. The Maryland Institute in 1860. The seceders, new and old assembled at noo The first Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, in 1860. The venerable John J. Crittenden, of Kentuistory of the National Political Conventions in 1860, page 189. On the morning of the third day [8 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 2: preliminary rebellious movements. (search)
upted from their infancy, nor can we prevent it, &c. In November. 1860, one of the most eminent Doctors of Divinity in the Presbyterian Chue South, her Peril and her Duty : a Thanksgiving Discourse, Nov. 29, 1860, by Rev. B. M. Palmer, D. D. Ten or fifteen years before the war,the fruits of the mission of Toombs to New Orleans, in the autumn of 1860. Dr. Palmer's discourse was seditious throughout. It was printedhat sugar. coated means! During the summer and early autumn of 1860, William L. Yancey, one of the most active and influential of the coe Free-labor States was, by the Report of the Postmaster-general for 1860, a little over $18,000,000, while the income was $19,000,000. But inma. That body made, the following presentment at the December Term, 1860:-- That the several States of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vinstitutions. He had tried in vain, during the summer and autumn of 1860, to engage many of the leading men in Louisiana in treasonable schem
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 3: assembling of Congress.--the President's Message. (search)
ned and fortified. Senator R. M. T. Hunter, of Virginia, said, in 1860:--In many respects, the results of that discussion have not been advf action, and to tell us what he recommended The Senate Chamber in 1860. us to do. But, in my judgment, he has entirely avoided it. He has d feelings of men. So early as the close of October, October 80, 1860. that venerable soldier, Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott, the Geneth Carolina. The entire area of the ten Cotton-producing States, in 1860, was 666,196 square miles, of which only 10,888 square miles were de75,710 bales of cotton, weighing 400 pounds each, were raised in 1859-60. Of this amount Great Britain took 2,019,252 bales, or more than oneregions in the ten States alluded to. The limit of cotton culture in 1860 is indicated by a dotted line, thus . . . . The isothermal line of wr States were allowed to know very little about the census. That of 1860 shows that the wheat crop alone (raised mostly in the Free-labor Sta
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)
ion to the Governors of the other Slave-labor States; and in January following, 1860. C. G. Memminger, one of the arch-conspirators of South Carolina, appeared beforand over the Tennessee Road, and two thousand by other channels, during the year 1860, valued at one thousand dollars each. Twelve millions of dollars have been recer was one of the managers of a league of conspirators in Charleston known as The 1860 Association, formed in September previous, for the avowed purpose of maddening the South (William Gilmore Simms), in a letter to the author, dated December 13, 1860. said: In ten days more, South Carolina will have certainly seceded; and in reasee; a group of barrels and bales of cotton; a cannon and heap of balls; the date 1860; a radiation of light from behind the Palmetto and its accompaniments, and fifteepublic, for the benefit of the conspirators, that it was empty in the summer of 1860; and in the autumn of that year he was in the market as a borrower of money to c
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 5: events in Charleston and Charleston harbor in December, 1860.--the conspirators encouraged by the Government policy. (search)
The island was constructed of chips from New England granite-quarries, Plan of Fort Sumter in 1860. explanation of the Diagram.--a, wharf; B, B, esplanade; C, sally-port; D, right gorge angle; Vernon in Alabama, and Baton Rouge in Louisiana; and these were distributed during the spring of 1860. The distribution was as follows:--   percussion muskets. altered muskets. Rifles. To C to re-enforce the forts on the Southern coast, according to his recommendation, in the autumn of 1860, Mr. Buchanan said :--This refusal is attributed, without the least cause, to the influence of Goebellion, December 2, 1862. that Rhode Island, Delaware, and Texas had not drawn, at the close of 1860, their annual quotas of arms, and Massachusetts, Tennessee, and Kentucky only in part; while Virg return from Washington; or, if assured by the nature of the debates in Congress Fort Sumter in 1860. that their demand will not probably be acceded to, they may act without waiting for them. I do
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 6: Affairs at the National Capital.--War commenced in Charleston harbor. (search)
heme for raising money more rapidly. Russell had become acquainted with Goddard Bailey, a South Carolinian and kinsman of Floyd, who was the clerk in the Interior Department in whose special custody were the State bonds composing the Indian Trust-Fund. He induced Bailey to exchange these bonds July, 1860. for Floyd's illegal acceptances. These were hypothecated in New York, and money raised on them. When, as we have observed, the financial affairs of the country became clouded, late in 1860, See page 115. these bonds depreciated, and the holders called on Russell for additional security. Bailey supplied him with more bonds, December 13. until the whole amount was the sum of eight hundred and seventy thousand dollars. When the time approached for him to be called upon by the Indian Bureau for the coupons payable on the 1st of January, on the abstracted bonds, Bailey found himself in such a position that he was driven to a confession. Thompson, his employer, was then in Nort
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 7: Secession Conventions in six States. (search)
n of freemen — a distinction then not vouchsafed to any other States in the Union. The population of South Carolina, in 1860, was 708,812, of whom 402,541 were slaves, or 101,270 more slaves than free persons. The population of Mississippi, at thhan half a century ago, 1820 and the most unimportant State in the Union in population The population of the State, in 1860, was one hundred and forty thousand nine hundred and thirty-nine, of whom only a little more than half were white. and devor Moore as an active leader. See page 60. The election of members of the Convention was held on the 24th of December, 1860. and, as in other States, the politicians were divided into two classes, namely, immediate Secessionists and Co-operationie treason was to be found, in the persons of the congregated conspirators in Congress. So early as the 13th of December, 1860. about twenty of them assembled at night, at the rooms of Reuben Davis, a Representative from Mississippi (one of the Comm
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)
udent, loyal man. When Judge Handy, the Commissioner from Mississippi, visited him officially, at the middle of December, 1860. and set forth the object of his mission, and the causes which justified secession, and desired him to call a special sesss a delusive hope, as we shall observe hereafter. Kentucky, a Border State of great importance, having a population, in 1860, of one million one hundred and fifty-five thousand seven hundred and thirteen, of whom two hundred and twenty-five thousaality. Missouri, lying west of the Mississippi River,. was another Border State of great importance. Its population in 1860 was one million one hundred and eighty-two thousand three hundred and seventeen, of whom one hundred and fifteen thousand ew England. Maine, lying on the extreme eastern border of the Republic, and adjoining the British possessions, had, in 1860, a population of over six hundred thousand. Its people watched the rising tide of revolution with interest, and were amon
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 9: proceedings in Congress.--departure of conspirators. (search)
blic suspected it after the rebellious acts of the South Carolina politicians, late in December; 1860. and early in January it was authoritatively proclaimed, in an anonymous communication published ore compact and perspicuous form, in a resolution offered in the Senate on the 24th of December, 1860. saying, That it shag be declared, by amendment of the Constitution, that property in slaves, recny terms of adjustment. They were bent on disunion, and acted consistently. See notice of The 1860 Association, on page 95. In the Senate Committee of Thirteen, which was composed of five Repur jewels of silver and gold, and Egypt will rejoice that she has departed. --Congressional Globe, 1860, ‘61. Appendix, pages 108, 104. Several of these were from representatives of Slave-labor Stateslevel of an inferior and servile race — never, never, never! Congressional Globe, December 81, 1860. The galleries of the Senate Chamber were crowded with Benjamin's sympathizers, who then filled t
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 11: the Montgomery Convention.--treason of General Twiggs.--Lincoln and Buchanan at the Capital. (search)
a knowledge of which he had acquired by painful study, in the midst of many difficulties. In that profession he had advanced rapidly to distinction, in the State of Illinois, wherein he had settled with his father in the year 1830. His fellow-citizens discovered in him the tokens of statesmanship, and they chose him to represent them in the National Congress. He served them and his country therein with great diligence and ability, and, as we have observed, his countrymen, in the autumn of 1860, chose him to fill the most exalted station in their gift. See page 34. How he filled that station during the four terrible years of our history, while the Republic was ravaged by the dragon of civil war, will be recorded on succeeding pages. On the 11th of February, Mr. Lincoln left his home in Springfield for the seat of the National Government, accompanied by a few friends. The following persons accompanied Mr. Lincoln :--J. G. Nicolay, private secretary of the President elect; Jo
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