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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 691 691 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 382 382 Browse Search
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
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 96 96 Browse Search
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
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 68 68 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 58 58 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 56 56 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 54 54 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 49 49 Browse Search
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and Historical importance. Virginia was, in 1860, in nearly all the particulars of area, resourc the native population of the United States, in 1860, claimed her soil as their birthplace; and it wuntains and thus furnish ways through them. In 1860, Virginia's portion of Appalachia was divided i117,036 acres of her land embraced in farms, in 1860, 11,437,821 acres were improved, and 19,679,215usbandry. It should be borne in mind that in 1860 there was no seaboard connection in Virginia wi, when the discovery of natural petroleum, near 1860, by the boring of wells on the waters of the Liinia's white population reported as engaged, in 1860, in gainful occupations, 108,958 were farmers anumber of Virginia's arms-bearing population in 1860 was so decreased by the Union element and the sthin her borders. Her density of population in 1860 was about 25 to the square mile. From the hied an enviable position. From the threshold of 1860 she looked back upon an heroic and glorious pas[5 more...]
Among the sixteen States and territories of the Union that were slaveholding in 1860, Virginia held a commanding position. Of the 384,884 slaveholders in the United more slaves than any other State. Of the 3,953,743 enumerated in the census of 1860, her citizens held 490,865, or about one-eighth of the whole number. Georgia wa, slaves and free negroes among the seven natural grand divisions of Virginia in 1860, is suggestively presented in the following table, showing numbers of slaveholders and of negroes (slave and free) in Virginia in 1860, by grand divisions of the State, and number of counties in each grand division: Counties.Slaveholders.Slave The following table presents the same facts for the portions of the State in 1860 that were organized into the State of West Virginia, December 3, 1862, and admitof former slaves, that were allowed to live peacefully and contentedly, prior to 1860, in every part of the commonwealth. In the winter of 1857-58, John Brown, who
143,676,088, which, if equally divided among the whites of the State, would give to each $1,005. The debt of Virginia, incurred for public improvements, in most of which the State owned a three-fifths interest, was $29,106,559. The beginning of 1860, the year for the election of a President and Vice-President of the United States to succeed Buchanan and Breckinridge, found the House of Representatives still unorganized, after a month of effort, and Congress and the general assembly of Virginiwar, because President Buchanan would not order Major Anderson to return to Fort Moultrie. On the 30th, South Carolina took possession of the United States arsenal at Charleston. This rapid succession of disintegrating events marked the close of 1860. Between the 2d and 7th of January, 1861, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida took possession of a number of United States forts and arsenals within their borders, although none of these except South Carolina had as yet seceded. On the
in-chief of the United States army, Lieut.-Gen. Winfield Scott. The important result of the operations of that line of invasion was the famous Bull Run, or Manassas, campaign of 1861. The events leading up to this require at least a brief notice. President Buchanan, alarmed by the action of the Southern States and by the excitement throughout the Union that followed the election of Lincoln, called Scott, from the headquarters of the army in New York, to Washington, and on the last day of 1860 conferred with him in reference to the protection of that city and of the coming inauguration of Lincoln, both of which, he was led to believe, were threatened with violence. As the result of this, Col. Charles P. Stone was appointed inspector-general for the special purpose of reorganizing and arming the volunteer militia companies of the District of Columbia, in such a way as to secure their loyalty to the Union, in the belief that these would furnish all the military protection Washington
p with his brother in the banking business. In 1860 he organized the Old Dominion Rifles at Alexandtah, where he remained until the latter part of 1860, when he returned to Virginia on leave of absent for other duties in 1861. In the campaign of 1860 he was an elector on the Breckinridge ticket, a in Indian Territory, Kansas and Nebraska until 1860. When the crisis arrived between the North and practiced with much success at Lexington until 1860, when failing eyesight compelled him to seek otg near Lexington when the political campaign of 1860 was in progress, and his ardent temperament and 1859, to fill a vacancy, and was re-elected in 1860. While in Congress his aggressiveness and passings of the Charleston Democratic convention in 1860, and after the presidential election ardently as profession at Newbern, Pulaski county, Va. In 1860 he was elected commonwealth's attorney of thatt of Virginia militia, which he commanded until 1860, when a battalion of volunteers, uniformed, arm[3 more...]