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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 13 13 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 10 10 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 5 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 5 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 4 4 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 3 3 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 3 3 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 3 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 7, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 3 Browse Search
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General Assembly of Virginia,extra Session,Senate. Tuesday, May 6, 1862. The Senate was called to order by Lieutenant-Governor Mont Mr. Newman, of March, moved that a committee be appointed to inform the Governor that the Senate was ready to transact business. Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, thought this out of order until it was ascertained that there was a quorum The Chair in this view concurred, and directed the roll to be called. The following Senators responded to the call, viz: Messrs Armstrong, Alderson, Brannon. Rail, Bruce, Coghill, Collier, Dickenson of Prince Edward, Garnett, Hart, Isbell, Johnson, Marshall, Neecon, Newton, Newman, Pennybacker, Quesenbury, Robertson, Taliaferro, Thompson, Wiley, and Whitten--23. The Chair read the rule authorizing the Senate to enforce the attendance of absentees Mr. Johnson, of Bedford, suggested that the Sergeant-at-Arms be instructed to procure the attendance of such members as are in convenient dista
House of Delegates. Tuesday, May 6, 1862. The House was called to order at twelve o'clock by the Speaker proters., Hugh W. Su , Esq, of Augusta; and prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Huncan. Mr. Blue moved that a committee be appointed to it form the Governor of the organization of the House, and its readiness to receive any communication he might have to make. The motion was agreed to, and the Chair appointed Messrs. Blub, McGruder and Gilmen said committee. Mr. Newton offered a resolution that a joint committee be appointed to take into consideration the condition of the country, and to report such measures or resolutions as they may deem necessary or proper for the adoption of the General assembly. To this a substitute was offered by Mr. Woodson, which, after some discussion, participated in by Messrs. Woodson, Newton, Rives, and Lynn, was rejected, and the question recurring upon the resolution of Mr. Newton, it was agreed to. The committee appoint
Purchase of cotton on foreign account. We append below a letter just addressed by the Department of State in answer to an inquiry by a Southern firm whether cotton purchased on foreign account would be treated as exempted from the general law which declares that all cotton shall be destroyed when it is about to fall into the hands of the enemy: Confederate States of America, Department of State, Richmond, May 6, 1862. M ffis---- Ge I have your letter of 30th ult., it relation to purchases of cotton for persons residing in foreign countries. I know no law which prohibits the purchase of cotton on foreign account, but I am not aware of any law or reason of policy which should induce this Government to extend to property thus purchased greater protection than is extended to that of our own citizens. It is the settled determination of the Government to allow no cotton to fall into the hands of our enemies, as it is perfectly well known that they would seize a