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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
solitude of an agricultural country, the men should have been reared whose writings on Constitutional government embodied the wisdom and the experience of the patriots of all ages, and whose State papers actually formed the mould in which the constitution of the United Colonies was shaped; and that then, after Southern statemen had formed the most perfect government the world ever saw, that Southern soldiers should have made it an accomplished fact by their skill, valor and endurance. Edmund Burke, in his speech before the British Parliament March 22, 1775, on the conciliation of the American Colonies, spoke thus of our people: There is, however, a circumstance attending these Southern Colonies which, in my opinion, * * * * makes the spirit of liberty still more high and haughty than in those of the northward. It is that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a vast multitude of slaves. * * * * And these people of the South are much more strongly and with a higher and more stu
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Life, services and character of Jefferson Davis. (search)
f the world's great men. I shall maintain that the Southern people have been as true to these instincts as any portion of their race, and have made for them as great sacrifices; that the Southern Confederacy grew out of them, and only in a subsidiary degree in antagonism to any one of them; and I shall also maintain that Jefferson Davis is entitled to stand in the Pantheon of the world's great men on a pedestal not less high than those erected for the images of Hampden, Sidney, Cromwell, Burke and Chatham, of the fatherland, and Washington and Hamilton, Jefferson and Adams, Madison and Franklin, of the New World, who, however varying in circumstance or in personality, were liberty leaders and representatives of great people, great ideas, and great deeds. Unity of the Southern colonies against slavery. On what ground will he be challenged? Did not the Southern folk show originally an aversion to slavery more manifestly even than those of the North? South Carolina protested
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
, Annual Reunion of, 85; Officers of, 111. Atkins, Colonel, 74. Baker, General, 75. Barrett, Colonel T. G., 76. Batteries defending Savannah, Ga, 70, 7, 74, 76, 78. Bayard, Hon., Thos. F., 350. Blair, General F. P., 73. Blandford Cemetery, 401. 402. Blues Association, R. L. I., 275. Boggs' 12th Battalion of Artillery, Muster-Roll of, 403. Boyce, Hon. W. W, Death of, 62. Brander, Major, Thos. A., 251. Brown, General John C., Death of, 61. Brown Raid, John, 289. Burke, Edmund, 6. Bury me on the field, boys, 56. Cabell, Hon. D. S. G., 357. Campbell, Governor James E., 349. Cardwell, Hon. R. H., Address of, 114. Carswell, General, 75. Chancellorsville, Report of Colonel E. Willis, 12th Georgia regiment, in battle of, with casualties, 177; mentioned, 327. Chaplains, Confederate, 298. Cheat Mountain, Operations in, 165, 367. Chloroform, Use of, 8. Clark, Colonel J J., 68. Clark, Captain John W., 76. Clayton, General H. D., Death of,