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Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 34 4 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 33 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 28 8 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. 22 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 19 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 6 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 5 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 3, 1861., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 5 1 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 2: preliminary rebellious movements. (search)
hn McQueen, Lawrence M. Keitt, Milledge L. Bonham, John D. Ashmore, and William W. Boyce, of the House of Representatives, and Senators James H. Hammond and James Chesnut, Jr. excepting William Porcher Miles (who was compelled by sickness to be absent), and several other prominent men of that State. Then and there the plan for th They met with a hearty response. On that evening, prominent South Carolinians, who were in attendance, were serenaded and made speeches. One of these was James Chesnut, Jr., a member of the United States Senate. He told the crowd of listeners that he had no doubt of the election of Mr. Lincoln on the morrow, and that then theythe House on the 12th. It provided for the election of delegates on the 6th of December, to meet in convention on the 17th of that month. This accomplished, Messrs. Chesnut and Hammond formally offered the resignation of their seats in the Senate of the United States. The offer was accepted with great applause, as the beginning
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)
ge 649. On assembling at Charleston, the Convention proceeded at once to business. They appointed December 18. one Committee to draft an ordinance of secession ; This committee was composed of John A. Inglis, Robert Barnwell Rhett, James Chesnut, Jr., James L. Orr, Maxcy Gregg, Benjamin Faneuil Duncan, and W. Ferguson Hutson. another to prepare an address to the people of the Southern States; This committee was composed of Robert Barnwell Rhett, John Alfred Calhoun, W. P. Finley, Isaon.Robert A. Thompson.Georde Rhodes.H. D. Green. W. Peronneau Finley.W. H. Campbell.William S. Grisham.A. G. Magrath.Mathew P. Mayes. I. I. Brabham.T. J. Withers.John Maxwell.Wm. Porcher Miles.Thomas Reese English, St. Benjamin W. Lawton.James Chesnut, Jr.John E. Frampton.John Townsend.Albertus Chambers Spain. John McKee.Joseph Brevard Kershaw.W. Ferguson Hutson.Robert N. Gourdin.J. M. Gadberry. Thomas W. Noon.Thomas W. Beaty.W. F. De Saussure.H. W. Conner.J. S. Sims. Richard Woods.William
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 10: Peace movements.--Convention of conspirators at Montgomery. (search)
orida. The following are the names of the delegates:-- South Carolina.--R. B. Rhett, James Chesnut, Jr., W. P. Miles, T. J. Withers, R. W. Barnwell, C. G. Memminger, L. M. Keitt, W. W. Boyce. Geveling perilous. The train that conveyed Stephens, and Toombs, and T. R. Cobb, of Georgia, and Chesnut, and Withers, and Rhett, of South Carolina, was thrown from the track between West Point and Moutograph Letter, February 11, 1861. Memminger aspired to be secretary of the treasury, and James Chesnut, Jr., who had patriotically made a sacrifice of his seat in the National Senate, See page 51of civilization which it is possible for human society to reach. He was followed by Keitt, and Chesnut, and Conrad, who all made predictions of the future grandeur of the nation they were then attemry.--Messrs. Clayton, Withers, Hale, T. R. Cobb, and Harris. Naval Affairs.--Messrs. Conrad, Chesnut, Smith, Wright, and Owens. Military Affairs.--Messrs. Bartow, Miles, Sparrow, Keenan, and An
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 13: the siege and evacuation of Fort Sumter. (search)
afternoon of Thursday, the 11th of April, Beauregard sent Colonel James Chesnut, Jr., Colonel Chisholm, and Captain Stephen D. Lee, of his starate States to demand the evacuation of Fort Sumter. My aids, Colonel Chesnut and Captain Lee, are authorized to make such demand of you. Aling circumstances, may be saluted by you on taking it down. Colonel Chesnut and Captain Lee will, for a reasonable time, await your answercticable. At eleven o'clock the same night, Beauregard sent Colonels Chesnut, Chisholm, Pryor (Roger A.), and Captain Lee, with the proposi12th, and the answer was written at half-past 2. At the request of Chesnut and his companions, it Le Roy Pope Walker. was handed to them uto be raised over the fort. At a little before two o'clock, Colonels Chesnut, Pryor, Miles (W. P., who was a volunteer aid on Beauregard's of Wigfall, they exchanged significant glances and smiles, and Colonel Chesnut frankly informed Major Anderson that the Texan conspirator had
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 24: the called session of Congress.--foreign relations.--benevolent organizations.--the opposing armies. (search)
duty of the soldiers of the United States to capture and return fugitive slaves. This was proposed by Mr. Lovejoy, of Illinois, and was passed by a vote of ninety-two against fifty-five. The Senate took measures at an early day to purge itself of treasonable members. On the 10th, July. on motion of Mr. Clark, of New Hampshire, it expelled ten Senators who were named, James M. Mason and Robert T. M. Hunter, of Virginia; Thomas L. Clingman and Thomas Bragg, of North Carolina; James Chesnut, Jr., of South Carolina; A. 0. P. Nicholson, of Tennessee; William K. Sebastian and Charles B. Mitchell, of Arkansas; and John Hemphill and Louis T. Wigfall, of Texas. because of their being engaged in a conspiracy for the destruction of the Union and the Government. The resolution for expulsion received the required vote of two-thirds of the Senate (thirty-two against ten); and, on the 13th, the places of Hunter and Mason were filled by John S. Carlile and Waitman T. Willey, They had b