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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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r and the Privy Council. Mr. Gregg--The Congressional laws for the collection of revenue are for the support of the Federal Government at Washington, and all our Post-office laws fall on our dissolution with that Government. Mr. Miles--We have to deal with facts and stern realities. We must prevent confusion, anarchy, and the derangement of our Government affairs. Things must for the present remain in statu quo, or confusion will arise. Mr. Hayne--Sudden action is injurious. Mr. Chesnut--Two questions are involved — power and duty. We must preserve our people, not only from inconveniences, but chaotic condition. We must revivify such laws as will best preserve us from calamities. As to duty, will you turn the ship of State adrift? what will become of the officers? Mr. Maseyck--There is no duty for the Collector of the Port to do. The Post-office has been swept off. My opinion is that the present system of postal arrangements is a nuisance. The public can be bette
demand the evacuation of Fort Sumter. My Aids, Colonel Chesnut and Captain Lee, are authorized to make such dees, may be saluted by you on taking it down. Colonel Chesnut and Captain Lee will, for a reasonable time, awthe verbal observations made by you to my Aids, Messrs. Chesnut and Lee, in relation to the condition of your ser, we will abstain from opening fire upon you. Colonel Chesnut and Captain Lee are authorized by me to enter i your second communication of the 11th inst., by Col. Chesnut, and to state, in reply, that cordially uniting very respectfully, Your obedient servants, James Chesnut, jr. Aide-de-Camp. Stephen D. Lee, Captain S. C. hort time afterward a deputation, consisting of Senator Chesnut, Roger A. Pryor, Capt. Lee, and W. Porcher Milested of Major Lace, Col. Chism, Roger A. Pryor, Senator Chesnut, and others. Major Anderson's reply was considhis departure Maj. Lee, the Hon. Porcher Miles, Senator Chesnut, and the Hon. Roger A. Pryor, the staff of Gen.