of Congress, and not incompatible with the. Ordinance, should remain in full force and effect.
The fourth, speaking for the people of the State, said, that they would consent to form a Federal Union with such of the States as have seceded or may secede from the Union of the United States of America, upon the basis of the National Constitution, with a qualification.
The next step was to assert the sovereignty of Mississippi by acts.
That sovereignty was formally acknowledged by Judge Samuel J. Gholson, of the United States District Court, who resigned his office because his State, in the exercise of sovereignty, had cut the bond that held it to the old Union.
South Carolina was formally acknowledged as a Sovereign State by the younger but not less ardent sister, who, like herself, had a population of slaves greater in number than her population of freemen — a distinction then not vouchsafed to any other States in the Union.
The population of South Carolina, in 1860, was 708,8
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Finley, Jesse J., Nov. 16, 1863.
Floyd, John B., May 23, 1861.
Forney, John H., Mar. 10, 1862.
Frazer, John W., May 19, 1863.
Frost, Daniel M., Mar. 3, 1862.
Gano, Rich. M., Mar. 17, 1865.
Gardner, Wm. M., Nov. 14, 1861.
Garland, Sam., Jr. , May 2, 1862.
Garnett, Rich. B., Nov. 14, 1861.
Garnett, Robt. S., June 6, 1861.
Garrott, I. W., May 28, 1863.
Gartrell, Lucius J., Aug. 22, 1864.
Gary, Martin W., May 19, 1864.
Gatlin, Richard C., July 8, 1861.
Gholson, S. J., May 6, 1864.
Gist, States R., Mar. 20, 1862.
Gladden, A. H., Sept. 30, 1861.
Godwin, Arch. C., Aug. 5, 1864.
Gordon, James B., Sept. 28, 1863.
Govan, Dan'l C., Dec. 29, 1863.
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David A. Weisinger, defender of the Petersburg Crater.
Gabriel C. Wharton, in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864.
Philip St. G. Cocke, First defender of Virginia, in 1861.
Patrick T. Moore, in command of Reserves defending Richmond.
Edwin G. Lee, on spe