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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 207 5 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 90 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 56 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 34 2 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. 32 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 28 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 24 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 22 0 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 II. 21 1 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 20 0 Browse Search
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y of armed resistance on our part the North was slow to comprehend. The division of sentiment at the South on the question of the expediency of immediate secession, was mistaken for the existence of a submission party, whereas the division was confined to expediency, and wholly disappeared when our territory was invaded. Then was revealed to them the necessity of defending their homes and liberties against the ruthless assault on both, and then extraordinary unanimity prevailed. Then, as Hamilton and Madison had stated, war against the states had effected the depreciated dissolution of the Union. Adjustment by negotiation the United States government had rejected, and had chosen to attempt our subjugation. This course, adopted without provocation, was pursued with a ferocity that disregarded all the laws of civilized warfare, and must permanently remain a stain upon the escutcheon of a government once bright among the nations. The vast provision made by the United States in the
, 490, 491, 587, 590, 591. Fort Beauregard, 63. Branch, 175. Caswell, 171. De Russy, 202, 455. Donelson, 15, 19-20, 21, 29, 33, 38, 179, 497, 498; fall, 23-28, 30, 31. Drewry, 85. Fisher, 171; fall, 547-49. Gaines, 172-73. Grigsby, 201. Hamilton, 403. Henry, 15, 19, 20, 29, 38, 179, 343, 498; fall, 21-23. Hindman, 21. Jackson, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 185, 186. Lafayette, 403, 405, 406, 408, 413. Magruder, 76, 77. McAllister, 484. McHenry, 391, 392, 406. Morgan, 172-73, 176beas corpus, Writ of, suspension, 409-11. Hagerty, Thomas, 200. Hahn, Michael, 248. Hale, Christopher, 230. Halleck, Gen. Henry W., 8, 58, 499, 500. Commander of U. S. Department of the West, 15. Advance to Corinth, Miss., 58-59. Hamilton, Alexander, 4. Hampton, General, Wade, 79, 131, 270, 424, 426, 532, 534, 537, 538, 539, 540, 544, 547, 550, 582, 584-85. Letter to Reverdy Johnson concerning the burning of Columbia, S. C., 532-33. Hancock, General, 76, 77, 435, 439, 542, 545, 54