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John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion, Chapter 7: Baltimore. (search)
iting office was sending enlisted men to Charleston. But all local demonstration was as yet baffled by the unwavering loyalty of the Governor of Maryland, Thomas Holliday Hicks. He had refused and resisted all the subtle temptations and schemes of the traitors, especially in declining to call the Legislature together to give disueeches were secession harangues. Denunciation of the soldiers, eulogies of the South, appeal and protest against invasion and coercion, met stormy applause. Governor Hicks was called to the stand, and yielding to the torrent of treasonable fury, made a short address which chimed in with the current outburst of hostile feeling. reprisal and revenge from the Northern armies; the real motive appears to have been the stronger underlying spirit of insurrection. Mayor Brown claimed that Governor Hicks approved the order; the Governor soon afterward publicly and officially denied it. Whether Mayor Brown was a secession conspirator seems doubtful; but it is h
John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion, Chapter 8: Washington. (search)
cending Chesapeake Bay, Butler arriving in Annapolis harbor before daylight, on Sunday morning, April 21st, and Lefferts join ing him there next morning, Monday, April 22d. On communicating with the shore, they were met by a protest from Governor Hicks, warning them not to land With all his stubborn and ingrained loyalty, the Governor was of a timid and somewhat vacillating nature, and for the moment the clamor of the Baltimore mob overawed his cooler judgment. In this conflict between law a proposal which was at once answered by a dignified rebuke from Mr. Seward. The administration at Washington had not been unmindful of the dangerous condition of Maryland; but great reliance was placed upon the discretion and loyalty of Governor Hicks to avert danger. He had held several personal consultations with the President and Secretary of War; had agreed to hold his people in check, and furnish four Maryland regiments of picked Union men under the call; and to make his compliance e
John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion, Index. (search)
een, Captain, 117 Griffin, Captain, 188, 191, 192 Guthrie, Colonel, 131 H. Hagerstown, Md., 157 Hamlin, Hannibal, 76 Harney, General, 119 et seq. Harper's Ferry, United States Armory at, 83; capture of, by rebels, 95, 98; retaken from the rebels, 157; weakness of, 158; destroyed by Johnston, 161 Harrisburg, 100 Hayne, I. W., 35, 37 Heintzelman, General S. P., commands Third Division on advance to Manassas, 174 Henry House, the, 187 Hickman, Ky., 134 Hicks, Governor, 83, 88 et seq., 94 Houston, Governor, his scheme of independent sovereignty for Texas, 13; deposed from office, 14 Holt, Secretary, 33, 37, 84 Howard, General O. O., 174 Hughes, Archbishop, 76 Hunter, General, David, commands Second Division, 174 Hunter, R. M. T., U. S. Sen.,Va., 25 Huttonsville, 147 I. Illinois, 127 Imboden, General, 185 Indiana, 127; volunteers, 128 Iverson, Secretary, 12 J. Jackson, Camp, 117; captured by General Lyon, 118