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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.7 (search)
lt of the popular vote not only overwhelmingly committed the convention to submit its findings to the people for ratification or rejection, but sent to the convention a majority of delegates opposed to the secession of Virginia from the Union. Janney's words. The dominant element in the convention elected as its president the venerable John Janney, and the spirit and purpose of the body may be gathered from his address in accepting the position. He said: It is now almost seventy-threepril, the advocates of secession and of union confronted each other in debate. Foremost among the Union men were John B. Baldwin, Robert Y. Conrad, Jubal A. Early, Alex. H. H. Stuart, George W. Summers, Williams C. Wickham, and the president, John Janney. Right to secede. Of the 152 members of the convention there were probably few who did not hold to the constitutional right of a State to retire from the Union; but, as I have said, a majority were opposed to the exercise of that right,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
dney College Boys, 45. Hampton, General, Wade, 132. Hanover county heroes, 85. Harris, Edward, 295. Hemming, Chas. C., 129. Hill, General A. P, killed, 26. Hill, General D. H., 49. Hood, General J. B., 53. Howitzers, First company of, at Chancellors-ville, 218; in the Appomattox campaign, 322. Hughes, Captain J. M, 43. Hunter, General, David, Vandalism of, 179. Hunter, R. M. T., Address on, 151. Jackson, General Henry R., 41. Jackson, General T. J., 233, 336. Janney, John, 74. Jones, General W. E., killed, 175. Johnson, General Bradley T., 174, 311, 377. Johnson, General, Edward, 40. Johnson's Island, The dead at, 104. Johnston, General R; D., 170, 175. Johnston, Wm. Preston, Sketch of; his services to Tulane University, 301. Kaigler, Captain, Wm., 92. Kershaw, General J. B., 56. Lacy, James B., 51. Lamb, Hon., John, 231. Lang, Col., David, 192. Lee, General, Fitzhugh, 126. Lee, General R. E., 42, 73, 269, 290, 317. Lee. Mrs. Susan