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William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 1,765 1 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 1,301 9 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 947 3 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 914 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 776 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 495 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 485 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 456 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 410 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 I. 405 1 Browse Search
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sentiment, as well as in interest, with the Confederate leaders; but it appears, of late, plain that the farmers who have so far escaped the net of the conscription, either have grown tired of the contest or despair of success, and that their great aim now is not to serve the rebellion, but to avoid sharing its fortunes." If all that were true,--and we leave it to the fellow-citizens of those heroic Georgia troops who have illustrated so many battle-fields to hurl back the accusation,--Lincoln has stepped in to supply to all the people of this country a motive of "desperation" which cannot fail to arouse the most sluggish and exasperate the most pacific. If they have not believed their own orators, their own newspapers, and their own governors, perhaps they will believe him when he tells them that slavery is abolished, and that they can only be allowed to approach his footstool as suppliants suing for mercy. If, after all this, they fall behind Russians, Tyrolese, and every oth
The New York Herald represents that Lincoln, at Fortress Monroe, presented "to the rebel States the open door of the Union; with all its constitutional guaranties, as their only way of escape from their sufferings and disasters under this terrible war." This in face of the fact that the United States Congress had formally abolished slavery; that the President of the United States announced to our commissioners that there could be no peace except upon the condition of laying down our arms according the death penalty to our citizens, and such legislation regulating the relations between the two races in the South as the Yankee Congress should adopt! We were to go into the Union without representation in the making of laws, for Mr. Lincoln told Mr. Hunter that while we could send representatives to the Yankee Congress, yet it rested with that Congress to say whether they would receive them or not! And this the Herald calls presenting "to the rebel States the open door of the Un
has been consecrated by the blood of those heroes who have fallen in its defence, and by the blessings of Almighty God manifested on many occasions, and that we once more renew our vows to adhere to it through weal or woe. 3. That whilst we will hail with joy that peace which brings to us the recognition of our independence and assigns us our proper place in the family of nations, we cast from us with scorn the arrogant and insolent propositions recently made to our commissioners by Abraham Lincoln, as representative of the people of the United States, and respectfully urge our Government to apply every resource of the country to the vigorous and untiring prosecution of the war as the only means of obtaining an honorable peace. 4. That we send this declaration greeting to our friends at home — within our lines and on the border of Western Virginia--and bid them be of good cheer, and "never despair of the Republic." 5. That copies of these resolutions be sent to our Represe
go South and return. "December 23, 1864." A. Lincoln. That at the time I was informedeople of our common country. Yours, &c., A. Lincoln. Afterwards Mr. Blair dictated f. Davis replied that he so understood it. "A. Lincoln." [Then follows a telegram from G, return and report to me. Yours, truly, A. Lincoln. Messrs. Alexander H. Stephens, J. Amen were supposed to be beyond our lines. A. Lincoln. [Sentin cipher at 1:30 P. M.] itely consummate anything. Yours, &c., A. Lincoln. On the day of its date the follr delay your military movements or plans. A. Lincoln. (Sent in cipher at 9:30 A. M.) February 1, 1865--10 P. M. His Excellency, A. Lincoln,President of the United States: I have at Fortress Monroe as soon as I can come. A. Lincoln. (Sent in cipher at 9 A. M.) Betion sought, is respectfully submitted. Abraham Lincoln. Executive Mansion, February 10, 1865. [8 more...]
the galleries. When the Clerk read that part of Mr. Lincoln's phraseology in which he uses the words "two courebel papers, two things are evident: First, that Mr. Lincoln demanded of the rebels unqualified submission; se the rebel Government or any single rebel State. Mr. Lincoln is silent on this point; but it is positively assrequired no inconsiderable courage on the part of Mr. Lincoln to throw off the importunate radicals here and meprobation. --But I regret that in this conference Mr. Lincoln did not act upon his own responsibility, and ask hould have availed himself of this opportunity. No Lincoln or Davis could now make peace with the turbulent elents of peace are also in Alabama. I regret that Mr. Lincoln has closed the door against these States. Mr. BrSuch are the precedents that should have governed Mr. Lincoln. The speaker was in favor of an armistice — someat there must be an armistice. He regretted that Mr. Lincoln had not availed himself of the opportunity recent