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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 296 2 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 94 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. 61 1 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) 58 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 50 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 44 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 34 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 30 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 26 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
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sistance 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 material of
ourt-martial, 87. Order from Lincoln to crush Jackson, 90. McFarland, —, 100. McGrath, John, 200. McIlhenny, Captain, 424-25. McIntosh, General, 40. McKeefer, John, 200. McKernon, Thomas, 200. McLaughlin, General, 554. McLaws, General, 111, 120, 131, 270, 277, 278, 279-80, 282, 285, 286, 294, 296, 301, 302, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 372. McMurray, Daniel, 201. McNealis, John, 201. McNeil, General, 600. McPherson, General, 475. McRae, Colonel, 72, 77. McRae (boat), 186. Madison, James, 4. Maffitt, Captain, 217. Escape of Florida from Mobile harbor, 218-19. Activities of the Florida, 219. Magruder, Gen. John B., 60, 71, 76, 79, 102, 111, 119, 120-21, 124, 126, 127, 131, 196-97, 199, 201, 212, 590, 591. Preparations for McClellan's advance on Richmond, 67-68, 70. Advance, the 68-69, 71-74. Report on recapture of Galveston, 197-98. Report on battle of Sabine Pass, 200. Mahone, General, 300, 544. Major, General, 350. Mallory, S. R., 75, 170, 191, 192, 193,