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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 28 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 9, 1862., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 23, 1861., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 9 7 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 9 1 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. 8 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 4 Browse Search
Lt.-Colonel Arthur J. Fremantle, Three Months in the Southern States 8 6 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 15, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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hen it was first proposed in the National Assembly to substitute decapitation for hanging, for capital offences, the Abbe Maury objected, because he feared it might familiarize the people with the sight of blood; arguing the most deplorable consequerst being readily assented to, a long debate ensued on the second--to substitute decapitation for hanging — when the Abbe Maury made the objection to which we have alluded. On the second day of the debate, Guillotin, after having represented hanginane one, and he had not the most distant conception of what would result. Nor, indeed, did any one else, except the Abbe Maury, and he in a very imperfect degree. The propositions of Guillotin, indeed, seem to have met with little favor, although nd that their names were not to be exposed. This repugnance offers a strong commentary upon the remarks of the able Abbe Maury, before alluded to. So powerful, in March, 1792, was the prejudice, that it was difficult to get anybody to have any conc