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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Southern Historical Society: its origin and history. (search)
nts of the Society for the several States, who had been appointed: Virginia—General Robert E. Lee. Maryland—Hon. S. Teackle Wallace. North Carolina—Lieutenant-General D. H. Hill. South Carolina—Lieutenant-General Wade Hampton. Georgia—Hon. Alexander H. Stephens. Alabama—Admiral Raphael Semmes. Tennessee—Governor Isham G. Harris. Mississippi—Governor Benjamin G. Humphreys. Texas—Colonel Ashbel Smith. Kentucky—Major-General John C. Breckenridge. Missouri—General Trusten Polk. Arkansas—Hon. A. H. Garland. Florida—Hon. Stephen R. Mallory. District of Columbia—William Wilson Corcoran. In accordance with a resolution of the Society six thousand copies of the circular were printed, which were distributed throughout the South, partially by the aid of the several Vice-Presidents in the several States, to each of whom one hundred and fifty copies were sent. The circular was also generally reprinted in the newspapers and literary