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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 2 0 Browse Search
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then he can at his leisure bewail the fate of Locofocoism as the victim of misplaced confidence. but he seemed to have lost that zealous interest in politics which characterized his earlier days. He plodded on unaware of, and seemingly without ambition for, the great distinction that lay in store for him. John T. Stuart relates Statement, J. T. S., Ms., July 21, 1865. that, as he and Lincoln were returning from the court in Tazewell county in 1850, and were nearing the little town of Dillon, they engaged in a discussion of the political situation. As we were coming down the hill, are Stuart's words, I said, Lincoln, the time is coming when we shall have to be all either Abolitionists or Democrats. He thought a moment and then answered, ruefully and emphatically, When that time comes my mind is made up, for I believe the slavery question can never be successfully compromised. I responded with equal emphasis, My mind is made up too. Thus it was with Lincoln. But he was too
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.59 (search)
Clarence Carey, New York City—Born in Virginia; midshipman and passed midshipman, C. S. N.; served steamer Nashville; steamer Palmetto State, Patrick Henry, Virginia, No. 2, and cruiser Chickamauga. Henry S. Cook, St. Louis, Mo.—Midshipman U. S. N.; master C. S. N.; served on steamers Nansemond, Fredericksburg, Patrick Henry; assisted in capture of United States steamers, Sattelite and Reliance, Wilmington Station; Charleston Station, and Semmes Naval Brigade. Francis O. S. Curtis, Dillon, S. C.—Surgeon's steward cruiser Pee Dee; Tucker's Naval Regiment; captured at evacuation of Richmond. Peter P. Carthy, New Orleans, La.—Engineer C. S. N.; served on Charleston Station; flagship Charleston. G. W. Fisher, Louisville, Ky.—First assistant engineer C. S. N.; was assigned to duty in naval works. B. F. D. Fitch, Louisville, Ky.—Enrolled at Louisville, reunion, no record of service was given; was an enlisted man. Robert C. Foute, San Francisco, Cal.—Born in Tenness