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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 236 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 114 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 44 0 Browse Search
James Buchanan, Buchanan's administration on the eve of the rebellion 42 0 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. 20 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 20 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. 18 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 21, 1865., [Electronic resource] 16 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 14 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 12 0 Browse Search
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admission of California, as a free State, into the Union, embracing its entire territory, as well that south as north of the Missouri Compromise line. Ibid., Sept. 9. 3 and 4. Acts for establishing Territorial Governments in New Mexico and Utah, under which both these Territories were to be admitted as States into the Union, with or without slavery as their respective Constitutions might provide. Ibid. 44 and 468, Sept. 9. From abundant but wise caution, the first of these Acts declare past generation could be revived I It is a disregard and violation of law which have for years kept the Territory of Kansas in a state of almost open rebellion against its government. It is the same spirit which has produced actual rebellion in Utah. Our only safety consists in obedience and conformity to law. Should a general spirit against its enforcement prevail, this will prove fatal to us as a nation. We acknowledge no master but the law; and should we cut loose from its restraints, an
s, and to enable us to give a reasonable security to our people on Indian frontiers, measuring thousands of miles, I respectfully suggest an augmentation of at least one regiment of horse (dragoons, cavalry, or riflemen) and at least three regiments of foot (infantry or riflemen). This augmentation would not more than furnish the reenforcements now greatly needed in Florida, Texas, New Mexico, California, Oregon, Washington Territory, Kansas, Nebraska, and Minnesota, leaving not a company for Utah. Again, General Scott, in his report of November 13, 1858, says: Senate Executive Documents, 1858-59, vol. II., part 3, p. 761. This want of troops to give reasonable security to our citizens in distant settlements, including emigrants on the plains, cap scarcely be too strongly stated; but I will only add, that as often as we have been obliged to withdraw troops from one frontier in order to reeinforce another, the weakened points have been instantly attacked or threatened with formi
. Buchanan's administeration the expedition to Utah the Covode Committee. The rancorous and perajor Van Vliet, an officer of the army, sent to Utah by the Commanding General to purchase provisionle.) The season was now so far advanced, and Utah was so distant, that doubts were entertained whd a detachment of the army to accompany them to Utah. The necessity for adopting these measures is United States troops into our own Territory of Utah. By this he required all the forces in the Tereconomy of sending sufficient reenforcements to Utah are established not only by the event, but in tUnited States, Messrs. Powell and McCulloch, to Utah. They bore with them a proclamation addressed s to the necessity of sending reenforcements to Utah. In this they state that they are firmly impral character or pecuniary compensation, visited Utah during. the last inclement winter for the purpthe Territory. A portion of the troops sent to Utah are now encamped in Cedar Valley, forty-four mi[8 more...]