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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 938 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 220 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.) 178 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. 148 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 96 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. 92 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 88 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 66 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 64 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 64 0 Browse Search
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nt among us to incite our slaves to insurrection and rebellion. None could ever forget the excitement consequent upon the Southampton tragedy in 1831. But antislavery even then did not retrace its steps.--A few years later the National halls were flooded with petitions for the abolition of slavery, and peace was only restored by concessions of Southern men. In 1850, after Southern blood had watered the plains of Mexico, the agitation was again renewed, and to quiet it, the South received California into the Union, with a constitution which virtually excluded us forever from that valuable territory. In 1859, a band of Northern men, in pursuance of a plan that had long been on foot — a band of armed men — made an incursion into Virginia, to excite insurrection, murder her peaceful citizens, and overthrow the Constitution of the State. But this did not arouse the conservative feelings of the North. The majority of the people there regarded the hero of that invasion as a martyr. And