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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,030 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. 578 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. 482 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 198 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 II. 152 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 116 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 96 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 96 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 94 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 92 0 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: Introduction., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), Contents of Thie first volume. (search)
leaving the Senate,22 24.Sherrard Clemens' Speech,22 25.London Times on Disunion Movement,25 26.Toombs to Mayor Wood, and Reply,26 27.Louisiana Secession Ordinance,26 28.The U. S. Cutter McClelland,27 29.The U. S. Mint at New Orleans,27 30.Texas Ordinance of Secession,27 31.Secretary Dix's Report,28 32.Montgomery Convention, Delegates to,29 33.Constitution of Confederate States,29 34.Southern Opinions,30 35.Memminger's Speech to the Convention,30 36.Counting the Vote for President r's Correspondence,144 94.Gov. Magoffin's (Kentucky) Proclamation,144 95.Gen. Cass' Speech at Detroit, April 24,145 96.Caleb Cushing's Speech, April 24,145 97.Gov. Letcher's Proclamation, April 24,146 98.Van Dorn's Capture of N. Y. Troops in Texas,146 99.Geo. Law's Letter,147 100.St. Louis Arsenal — How the Arms were Taken,147 101.N. Y. 7th Regiment--Its March,148 102.Gov. Letches's Proclamation, April 25,154 103.Gov. Ellis' (North Carolina) Proclamation,155 104.Gov. Burton's (Delawa
Rebellion Record: Introduction., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), Introduction. (search)
he case for a moment, in reference to the cost of the acquisitions of territory made on this side of the continent within the present century,--Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and the entire coast of Alabama and Mississippi; vast regions acquired from France, Spain, and Mexico, within sixty years. Louisiana cost 15,000,000 dollars, whenthe Florida war of 1840, in which some 80,000,000 of dollars were thrown away, for the purpose of driving out a handful of starving Seminoles from the Everglades. Texas cost $200,000,000 expended in the Mexican war, in addition to the lives of thousands of brave men; besides $10,000,000 paid to her in 1850, for ceding a tract of lexpense of the military establishment of the United States has been incurred in defending the South-Western frontier. The troops, meanly surprised and betrayed in Texas, were sent there to protect her defenseless border settlements from the tomahawk and scalping-knife. If to all this expenditure we add that of the forts, the navy