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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 273 19 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 181 13 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 136 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 108 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 106 2 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 71 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 57 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 56 2 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. 54 4 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 49 1 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the collection for Columbia (South Carolina, United States) or search for Columbia (South Carolina, United States) in all documents.

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December 17, 1860. The South Carolina Convention met this day at Columbia, the capital of the State, General D. F. Jamieson in the chair, and passed a resolution to adjourn to Charleston, in consequence of the prevalence of the small-pox at Columbia, which was declared epidemic. December 17, 1860. The South Carolina Convention met this day at Columbia, the capital of the State, General D. F. Jamieson in the chair, and passed a resolution to adjourn to Charleston, in consequence of the prevalence of the small-pox at Columbia, which was declared epidemic.
. Commander Pettigru, of Castle Pinckney, orders that no boat shall be allowed to approach the wharf-head without permission, under penalty of serious consequences in case of violation. The city river-front is carefully guarded. The Palmetto Guards, 100 strong, have charge of the arsenal under the palmetto flag, instead of the Federal flag. Collector Colcock notifies ship-masters that all vessels from and for ports outside of South Carolina must enter and clear at Charleston. The Columbia Artillery, numbering 50 men, arrived at 1 o'clock to-day, and proceeded to the harbor. They will use cannon belonging to Charleston.--Boston Transcript, Jan. 2. The South Carolina Convention passed an ordinance to define and punish treason. It declares that in addition to that already declared treason by the General Assembly, treason against the State shall consist only in levying war against the State, adhering to its enemies, and giving them aid and comfort. The penalty is death
s forces having routed the secessionists at Philippi, causing them to flee for refuge to the passes of the mountains; and he therefore calls upon all loyal Virginians to come to the support of the United States Government, and serve in defence of their own soil.--(Doc. 241.) The New Orleans Catholic Standard says: Let no Southern child be educated outside the limits of the Confederate States. We have excellent schools and colleges at Richmond and Norfolk in Virginia; at Charleston and Columbia in South Carolina; at Savannah and Augusta in Georgia; at St. Augustine in Florida; at Mobile in Alabama; at Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian, Sulphur Springs, Vicksburg, and Natchez in Mississippi; at Fort Smith, Helena, and Little Rock in Arkansas; at Marksville, and Memphis in Tennessee; at Galveston, New Braunfels, San Antonio, Brownsville, and Liberty in Texas; and at St. Michael's Grand Coteau, Vermillionville, Thibodeaux, Donaldsonville, Natchitoches, Avoyelles, Alexandria, Shreveport,
, the bill to suspend the distribution of the school fund, and the bill for cultivating friendly relations with the Indian tribes. It repeals the bill authorizing the appointment of one Major of the Missouri Militia, and revives the militia law of 1859. A resolution was also passed that a Committee of seven be appointed by the President to prepare an address to the people of the State of Missouri.--Missouri Republican, July 26. A meeting of the Charleston Presbytery was held at Columbia, S. C., at which a preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted, dissolving the ecclesiastical relations existing between that Presbytery and the Presbyterian Church of the United States, and declaring the necessity of an independent organization of churches in the South.--(Doc. 118.) In general orders of this date, General Resecrans assumed command of the Army of occupation of Western Virginia, lately commanded by General McClellan.--(Doc. 119.) General Cox occupied Charleston
commending a discriminating duty of twenty per cent. on the productions of the United States. It was also resolved that if the war should continue, and the present crop remain undisposed of, the planters should not plant next Spring beyond the wants of home consumption.--Norfolk Day Book, Nov. 14. The Richmond Examiner published The Constitution of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America, as proposed by the General Convention of that Church held at Columbia, South Carolina.--(Doc. 161.) The privateer schooner Neva, from China, was seized at San Francisco, Cal., by Captain Pease, of revenue cutter Mary.--N. Y. Tribune, Nov. 16. Lieutenant J. H. Rigby, of the Gist Artillery, detailed with twenty men, by Brigadier-General Lockwood to proceed to Wilmington and New Castle, Md., with a view of securing a quantity of arms then in possession of secessionists in those places, promptly obeyed the order, and seized two fine brass six-pounders in the
November 20. An extensive display of flags was made throughout New York City in honor of the Port Royal victory, and Mr. James E. Ayliffe, the chimer, rang the following airs on the bells of Trinity Church: ringing the changes on eight bells, Hail Columbia, Yankee Doodle, airs from Child of the Regiment, Home Sweet Home, Last Rose of Summer, Evening Bells, Star-Spangled Banner, ringing the changes on eight bells, airs by De Beriot, airs from Fra Diavolo, Columbia the Gem of the Ocean, Hail Columbia, and Yankee Doodle. Several old whale ships purchased by the U. S. Government at New London, Connecticut, and New Bedford, Massachusetts, and loaded with what the soldiers of the Massachusetts Sixth regiment call Baltimore rations, (stones and brickbats,) sailed for the South, to be sunk at the entrances of certain harbors. Seven divisions of troops, embracing all arms of the service, and about seventy thousand men, were reviewed, on the Potomac, by General McClellan and sta
ence produced on the trial goes to show that the charges are entirely false. The British prize bark Empress, of Hull, arrived at New York from New Orleans bar. She was bound from Rio Janeiro for New York, as her captain reported, and had been ordered off from Pass a l'outre previously, and was captured by the United States sloop Vincennes. She had a cargo of six thousand five hundred bags coffee. All the Yankee prisoners from Charleston, including Colonel Corcoran, arrived at Columbia, S. C., this afternoon, in a special train. They were met at the depot by the rebel-guard of this city, and conducted to prison.--Richmond Dispatch, January 3. The rebel batteries at Pensacola, Fla., having repeatedly fired at the national vessels, Fort Pickens opened on the rebel steamer Times, which was landing stores at the navy-yard today. The rebel batteries responded, and the firing was continued till evening, Fort Pickens firing the last shot. The rebel guns were well aimed, and
thout dissent, and eloquent addresses were made by Governor Andrew Johnson, William H. Polk, General Campbell, Wm. B. Stokes, W. H. Wisner, Edmund Cooper, and others. A committee was appointed to prepare an address to the people of the State; and the policy of Governor Johnson was cordially approved. --(Doc. 97.) The Charleston (S. C.) Courier of this date congratulates the citizens of Charleston upon their being four times stronger than New Orleans. Large consignments of stones from Columbia and the interior, and iron chains and other materials will soon be on their way to aid in constructing a stone wall to block out the invaders from approaching within shelling distance of the city. The Southern papers condemn General Butler's order No. 28, as cowardly and infamous, but do not publish it. This night a party under Lieut. Flusser of the Commodore Perry went on shore six miles above Elizabeth City, N. C., and three miles into the country, and recovered the White Point Ligh