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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 272 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 122 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. 100 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 90 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 84 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. 82 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 82 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 74 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 70 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion 70 0 Browse Search
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me it should be stopped. He admitted that there were abolitionists in that quarter of the State, but expressed his belief that there were more in the city of Richmond than in his whole Congressional district. It was his belief that if something were not done in regard to the taxation of slave property, there would be a conflict — not between sections of the State--but a dire and irrepressible conflict between the laboring man and the slaveholder. He strongly maintained the loyalty of Western Virginia, and if a settlement could not be obtained, he would go for severing the Gordian knot which binds us to the Union; but he thought with a little time and patience the whole difficulty might be adjusted. Mr. Branch, of Petersburg, thought that slave property ought to be taxed according to its value to the owner in Virginia, not according to its value in Louisiana and Mississippi. if the Convention were to pass an Ordinance of Secession, he thought the organic law in respect to taxat