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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 68 38 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 65 5 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 62 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 40 0 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 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. 31 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 23 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 3, 1861., [Electronic resource] 20 0 Browse Search
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The Tories in Conclave. --The Tory Convention at Wheeling, on Monday, ordered the "Declaration of Independence" to a third reading, and the following additional proceedings transpired: Mr. Carlile obtained leave to report an ordinance reorganizing the financial bureau of the State, by which no sheriff or other depository of the public funds shall be permitted, on the penalty of loss of office, to pay any money to the Richmond authorities, of any but the authorities hereafter to be provided. Mr. Dorsey then moved that the Declaration of Independence be put upon its passage, calling for the yeas and nays when it was unanimously adopted — yeas 56--not a vote in the negative. Thirty members were absent on leave, and the Declaration was signed by fifty six, the same number as signed our National Declaration of Independence.
Doings of the enemy. The Washington Star, of Friday evening last, publishes the following editorial paragraphs: We are confident (from private advices) that the Convention now in session at Wheeling, on declaring that the oligarchy's instruments in possession of State authority at Richmond have abdicated their several offices by creating a revolution for the destruction of the liberties of the people of Virginia, will elect to the Provisional Governorship of the State, Mr. Pierpoot; of Monongalia, a gentleman of high character and great popularity, who is well known as one of the most useful and influential citizens in the western section of the Commonwealth. We learn from Fortress Monroe that several officers of the Albany regiment that were engaged in the late affair at Big Bethel have undered their several resignations, through dissatisfaction with the continued connection of General Pierce with the army there, and that it is highly probable that a number of officer