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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 9, 1864., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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tary organization and the appointment of a major-general to command it. Dr. Bowles, one of the accused, was commander-in-chief, with a staff, of which Dr. James B. Wilson, recently arrested, was adjutant-general. He said that a committee of thirteen was appointed to prepare for an insurrection, intended to release all the reernor Morton, or hold him as a hostage for captured insurrectionists, and then form the Northwest into a separate confederacy. He said he was told by Adjutant-General Wilson that five hundred thousand dollars had been sent by the rebel agents in Canada into the Northwest to purchase arms for the order, and that two hundred thousand had been left in Indiana in the hands of Dodd and John C. Walker. Wilson showed Heffern one thousand dollars that he received from Bowles to buy arms in Washington. Heffern further swore that the committee of thirteen had appointed ten men to kill Governor Morton, and, a few days since, the Governor received a letter,