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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 146 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. 41 5 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 40 2 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 37 13 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 27 9 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 26 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 24 0 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 23 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 16 2 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 16 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2. You can also browse the collection for Wilson or search for Wilson in all documents.

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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 24: Slavery and the law of nations.—1842.—Age, 31. (search)
ower sense to those who, like Mr. Garrison, regarded the National Constitution as a pro-slavery instrument,— a covenant with death, and an agreement with hell. Wilson's Rise and Fall of the Slave Power, Vol. I. ch. XL.; Vol. II. ch. IX. They therefore refused to vote under it, and insisted on the dissolution of the Union. Suis question of slavery moves in the country. The South seems to have the madness which precedes great reverses. I agree with Mr. Giddings in his resolutions. Wilson's Rise and Fall of the Slave Power, Vol. I. p. 447. Indeed, they are the exact reverse of Mr. Calhoun's famous resolutions, adopted by the Senate three years aghe poor creature into slavery; but the decree could not have been enforced. A mass of excited men would have torn the slave from his master. The Latimer case; Wilson's Rise and Fall of the Slave Power, Vol. L pp. 477-480. This incident has called forth and given body to the feeling already existing on the subject of Slavery i
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 28: the city Oration,—the true grandeur of nations.—an argument against war.—July 4, 1845.—Age 34. (search)
ct; and gave a toast which became famous in politics, being interpreted, in view of an existing controversy in the Whig party, as announcing his acquiescence in the measure as a foregone conclusion, and his purpose to discountenance any further contention concerning it: Our country, bounded by the St. John's and the Sabine, or however otherwise bounded or described; and be the measurements more or less, still our country, to be cherished in all our hearts, to be defended by all our hands. Wilson's Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Vol. I. 638. Sumner's Works, Vol. I. p. 327. The next speech differed very much in style from the two preceding. Major John C. Park, a member of the bar, then a State Senator, who had been long associated with the militia, followed. He had taken affront at the oration, regarding it as an indignity to the military guests. He spoke in a clear, ringing voice, and with the vigorous manner which carries an audience tempered like the one bef