hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 103 1 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 57 1 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. 48 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 46 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 43 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 42 2 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 41 1 Browse Search
Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley) 40 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 35 1 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: April 9, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Henry A. Wise or search for Henry A. Wise in all documents.

Your search returned 13 results in 3 document sections:

So the Convention agreed to suspend the execution of the order of the day. On motion of Mr. Wise, the Door-keeper was authorized to admit to the lobbies a sufficient number of orderly persons eved from service against any Southern State during the pendency of efforts at adjustment. Mr. Wise favored the proposition; he contended that the country ought not to be kept in this state of su"question.") Mr. Critcher moved that the Convention adjourn, but withdrew the motion. Mr. Wise desired to give notice that if the previous question should not be sustained, he would offer an amendment, both to the preamble and the resolution. Mr. Wise, by the courtesy of the Convention, went on to explain his proposed amendment, urging such action as would place Virginia in possessiman's remarks, for if it were permitted, others were entitled to an opportunity for reply. Mr. Wise said he would suspend his remarks until the general merits of the question were discussed, when
ngton, A. H. H. Stuart, C. J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, White, Wickham, Willey, and Wise.--57. So the preamble and resolution were adopted. The President said Moore preferred that the appointment should be conferred upon Mr. Stuart. Mr. Wise explained his position in voting against the preamble and resolution. Mr.at term to any party on this floor. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, nominated Hon. Henry A. Wise, of the county of Princess Anne, to whom he paid a high tribute. Mr.Mr. Wise said there was but one condition upon which he would go to Washington, and that was that he should be allowed to go alone and pursue his own course. He did notore from the list of candidates. He was decidedly in favor of the election of Mr. Wise, even if he went alone. Mr. M. went on to express his belief that the policy eo. W. Randolph, of the city of Richmond. Mr. Goode withdrew the name of Mr. Wise, and Mr. Stuart was elected without opposition. Mr. Holcombe then nominat
onceive why Virginia should inquire of the Black Republican President what he means by it. His purpose is just as plain as was that of his illustrious prototype, John Brown, when he proceeded to "occupy and possess" a Southern stronghold. When Gov. Wise heard that Gen. Brown, with pikes and men, had invaded Virginia, he ought to have sent a deputation and inquired what he meant by it.-- Brown would no doubt have informed him that he meant peace, for he always protested that, if the slaveholder. The legatee of John Brown who now has possession of Harper's Ferry and Old Point, means no more harm than his testator. He is only adopting means to come into peaceable possession of his estate, and, unless he is resisted as old John was by Gov. Wise, not a drop of blood will be shed. Captain Meigs, U. S. Engineer, who goes out from New York with the peace-making deputation of three thousand, was asked what it meant. He replied, "In about ten days you will know." That is about the len