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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 37 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 32 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 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. 16 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 16 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 11 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 29, 1861., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
, when the latter first entered the United States Senate, had said in the Senate long before, when the nullification of South Carolina was the topic of the day: If I could coin my heart into gold, and it were lawful in the sight of Heaven, I would pray God to give me firmness to do it, to save the Union from the fearful, the dreadful shock which I verily believe impends. His feelings were not changed by time, and in 1860 he said to his nephew who had been taught in the school of Calhoun and Yancey, and now talked loudly of secession, that if he were an emperor the nephew should be hanged for treason. The Union sentiments of Governor Graham, Governor Morehead, of Governor Vance, and General Barringer, were just as pronounced as were those of Judge Mangum. All of the old line Whigs opposed the war, while some of the Democrats, like Bedford Brown, denied the right to secede. V. Action of North Carolina Assembly, 1860-‘61. With such sentiments as these from her leading men it is h
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.56 (search)
urdered. Clingman was not only a second in duels, but he was more than once a principal. His most famous meeting was with one of his Southern colleagues, William L. Yancey, of Alabama, on account of words used by the latter during the famous debate upon the question of Texas' annexation. Clingman had twitted Southern senators harshly for their indifference in regard to a resolution bearing upon the reception of petitions from Abolitionists, he supporting the right of petition. Yancey replied to his reflections with one of the bitterest and most personal of the tirades which made the Congresses of that day remarkable. He declared that Clingman was evetual friends made every attempt to arrange the difficulty, and when the irate gentlemen faced each other, they shot to miss; friends then brought them together. Yancey made the amende honorable and the affair ended without bloodshed. During his three terms in the House Clingman plunged into debate upon every question, sometim
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The laying of the corner-stone of the monument to President Jefferson Davis, (search)
llorsville, Battle of, 100-205, 264; burnt field of, 333. Chattanooga, 92. Chickamauga, Battle of, 92. Clarke Cavalry (Co. D), 1st Virginia Cavalry; history and roster of, 145. Clingman, General T. L., The career of, 303; duel with W. L. Yancey, 304; as a Senator, 306; his tobacco cure, 307. Cloninger, Lieutenant W. W., killed, 333. Cohoon's Battalion disbanded, 99. Cold Harbor, Battle of, 107; casualties in, 139, 266. Collins, Charles N., 102. Compromise measures in Mis fidelity to principle, 371; his tenderness, 372; his public service 373; his capacity for government, 375: demeanor in prison, 377. De Lagnel, Colonel J. A., 233. Donelson, Fall of Fort, 317. Donohoe, John C., 138 Duel of Clingman and W. L. Yancey, 304. Duke, Colonel Basil, 194. Early, General Jubal A.; an unrepentant rebel, 176; disparity between his and Sheridan's forces, 179. Ellyson, Hon., J. Taylor, 365. Essex Sharpshooters at Chancellorsville, 206. Fayetteville Arsena