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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 31 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 5 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.13 (search)
William L. Yancey in history. [from the Richmond, Va., Times, October 31, 1899.] The memorablnd Henry W. Hilliard, on our side, and William Lowndes Yancey, a lawyer, of Montgomery, on the otherpointed for Vicksburg, Miss. Referring to Mr. Yancey's speech, or rather speeches, for he spoke t greater part of two days, Dr. McGuire says: Mr. Yancey, in an able and powerful speech, urged thatar to himself, but one which greatly annoyed Mr. Yancey in his lifetime, and which he studiously soutions. In the Alabama secession convention, Mr. Yancey warmly supported a resolution of instruction armies, voluntarily manumitted his slaves. Mr. Yancey, the oratorical agitator of the constitutionernment at Montgomery and the appointment of Mr. Yancey at the head of the commission to go to Europgress to negotiate with France and Spain. Mr. Yancey, at the suggestion of Mr. Rhett, of South Caed to failure, and with this fore knowledge, Mr. Yancey went upon it, consenting to his own sacrific[4 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.40 (search)
h Johnston has the clearest understanding of any of the military policy necessary to final success. In this I prefer him. I have always regretted that opinion of Mr. Stephens, because I have never been content to believe that the defence of Petersburg was the generalship of Lee as a feature of his strategy. When we come to institute parallels between the generals of our armies—one in Virginia and the other in the more Southern States—we encounter the resistance of President Davis or his government to all. That feature of our history is, for sentimental reasons, thus far suppressed. General Lee's greatness is apparent in the fact that, whatever his grievance, he never permitted the civil government to become openly at war with him. The two Johnstons, Beauregard, Hardee, Forrest, etc., and nearly all the civil leaders—Stephens, Toombs, Yancey, Wigfall, Rhett, etc.—were far from terms of peace with the President or with the War Department. John Witherspoon Du Bose. Wetumpk
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Underwriter, Capture of the, 136. University of Virginia, Founding of, 353. Vallandigham, C. L., 367. Worsham John H., 148. Virginia, Bill of Rights, 62; her love for the Wright, General H. G., 324. Union, 68: traditions of, 82. Virginia infantry, Career of the 15th regiment, 48; casualties in, at Sharpsburg, 50; 21st and 48th, 147. Virginia Military Institute and other buildings burnt by General Hunter, 179. Virginia to the aid of Massachusetts, 68. Wade, Ben. F., 367. Walker, Major D. N., 51, 328. Walker, Major, John Stewart, killed, 49. Walker, General, R. Lindsay, 327. Wheeler, General, Joseph, 133. White, Dr., Henry Alex., 52. White, Captain Matthew X, Murder of, 187. White Marsh road, Engagement on, 208. Wickham, General W. C., 314. Willis, Captain E. J, 51. Winder, General W. S., killed 149. Winchester, Engagement at, Sept., 1864, 173. Wood, Captain, John Taylor, 137. Yancey, W. L., did not urge the revival of the slave trade, 100.