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The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 2 0 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 2 0 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 2 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. 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 2 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 2 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) 2 2 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 44: Secession.—schemes of compromise.—Civil War.—Chairman of foreign relations Committee.—Dr. Lieber.—November, 1860April, 1861. (search)
not fail. Greeley's despairing state of mind at times is revealed in his letter to Lincoln, July 29, 1861. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IV. p. 365. A great pressure was brought to bear upon Mr. Lincoln, before he left his home atri Compromise line, or the adoption of the dogma of popular sovereignty. New York Tribune, Jan. 30, 1861. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. III. pp. 258, 259, 279-288, 327 note. This general statement concerning Mr. Lincoln's position mustion of concentration of power with the single comment: I remark that if this must be done, I must do it. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. III. pp. 444-449. Seward's biographer does not explain or comment upon his remarkable suggestionsn, were phrased with an exasperating bluntness, and certain directions were lacking in diplomatic prudence. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IV. pp. 269-277, Sumner was in Washington when this despatch was under consideration, and it is l
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 45: an antislavery policy.—the Trent case.—Theories of reconstruction.—confiscation.—the session of 1861-1862. (search)
nce, though the fact of his interposition was at his request kept from the public. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IV. pp. 390, 391. Negroes were forbidden to leave Washington except on ps, p. 185. The Cabinet generally coincided in expressing gratification and approval. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. v. p. 26. The House of Representatives, meeting within a month, as its fon the letters he had just received from Bright and Cobden concerning the capture. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. v. p. 35. Sumner was anxious to prevent the negotiation being embarr, p. 110; Seward's Life, vol. III. pp 118, 135; Welles's Lincoln and Seward, p. 210; Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. VI p. 128; Owen Lovejoy's letter to W. L. Garrison, Feb. 22, 1864, Liberincoln's comments on the opposite views of Sumner and Blair are given in his Life, by Nicolay and Hay, vol. IX. p. 336. Peace was as—yet so far in the distance that the question had not become a pra
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 48: Seward.—emancipation.—peace with France.—letters of marque and reprisal.—foreign mediation.—action on certain military appointments.—personal relations with foreigners at Washington.—letters to Bright, Cobden, and the Duchess of Argyll.—English opinion on the Civil War.—Earl Russell and Gladstone.—foreign relations.—1862-1863. (search)
ckers's Life of S. P. Chase, pp. 473-475; Welles's Lincoln and Seward, pp. 81-85; and Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. VI. pp. 263-272. The last account referred to needs confirmation as to sm to be appointed to the Cabinet after Blair himself had been compelled to leave it. (Nicolay and Hay, vol. IX. p. 349.) His cordial understanding with Welles appears in the latter's book on Lincolnived it at a Cabinet meeting, Feb. 5, 1865, in which it found no favorable response. Nicolay and Hay, vol. x. pp. 133-137. and the measure was not again agitated. Miscellaneous matters to which relations, where it remained without report under Sumner's judicious chairmanship. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. VII. p. 407. McDougall was restive under the oblivion to which his measuheories. A less favorable view of Lord Lyons's conferences in New York is taken in Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. VI. pp. 84-88. If these men at that time talked of peace and of mediatio
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 49: letters to Europe.—test oath in the senate.—final repeal of the fugitive-slave act.—abolition of the coastwise slave-trade.—Freedmen's Bureau.—equal rights of the colored people as witnesses and passengers.—equal pay of colored troops.—first struggle for suffrage of the colored people.—thirteenth amendment of the constitution.— French spoliation claims.—taxation of national banks.— differences with Fessenden.—Civil service Reform.—Lincoln's re-election.—parting with friends.—1863-1864. (search)
l once told Fessenden that his ill-temper had left him no friends. (Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IX. p. 100.) Its exhibitions were frequent, as in debatle I keep Mexico in my committee, where I have the Arguelles case Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IX. pp. 44-47. and a joint resolution from the House oflair, He removed Blair, September 23, yielding to the pressure. (Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IX. pp. 339-342.) A resolution of the Republican nationquest the Republican national committee to postpone the convention. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IX. pp. 57, 58. and the New York Independent. June 2his time Mr. Lincoln himself faced defeat as altogether probable. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IX. pp. 249-251. The disaffection which then seemed so ed against any action which might be construed as hostile to him. Nicolay and Hay (Life of Lincoln, vol. IX. p. 367) are incorrect in saying that the New York mo
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 50: last months of the Civil War.—Chase and Taney, chief-justices.—the first colored attorney in the supreme court —reciprocity with Canada.—the New Jersey monopoly.— retaliation in war.—reconstruction.—debate on Louisiana.—Lincoln and Sumner.—visit to Richmond.—the president's death by assassination.—Sumner's eulogy upon him. —President Johnson; his method of reconstruction.—Sumner's protests against race distinctions.—death of friends. —French visitors and correspondents.—1864-1865. (search)
required General Dix to revoke it. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. VIII. p. 25. I hnder the protection of gunboats. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. VI. pp. 349-353. The t go no further than the message. Nicolay and Hay's statement, vol. IX. p. 109, that Sumner was ll be no agreement in anything; Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. VIII. pp. 416, 427, 42aid this of Sumner, Jan 18, 1865. (Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. x. pp. 84, 85.) He saings in Louisiana early in January. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IX. p. 453. The other cerning the Virginia Legislature. (Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. x. pp. 222-228.) His aith Sumner's opposition in mind. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. IX. pp. 457-463. As in, by the side of Robert Lincoln. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. x. p. 300. As soon as umed the next Tuesday, the 18th. Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. x. pp. 283-285. Accord[9 more...]<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 55: Fessenden's death.—the public debt.—reduction of postage.— Mrs. Lincoln's pension.—end of reconstruction.—race discriminations in naturalization.—the Chinese.—the senator's record.—the Cuban Civil War.—annexation of San Domingo.—the treaties.—their use of the navy.—interview with the presedent.—opposition to the annexation; its defeat.—Mr. Fish.—removal of Motley.—lecture on Franco-Prussian War.—1869-1870. (search)
so. The President was an inaccurate narrator of civil affairs. Thus, in his Personal Memoirs, vol. II. pp. 505, 506, he gives as an instance of Stanton's characteristic of never questioning his own authority, that he revoked at Washington, while Mr. Lincoln was at or near Richmond, the latter's order for the meeting of the rebel Legislature of Virginia; where as the revocation—a fact always well known—was made by Mr. Lincoln himself at Washington two days before his death. (Nicolay and Hay's Life of Lincoln, vol. x. pp. 227-228.) Gideon Welles in the Galaxy (April and May. 1872, pp. 531, 532, 666) disagrees with the general's memory of what took place in the Cabinet. April 14, 1865. General Grant also stated to George William Curtis that Sumner had neglected to report several treaties; but when Harper's weekly of Dec. 8, 1877, was shown to him, which gave the record of the Senate proving that he had reported them with due promptness, the general continued to assume in an exte<
had expired, it remained in service at the governor's request, on his assurance that the Capitol was still in danger and not a regiment could be spared. A vote of thanks for this service was passed by the National House of Representatives. But it was a finer compliment when the anxious Lincoln said to the wounded soldiers of the 6th Mass. at Washington: I begin to believe that there is no North. The 7th Regiment is a myth. Rhode Island is a myth. You are the only reality. Nicolay and Hay, IV, 153. V. The route through Annapolis. Next to the early service of the 6th M. V. M., the most conspicuous was that of the 8th M. V. M. in its march to Washington via Annapolis. The circumstances of this advance were at first greatly misapprehended, but have now been put in a clear light, like so many other things, by the publication in Official War Records of the original letters and telegraphic despatches which preceded. The 6th Mass. was attacked in Baltimore, as has been sa
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 8 (search)
breach—receive the enemy on your bayonets—don't fire a shot—they can't see you! Correspondence of William Swinton in the New York Times, May 5 1863.Berry's division, unaffected by the flying crowd streaming past it, hastened forward at the double-quick, in the most perfect order, with fixed bayonets, and took position on a crest at the western end of the clearing around Chancellorsville. Here General Warren with Berry's men, and the artillery of the Twelfth Corps, under Captain Best, and Hay's brigade of the Second Corps, formed a line to check the enemy in front, while Pleasonton and Sickles assailed his right flank; and fifty pieces of artillery, vomiting their missiles in wild curves of fire athwart the night-sky, poured swift destruction into the Confederate ranks. Thus the torrent was stemmed. But, more than all, an unseen hand had struck down the head and front of all this hostile menace. Jackson had received a mortal hurt. On seeing the success that attended the firs<
e first established at Cambridge, Dec. 13, 1633 Rebuilt during the year , 1672 Burned and again rebuilt, 1764 Haunted House on Springfield street, licensed by mistake, July 9, 1869 License revoked without mistake, Aug. 2, 1869 Hay began to be bunched and screwed in Boston, 1713 Weighing engine provided near West street, 1746 Scales, South, in Charles street, 1824 South, removed to Concord street, 1843 North, built on Merrimac street, 1824 North, remaining ton, corner-stone laid, May 23, 1809 Blackstone street, completed and opened, Sep. 22, 1854 Place, established about the town dock, Mar., 1633 Allowed near the Town House only, June, 1696 Sheep, at the west end of Faneuil Hall, 1790 Hay and Wood, near West street, 1746 Near Charles street, 1824 Removed to Concord street, 1843 In Merrimac street, 1824 Marine Railway near the foot of Battery Wharf, completed, Dec., 1826 Marriage with near relatives forbidden by
rs, 65, 66 Gas Light, 66 Gibbeted, 66 Giants, 66 Gold Premiums, 66, 67 Gorman, Edith, 67 Governors, Colonial 67-69 Governors, State 69, 70 Gough, John B 70 Grant, U. S. 70 Granary House, 70 Grain Elevator, 70 Grand Army, 70 Great Boots, 70 Green Dragon, 70, 71 Gunpowder, 71 H. Habeas Corpus, 71 Hancock, John 71 Handearts, 71 Hanged, 71-74 Harbor, 74 Harbor Master, 74 Hartford Convention, 75 Harvard College, 75 Haunted House, 75 Hay, 75 Hay Scales, 75 Health Officers, 75 Heth, Joyce 75 Hewes, G. R. T. 75 Highway Surveyors, 75 High Sheriffs, 75, 76 Hills, 76 Holidays, 76 Homes, 76, 77 Hook, Jacob 77 Hoop Skirts, 77 Horn Blowing, 77 Hornet's Nest, 77 Horticultural Hall, 77 Horse Trot and Show, 77 Hospitals, 77, 78 Hotels, 78-82 House of Correction, 82 House of Industry, 82 Houses of Ill-Repute, 82 Houston, Gen. Sam 82 I. Ice, 82, 83 Impeachment, 83 I
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