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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 874 98 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 411 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 353 235 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 353 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 345 53 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 321 3 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 282 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 253 1 Browse Search
Allan Pinkerton, The spy in the rebellion; being a true history of the spy system of the United States Army during the late rebellion, revealing many secrets of the war hitherto not made public, compiled from official reports prepared for President Lincoln , General McClellan and the Provost-Marshal-General . 242 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. 198 0 Browse Search
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No ordinance of said Convention, dissolving the connection of the State of North Carolina with the Federal Government, or connecting it with any other, shall have any force or validity until it shall have been submitted to, and ratified by, a majority of the qualified voters of the State for members of the General Assembly, to whom it shall be submitted for their approval or rejection. --Evening Post, Dec. 20. The Commissioner from Mississippi to Maryland addressed the citizens of Baltimore this evening. In the course of his remarks upon the intentions of the seceding States, he said: Secession is not intended to break up the present Government, but to perpetuate it. We do not propose to go out by way of breaking up or destroying the Union as our fathers gave it to us, but we go out for the purpose of getting further guaranties and security for out rights; not by a Convention of all the Southern States, nor by Congressional tricks, which have failed in times pas and wi
Dec. 21. At New Orleans a general demonstration of joy over the secession of South Carolina was made. One hundred guns were fired, and the pelican flag unfurled. Impromptu secession speeches were made by leading citizens, and the Marseillais hymn and polkas were the only airs played. A bust of Calhoun was exhibited decorated with a cockade. South Carolina's secession produced no sensation at Baltimore. People seemed relieved and cheerful, and the streets were gaily crowded, and business was better.--Times, Dec. 22. At Wilmington, Del., one hundred guns were fired to-day in honor of the secession of South Carolina.--Tribune, Dec. 22. The Convention of South Carolina adopted the declaration of causes justifying the secession of that State.--(Doc. 3.)
. Intelligence is received in Washington that Fort Sumter is besieged; that all Major Anderson's communications are cut off; that Fort Moultrie has been completely repaired and the guns remounted; and that every thing is in readiness to open a fire on Major Anderson. New batteries are being erected around him by the secessionists.--N. Y. Times. In New York city an assembly of the people in the City Hall Park fire 100 guns in honor of Major Anderson. Five thousand citizens of Baltimore have signed a letter addressed to Governor Hicks, of Maryland, approving his course in refusing to convene the Legislature of that State. The list is headed by John P. Kennedy, Mr. Fillmore's Secretary of the Navy, and comprises the names of nine-tenths of the business men of the city. Calls for public meetings to sustain the Governor are now being issued all over the State.--Baltimore American. Governor Ellis, of North Carolina, dispatched troops to seize upon Fort Macon, at Beaufo
Salutes were fired to the Stars and Stripes, which were displayed in all parts of the city. A volunteer company was immediately organized. The first man who signed the roll is a prominent clergyman. The first company of volunteers left Lafayette, Ind., for Indianapolis, at 2 o'clock P. M. to-day. They were escorted to the depot by the Lafayette Artillery; and two companies are nearly full, who will follow in a few days.--Buffalo Courier. An excited secession meeting was held at Baltimore, Md. T. Parkin Scott occupied the chair, and speeches denunciatory of the Administration and the North were made by Wilson C. N. Carr, William Burns, president of the National Volunteer Association, and others.--Baltimore Clipper, April 19. The main entrance to the harbor of Norfolk, Va., was obstructed by the sinking of small boats by order of Governor Letcher.--Baltimore Clipper, April 19. Governor Letcher, of Virginia, issued a proclamation, in which the independence of the Co
xty miles below Richmond, and a packet schooner belonging to Maine was taken at Richmond.--Herald, April 20. A secession flag was raised on Federal Hill, in Baltimore, and saluted with a cannon, when the workmen from foundries in the neighborhood rushed out and tore down the flag, and threw the cannon into the Patapsco.--Times, April 19. A letter from Baltimore to New York, under this date, says: A serious disposition is manifested in certain quarters to obstruct the passage of Northern troops through the State.--Times, April 20. Governor Morgan, of New York, issued a proclamation calling for men to answer the President's requisition. regiment arrived in New York en route for Washington, and made a triumphal march through the city.--Herald, April 19. The Governor of Maryland and Mayor of Baltimore issued proclamations, urging the people to keep the peace and avoid civil war. The Governor declared that no troops should be sent from the State, except for the
the Seventh Pennsylvania, were attacked in the streets of Baltimore by a mob upon their passage through that city. The Masll on board, and proceeded quietly through the streets of Baltimore, on their way to the depot at the other side of the town.ed with fixed bayonets in double quick time, the Mayor of Baltimore at their head, all the while surrounded by the mob — now d.--Times, April 20, 21, The mob completely reigned in Baltimore after the attack.--All the gunshops were plundered. Othefied the President that no more troops could pass through Baltimore unless they fought their way.--(Doc. 69.)--Times, April 2ibly excited at the attack on the Massachusetts troops in Baltimore. The Government recognizes the similarity in the day and The Governor sent the following despatch to the Mayor of Baltimore: I pray you cause the bodies of our Massachusettsle throng cheered them on their way. News of the fight in Baltimore was received before they left, and 48 rounds of ball-cart
April 20. Last night a mob from Baltimore, lying in wait for the train from Philadelphia, at Canton, fired a pistol at the engineer, who stopped the train. The crowd, compelling the passengers to leave the cars, occupied the train, and forced the engineer to take them back to Gunpowder Bridge. There the train was stopped, and the crowd set fire to the draw of the bridge and waited till that portion was burned; returning to Bush River Bridge, the draw was likewise burned. The mob then been paid. We deeply regret the necessity that impels us to say, that during the existence of this war we are determined to pay no notes due our northern friends.--Evening Post. The St. Nicholas, a steamer plying between Washington and Baltimore, was seized at the former place this morning for prudential purposes.--National Intelligencer. Hiram Sibley, President of the Western Union, and T. R. Walker, President, and J. D. Reid, Superintendent of the New York, Albany and Buffalo Te
roperty destroyed is estimated at $50,000,000.--(Doc. 77.)--Times, April 24. The railroad between Philadelphia and Baltimore was taken possession of by the U. S. Government. Orders were given from the Navy Department at Washington to the officI have not changed; have no thought of changing; always A Union man. --(Doc. 78.) George William Brown, mayor of Baltimore, Md., had a consultation with the President of the United States, in reference to the passage of northern troops through BBaltimore. On his return from Washington, the Mayor submitted to the people a statement as to his interview with the President.--(Doc. 79.) The Worcester third battalion of Rifles, arrived at New York. They are commanded by Major Charles Devenessage asserting that Tennessee should furnish her quota of men.--Commercial Advertiser, April 26. The citizens of Baltimore were fearfully excited on account of a rumored descent upon them by Federal troops from Cockeysville, seventeen miles d
o endeavor to procure some countermand of the order for troops to march to Washington. One delegation of thirty, from five Young men's Christian associations of Baltimore, had a prolonged interview, but made no impression upon him.--N. Y. Times, April 25. Gov. Hicks presented to the President a communication again urging the enrolled.--N. Y. Tribune, April 25. The Baltimore American of this day contains a recapitulation of the killed and wounded during the riot that occurred at Baltimore on the 19th April.--(Doc. 85.) An embargo upon provisions of any kind, and upon steamboats, was declared by the Mayor and Police Board of Baltimore.--(Doc. Baltimore.--(Doc. 86.) The Charleston Mercury of to-day, in an article headed President Lincoln a Usurper, concludes that he will deplore the higherlaw depravity which has governed his counsels. Seeking the sword, in spite of all moral or constitutional restraints and obligations, hoe may perish by the sword. He sleeps already with soldiers a
f the General Assembly of the State, and deprecating the proclamation of President Lincoln asking for troops.--(Doc. 103.) The bridges over Gunpowder River on the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad were burned by the rebels of Baltimore. The bridge over Bush River, on the same route, was destroyed last evening about sundown.--N. Y. Herald, April 28. The Baltimore Sun of to-day, has a leader which seems to indicate that the conservative influence is gaining ground in thatage of an ordinance of secession by the Legislature would be an arrogation of power not vested in it. It favors calling a State Convention, the delegates to be elected directly from the people. It denies the stories of violence to Union men at Baltimore. There is a great feeling among business men of the city for the re-establishment of trade, and silent conservatism is changing gradually to open Unionism.--N. Y. Times, April 27. A large meeting of the ladies of Syracuse, N. Y., was held
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