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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 638 0 Browse Search
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A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 378 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. 340 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) 274 0 Browse Search
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adopted and acquiesced in, is presented by the history of Georgia. That colony may owe something of her preeminence to her Savannah to that of the Altamaha, and to which the name of Georgia was given in honor of the reigning sovereign. The trusteebles, war between Spain and England broke out in 1739, and Georgia, as the frontier colony, contiguous to the far older and savages. Oglethorpe, at the head of the South Carolina and Georgia militia, made an attempt on Saint Augustine, which miscarrinally surrendered their charter to the Crown; and in 1752 Georgia became a royal colony, whereby its inhabitants were enableed America after his relinquishment of the governorship of Georgia; but he remained a warm, active, wellinformed friend of outo his signal merits.--See Sparks's American Biography. in Georgia was aided by the presence, counsels, and active sympathy, ased, while the resistance faded and disappeared; and soon Georgia yielded silently, passively, to the contagion of evil exam
resentatives of the extensive district of Darien, in the colony of Georgia, being now assembled in congress by the authority and free choice e asserted truths which the jealous devotion of South Carolina and Georgia to slaveholding rendered it impolitic to send forth as an integralts of Africa, was struck out in complaisance to South Carolina and Georgia, who had never attempted to restrain the importation of slaves, an as their representatives in Congress, those of South Carolina and Georgia included. The progress of the Revolution justified and deepened6,668 5,620 North Carolina 7,263   South Carolina 6,417   Georgia 2,679     Total 232,341 56,163 The number of slaves een thus abolished. none South Carolina 107,094 New York 21,324 Georgia 29,264 New Jersey 11,423 Kentucky 11,830 Pennsylvania Penpopulation less numerous than that of Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia, furnished more than double the number of soldiers to battle for t
success. Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia, each claimed, under their several charters, a right of almost infinite extensr this. And it was presumed, at the close of the war, that North Carolina and Georgia would promptly make similar concessions of the then savage regions covered by remained for some years thereafter, unceded to the Union by North Carolina and Georgia. This entire territory, ceded and to be ceded, was divided prospectively by tght, and might not, have voted in the affirmative; but it is not probable that Georgia, had she been present, would have cast an affirmative vote. Humanly speaking,3, by the unanimous vote of the States then represented in Congress, including Georgia and the Carolinas; no effort having been made to strike out the inhibition of   Mr. Hawkins ay, South Carolina Mr. Kean ay, Ay.   Mr. Huger ay, Georgia Mr. Few ay, Ay.   Mr. Pierce ay, Journal of Congress, vol. IV., 1787
ly explained, comes to this: that the inhabitant of Georgia or South Carolina, who goes to the coast of Africa,nce. All this would be vain, if South Carolina and Georgia be at liberty to import. The Western people are alaves, if they can be got through South Carolina and Georgia. Slavery discourages the arts and manufactures. Ted, the African Slave-Trade; but South Carolina and Georgia were present, by their delegates, to admonish, and, consent of their constituents. South Carolina and Georgia can not do without slaves. * * He contended that th Mr. Baldwin has similar conceptions in the case of Georgia. Mr. Wilson (of Pennsylvania) observed, that, if South Carolina and Georgia were thus disposed to get rid of the importation of slaves in a short time, as had ought fully to satisfy the craving of Carolina and Georgia. The Encyclopoedia Britannica (latest edition — r fugitive slaves who might escape into Carolina or Georgia, or had any desire to enter into reciprocal engagem
ongress, shall tend to emancipate slaves. Georgia, likewise, in ceding to the Union (April 2, 1their western territory by North Carolina and Georgia, from continuing and perfecting the Jefferson792, and directly engaged with a Mr. B., from Georgia, to proceed to that State and reside in his eticut and a graduate of Yale, who had come to Georgia as the teacher of General Greene's children, nsolvency, Miller wrote (April 27, 1796) from Georgia to Whitney, urging him to hasten to London, tspatched on a collecting tour through the State of Georgia, was unable to obtain money enough to pay to oppose both. At one time, but few men in Georgia dared to come into court and testify to the m in proving that the machine had been used in Georgia, although, at the same moment, there were thralities of this cotton, the one termed Upland Georgia, grown in the States of Georgia and South CarGeorgia and South Carolina, and the other of superior quality, raised upon the banks of the Mississippi, and distinguish[1 more...]
lification Hayne Webster Jackson Calhoun Georgia and the Indiana. So long as the people of plying such a purpose. Ex-Governor Troup, of Georgia, and a few other doctrinaires of the extreme included within the States of North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama. With those tribes, which had been previously granted by the State of Georgia, both which tracts had formally been yielwas utterly repudiated. Governor Troup, of Georgia, of course assumed the validity of the instrun, and passed directly over to her: but then, Georgia was a sovereign State, and entitled to do as t, I informed the Indians inhabiting parts of Georgia and Alabama that their attempt to establish a a home in a distant land, let the laws which Georgia proceeded to enact bear witness. Grown wearynt government within the State of Alabama and Georgia. Both these gentlemen well knew--Colonel affirmed by the tribunal of ultimate resort. Georgia was permitted to violate the faith of solemn [21 more...]
m the American people; that you will promote mercy and justice toward this distressed race; and that you will step to the very verge of the power vested in you for discouraging every species of traffic in the persons of our fellow-men. Congress courteously received this and similar memorials, calmly considered them, and decided that it had no power to abolish Slavery in the States which saw fit to authorize and cherish it. There was no excitement, no menace, no fury. South Carolina and Georgia, of course, opposed the prayer, but in parliamentary language. It is noteworthy, that among those who leaned furthest toward the petitioners were Messrs. Parker and Page, of Virginia--the latter in due time her Governor. They urged, not that the prayer should be granted, but that the memorial be referred, and respectfully considered. Vermont framed a State Constitution in 1777, and embodied in it a Bill of Rights, whereof the first article precluded Slavery. Massachusetts framed a
ries and fanatics, under the usual penalty of a dissolution of the Union; The following is an extract from the Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle of October, 1833. We firmly believe that, if the Southern States do not quickly unite, and declare to the Nay. The cry of the whole South should be death — instant death — to the abolitionist, wherever he is caught. --Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle. We can assure the Bostonians, one and all, who have embarked in the nefarious scheme of abolishing Slavery Davis, Ewing of Illinois, Ewing of Ohio, Goldsborough, Grundy, Hendricks, Hill, Hubbard, Kent, King of Alabama, King of Georgia, Knight, Linn, McKean, Morris, Naudain, Niles, Prentiss, Robbins, Robinson, Ruggles, Shepley, Southard, Swift, Tallmadgeessrs. Pinckney of South Carolina; Hamer of Ohio; Pierce of New Hampshire; Hardin of Kentucky; Jarvis of Maine; Owens of Georgia; Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania; Dromgoole of Virginia; and Turrill of New York — all Democrats, but Hardin, a Southern Whig<
of his country to the United States. Mr. Van Buren was then President, with John C. Forsyth, of Georgia--an extreme Southron — for his Secretary of State. The subject was fully considered, and a deckson men, of the Slave States for Vice-President, and received the electoral votes of Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. In 1838, he was elected as a Whig to the Legislature of Virgin. Polk was supported by Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, and Arkansas--fifteen lton Brown, of Tennessee; James Dellet, of Alabama; Duncan L. Clinch and Alexander Stephens, of Georgia. The Nays were 78 Whigs and 23 Democrats (from Free States), among them, Hannibal Hamlin, Johnribes, were all prompted by a concern for the interests and security of the slaveholders of southern Georgia and Alabama, whose chattels would persist in following each other out of Christian bondage
ed her domestic institutions; Alabama and Mississippi were, in like manner, constructively slaveholding at the outset, by virtue of the laws of North Carolina and Georgia, from which States they were cut off. Louisiana (including Missouri) had come to us slaveholding from France; so had Florida from Spain; while Texas had been coloates. This measure passed the Senate by the strong vote of 33 Yeas to 22 Nays — all from Free States--but, on its reaching the House, Mr. Alex. II. Stephens, of Georgia, moved that it do lie on the table, which prevailed; Yeas 112 (30 of them Democrats from Free States; 8 Whigs from Slave States; and 74 Whigs from Free States); Nrine recognized by this body. The party was not yet ready for such strong meat, and this resolve was rejected: Nays 216; Yeas 36--South Carolina 9; Alabama 9; Georgia 9; Arkansas 3; Florida 3; Maryland 1; Kentucky 1; Tennessee 1. The Whig National Convention assembled in Philadelphia, June 7th. Gen. Zachary Taylor, of Louisi
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