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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 22 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 20 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 18 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 14 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 12 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 12 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
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John Cochrane. I was well acquainted with Mr. Orr, one of the commissioners of South Carolina, and I stated to him my proposition as I had laid it before the President. Orr replied: Why, you would not have hanged us, would you? and I answered: No; not unless you had been convicted. I was not alarmed at this condition of things, because, as I have said, I had foreseen it. But I wished to know if there was any hope Washington scenes in 1861. 1. Pennsylvania Avenue looking towards Capitol. 2. War Department building before War. 3. Navy Department building before War. of relief therefrom. Accordingly, I wrote a note to Jefferson Davis, then a member of the Senate, soliciting an interview. He sent me a card inviting me to take tea with him on that evening, as he would be alone. Accordingly I went, and was hospitably and quietly received, and a conversation of several hours followed, in which the whole situation was discussed. That interview convinced me that war was ine
make the attempt to hold Annapolis, and open the way to Washington, was the remembrance of a little bit of history:-- Washington had determined upon placing the capital where it now is. He had substantially laid out the plan which brought the capitol building, in the final location of it, close to the top of a slope which commands a view of the very large and substantially level ground east of the capitol where, by this plan, the city was to be built. But this level tract took in a large picapitol where, by this plan, the city was to be built. But this level tract took in a large piece of the ground belonging to Mr. Carroll, and some belonging to the Custis family. On this account, Edmund Randolph, Washington's attorney-general, attacked him in a pamphlet, which was the mode of political warfare in those days. He urged that the location of the capital, and especially the plan of the city, was simply the result of nepotism on the part of the President, who desired to give great value by the Map of Chesapeake Bay and interior. From United States topographical map. lo