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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Letter from President Davis to the Reunion of Confederate veterans at Dallas, Texas, August 6th, 1884. (search)
Letter from President Davis to the Reunion of Confederate veterans at Dallas, Texas, August 6th, 1884. Beauvoir, Miss., July 29, 1884. Major John F. Elliolt . My Dear Sir. :I have received yours of the 28th instant, and the renewed invitation to attend the reunion in Texas of the old settlers and ex-Confederates intensifies the regret heretofore expressed at my inability to be present on that occasion. The very gratifying terms of your letter revives the grateful recollection of the many manifestations of the kind regard of your people. From the date of your revolution and admission as an independent State of the Union, I have watched your progress and development with the hope and expectation that Texas would be in the fulfilment of her destiny the Empire State of the American Union. Her vast territory, with a corresponding variety of climate, soil, mineral and agricultural products, form a solid basis for such an anticipation should her territory remain undivided. It
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Chickamauga. (search)
eneral Sherman, in the course of his address, stated that President Davis (Jeff. Davis, he rudely calls him), was a conspirator a the opening of the rebellion, and that his aim was to make himself dictator of the South, and that, in a letter to a man who is now a United States Senator, he had said he would turn Lee's army against any State that might attempt to secede from the Southern Confederacy. This statement brought out the following reply from our patriotic, chivalric chief: Beauvoir, Miss., November 6, 1884. Editor St. Louis Republican . Dear Sir,—I have to-night received the enclosed published account of remarks made by General W. T. Sherman, and ask the use of your columns to notice only so much as particularly refers to myself, and which is to be found in the following extracts. The following is taken from the St. Louis Republican. Frank P. Blair Post, G. A. R., opened their new hall, corner of Seventeenth and Olive streets, last evening. General Sherman said t