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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 12 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Harper's Ferry and first Manassas. (search)
863. Monday, April 15th, 1861, maybe considered the commencement of this war for Virginia, for on that day appeared Lincoln's proclamation for 75,000 men to crush the rebellion, which hurried up our old fogy Convention, and compelled their secession on Wednesday, April 17th. I was at that time at the University of Virginia, that session being my third, as I went there from the Episcopal High School of Virginia in '57, spent sessions '57-8 and '58-9 at the University, taught '59-‘60 at Greenwood, Mr. Dinwiddie's boarding-school in this (Albemarle) county, and returned to the University the session of ‘60-‘61. This proclamation created quite a sensation at the University, raising the military enthusiasm to the highest pitch, and especially filling our two companies, the Southern Guard, Captain E. S. Hutter, and the Sons of Liberty, Captain J. Tosh, with an earnest desire to lend a hand in the defence of our State. The taking of Harper's Ferry was the first object that present<