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William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 1,765 1 Browse Search
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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) 410 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. 405 1 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the American army. (search)
ented a spirit of revolt. The volunteer regiments, formed at a moment of patriotic impulse, were composed of far better material; but they were only enlisted for a few months, and during the early stages of the war the negotiations set on foot to prolong their term of service were constantly paralyzing military operations. The national army was at last organized in 1776. It has served as the type of all the levies of volunteers which have been made since, down to those called for by Mr. Lincoln. This army was placed under the immediate orders of Congress, which shared with the States the costs of pay and equipment. The contingent of each State was fixed at a certain number of battalions, the officers of which were appointed by the local authorities; and if the voluntary enlistments did not suffice, the total number required was completed by drafting exclusively among the militia. The latter, in reality, was only composed of enlisted volunteers. It is true that in cases of ex
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—secession. (search)
great Republic—was entrusted on the 19th to Mr. Lincoln, already known for his uprightness, his lege Presidential electors pledged to vote for Mr. Lincoln received 1,866,452 votes; those representin and from the day following the election of Mr. Lincoln, the judge of the District Court of the Unisolidate the national credit, and secure to Mr. Lincoln's government the means of paying the intereer 4: Fort Sumter. THE inauguration of Mr. Lincoln at Washington on the 4th of March, 1861, wirities sent an embassy to Washington to ask Mr. Lincoln to recognize them. Naturally enough, the P view to that daring feat. The position of Mr. Lincoln was a critical one, for he had only a few ct is to say, four times the number asked by Mr. Lincoln—were mustered into service two months after The manner in which the North had answered Mr. Lincoln's call, enabled the government, not to attady believed that the volunteers summoned by Mr. Lincoln to serve for three years, or during the war[24 more...]<
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
been elected a few months before was convened by Mr. Lincoln, and assembled in the Capitol at Washington. Nevave circumstances. Four months had elapsed since Mr. Lincoln had taken the constitutional oath in that same edm the duties incumbent upon him with firmness. Mr. Lincoln had shown no weakness when treason surrounded himheir seats; the extraordinary measures adopted by Mr. Lincoln were sanctioned; the increase of the regular armywas summoned in great haste on the 22d of July by Mr. Lincoln, and entrusted with this duty. McDowell, who had; and among the first major-generals appointed by Mr. Lincoln we find two— Messrs. Banks and Butler—who are th which were among the first promotions, show that Mr. Lincoln knew from the outset how to select men worthy of ve in defending a breach or defile. But although Mr. Lincoln recommended its adoption, and had even made a trilockade of their coasts which had been ordered by Mr. Lincoln. By degrees this blockade became more effective,
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
cy of the republic. Subsequently, in 1861, Mr. Lincoln conferred upon him the highest rank, that oreprisals on the part of the Confederates. Mr. Lincoln, who could be firm when it was necessary towers. The disavowal of his proclamation by Mr. Lincoln had been no lesson to him, and he had againcould not increase their army as rapidly as Mr. Lincoln could; but they succeeded for a long time ienator from Oregon and a personal friend of Mr. Lincoln, an orator of talent and respected by all fd the thickest planking of vessels. When Mr. Lincoln came into power, he found the Federal navy rs. The government at Washington, bound by Mr. Lincoln's proclamations and pressed by public opinimentioned. The second question raised by Mr. Lincoln's proclamation was yet more serious; it conare justified in not respecting it. When Mr. Lincoln proclaimed the blockade of the coasts of thwould have been more prudent on the part of Mr. Lincoln to have limited his declarations to the mea[6 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
s call was responded to. On the 22d of July Mr. Lincoln was authorized to raise five hundred thousamost intolerant among those who had carried Mr. Lincoln into power could not forgive the young Demois approbation. The day had gone by when Mr. Lincoln, unexpected, alone, and on foot, would makeeseen. The pressure of public opinion upon Mr. Lincoln became too strong for him to resist it: he ays which a naval operation would occasion, Mr. Lincoln substituted another plan for that which hadct were clearly and irrefutably set forth. Mr. Lincoln, without being convinced, felt neverthelesscured the restoration of the railway, which Mr. Lincoln considered so important. The latter at lions which McClellan had so long solicited, Mr. Lincoln relapsed into hesitancy, and insisted that a Washington journal published an order of Mr. Lincoln depriving General McClellan of the supreme of his removal from the command-in-chief. Mr. Lincoln had not the courage to notify him of the fa[6 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Bibliographical note (search)
lassify them, History of the Rebellion, by Appleton, one volume; Life of General Grant, by Coppee, one volume; Life of General Sherman, by Bowman and Irwin, one volume; Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army, by Stevenson, one volume; The Volunteer Quartermaster, one volume; History of the United States Cavalry, by Brackett, one volume; a large number of technical papers in the American Cyclopaedia, a work in four volumes; Political History of the Rebellion, by McPherson, one volume; Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Raymond, one volume; The American Conflict, by Horace Greeley, two volumes. Among the Confederate publications to which we are indebted, we must mention, above all, the works of Mr. E. Pollard: The First, Second, and Third Year of the War, three volumes, The Lost Cause, one volume, and Lee and his Lieutenants, one volume; the works of Mr. Esten Cooke: Life of General Lee, one volume, Life of Stonewall Jackson, one volume, and Wearing of the Grey, one volume; and, finally, The Sou