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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 42 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 36 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 34 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 28 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 24 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. 24 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: February 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Southern Confederacy--an Answer to the Charleston Mercury. (search)
er slave States would, within sixty days, join the South. He denounced and execrated the bill. Mr. Howard responded in favor of the bill. Further consideration of the bill was postponed till Monday. The report of the Committee of Thirty-Three was taken up. Mr. Barnett made a speech against the Republicans, but protested against secession. The Washington and Oregon Territorial war debt bill was discussed. During the debate on the Oregon and Washington Territorial war debt bill, Mr. Haskin proposed to leave the settlement of accounts to Gens. Scott and Wool. Mr. Pryor objected, saying that Gen. Wool proposed to carry the fire and sword into the South, and Gen. Scott had inaugurated a military despotism in Washington, and in-tended to invade even his native State; but he could not be like Cariolanus, having the mothers and daughters of the Common wealth to meet him with tears entreating him to stay his hand — they would meet him as true Virginians should.
The twenty-second of February. --The birthday of the immortal founder of American liberty has been presented to us once again by father Time in his annual revolution. Whatever may be the destiny of the proud fabric which George Washington helped to rear, his own name will live forever in the grateful recollections of all generations capable of appreciating true manhood, and the grandest efforts in behalf of human liberty recorded on the pages of history. Virginians, native and adopted, will to-day, no matter what may be the state of the country, derive proud satisfaction in the thought that they live in the land that gave birth to the hero, the patriot and the sage. The day will be appropriately observed by a nearly unanimous cessation of business pursuits, and the usual military parade by our citizen soldiery. At 9 o'clock this morning the spirit- stirring drum and ear-splitting fife will challenge our admiration for the "Young Guard," Capt. Geo. J. Austin; an hour later