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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 111 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 78 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 58 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 54 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 50 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 49 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 40 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 38 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 34 0 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 32 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: January 11, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Charleston Harbor (South Carolina, United States) or search for Charleston Harbor (South Carolina, United States) in all documents.

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The National Crisis. letter from vice President Breckinridge--letter from Judge A. B. Longstreet--military movements in Charleston — county Meetings in Virginia — the southern Confederacy — the defences of Charleston harbor--Fort Pulaski--the Servants in the field, &c., &c. Letter from vice President Breckinridge. Hon. John C. Breckinridge has written a letter to Gov. Magoffin, of Ky. in which, while favoring the compromise propositions of Mr. Crittenden, he expresses himselfregret that you have been mistaken in point of fact though I firmly believe honestly mistaken. Still it is certain you have not the less been mistaken. Yours, very respectfully, James Buchanan.Hon. Jacob Thompson. The defences of Charleston harbor. Such measures have been adopted to prevent all vessels of an offensive character entering the harbor of Charleston, that even those belonging to that city cannot get out without aid. All the buoys have been removed, and some, if not al<
r section of the country. It the political conflict were to end in civil a war, it was my determined purpose not to commence it, nor even to furnish an excuse for it by any act of this Government. My opinion remains unchanged, that justice as well as sound policy requires us still to seek a peaceful solution of the questions at issue between the North and the South. Entertaining this conviction, I refrained even from sending reinforcements to Maj. Anderson who commanded the forts in Charleston harbor, until an absolute necessity for doing so should make itself apparent, lest it might unjustly be regarded as a menace of military coercion, and thus furnish, if not a provocation, at least a pretext for an outbreak on the part of South Carolina. No necessity for these reinforcements seemed to exist. I was assured by distinguished and upright gentlemen of South Carolina that no attack upon Major Anderson was intended, but that, on the contrary, it was the desire of the State authoriti
s far as in my power, the shedding of blood, I beg that you will have due notification of my decision given to all concerned. Hoping, however, that your answer may justify a further continuance of forbearance on my part, I am, Respectfully, yours, Robert Anderson, Major U. S. A. Reply of Gov. Pickens. "Gov. Pickens sent a letter to Major Anderson, in reply. After stating the position South Carolina holds to the Federal Union, and that any attempt to send U. S. troops to Charleston harbor, to reinforce the forts, would be regarded as an act of hostility, he says: In conclusion — the said attempt to reinforce the troops at Fort Sumter, or retake and resume possession of the forts within the waters of this State which you abandoned, spiking the guns and doing other damage, cannot be regarded by the authorities of this State as indicative of any other purpose than coercion of the State by an armed force of the Government. Its special agents, therefore, have been off