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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 272 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 122 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. 100 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 90 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 84 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 II. 82 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 82 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 74 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 70 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion 70 0 Browse Search
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between our people, nor place a check on their productive energies. To this end the means of transportation from one section of our country to the other must be carefully guarded and improved. And this should be the object of anxious care on the part of State and Confederate Governments, so far as they may have power over the subject. We have already two main systems, of through transportation from the North to the South--one from Richmond, along the sea board; the other through Western Virginia to New Orleans. A third might be occurred by completing a link of about forty miles between Danville, in Virginia, and Greensborough, in North Carolina. The construction of this comparatively short line would give them through route from North to South. In the interior of the Confederate States, and give us access to a population and to military resource from which we are now, in a great measure, debarred. We should increase greatly the safety and capacity of our means for transpor
ered to be printed. The Convention proceeded to elect a member of the Provisional Congress, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of James M. Mason, and A. R. Boteler was unanimously elected. Mr. Haymond moved to recommit the report on constitutional amendments, which was opposed by Messrs. Kilby and Stuart, on the sensible ground that nothing should be done tending to prevent a speedy termination of the session, and negatived by a large majority. The amended Constitution was then taken up, and considerable debate ensued upon the third Article, defining the qualifications of voters, out no final disposition was made of it. A resolution was adopted, assigning seats in the Convention to certain persons lately elected to all vacancies occurring in consequence of the Western Virginia treason. After passing resolutions of respect to the memory of John N. Hughes, Esq., a member of the body who lost his life at Rich Mountain, the Convention adjourned.