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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 16,340 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 3,098 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 2,132 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 1,974 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 1,668 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 1,628 0 Browse Search
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) 1,386 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 1,340 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. 1,170 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 1,092 0 Browse Search
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d fair to be a powerful rival of the port of Haarlem, which afterwards became New York!. It was settled by a company of Scotchmen, as its name would indicate, immediately after the settlement of James town by the English. It was first laid out upon the Potomac, but as the bay was capacious and, the river navigable for some five miles, it was removed up the Quantico to its present location. It grew very rapidly, and was soon the most important town in the whole country. Long before the United States existed as an independent government, when Virginia was a colony of Great Britain, Dumfries was a thriving place, and contained several large were houses, numerous stores, a church, a court-house. In which the colonial records were kept, a jail, and other public buildings.--Gradually, as time crept on, the trade grew, and consequently new ware houses and stores were erected.--When Alexandria was called Bell Haven, this was the great trading port of the country, and merchants were accust
C. S. District Court. --The case of the Confederate States against C. W. Purcell and others, to sequestrate the sum of $15,000, due by the defendants to Ashmead and others, alien enemies, was under consideration yesterday. The argument was continued by Mr. Gilmer for the defendants, and concluded by Mr. Aylett, for the Government. Decision to be rendered hereafter. The Court adjourned over to Monday next.
t to inquire into the loyalty of Judge Edward P. Pitts to the State of Virginia and to the Confederate States, and that said committee have power to summon witnesses. The motion was agreed to and ine and coast survey officers, commissioned by Virginia, have not been commissioned by the Confederate States. "Respectfully, "John Letcher." Officers of the United States Navy on the reved list, who resigned since the secession of Virginia, and have not been appointed in the Confederate States Navy: Captains Hugh N. Page, H. H. Cocke; Commanders Joseph Myers, Wm. Green; Lieutenants who resigned several years since, appointed in the Virginia Navy, and not appointed in the Confederate states Navy: Commander Wm. Leigh; Lieutenants Wm. Taylor Smith, C. St. Geo. Noland, Andrew Wier, Mr, Stuart moved to insert the words "one of" in the third section, before the words "Confederate States" Agreed to, and the section adopted. Mr. Price moved to strike out from the 5th secti
[communicated.]Confederate States of America, medical Purveyor's office, Richmond, Va., Nov. 25, 1861. I desire to acknowledge the receipt of the following contributions: From Miss E. C. White and twenty other ladies of Philadelphia, East Tennessee--19 blankets, 2 comforts, 48 handkerchiefs, 5 pairs socks, 20 towels. From the ladies of Athens, East Tennessee--7 quilts, 7 shirts, 3 sheets. 2 pillow-cases, 1 pair pants, 3 blankets, 2 pillows. From Mrs. Lenoir, Tennessee--3 blanket, 1 quilt. From J. F. Jones, Tennessee--1 blanket, 1 red quilt, 1 pillow case, 1 sheet. From the ladies of New Market, Tennessee--24 blankets, 15 comforts, 10 comforts. From J. R. Reed, J. W. Lusk, and others, Tennessee--5 comforts, 1 blanket, 4 pillows. From the ladies of Louisville, Blount co., Tennessee--11 blankets, 17 comforts. From Mrs. John Browden and Mrs. Alexander, Tennessee--7 comforts, 3 blankets, 3 pillows. From Mrs. Cox, Mrs. Saffell, Mrs. Lo
. The Convention yesterday adopted an amendment to Article V. of the Constitution, prescribing the mode of electing the Governor of the State, which abolishes one of the many Yankee renovations which distinguish the work of the Convention of 1850, namely, the p rality system. The amendment provides that the person receiving the highest popular vote shall be elected Governor, if this be if the rate cost ! but if no one have a majority, it becomes the duty of the General Assembly to make a choice from any three persons having the highest number of . An arrangement of this kind will pre the passions of any election in the disloyal counties of the West, where are even how gravely claiming to administer the affairs of Virginia as one of the United States. It might have been better to the election of Governor entirely upon the General Assembly, but this proposition ruled in the Convention, chiefly owing to a wall grounded apprehension that the people wound refuse to ratify it.