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Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 1,039 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 833 7 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 656 14 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 580 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 459 3 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) 435 13 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 355 1 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 352 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 333 7 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 330 2 Browse Search
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at here it should be ended. One thing is certain: we must either make war or make peace. It is impossible to have both these luxuries at once — to fight and shake hands at the same time. We must either treat these people as enemies or friends. Until they avow themselves loyal, would it not be well to make them feel the pains and penalties of disloyalty? As it is, they declare that they never can be conquered; that they never will be subjugated; that they'll die, and the devil and Jeff. Davis only knows what not, before they will yield. The simple fact is, they don't know what they are talking about. They haven't tried dying, and don't know what a dreadfully unpleasant thing it is to do; they haven't yet lost their property, and don't know how inconvenient it is for a man to find himself suddenly without money; they take pleasure in proclaiming themselves traitors, because they have not yet become roused to the fact that treason is punishable by death. They have not yet fel
Retaliation Recommended. --The Washington correspondent of the New York Times writes: The rebel Government have this week hung a man in Richmond, a loyal citizen of the United States, charged with being a national spy.--The United States Government, last winter, arrested one Smithson, a Washington city banker, on the most indubitable evidence that he was a Confederate spy and communicated treasonable matter daily to Jeff. Davis.--Smithson was consigned to Fort Lafayette, but since the rebel Government has act the example of hanging such offenders, Mr. Smithson's friends in the South will not be surprised, perhaps, to learn that he is made to suffer the same doom. The subject has recently received the attention of our Government, but his decision is not yet announced.
battle, and loving hearts at home are filled with anxious solicitude for their safety, it is meet that the whole people should turn imploringly to their almighty Father and beseech His all-powerful protection. To this end, therefore, I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do issue this my proclamation, inviting all the people to unite at their several please of worship, on Friday, the 16th day of the present month of May, in humble supplitcation to Almighty Goof May, in humble supplitcation to Almighty God that He will vouchsafe His blessings on our beloved country; that He will strengthen and protest our armier, that He will watch over and preserve our people from the evil machinations of our enemies; and that He will, in his own good time, restore to as the blessing of peace and security under His sheltering cars. Given under my hand, and the seal of the Confederate States at Richmond, on the 3d day of May, A. D. 1861. Jefferson Davis