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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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The Daily Dispatch: December 12, 1863., [Electronic resource], Plan for the improvement of the Currency. (search)
in Treasury notes. 3. To authorize the Treasury notes not now fundable to be funded in bonds bearing four per cent. interest. 4. To provide for the future establishment of a sinking fund applicable to the whole debt incurred during the war. 5. To increase the tax in kind, and (after a certain time) to repeal the act authorizing Boards in each State to regulate the prices of impressed articles. 6. To issue commutation bills of convenient denominations purporting that the Confederate States are indebted to the bearer in the ruins there in specified, and that the bills are receivable in commutation of certain taxes according to law. 7. To allow the taxes in kind, (or such of them as the law shall determine) to be commuted by the payment of coin, or commutation bills, aerates about equal to double the prices of the same commodities at the beginning of the war. 8. To limit the amount of commutation bills to be in circulation at any time to $150,000,000. 9. To aut
Confederate States Congress. The Senate, yesterday, was called to order by Mr. Hunter, of Va., President Protem. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Read, of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Wigfall, of Texas, introduced a bill, which was referred to the Militg the Committee on Commerce to inquire into the expediency of abolishing contraband trade between the people of the Confederate States and the United States of prohibiting the exportation of specie during the continuance of the blockade, and of prohiUnited States of prohibiting the exportation of specie during the continuance of the blockade, and of prohibiting the introduction into the country of foreign goods, wares, and merchandize, except articles of prime necessity. On motion of Mr. Hill, from the Judiciary Committee, the Report of the Attorney General was ordered to be printed. On moire into the expediency of conscribing 100,000 male slaves between the ages of 18 and 45 years, to be placed in the Confederate States Army in the capacity of teamsters, cooks for our soldiers, waiters in hospitals, laborers on fortifications, and in
an adjournment of both Houses on Monday next, to meet again on the 6th January, 1864. Lies over. A large number of resolutions of inquiry were adopted. On motion of Mr. Randolph, it was Resolved, That the Governor be requested to communicate to the Senate whether the officers who resigned their commissions in the United States army or navy upon notice of the secession of Virginia, and whose services were accepted by the State, and who were subsequently transferred to the Confederate States army or navy, were all received in their appropriate ranks and grades; and that he be further requested to inform this body of all matters touching the same subject which he may think it important to communicate. Adjourned. In the House, Mr. McKinney offered a joint resolution directing our Representatives in Congress to use their influence in securing the passage of a bill to double the pay of the privates and non-commissioned officers in the Confederate service, issue rations
l now go into winter quarters, and Chattanooga will be previsioned and supplied as rapidly as possible for future operation. Until that is done no great activity need respected, unless the enemy should ty--gressive. Of this there is no great his army. Bragg is used up, personally, as on Monday. A dispatch from Chattanooga fled on Monday says that Gen. Barden is falling back from Dalton with decoyed troops lately commanded by Bragg. Its also said that the mountains of East Tennessee are filled with deserters and stragglers from the rebel ranks. A dispatch from Cincinnati says: Two thousand one hundred and thirty rebel prisoner from Chattanooga, passes through Indianapolis yesterday, on routs to Rock Island; 1,200 more are expected here to-day! 131 officers, mostly belonging to Major-Gen. John C. Breckinridge command, also passed through, on route to Johnson's Island. The Pending between the United States and Canada. The New York Times has the following news