States of the South
under any military leader who was best qualified to lead them.
He said that though Mr. Jefferson Davis
had not been a favorite with him as a politician, he believed him to be as able and competent a military commander as there is in the South
, and lie was for marching under him, or any other man, against the invaders of Southern soil.
His cry was, “To arms!
not only to resist the invasion of our own soil, but that of any of the Southern States
He had no thought of accepting the poor privilege of being swallowed up at last.
Hon. Andrew Ewing
followed, declaring, in the strongest and most emphatic terms, for resistance to the attempted subjugation of the South
He was for the whole South
standing as a unit.--Nashville Banner
, April 24.