hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 162 162 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 119 119 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 25 25 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 23 23 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 21 21 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 20 20 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 20 20 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 18 18 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 18 18 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Irene E. Jerome., In a fair country 17 17 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: March 27, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for May or search for May in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

The Daily Dispatch: March 27, 1861., [Electronic resource], Submitting the question of North or South to the people. (search)
racy and established an independent Government, which ought to be recognized by the United States, and must be by the Governments of the world. With all these facts before us, and with a view to ascertain that judgment, and to give effect to the popular will, does hereby Resolve, That it shall be the duty of the Commissioners and officers who shall be appointed according to law to superintend and conduct elections for members of the General Assembly, at the next election in the month of May, to open a separate poll to take the sense of the qualified voters upon the question of remaining in the Union with the Northern States, or of uniting Virginia with the Southern Confederacy. In order to ascertain the sense of said voters thereupon, the said officers shall cause to be kept a separate poll, with two columns, the one to be headed "For the Northern Union," and the other "For the Southern Union;" and the names of those who vote for the former shall be written under the former hea
t resolution, the first of which declares that the General Assembly has heretofore in vain exerted its influence in endeavoring to preserve the Union, and to avert the calamity of civil war between the States; the second declares, that with a view of ascertaining the judgment of the people of Virginia on the present condition of things, and to give effect to the popular will, it shall be the duty of the Commissioners and officers appointed to superintend the election of members of the General Assembly in May, "to open a separate poll to take the sense of the qualified voters upon the question of remaining in the Union with the Northern States, or of uniting Virginia with the Southern Confederacy," for which purpose separate lists shall be kept, headed respectively, "for the Northern Union," and for the "Southern Union"--the voters to be listed as they shall elect. On his motion the preamble and resolution was laid on the table, notice being given that it would be called up to-day.