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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 5 5 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 3, 1863., [Electronic resource] 3 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1861., [Electronic resource] 3 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 31, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 2 2 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 7, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 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 1 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
imply declared the repeal and abrogation of all laws which bound the commonwealth to the Union, and that the State of Georgia was in full possession and exercise of all the rights of sovereignty which belong and appertain to a free and independent State. The ordinance elicited many warm expressions of Union sentiments. Mr. Stephens made a telling speech in favor of the Union, and he and his brother Linton voted against secession in every form. When, at two o'clock ill the afternoon of Jan. 19, 1861, the ordinance of secession was adopted, by a vote of 208 against 89, Stephens declared that he should go with his State, and, in accordance with a resolution adopted, he signed the ordinance. A resolution to submit the ordinance to the people of the State for ratification or rejection was rejected by a large majority. At that stage of the proceedings, a copy of a resolution passed by the legislature of the State of New York, tendering to the President of the United States all the avai
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Peace Congresses. (search)
simultaneously with those of the European powers. The proposition was pronounced by the able Queen of France to be a masterpiece of political wisdom. But England refused to negotiate for peace with France until that lower should give up its connection with the American rebels. This proposition was embodied by Kaunitz in the preliminary articles which he prepared for the peace congress. He cast the blame of its ill-success on the unreasonable pretensions of the British ministry. On Jan. 19, 1861, a series of resolutions were adopted by the Virginia legislature recommending a national peace convention or congress to be held in the city of Washington on Feb. 4, for the purpose of effecting a general and permanent pacification; commending the Crittenden compromise as a just basis of settlement; and appointing two commissioners, one to go to the President of the United States, and the other to the governors of the seceding States, to ask them to abstain from all hostile action pendi
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
w New Orleans, seized by Louisiana State troops......Jan. 11, 1861 Ordinance of secession of Alabama adopted in convention, 61 to 39......Jan. 11, 1861 Florida demands the surrender of Fort Pickens, at the entrance of Pensacola Bay, Florida, with the garrison of eighty-one men, under Lieutenant Slemmer; refused......Jan. 12, 1861 Fort Taylor, Key West, garrisoned by United States troops......Jan. 14, 1861 Ordinance of secession of Georgia adopted in convention, 208 to 89......Jan. 19, 1861 United States Senators Clement C. Clay, of Alabama, Thomas L. Clingman, of North Carolina, Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, Stephen R. Mallory and David L. Yulee, of Florida, withdraw from the Senate with speeches of defiance......Jan. 21, 1861 United States arsenal at Augusta, Ga., seized by Georgia troops......Jan. 24, 1861 Ordinance of secession of Louisiana adopted in convention, 113 to 17......Jan. 26, 1861 Alfred Iverson, of Georgia, withdraws from the Senate in a spee
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
ry of the Treasury......March 6, 1857 Governor Brown vetoes bill suspending forfeiture proceedings against banks for one year; the banks in Augusta and elsewhere resume specie payment......May 1, 1858 Georgia schooner-yacht Wanderer seized in New York on suspicion of being a slavetrader, but released.......June 16, 1858 Governor Brown seizes forts Pulaski and Jackson sixteen days before Georgia secedes......Jan. 3, 1861 Ordinance of secession passed (yeas, 208; nays, 89)......Jan. 19, 1861 [Alexander H. Stephens and Herschel V. Johnson vote nay.] Members of Congress from Georgia withdraw......Jan. 23, 1861 Iverson withdraws from the Senate......Jan. 28, 1861 Mint at Dahlonega seized by Confederate authorities of Georgia......Feb. 28, 1861 Georgia adopts Confederate constitution......March 16, 1861 Georgia adopts a State constitution......March 23, 1861 Governor Brown by proclamation forbids the people of Georgia to pay Northern creditors......April 2