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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—secession. (search)
s in the hearts of most of the Democrats who had opposed the election of Mr. Lincoln. In the presence of the national peril they loyally tendered their assistance to the President; and breaking loose from their former accomplices of the South, they assumed the name of War Democrats in opposition to that of Peace Democrats. Their motto was the support of the Union, pure and simple. On the 20th of April, when tidings of the Baltimore riots were received, the leaders of the party—Messrs. Dix, Baker, and others, who were to become distinguished in the war—held a massmeeting in New York for the purpose of asserting their fidelity to the Constitution, and of imparting thereby a truly national character to the efforts of the North in its defence. On the same day General Wool, who was in command of all the Federal troops west of the Mississippi, being without instructions from Washington, took the responsibility of forwarding to the capital, by passing round Baltimore, all the forces alr
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
ion of a brigade, temporarily commanded by Colonel Baker, was collected at Conrad's Ferry. In the ake its place on the island, and he authorized Baker either to support Devens with the rest of his blish himself without danger in that position, Baker should at least have possessed a sufficient nuew officers made an effort to manoeuvre them. Baker himself, who sought the post of danger, and whbetween them also separated the combatants. Baker was killed at four o'clock; the Federals were able to occupy that town. After having given Baker the option of either withdrawing his detachmens between Leesburg and the two thousand men of Baker, he gave himself no uneasiness on account of tof the river only became known some time after Baker's death, and by a chance which was truly proviicked up his body found it stained with blood, Baker having been shot in the head; they copied it athe same time pay due homage to their valor. Baker's subordinates were also themselves to blame f[6 more...]