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The Daily Dispatch: March 20, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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military enterprise. The Feeling in the United States. The Nassau correspondent of the Charleston Courier writes, March 18th, as follows: We may as well make up our minds that the war will drag along until next fall or winter. --Foreign intervention will only intensify. My reading of Northern papers leads me to believe that the mass of the Northern people are indisposed to let the South go without other attempts to subdue it. The Democrats are only conditional peace men. John Van Baren advocates the conquest of the South first, and then if she is not willing to continue in the Union he is willing to say, "wayward sisters, part in peace." The peace men, like Vallandigham, Cox, and Seymour of Connecticut, call for a cessation of hostilities in order to bring about "reconstruction" it is evident that further defeats; more depredations on their commerce, an active financial panic, and practical foreign intervention must ensue, before the Yankees can abandon the hope of for
act or motive of which he may be innocent to any man; but we hear nothing from Seymour, and now is the time for him to show his mettle. Now is the time to take the lion by the beard, if he ever means to do it. Now is the time for him to say whether or not there still be a Constitution in Yankeedom, and, if he cannot maintain it in its integrity, to gather up and stick by the fragments. The word will be much disappointed if, after all his bold talk, he should follow in the footsteps of John Van Baren and other peace Democrat of that stripe. The duty of Governor Seymour is so plain that he cannot miss it. The draft is plainly unconstitutional, as anybody may see by reference to the Constitution of the United States. It is not only unconstitutional, but it is made, as if by design, most odiously oppressive. It is not wonderful that the Supreme Court of New York should have decided it to be unconstitutional — that is, if the Judges know anything about the law they profess to inte