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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 98 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 52 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 6 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 4 0 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. 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 22, 1861., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 1 1 Browse Search
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A Model speech. --when Gen. Bragg was at meridian, Miss., recently, the citizens insisted upon his making a speech, when he responded as follows: This is a time for acts, not words. Experience has taught me, too, that every man should stick to his trade. In many efforts, I believed I never made but one successful speech — and that was, in a few words, when I courted my wife — the result then being dustless to any merit, either in the speech or the speaker, than to an unfortunate habit with young ladies of deciding more from impulse than reason, by which, as in my case, they are too apt to be unfortunate. Ponder well, then, my fellow citizens, this piece of advice. Never call on an old soldier for speeches and, if you will pardon me the liberty, I will not never send politicians to command your armies. From that time our cause will prospe
House of Representatives. Tuesday, March 18, 1862. The House met at its usual hour, and its session was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Doggett. Journal of yesterday read. The Speaker submitted a long communication from the Hon. Thomas Bragg Attorney General, in regard to the books and papers of the Provisional Congress, in response to a resolution of the House. The communication was referred to the Judicial Committee. Mr. Ralls, of Ala., moved that the hour of meeting of the House be changed from 12 to 11 o'clock A. M. Motion not agreed to. Mr. Curry, of Ala., renewed his motion of yesterday, that the House adjourn on the 31st of March, to meet on the 2d Monday in July. Mr. Dupre moved to strike out the time fixed for meeting, and to amend by inserting the first Monday in October, unless sooner convened by the President, either here or at such point as he may designate. Mr. Conrad, of La., moved to amend the amendment by striking out all after the w