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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 84 2 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 44 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 40 2 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 33 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 27 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 7: Prisons and Hospitals. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 22 6 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. 21 1 Browse Search
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Doc. 124. proclamation by General Dix, in reference to the Maryland election. Headquarters, Baltimore, November 1, 1861. To the United States Marshal of Maryland and the Provost Marshal of the City of Baltimore: Information has come to my knowledge that certain individuals who formerly resided in this State, and are known to have been recently in Virginia bearing arms against the authority and the forces of the United States, have returned to their former homes with the intention of offer his vote, to commit him until he can be taken into custody by the authority of the United States; and I call on all good and loyal citizens to support the judges of elections, the United States Marshal and his deputies, and the Provost Marshal of Baltimore and police, in their efforts to secure a free and fair expression of the voice of the people of Maryland, and at the same time to prevent the ballot-box from being polluted by treasonable votes. John A. Dix, Major-General Commanding.
Doc. 159. General Dix's proclamation to the people of Accomac and Northampton counties, Va., Nov. 13. The military forces of the United States are about to enter your counties as a part of the Union. They will go among you as friends, and with the earnest hope that they may not by your own acts be compelled to become your enemies. They will invade no right of person or property. On the contrary, your laws, your institutions, your usages, will be scrupulously respected. There need nity and duty, and all who are found in arms, the severest punishment warranted by the laws of war will be visited. To those who remain in the quiet pursuit of their domestic occupations the public authorities assure all they can give peace, freedom from annoyance, protection from foreign and internal enemies, a guaranty of all Constitutional and legal rights, and the blessings of a just and parental Government. John A. Dix, Major-General Commanding. Headquarters, Baltimore, Nov. 13, 1861.
on to Eastern Virginia, by the forces under General Dix. The following is an account of the expethe troubles. It is well known that before General Dix took command of this department a system ofen clearly set forth in the proclamation of General Dix. See page 367, Docs., ante. The troops c Here great numbers of the proclamation of General Dix were scattered among the people, and were tassurance that the expedition despatched by General Dix to the two eastern shore counties of Virgine flag of truce went, he was importuned for General Dix's proclamation, which had been sent among t suddenly. The reply was, they had got General Dix's proclamation, and believing they could notate that along the road I was besieged for General Dix's proclamation, a few copies of which had b feeling, and received the proclamation of Maj.-Gen. Dix with delight. In a few days General Loc These gladly received the proclamation of General Dix, and were promised the protection of the Un
Doc. 185. Gen. Lockwood's proclamation. To the people of Accomac and Northampton counties, Va. Whereas, under the proclamation of Major-General Dix, the people of Accomac and Northampton counties, (Va.,) having laid down their arms, are entitled to the protection of the Federal Government; and whereas a serious inconvenience might arise from a suspension of the operations of the authorities and laws therein; and whereas the functionaries holding office in said counties were elected to the same previous to the ratification of the so-called ordinance of secession whereby this people put themselves in hostility to the Federal Government; and whereas the responsibilities and duties of said functionaries were sought to be changed by an oath of allegiance to a pretended Government in rebellion against the Federal Government: Therefore I, Henry H. Lockwood, Brigadier-General commanding in said counties, do hereby, by virtue of authority vested in me, authorize the judges, magis