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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 106 2 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 101 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 96 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 82 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 70 0 Browse Search
James Buchanan, Buchanan's administration on the eve of the rebellion 60 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 59 1 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. 56 2 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 44 4 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 44 2 Browse Search
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The National Crisis. the Forts at Charleston — the resignation of Secretary Floyd--Speculations from Washington — views of Messrs. Douglas and Crittenden, &sels, which have brought all kinds of supplies, from cannon to cement. Governor Floyd's resignation. We append Governor Floyd's letter to the President, tendGovernor Floyd's letter to the President, tendering his resignation as Secretary of War, with the President's reply: War Department, Dec. 29, 1860. Sir --On the evening of the 27th inst. I read the f This order, in my judgment, can alone prevent bloodshed and civil war. "John B. Floyd, Secretary of War. "To the President, Dec. 27, 1860." I thenghted faith. With the highest personal regard, I am most truly yours, John B Floyd. To his Excellency the President of the United States. Washington, Deccessor shall be appointed. Yours very respectfully, James Buchanan. Hon. John B. Floyd. Telegraphic Correspondence. The following telegraphic correspon
Statement of Ex-Secretary Floyd. The following communication was received in the U. S. House of Representatives Tuesday: War Department, Dec. 27, 1860. Sir --So much has been said very recently about the policy of this Department in granting acceptances to contractors for transportation across the plains, that I deem it due alike to Congress, the public and myself, to make a short, plain statement of the facts connected with the subject. At one time in the year 1858, It bheft, and within that time sixty millions of dollars have been disbursed. No system of administration, no line of policy, I think, could reach better results; no system of accountability could be more perfect. These facts I confidently assert, and the department is everywhere full of the proofs of them. I invite any investigation which the House may think proper to institute into any or all of my official acts. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, John B. Floyd. Secretary of War.
year that began so happily. Who would have thought it could end so sadly! But this is no time to moralize. Everybody seems overcome with gloom this morning. The papers are full of new troubles. Daily they thicken around us. It seems that Floyd alone his resigned. Saturday night we were satisfied that Thompson and Thomas had gone out with him. Now the rumor is that Anderson will be ordered back to Fort Moultrie, and Floyd will resume his place in the Cabinet. This is not likely. It wFloyd will resume his place in the Cabinet. This is not likely. It will ensure the resignation of the four Secretaries from the North. Members from Georgia were certain, night before last, that Forts Pulaski and Jackson had been seized by the Savannah people. No such information has been received by the public. We are beginning to feel here that it is time the Southern people are having an eye to all the fortifications which will come into Lincoln's hands in a few weeks. Come what may, peace or war, we ought to be prepared.--There should be no delay abo