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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 45 7 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 27, 1864., [Electronic resource] 26 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 12, 1861., [Electronic resource] 24 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 13 1 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) 8 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 4 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Peabody, Selim Hobart 1829- (search)
Later in the year, Messrs. Clement C. Clay, of Alabama, Jacob Thompson, of Mississippi, Prof. James P. Holcombe, of Virginia, and George N. Sanders, of Kentucky, arrived in Canada via the Bermudas, amissioners to Washington. In an exchange of letters between Mr. Greeley and Messrs. Clay and Holcombe, the latter stated that the safe conduct of the President of the United States had been tenderets wishes and opinions. Under the circumstances, Mr. Greeley declined to meet Messrs. Clay and Holcombe without further instructions from the President of the United States. July 20 Mr. Greeley and Major Hay, President Lincoln's private secretary, crossed the Niagara and met Messrs. Clay and Holcombe, to whom the following letter was handed: executive mansion, Washington, July 18, 1864. To W bearer thereof shall have safe conduct both ways. Abraham Lincoln. In the absence of any official authority on the part of Messrs. Clay, Holcombe, Sanders, and Thompson, all negotiations ceased.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
, 1864 Battle of Monocacy, Md.......July 9, 1864 Repulse of General Early at Fort Stevens, 6 miles from Washington......July 12, 1864 Gold reaches 285 per cent., the maximum......July 16, 1864 Hood supersedes Johnston in defence of Atlanta......July 17, 1864 President calls for 500,000 volunteers for one, two, or three years......July 18, 1864 On July 5 Horace Greeley received a letter from George N. Sanders, Clifton, Canada, averring that Clement C. Clay, of Alabama; James P. Holcombe, of Virginia, and the writer, Confederates in Canada, would proceed to Washington in the interest of peace if full protection were accorded them. Greeley referred this letter to the President, suggesting with it a plan of adjustment. The President requested him to proceed to Niagara Falls and communicate with the parties in person......July 18, 1864 [A fruitless conference was the result.] Battle of Peach Tree Creek, Ga.......July 20, 1864 Battle of Decatur, or Atlanta, Ga..
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Virginia, (search)
under the control of the military authority. At the time appointed for the vote, Senator James M. Mason, author of the fugitive slave law, addressed a letter to the people. declaring that the ordinance of secession absolved them from all allegiance to the United States; that they were bound to support the sacred pledge made to the Confederate States by the treaty of annexation, etc. The Virginia convention had appointed ex-President John Tyler, W. Ballard Preston, S. M. D. Moore, James P. Holcombe, James C. Bruce, and Levi E. Harvie, commissioners to treat with Alexander H. Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States of America, for the annexation of Virginia to the Southern Confederacy. Mr. Stephens was clothed with full power to make a treaty to that effect. It was then planned to seize the national capital; and at several places on his way towards Richmond, where he harangued the people, he raised the cry of on to Washington! (q. v.) Troops were pressing towards that