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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 874 98 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 411 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 353 235 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 353 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 345 53 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 321 3 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 282 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 253 1 Browse Search
Allan Pinkerton, The spy in the rebellion; being a true history of the spy system of the United States Army during the late rebellion, revealing many secrets of the war hitherto not made public, compiled from official reports prepared for President Lincoln , General McClellan and the Provost-Marshal-General . 242 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. 198 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 1: the political Conventions in 1860. (search)
Convention, held in 1860, at Charleston and Baltimore, page 17. These utterances formed a key-notethe Convention, to meet in the city of Baltimore, in Maryland, on the eighteenth day of June followiin from all important action, and adjourn to Baltimore, and there, re-entering the regular Convention Front Streets. , opposite Low Street, in Baltimore, on Monday, the 18th day of June. The parqu to the party by the seceders' Convention at Baltimore were adopted by unanimous vote, with great cre than six months old, met in Convention at Baltimore. May 9, 1860. They styled themselves the Nan banners. The first Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, in 1860. The venerable John J. Crittendtion meeting was held in Monument Square, in Baltimore, whereat speakers and musicians were abundanon of the Democratic party at Charleston and Baltimore, a prospect for the election of the Republict at Charleston, in April, 1860, and then at Baltimore, in June! To them is due the credit of decl[4 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 4: seditious movements in Congress.--Secession in South Carolina, and its effects. (search)
eches were made to the populace, and no other airs were played in the streets but polkas and the Marseillaise Hymn. At Wilmington, in North Carolina, one hundred guns were fired. In Portsmouth,Virginia, fifteen were fired, being the then number of the Slave-labor States; and at Norfolk, the Palmetto flag was outspread from the top of a pole a hundred feet in hight. A banner with the same device was displayed over the custom-house at Richmond. An attempt was made to fire fifteen guns in Baltimore, when the loyal people there prevented it. On the 22d, a jubilant meeting at Memphis, Tennessee, ratified the ordinance. Fifteen guns were fired, and the office of the Avalanche, then an organ of the conspirators in that region, was illuminated. At the same time, the politicians of several of the Slave-labor States, as we shall observe presently, were rapidly placing the people in the position of active co-operation with those of South Carolina. Those who did not choose to follow the le
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 8: attitude of the Border Slave-labor States, and of the Free-labor States. (search)
Cotton-growing States were early within its borders plying their seductive arts, and they found so many sympathizers among the slaveholders, and a large class in Baltimore, connected by blood, affection, and commerce with the South, that they entertained, for a while, bright hopes of the co-operation of the people of that State. Igonist to their treasonable designs. They tried hard, but in vain, to counteract his influence. At the middle of February, they held an irregular convention in Baltimore, and issued an address and resolutions. Their operations were abortive. The best men of the State, of all parties, frowned upon their work. A Union party was organized, composed of vital elements, and grew in strength and stature every day. Maryland, and especially Baltimore, became a great battle-field of opinions between the champions of Right and Wrong. The former triumphed gloriously; and in less than four years from that time, slavery became utterly extinct in Maryland, by the con
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 11: the Montgomery Convention.--treason of General Twiggs.--Lincoln and Buchanan at the Capital. (search)
arned the night before that a band of men in Baltimore in the interest of the conspirators, and whosulted in the discovery of the conspiracy at Baltimore, and the revelation of the fact, that a smalvening Post said that a notorious gambler of Baltimore, named. Byrne, who went to Richmond soon afthe exact time when I expected to go through Baltimore being publicly known. He was well informed ts to visit Harrisburg, and go from there to Baltimore, and I resolved to do so. I could not believinced that there was danger in going through Baltimore. I told him that if I should meet at Harriselegraph that no communication could pass to Baltimore and give the conspirators knowledge of a chage there from Pinkerton (who had returned to Baltimore), that the conspirators had held their finalrain. We were a long time in the station at Baltimore. I heard people talking around, but no one of the most excitable elements of society in Baltimore, ostensibly against the Republican Committee[11 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 12: the inauguration of President Lincoln, and the Ideas and policy of the Government. (search)
ent and ex-President re-entered the Capitol, and the former proceeded immediately to the White House. Mr. Buchanan drove to the house of District-Attorney Ould, Robert Ould. See page 145. and on the following day left for his beautiful seat of Wheatland, near Lancaster, in Pennsylvania, which he reached on the 6th. Mr. Buchanan was escorted to the railway station at Washington by a committee of gentlemen from Lancaster, and two companies of mounted infantry. He was well received at Baltimore by the citizens; and from that city he was escorted to his home by the Baltimore City Guards. There he was received by a large concourse of his fellow-citizens, with a fine display of military, and civic societies. He was welcomed home by an address; and, in response, he congratulated himself on his retirement from public life, and announced his intention to pass the remainder of his existence as a good citizen, a faithful friend, an adviser of those who needed advice, and a benefactor of
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 13: the siege and evacuation of Fort Sumter. (search)
that journal. It was a 32-pound shot, and was soon afterward forwarded by Beauregard, it is said, to Marshal Kane, of Baltimore, who appears as a worthy recipient of the gift from such hands. The writer saw that shot at the police Headquarters in the old City Hall on Holliday Street, in Baltimore, when he visited that building in December, 1864, where it was carefully preserved, with the original presentation label upon it, namely, To George P. Kane, Marshal of Police, Baltimore, from Fort Baltimore, from Fort Sumter. Anderson's order for the men to remain in the bomb-proofs could not restrain them when the firing commenced. The whole garrison, officers and men, were filled with the highest Round shot from Fort Sumter. excitement and enthusiasm by non-combatant by agreement, See page 184. sprang upon the sand-bags, and with the assistance of Lyman, a mason from Baltimore, fastened the fragment of the staff there, and left the soiled banner flying defiantly, See the device on the Sumter
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 14: the great Uprising of the people. (search)
isted to war upon their rations, not on men. They are such as marched through Baltimore [the Massachusetts Sixth, admirably clothed, equipped, and disciplined, and cast Tennessee and Virginia to Richmond, and homeward by way of Washington and Baltimore. The car in which we left our place of detention was full of passengers, manbeen captured, and more than one hundred killed, while trying to pass through Baltimore. The annunciation was accompanied by a rude wood-cut, made for the occasion,and Junction, we should then have been in Virginia, possibly in Washington or Baltimore, subjected to the annoyances of that distressing week when the National Capitands of rebellious men. Already the blood of Union soldiers had been spilt in Baltimore, and the cry had come up from below the Roanoke: Press on toward Washington! ded at the Charleston Convention (page 20) and at the Seceders' Convention at Baltimore (page 27), in 1860, made an eloquent speech at Newburyport, Massachusetts, on
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 15: siege of Fort Pickens.--Declaration of War.--the Virginia conspirators and, the proposed capture of Washington City. (search)
ion, said the New Orleans Picayune South Carolina Light Infantry. of the 18th, will be the removal of Lincoln and his Cabinet, and whatever he can carry away, to the safer neighborhood of Harrisburg or Cincinnati — perhaps to Buffalo or Cleveland. The Vicksburg (Mississippi) Whig of the 20th said:--Major Ben. McCulloch has organized a force of five thousand men to seize the Federal Capital the instant the first blood is spilled. On the evening of the same day, when news of bloodshed in Baltimore was received in Montgomery, bonfires were built in front of the Exchange Hotel, and from its balcony Roger A. Pryor said, in a speech to the multitude, that he was in favor of an immediate march upon Washington. At the departure of the Second Regiment of South Carolina Infantry for Richmond, at about the same time, the Colonel (Kershaw), on taking the flag presented to the regiment, said, as he handed it to the Color-Sergeant (Gordon):--To your particular charge is committed this noble gi
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 16: Secession of Virginia and North Carolina declared.--seizure of Harper's Ferry and Gosport Navy Yard.--the first troops in Washington for its defense. (search)
for the Capital, 404. riotous movements in Baltimore, 405. the first defenders of the Capital, 4ex in this country, the women of Washington, Baltimore, and other cities within Slave-labor States ngton, by way of New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. It consisted of eleven companies. To thes morning by the Northern Central Railway, to Baltimore, in company with about forty regular soldier your true and loving wife, sally G — Y. Baltimore, through which all troops traveling by railwmade against National troops passing through Baltimore. The Mayor (George W. Brown), whose sympathand other excursions. His excursion through Baltimore was never pleasant in his memory. He was he Artillery, but would never again go through Baltimore. His was almost the first blood shed in theod flowed freely. The Pennsylvanians left Baltimore at four o'clock and reached Washington City to consider was performed in the streets of Baltimore — the President and his Cabinet, with the Ge[5 more...]<
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 17: events in and near the National Capital. (search)
They found ready and eager sympathizers in Baltimore; and only a few hours before the coveted arm was much feverishness in the public mind in Baltimore on the morning of the 19th of April. Groupso the Washington Infirmary. Nine citizens of Baltimore were killed, and many — how many is not knowrigade, of Philadelphia. Their reception in Baltimore is recorded in the text. and the Baltimoreans. Quite a large number of the Union men of Baltimore had gathered around the Pennsylvanians. Mant possible for more soldiers to pass through Baltimore, unless they fight their way at every step. e wounded were tenderly cared for, and said: Baltimore will claim it as her right to pay all expensmmon Capital, should be deemed aggressive to Baltimore. Through New York the march was triumphal. cloud that then hung over her like a pall. Baltimore had soon attested and vindicated its loyaltyy, New York. When he heard of the affair at Baltimore, he hastened to Albany, the State capital, t[45 more...]
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