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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 42 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 36 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 34 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 28 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 24 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. 24 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 0 Browse Search
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r deliverance. The enemy will hold Northwestern Virginia in spite of us, and not only so, but just so sure, Mr. Editor, as you do not regain the Northwest, will your own fair heritage in Eastern Virginia be subjugated by the North. And yet, in the face of these facts — for facts they are — we hear it said, from time to time, that "Western Virginia is not worth fighting for. Let the Yankees have it," &c. I have heard such remarks frequently; and not long since a well dressed officer, who, however, had never been in a battle, and never will be if he can help it, remarked that "Northwestern Virginians want us to come out here and shed our blood, while they refuse to fight for their own homes and firesides." Now, is not that rich? "Shed our blood!" No, sir, you never have shed a drop of blood in your country's cause, and as long as your legs will serve you, you never will; but who are the men who have shed their blood, not only in defence of their own homes, but in defending th
o service at all. If it be necessary to retain their services, it should not be done in such a way as to ignore the patriotism and self- sacrifice of the 70,000 Virginians now in the field, and to withhold from them the gratitude to which they are entitled. The members of the Legislature, themselves exempt by the bill from militast under a banner where patriotism is valued, self-sacrifice appreciated, and services acknowledged. The flag of our Confederacy, bathed in the blood of patriots and consecrated by their devotion, has never yet been dishonored. Under it we will fight as Virginians — expatriated Virginians, if it must be — never as militia. st under a banner where patriotism is valued, self-sacrifice appreciated, and services acknowledged. The flag of our Confederacy, bathed in the blood of patriots and consecrated by their devotion, has never yet been dishonored. Under it we will fight as Virginians — expatriated Virginians, if it must be — never as mi