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Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 103 1 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. 57 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. 48 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 46 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 43 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 42 2 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 41 1 Browse Search
Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley) 40 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 35 1 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: February 11, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Henry A. Wise or search for Henry A. Wise in all documents.

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The seizure of the Capital — letter from ex-gov. Wise. The Hon. Henry A. Wise, who, according to the Northern Republicans, and a few old grannies hereabouts, is recruiting an army to seize the Federal capital, has written the following letter toThe Hon. Henry A. Wise, who, according to the Northern Republicans, and a few old grannies hereabouts, is recruiting an army to seize the Federal capital, has written the following letter to a gentleman in Philadelphia: Rolliston, Near Norfolk, Va., February 4th, 1861. My Dear Sir: --For many months I have been confined to the bedside of sickness and suffering, nursing with one hand, and attending to numerous pressing domesn! The Black Republicans and the Lieutenant General are disturbed in their apprehensions of a bug-a-boo in the form of Gov. Wise. This would be ridiculous, simply, if the motive of the slander was not the basest and the most dangerous; if the safe slip as to your idea of a Cotton Bank.--No need to fear about copyright. My wife is still very ill. Yours, truly, Henry a. Wise. The Southern Congress. A letter in the Charleston Courier from Montgomery, Ala., gives an interesting descr
Resigned. --Commodore Laurent Rossean, a native of New Orleans, has resigned his position in the U. S. Navy, with the intention of offering his services to the State of Louisiana. He entered the service under Mr. Jefferson's administration; distinguished himself in all the battles on the Lakes in 1812; in 1845, commanded the squadron sent to Brazil to enforce the mission of Henry A. Wise.
a saint; women offered to nurse the old sinner, and preachers prayed frantically for him day and night. Said one of the warmest friends of the South in the whole country, in a letter from New York to a distinguished gentleman of Richmond, "It Gov. Wise could only be on the ground here and see the intense and universal sentiment for old Brown's pardon, he could make himself the next President of the United States by letting the old fellow go. "--Virginia moved so slowly and calmly that people at last began to say, not only in the North but in the South, "Brown will never be hung. He will be sent to the Penitentiary, or escape, or be rescued," and this last, but for Governor Wise's precautions, would have occurred.--Old Brown himself began to be of this opinion, and piously observed that God had brought him out of greater straights before. Nevertheless, at the proper time he was hung, and every man arrested with him was hung also. Virginia was slow, but she was sure. Not one of t