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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 1: effect of the battle of Bull's Run.--reorganization of the Army of the Potomac.--Congress, and the council of the conspirators.--East Tennessee. (search)
uch amendments to the National Constitution as should assuage all grievances and bring about a reconstruction of the national unity; also the appointment of a committee for the purpose of preparing such adjustment, and a conference requisite for that purpose, composed of seven citizens, whom he named, Edward Everett, of Massachusetts; Franklin Pierce, of New Hampshire Millard Fillmore, of New York; Reverdy Johnson, of Maryland; Martin Van Buren, of New York; Thomas Ewing, of Ohio; and James Guthrie, of Kentucky. who should request the appointment of a similar committee from the so-called Confederate States, the two commissions to meet at Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Monday in September following. This was followed by a proposition from W. P. Johnson, of Missouri, to recommend the Governors of the several States to convene the respective legislatures for the purpose of calling an election to select two delegates from each Congressional district, to meet in convention at Louis
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 4: military operations in Western Virginia, and on the sea-coast (search)
n North Carolina, and, uniting with the Gauley, forms. the Great Kanawha. he had reported to Governor Pierpont, on the 29th of July, that the Kanawha Valley was free from the Secession troops, and that the inhabitants were denouncing Wise for his vandalism. He had moved up the Kanawha, by land and water, having under his control a number of steamboats. His whole force proceeded cautiously, for masked batteries were dreaded. His scouting parties were very active. One of these, under Colonel Guthrie, composed of the First Kentucky cavalry, routed a Confederate troop at Cissonville. Others were driven from their camps, and as Cox moved steadily onward, Wise, as we have observed, becoming alarmed, See page 587, volume I. abandoned his strong intrenchments at Charleston, and fled up the river, burning the bridges over the streams in his rear. When appreaching the abandoned town, Cox captured a Confederate steamer, and on the 25th of July he entered the Joseph J. Reynolds villa