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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The peace Commission of 1865. (search)
rnment, on the subject of peace, at some place to be agreed upon between the Governments. The persons appointed were A. H. Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States, Judge John A. Campbell, Assistant Secretary of War, and R. M. T. Hunter, Cion, no definite line of policy by which exciting dispositions on both sides might be molded to satisfactory results. Mr. Stephens seemed possessed with the opinion that secession might be recognized as a conservative remedy by the Northern populatilse. The meeting. We met Mr. Lincoln and Mr. Seward aboard the steamer, and soon the conference was commenced by Mr. Stephens, who seemed impressed with the idea that secession was the true conservative remedy for sectional difference, and appeight arise, as Blair had seemed to favor it very much, I took occasion to say to Mr. Lincoln that I differed much from Mr. Stephens, and so in my opinion did many of our people, who would be found unwilling to kindle a new war with the French on any
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Nation on our discussion of the prison question. (search)
ngenious (though we are willing to hope unintentional) misrepresentation of what we wrote. But as it has not thought proper to pursue this course, let us briefly examine some of the points in its review. The sneer at the testimony of persons like General Lee, who do not appear to have had any personal knowledge of the matter, shows an utter misapprehension of the object for which we introduced such testimony. We gave the statements of ex-President Davis, General R. E. Lee, Vice-President A. H. Stephens, and others high in authority among the Confederates, not to show that there was not suffering among the prisoners, but to show that the Confederate Government always ordered that the prisoners should be kindly treated, and that they sought to have these kind intentions carried out. We did not attempt to justify cruel treatment to Federal prisoners on the ground that the North was responsible for the stoppage of exchange, and that Southerners suffered in Northern prisons. We