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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 149 3 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 125 9 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 92 6 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 88 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 83 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 70 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 60 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 53 5 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 51 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 41 5 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: January 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], James Lyons, Esq., a candidate for the Convention for Henrico County. (search)
Hanover. In this county, a few days since, nominations were made for the Convention. The nominees were Col. Geo. W. Richardson, (under the issues of other times, Whig,) and Capt. Wm. Nelson, (who was under those issues a Democrat.) They are both devoted to Virginia and in favor of the much-talked-of guarantees; but the Colonel is more thorough and prompt in his ideas of the policy for the times than the Captain, as generally understood. The Captain is for "exhausting our remedies in the Union," and the Colonel, while willing to try remedies, is unwilling to "exhaust ourselves" in the trial. On the contrary, he is for arming while we debate. In these nominations party feeling is in a great measure overslaughed. This is right.--We consider any attempt to revive party feeling that existed under old issues and was aroused by the leaders of other days, as calculated to do us infinite injury, and contribute more than anything else to the embarrassment of the measures demanded
The Daily Dispatch: January 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], To J. M. Estes. W. M. Caldwell, J. B. Ferguson, and others. (search)
Capt. Wm. Nelson and Col. G. W. Richardson, candidates for the Convention, will address the people of Hanover at the following times and places: At old Coal Harbor on Saturday, Jan. 26th, 1861. At Ashland, Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 1861. At Beaver Dam, Thursday, Jan. 31st, 1861. At Jones' Cross Roads, Friday, Feb. 1st, 1861. At Negrofoot, Saturday, Feb. 2d, 1861. ja 26--1t
Congressional. Washington Jan. 25. --Senate.--The Chair laid before the Senate a communication relative to Fort Abercrombie. Private bills were then considered until adjournment. Adjourned till Monday. House.--The House considered private bills. The Select Committee's report was then taken up. Mr. Nelson, of Tennessee, made an anti-secession speech, causing much pleasure to the Republican side of the House. He said almost everything should be sacrificed to the Union. Mr. Leake, of Virginia, defended the South. He said the Republicans offered a premium for perjury. Mr. Bohle vindicated the Republicans. He said that at could not be expected that they or the dominant party should modify their views. No compromise which did not look to the protection of the rights of the people of all parts of the country could receive his support. Mr. Grow, of Pennsylvania, endeavored to introduce a resolution inquiring whether there exists, in the Dis