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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 68 38 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 65 5 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 62 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 40 0 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 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. 31 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 23 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 3, 1861., [Electronic resource] 20 0 Browse Search
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Mr. Lovejoy, of Illinois, moved to lay the resolutions on the table. Mr. Vallandigham demanded yeas and nays, which were not ordered. Mr. Burnett then demanded a division, when the motion prevailed — ayes 85, noes 15. Mr. Vallandigham remarked, sotto voce, upon the announcement of the negative vote, "just three more than the Apostles." [Laughter.] Mr. Ashley, of Ohio, asked leave to introduce a resolution respectfully requesting the Legislature of Virginia, assembled at Wheeling, to retrocede to the United States the city of Alexandria, and so much of Fairfax county as may include the Mount Vernon estate. --Objected to. Mr. John F. Potter, of Wisconsin, offered a resolution, under the suspension of the rules, instructing the committee on elections to inquire and report whether the Hon. Henry May, the representative from the Fourth Congressional district of Maryland, has not held criminal correspondence and intercourse with persons in arms against this Governme
gs and oppressions; here, it is not even pretended that the Northwestern portion of the State has received aught but the most liberal and generous treatment from Virginia.--The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, that iron horse which has introduced into the heart of our Commonwealth worse enemies than those which brought about the downfall of Troy, is a magnificent proof of Virginia's excessive spirit of self- sacrifice and indulgence to her Northwestern offspring. What has not Virginia done for Wheeling, the headquarters of those who are conspiring her ruin? It is shocking to think that, under such circumstances, a large section can thus turn upon and seek to poison the bosom which has warmed it into life. We have not heard of a single section in the North which, in this war of aggression, has been untrue to its own State.--Yet, in a war of self-defence, the Northwest turns against Virginia, leads foreign armies to the murder of her own brethren, and stains the soil of Virginia with the