What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Days of Defiance: Sumter, Secession, and the Coming of the Civil War
Limited preview - 1999
Other editions - View all
Applause arms army arrived artillery attack authority battery battle brigade Brigadier-General Buckner called camp Capt Captain cause cavalry Chattanooga Cheat River Cheers citizens Colonel command Commissioners Confederacy confederate Congress Constitution Convention cotton declared defence Department division duty enemy enemy's eral Federal fire Floyd force gentlemen Government gunboats guns havo Helena Parish honor hundred infantry Kentucky labor land liberty loyal Major mand Maryland ment miles military Mississippi Missouri morning nation New-York night North Northern o'clock officers Ohio party peace persons Pillow plantations port position present President prisoners protection question rebel rebellion received regiment respectfully river road Rowlesburg San Antonio secession sent sion slave slavery soldiers South South-Carolina Southern territory Texas thing thousand tion treason troops Twiggs Union United Virginia volunteers West Union whole wounded