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" Do not desire needlessly to bombard Fort Sumter. If Major Anderson will state the time at which, as indicated by him, he will evacuate, and agree that in the meantime he will not use his guns against us, unless ours should be employed against Fort Sumter,... "
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War - Page 75
edited by - 1887
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Decisive battles of America

Ripley Hitchcock - Battles - 1909 - 396 pages
...agree that in the mean time he will not use his guns against us unless ours should be employed against Sumter, you are authorized thus to avoid the effusion of blood. If this or 1 War Records, Serial No. 1, p. 297. 2 Crawford, Fort Sumter, 422. 1 War Records, Serial No. 1, p....
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The Civil War

Charles Lester Barstow - United States - 1912
...that in the meantime he will not use his guns against us, unless ours should be employed against Fort Sumter, you are authorized thus to avoid the effusion...Anderson, based on the above instructions, which was Fort Sumter after the bombardment. placed in his hands at 12:45 A - M -> April I2th. His reply indicated...
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Memorial Day Annual, 1912: The Causes and Outbreak of the War ..., Volume 209

Secession - 1912 - 94 pages
...that in the meantime he will not use his guns against us, unless ours should be employed against Fort Sumter, you are authorized thus to avoid the effusion...refused, reduce the Fort as your judgment decides most practicable." These directions from the Confederate Secretary of War were communicated by General...
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Richardson's Defense of The South

J.A, Richardson - 1914
...that, in the meantime, he will not use his guns against us, unless ours should be employed against Fort Sumter, you are authorized thus to avoid the effusion of blood. If this or its equivalent is refused, reduce the fort as your judgment decides most practicable." Why was Major Anderson requested...
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American history told by contemporaries, Volume 4

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - United States - 1901
...that in the mean time he will not use his guns against us unless ours should be employed against Fort Sumter, you are authorized thus to avoid the effusion...fort as your judgment decides to be most practicable. LP WALKER. . . . HEADQUARTERS PROVISIONAL ARMY, CSA, Charleston, SC, April 11, 1861. MAJOR : In consequence...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Alabama State Bar ..., Volume 45

Alabama State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1922
...that in the meantime he will not use his guns against us unless ours should be employed against Fort Sumter, you are authorized thus to avoid the effusion...refused, reduce the fort as your judgment decides to be the most practicable." To which Beauregard wired: "Evacuation of Fort Sumter will be demanded today....
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The Lincoln Reader

Angle - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 564 pages
The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries ...
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The Approaching Fury

Stephen B. Oates - History - 2009 - 100 pages
...Sumter, if Major Anderson will state the time at which, as indicated by him, he will evacuate. You are thus to avoid the effusion of blood. If this or its...as your judgment decides to be most practicable." Then all we could do was wait. The hours dragged by. Night came on. In a distracted moment, I thought...
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Articles of War: Winners, Losers, and Some who Were Both in the Civil War

Albert E. Castel - History - 2001 - 244 pages
...that in the meantime he will not use his guns against us, unless ours should be employed against Fort Sumter, you are authorized thus to avoid the effusion...fort as your judgment decides to be most practicable. This meant that unless Anderson agreed to a prompt surrender he was to be attacked at once. Davis did...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 376 pages
...that in the mean time he will not use his guns against us, unless our should be employed against Fort Sumter, you are authorized thus to avoid the effusion...fort as your judgment decides to be most practicable. 63 Beauregard informed Anderson of Secretary Walker's reply, and early on the morning of April 12,...
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