Secession Winter

Pro-Union Voices on the Secession Crisis

Political speeches

  • “Douglas and Disunion” (re-print of Candidate Stephen A. Douglas’ remarks against secession if Lincoln elected)
  • “Mr. Lincoln’s Views on Slavery” (re-print of Lincoln-Douglas debate passages dealing with slavery)

Newspaper article

Pro-Secession Voices

Political speeches

Newspaper articles

  • The Southern Confederacy: No Temporizing, Georgia Weekly Telegraph, Feb. 7, 1861, pg. 3

Acts of Government

  • Buchanan's State of the Union Address (1860)
  • South Carolina Declaration of Secession


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