Object of the war : speech of Hon. W. T. Willey, of Virginia, in the Senate, December 19 and 20, 1861, on the resolution declaring that the existing war, forced upon the country by the states in rebellion, without justifiable cause or provocation, was, and is, designed by them to destroy the Union and the Constitution; and their purpose, moreover, was at first, and is now, to disavow and repudiate the fundamental principles of republican government on which our fathers established the Union and the Constitution.

Creator Personal:
Willey, W. T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900.
Title:
Object of the war : speech of Hon. W. T. Willey, of Virginia, in the Senate, December 19 and 20, 1861, on the resolution declaring that the existing war, forced upon the country by the states in rebellion, without justifiable cause or provocation, was, and is, designed by them to destroy the Union and the Constitution; and their purpose, moreover, was at first, and is now, to disavow and repudiate the fundamental principles of republican government on which our fathers established the Union and the Constitution.
Call Number:
P18993
Date:
1862
Description:

Pamphlet. Discusses the goal of the rebellious states to destroy the "principles of republican government."

Subject Geographic:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865., United States--Politics and government--1861-1865.