"ESSAY/ FELLOW CITIZENS. WE HAVE EVERY REASON TO BELIEVE THAT WE ARE CLOSE TO A CRISIS IN THE PRESENT STRUGGLE. SOUTHERN TROOPS ARE POURING INTO VIRGINIA BY THE THOUSAND. LINCOLN HAS INVADED CONFEDERATE SOIL - HAS ARMED MEN OCCUPYING THE RIGHTFULL HOMES OF VIRGINIA'S NOBLE SONS. TO OVERRUN PILLAGE AND SUBJUGATE VIRGINIA IS THE CRY OF THE NORTHERN VANDALS. SHALL I ALLUDE TO IT- THEY HAVE REPEATED THE BRITISH WATCHWORD AT THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS. OURS OUGHT TO BE NO QUARTERS TO SUCH MEN PRESIDENT DAVIS IS AT RICHMOND. THE NORTHERN CONGRESS MEETS THE FOURTH OF JULY. WE HAVE BUT ONE SENTIMENT ONE FEELING AND THAT IS TO DEFEND OUR HOMES AND OUR COUNTRY TO THE LOSS OF THE LAST ONE OF OUR LIVES. MY FRIENDS WE ARE SOON TO HAVE THE MOST OBSTINATE UNRELENTING AND BLOODY WAR THE WORLD EVER HEARD OF OR PEACE, QUIET PEACE, THE MOST MAJESTIC AND SUBLIME. LET NOT THE THOUGHT OF PEACE LULL US TO SLUMBER - THEY WILL CERTAINLY TAKE ADVANTAGE THEN. TO ARMS, TO ARMS, THE NORTHERN PEOPLE THROUGH THEIR CONGRESS AT WASHI

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Woodbridge, CT 06525
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Specializing in Americana: Colonial, Revolutionary, Early Federal, Presidency,Political & Social Issues, Slavery, Civil War, Afro-Americana,Reconstruction, Economics, Banking, Trade, Law, Early & UnusualAmerican Imprints
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