1861; Abraham Lincoln's farewell address, on departing from Springfield, Illinois.
1861; Louisiana Sen Judah Benjamin; warning given in his farewell address to the US Senate; served as Attorney General, Secretary of War, & Secretary of State in the CSA.
1861; Jefferson Davis, plea from his inaugural address as President of the Confederate States of America.
1861; Jefferson Davis on his view of African-Americans, shortly after being selected to be president.
1861; Abraham Lincoln; First Inaugural Address.
1861; President James Buchanan to President Abraham Lincoln.
1861; Robert E. Lee, in a letter to his sister.
1861; Constitution of the Confederate States of America.
1861; Vice President Alexander Stephens (CSA) on his view of African Americans.
The Motto of the Confederate States of America.
Words from 1861 Harry Mcarthy song, 'The Bonnie Blue Flag.'
Words from 1861 James Ryder Randall's song, to the tune of 'O Tannenbaum.'
1861; Pierre G.T.Beauregard on Abraham Lincoln's 'invasion' of the south.
1861; Brigadier Gen Bernard Elliott Bee, pointing to Gen Thomas Jackson.
1861; Julia Ward Howe song to the tune of John Brown's body, that became the unofficial anthem of the North.
1861, 1862; Became a biting comment about Major General George McClellan's notorious inactivity; 1863 John Hill Hewitt composed a popular tune with that title; Today it is an expression used to describe any time the President leaves Washington and Congress is out of session.