Clipped From The Philadelphia Inquirer
The resolution which has called forth such adverse comment and india;- india;- -d-Dant denial not only from Southern veterans, but also from G. A. R. units this and other cities, was embodied i" report submitted to the conven-i conven-i tion by the Historical Committee, whicu ;f.'1,,'Kp,l the use in public schools of the South of a history written bv Colonel V-Huger V-Huger W. Jackson, of Curry'ville, Ga. ;r- Book Lays War to Lincoln "This history," the report read. "presents the official evidence, gathered principally from the United States Gov- Gov- - eminent archives, which proves the Confederate war was deliberately and personally conceived and its inancnm. tion made by Abraham Lincoln; and that -tt'ibe was personally responsible for fore- fore- ing the war upon the South." Jn a letter written to the editor of The Inquirer, in reply to a recent edi- edi- ...-, ...-, tonal deploring the action of the con- con- I vention in passine such a resolution. I General Freeman sets forth the position I ot tne Lnited Confederate V eterans. I declaring m a preface: That "I am in full agreement with all you say and F.-,am F.-,am confident that the same may be said of every intelligent veteran who i,--oannot i,--oannot but revere the name of Mr. Lin- Lin- coin as a great and good man and one --C.vl Amen. -a -a s greatest x resiaents. ,,- ane letter proper reads ns lollows: I "I have read with much interest your irticle entit.ed Lincoln s ; Tlace in His- His- t 4 find an echo in tne heart ot every true unlaw-Southern man when you i say that it is .regrettable that the Lnited Confederate Veterans should see fit to pass such resomnons. Ane train is. tnat trie r .Muinu s rtau auu passcu iu m- m- miust ot great contusion, m a nail whore the acoustics are very bad, and wH uuv uriu ur uiiucisiuuu u tue uiu I.rnv ii x -.r -.r T- T- i The allusion to Mr. Lincoln was un- un- raiifu lur, auu umoiiuuaic. ii uues not i etate facts, nor does it express the sen-1 sen-1 sen-1 timntss nf a sirnrlp rie'ht-thinkinor rie'ht-thinkinor rie'ht-thinkinor rnn- rnn- I federate veteran. I uenerai Larr promptly maae ana jrave to the press a distinct disavowal I t tne nntortunate ana untrue state- state- I ment which went forth practically with- with- iut the knowledge of the United Con- Con- federate Veterans. . U. KtitiJlA. I Indignation at the adoption of the! mueh-diseussea mueh-diseussea mueh-diseussea resolution is also ex-1 ex-1 ex-1 Tressed in a statement issued yester- yester- day by Post 2, G. A. R., of Philadelphia, which expresses its sentiments as fol- fol- lows: .