Rebel Governors in Council

Rebel Governors in Council  — The Richmond papers of the 24th contain the proceedings of the rebel Governors of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi.  They adopted resolutions that there is no cause for discouragement, that it is imperative to increase the armies, repeal laws against sending troops outside State limits.  ……..The Tribune’s correspondent with Gen. Butler’s army, speaking of the rebel Governors, says:  “Their action was based upon the fact now that the rebel armies at Petersburg and Richmond do not exceed 35,000 men.”

(Liberator, Nov 4, 1864, pg 3)