Southern Secessionists and Northern Disunionists

April 19, 1861

A two-column article differentiates between the two, asking how the one group can be condemned, the other, justified?  The last paragraph gives the conclusion:  “Such is Northern abolition disunion in contrast with Southern pro-slavery secession.  The former is based upon the eternal fitness of things, and animated by a noble, disinterested, and philanthropic spirit.  The latter is the concentration of all diabolism.”