Once again, we find ourselves in agreement. Since West Virginia exists, Secession must have been legal. This only proves the axiom, "If at first you don't secede, try again"
Originally Posted by firstmdes
Terry from Occupied Baltimore
"As I stood upon the very scene of that conflict, I could not but contrast my position with his, forty-seven years before. The flag which he had then so proudly hailed, I saw waving at the same place over the victims of as vulgar and brutal a despotism as modern times have witnessed."
Francis Key Howard, Ft. McHenry 1861