Hill discussed with opponents; Stephens debated with them; Toombs ignored them.
He and Toombs generally stood together, as Whigs and Unionists.
General Toombs hastened to Georgia from Congress, and remained incessantly at her bedside for several weeks.
Toombs had already left the Whig party, and was acting with the Democrats.
Before the war he had been a "Know-nothing," and had been exposed to Toombs' withering fire upon that class of politicians.
Mrs. Toombs gave generously of her own means, to family and friends.
General Toombs and Mr. Davis never met but once after the war.
The halls of Athens are fragrant with these stories of Toombs.
Mr. Toombs declared: "If any discrimination is made between free and slave labor it ought to be in favor of free labor."
There is no record that the college ever conferred a degree upon Toombs at all.