Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the
collection for April 1st or search for April 1st in
Your search returned 5 results in 5 document
here were, a year ago, five thousand people.
The day before our troops crossed the Potomac, a messenger came to town in hot haste, demanding that all the citizens should shoulder a musket, and join the militia, for active service against the Yankees.
The next day, in six hours the pontoon-bridge of forty strong boats was built; and ere the sun set, eight thousand men — horse, foot, and artillery — had passed over in perfect safety.
The old bridge will be finished next week, and by the first of April the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad will be running again.
The numerous graves on the crest of the hill at Harper's Ferry, show how busy death has been in the confederate ranks during the winter.
Around are seen the lofty ridges of the Blue Mountains, pierced at one bold point by the Potomac and Shenandoah.
Nature has lavished a wild beauty over the whole scene, and man has degraded it by the basest treason.
As our thick ranks passed the lonely cemetery, a meadow-lark, perched on an oa