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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Engagements of the Civil War with losses on both sides December, 1860-August, 1862 (search)
Vols. 639 militiamen taken prisoners. May 11, 1861: St. Louis, Mo. Collision of Union 5th Mo., U. S. Reserves, with citizens of St. Louis. Losses: Union 4 killed. Citizens 27 killed. May 20, 1861: North Carolina seceded. May 24, 1861: Col. E. Elmer Ellsworth, 11th N. Y. Vols., killed by a civilian while removing a Southern flag from the roof of the Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. Fort Pickens. Fort Pickens, guarding the entrance to Pensacola Bay, 1861. Never was riot profoundly shocked and stirred the Federals at the opening of the war. Colonel Ellsworth had organized a Zouave regiment in Chicago, and in April, 1861, he organized another from the Fire Department in New York City. Colonel Ellsworth, on May 24, 1861, led his Fire Zouaves to Alexandria, Virginia, seized the city, and with his own hands pulled down a Southern flag floating over the Marshall House. Descending the stairs with the flag in his hand, he cried, Behold my trophy! Behold mine! c