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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 22 22 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 12 12 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 11 11 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 7 7 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 5 5 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 4 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 3 3 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 3 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 3 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 2 2 Browse Search
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From the border. Freshet in the Potomac — the Chesapeake and Ohio Conal injured — the election, &c. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Shepherdstown, Jefferson Co., Va., November 8, 1861. Last Friday night (this night one week ago) this locality was visited by a tremendous gale of wind accompanied by a soaking rain, which comedown incessantly for twenty-four hours. The effect was a "booming river." The Potomac rose rapidly and soon overflowed its banks, carrying down the stream everything moveable it encountered. On Sunday, it was at the culminating point of its terrific grandeur, and I am pleased to say submerged the canal in many places, and injured that great artery of Federal transportation to a great extent. It has not yet been ascertained the amount of damage done the canal; but we know it to be broken at Dam No. 4; and judging from the number of boats now lying opposite this place, unable to proceed further, we are sure that the canal is material
[special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Marion, Ala Nov. 8, 1861. It is truly refreshing to a traveler to be able to sojourn a few days in such a village as Marion. It is located in the centre of the State, surrounded by a country peculiarly rich and fertile, and inhabited by an intelligent and refined community. Howard, Judson, and several other literary institutions of note are located here. The Judson not unfrequently has within its walls from three to four hundred young ladies, most of whom have an interest in large cotton plantations. As these institutions are under the control of the Baptists of Alabama, that denomination frequently holds its annual meetings here. The State Convention is now in session. Rev. H. Talbird, D. D., has been elected President, and Prof. Goodhue, of the Howard, Clerk. Rev. C. Manley, a popular young man, and son of Dr. Manley, preached the introductory sermon. Rev. A. M. Poindexter, of Richmond, Va., is here as the representativ