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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 20 20 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 13 13 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 11 11 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 8 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 6 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 5 5 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 4 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 4 4 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 4 4 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 3 3 Browse Search
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organizing a regiment of fugitive slaves. It was only before Cedar Mountain — to be precise, on July 22, 1862--that all National commanders were ordered to employ as many Negroes as could be used advantageously for military and naval purposes, paying them for their labor and keeping a record as to their ownership as a basis on which compensation could be made in proper cases. Ten days after the battle, Greeley published his famous letter to Lincoln, The Prayer of Twenty millions. On September 22, 1862, the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, and on January 1, 1863, the final proclamation was made that Negroes would be received into the military and naval service of the United States Corps. This picture was taken about the time Greeley's letter was published — less than two weeks after the battle of Cedar Mountain had been fought. and human blood was poured out like water. But the odds were too great and at length, as the shades of evening were settling over the gory field, Ba