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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. 48 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 8 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 44 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 32 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 24 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 22 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 15 1 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 14 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 14 0 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 13 1 Browse Search
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meeting. A bloody riot followed, resulting in the killing and wounding of about a hundred and sixty persons. I happened to be absent from the city at the time, returning from Texas, where I had been called by affairs on the Rio Grande. On my way up from the mouth of the Mississippi I was met on the night of July 30 by one of my staff, who reported what had occurred, giving the details of the massacre — no milder term is fitting-and informing me that, to prevent further slaughter, General Baird, the senior military officer present, had assumed control of the municipal government. On reaching the city I made an investigation, and that night sent the following report of the affair: headquarters Military division of the Gulf, New Orleans, La., Aug. 1, 1866. General U. S. Grant: You are doubtless aware of the serious riot which occurred in this city on the 30th. A political body, styling themselves the convention of 1864, met on the 30th, for, as it is alleged, the purpo