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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 14, 1865., [Electronic resource] 6 2 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 5 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 5, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 2 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. 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 6, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 11, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 25, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller). You can also browse the collection for Beers or search for Beers in all documents.

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. The rapid movement of an army and its supplies wins victories and makes possible the execution of effective strategy. Road-making is no less essential to the success of a soldier than the handling of a musket. The upper photograph shows Major Beers of the Fiftieth New York Engineers, on horseback, directing his battalion at road-making on the south bank of the North Anna River May 24, 1864. A wagon-train of the Fifth Corps is crossing the bridge by Jericho Mills, constructed on the previous day by Captain Van Brocklin's company of the Fiftieth New York Engineers. In the lower photograph Major Beers has apparently ridden away, but the soldiers are still hard at work. The wagon-train continues to stream steadily over the bridge. The Engineers dig a road for the army 50th N. Y. Hard at work in Grant's advance, May, 1864 A closer view making the dirt fly Here the reader comes closer to the line of sturdy engineers exerting their muscles in behalf of the Union. The