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Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 1,039 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 833 7 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 656 14 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 580 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 459 3 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 435 13 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 355 1 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 352 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 333 7 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 330 2 Browse Search
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m that there was no prospect of a fight, and that Fort Pickens would be given up. Thirty of the Lauderdale (Miss.) Rifles have left on furlough, and several members of other companies have left under similar circumstances. The report that Mississippi troops are leaving is untrue. The real cause of complaint among them is the belief (whether true or false, time, perhaps, will presently show,) that the heads of this expedition are not the men to command it. They pray for such a man as Jeff. Davis to lead them, and this, I can tell you, is a very natural sentiment among Mississipians. As gentlemen and Southerners, they think that they ought to be put to work to prepare for attacking Lieut. Slimmer's stronghold. We have no negroes or other laborers, and are willing, for the great purpose before us, to take their place in any hard service. As it is, we have nothing to do except camp duty, and, by the by, we are kept so well at that, that most of us are becoming well-drilled soldier