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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 I. 10 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 6 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 5 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 5 1 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 3, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 3 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 3 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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no purpose; the second boat was well out in stream, and passed by. A close rub! said one of the men, brushing off the water that fell from the sweeps of the first boat on his face, and the crew shoved out for another time. Off again. This was at night, too. He loves night work, and I don't, said a stout young fellow sitting on the thwart. The boat headed for Port Royal Ferry. It was the Federal picket, and had annoyed Elliott very much. Halt! What boat is that? came from the Ferry. Elliot, in perfect imitation of the negro idiom, replied: 'Tis me, massa; heap oa man and oman run way to come to you, sar. A laugh was sent back. Contrabands were coming; they'd bring news, &c. Saxton, was whispered by the daring leader to his crew. Saxton was sent from oar to oar. Haul in closer, came from a second voice at the Ferry, as a lot of soldiers gathered about. Slowly the boat approached. Gradually she exposed her length to the wondering Federals. We yeddy so much ‘bout Gen'l Saxt