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Parthenia Antoinette Hague, A blockaded family: Life in southern Alabama during the war 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley 2 0 Browse Search
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ing. And they went on their way rejoicing. In the mean time General Grant, who had halted his army a few miles further back for a brief resting spell, came in sight of, and was rather favorably impressed with, the appearance of this same house. Riding up to the fence in front of the door, he desired to know if they would cook him a meal. No, said a female, in a gruff voice; General Grant and his staff have just been here. and eaten every thing in the house except one pumpkin pie. Humph, murmured Grant; what is your name? Selvidge, replied the woman. Casting a half-dollar in at the door, he asked if she would keep that pie till he sent an officer for it, to which she replied that she would. That evening, after the camping-ground had been selected, the various regiments were notified that there would be a grand parade at half-past 6, for orders. Officers would see that their men all turned out, etc. In five minutes the camp was in a perfect uproar, and filled wi