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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 593 9 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 I. 106 0 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) 90 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 46 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 35 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 32 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 31 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 29 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1862., [Electronic resource] 28 0 Browse Search
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ntative men. The building of the nation and the literary expression of its purpose and ideals are tasks which have called forth the strength of a great variety of individuals. Some of these men have proved to be peculiarly fitted for a specific service, irrespective of the question of their general intellectual powers, or their rank as judged by the standard of European performance in the same field. Thus the battle of New Orleans, in European eyes a mere bit of frontier fighting, made Andrew Jackson a hero as indubitably as if he had defeated Napoleon at Waterloo. It gave him the Presidency. The analogy holds in literature. Certain expressions of American sentiment or conviction have served to summarize or to clarify the spirit of the nation. The authors of these productions have frequently won the recognition and affection of their contemporaries by means of prose and verse quite unsuited to sustain the test of severe critical standards. Neither Longfellow's Excelsior nor Po
schoolmaster, the, Eggleston 247 House of the seven Gables, the, Hawthorne 145, 150 Hovey, Richard, 257 Howells, W. D., 93, 234-35, 250-51, 265 Hubbard, William, 39 Huckleberry Finn, Clemens 238 Humorists, American, 239 Hutchinson, Anne, 32 Hutchinson, Thomas, 12 Hiyperion, Longfellow 152 Indian Wars, Hubbard 89 Indians, in literature, 37-40; Thoreau's notes on, 136 Innocents abroad, Clemens 237, 239 Irving, Washington, 89, 90-95 Israfel, Poe 189, 192 Jackson, Andrew, 5 Jackson, Helen Hunt, 248 James, Henry, 250, 251-55 Jay, John,65 Jefferson, Thomas, 79-85, 265 Jesuits in North America, the, Parkman 185 Jewett, Sarah Orne, 249, 250 John of Barneveld, life and death of, Motley 181 Johnson, Edward, Captain, 38 Joshua Whitcomb, Thompson 248 Journal, Emerson 122, 125, 127, 235 Journal, Thoreau 134, 135 Journal, Woolman 69 Journal and correspondence, Longfellow 216 Journalism, in the colonies, 60-62; in 20th century, 263-64