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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 1 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 8 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 2 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 3 1 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 3 1 Browse Search
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At this juncture the Winfield Rifles marched into the room to report themselves. They were armed with muskets and fixed bayonets, and supplied with ten rounds or cartridges (not blank ones) each, which they would willingly have discharged into a crowd of rioters. Perceiving that no fighting men could be found in that assembly, the Rifles reported themselves to the Mayor, who accepted their services and made arrangements to call upon them if necessary. On motion, Messrs. Willsee, Kirby, and [Patterson were appointed a committee to appoint a committee in each ward, whose duty it shall be to attend to the enlisting of volunteers to defend the city. A committee of three from each ward (fifty-one in all) was then appointed, and the following call was issued: "The citizens of the different wards will please meet this evening, July 17, at the usual place of meeting, for the purpose of organizing home guard companies." Yesterday evening about seven o'clock flames w