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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), Union view of the
Exchange of prisoners. (search)
Thomas C. DeLeon, Four years in Rebel capitals: an inside view of life in the southern confederacy, from birth to death., Chapter
: the war in the 25 West. (search)
Chapter 25: the war in the West. A gloomy outlook Lone Jack the butcher, McNeil Corinth and Murfreesboro their bloody cost the cry wrung from the people Mr. Davis stands firm Johnston relieves Bragg the Emancipation proclamation Magruder's Galveston amphiboid the Atlantic seaboard popular estimate of the statu
es, too, had been shot on both sides; but the act that came home to every southern heart was the wanton murder of ten Confederates at Palmyra, by the order of General McNeil, on the flimsy pretext of retaliation.
The act, and its attendant cruelties, gained for him in the South the name of The butcher; and its recital found grim ard musket stock-and there was an answering throb to the cry of Thompson's prompt war song:
Let this be the watchword of one and of all- Remember the Butcher, McNeil!
Meantime, Mississippi had been the scene of new disasters.
Vicksburg, the Queen of the West, still sat unhurt upon her bluffs, smiling defiance to the storm
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2, Chapter
: retaliation for outrages. (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 235 (search)
A Correspondent of a Wisconsin paper had his attention arrested by the appearance of a rather oldish man among a company of recruits for the Seventeenth (Irish) Wisconsin regiment, who were on board the cars, on the way to camp, who gave his name, as follows: My name is Rufus Brockway, and I am in the seventieth year of my age. I am a Yankee, from the State of New-Hampshire; was a volunteer in the last war with England for nearly three years. I have served under Generals Izard, McNeil, and Macomb, being transferred from one command to another, as the circumstances then required. I was at the battle of Plattsburgh, at the battle of French Creek in Canada, and at the battle of Chateaugay, on the fourteenth day of October, 1813, and was present at the surrender of McDonough. I am now a farmer, in the town of Beaver Dam, Dodge County, and, with my son, the owner of three hundred acres of land; my son was a volunteer in the Federal army at the battle of Bull Run, had his nos
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 11 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 23 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), Rebel reports and Narratives. (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 88 (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
Two witnesses on the and Hon. J. P. Benjamin . General B. F. Butler
treatment of prisoners--