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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 II. 11 1 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 8 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 8 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 8 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 13, 1862., [Electronic resource] 7 5 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 6 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
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as we could not understand their "musical lingo," we had to use an interpreter to learn from them, what we knew before, that they were fighting for pay. While we were looking over at the enemy, and lying carelessly about our posts, some six or eight cannon balls came over our heads and took us by surprise. Col. Withers gallantly came to our assistance with the balance of the regiment and a display of artillery, as if for battle, whereupon they kept remarkably quiet the rest of the day. Capt. Spencer, (Company K,) with ten men as a body guard, meantime performed a hazardous enterprise. Several females, frightened by the firing of the artillery, passed out of our lines, and had gone through a skirt of woods, occupied partly by our men and partly by the enemy. For fear that they would give important intelligence to the enemy, the Captain determined, if possible, to bring them back. After advancing to a house in the open field, where he supposed them to be, several of our boys notici
ngton. The gun-boat Flag has returned to Hampton Roads in a disabled condition, having come in collision with the steam frigate Susquehanna at sea. The War in Northwestern Virginia. We take the following items from the Wheeling Intelligencer, (Black Republican,) of Thursday last: Gentlemen who arrived yesterday from Roane county report that they have recently had very exciting times in Roane and Wirt counties. Major Slemmer of General Rosencranz's staff, was sent down to Spencer with a force sufficient to clean out the Secessionists of that vicinity. Unfortunately the coming of Stemmer was ascertained by them and they managed to escape from the vicinity of Spencer. The latter part of last week, however, Stemmer encountered a considerable force of Secessionists at Big Bend, in Wirt county, about 10 miles from Burning Springs, and atter skirmishing with them for two days, caused them to beat a retreat with a lose of fifteen killed. Lieut. McClosky, of the Union com