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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 36 22 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 20 8 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 20 0 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 16 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 10 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 8 0 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. 7 1 Browse Search
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e of which they may be a part.--(Doc. 136.) In the United States Senate the resolution legalizing certain acts of the President being under consideration, Mr. Pearce, of Maryland, spoke in opposition thereto.--The bill to suppress insurrection and sedition was taken up, and after some discussion was postponed.--Baltimore American, July 31. Five companies of the First Regiment of Nebraska Volunteers, Col. Shager commanding, left Omaha, on the steamer West Wind this morning, for St. Joseph, Mo. They took two pieces of cannon with them.--N. Y. Tribune, August 1. The following order was made by the Post-Office Department for the execution of the law respecting soldiers' letters: Postmasters at or near any camp or point occupied by the United States forces will mail without prepayment of postage any letter written by a soldier in the service of the United States and certified to be such by the Major or Acting Major of the regiment to which the writer is attached. Th
gh to the summit. They succeeded in this expedition, the rebels retreating in all directions. Two rebel officers who were spying around the camp at Elkwater this morning were surprised by our pickets and shot. The body of one of them was brought into camp, and proved to be that of Col. John A. Washington, of Mount Vernon, Virginia.--(Doc. 48.) General Sturgis of the National army with a regiment of infantry, two companies of cavalry, and one of artillery, took possession of St. Joseph's, Missouri. The Second regiment of Delaware Militia, left Wilmington for Cambridge, Maryland.--Baltimore American, September 16. A fight took place at Booneville, Mo., this morning between a party of rebels under Colonel Brown and the Home Guards under Captain Eppstein, which terminated in the victory of the latter. The Home Guards held their intrenchments against the rebels, one thousand strong, who were driven back with a loss of twelve killed and thirty wounded. The Home Guards lo
sylvania regiment, and two companies of the Thirteenth Massachusetts, were engaged in the conflict. During the fight a rebel was seen taking aim at Col. Geary, when the colonel grasped a rifle from a soldier and shot him on the spot.--(Doc. 50.) The Thirty-ninth Ohio, Colonel Groesbeck; Third Iowa, Lieutenant-Colonel Scott; Sixteenth Illinois, Colonel Smith, with a force of the Missouri State Militia and Iowa State troops, under Colonels Craynon and Edwards; three hundred regulars and irregular cavalry and six pieces of artillery, under Captain Madison, left St. Joseph and Chillicothe, Mo., in two columns for Lexington, to-day, on their way to reinforce Colonel Mulligan.--N. Y. Herald, September 20. This morning the Abbe McMaster, proprietor and editor of the Freeman's Appeal, a peace organ of New York city, was arrested by the United States Marshal, Mr. Murray, and sent to Fort Lafayette, on a charge of treasonable matter contained in his paper.--N. Y. Herald, September 17.
ns, Comte de Paris, the heir of Louis Philippe, (the eldest son of his eldest son,) and Robert d'orleans, Duc de Chartres, the brother of Louis Philippe d'orleans, were duly commissioned as captains of volunteers in the service of the United States, and attached to Major-General McClellan's staff as aids. These young princes made it a condition of their service that they should receive no pecuniary compensation. General Prentiss, U. S. A., assumed command of the National forces at St. Joseph, Mo. No man in the whole Western army could have been sent there who is more acceptable to the people north of the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad; and, under his command, the Union troops, whether Federal or State, are willing to do battle.--National Intelligencer, Sept. 28. A portion of Colonel Geary's force had an action to-day with five hundred rebels on the Virginia side of the Potomac, near Point of Rocks. They were sheltered on a high point on the Catochin Mountain, and in hous
ing Secretary of War, dated at Richmond, on the 9th instant: Gen. D. E. Twiggs: Your despatch is received. The department learns with regret that the state of your health is such as to cause you to request to be relieved from active duty. Your request is granted; but you are expected to remain in command until the arrival of Gen. Mansfield Lovell, who has been appointed to succeed you, and who leaves for New Orleans to-morrow. J. P. Benjamin. The Platte River bridge, near St. Joseph's, was burned, and they are now obliged to cross in small boats and on rafts. Fifteen hundred regulars from Utah crossed this night, and many of them with their families. Being so many of them, some were obliged to cross on the rafts. They had ropes across the river, and those on the raft took hold of the end and pulled, and it drew them across; but some one--a secessionist, they think — had cut the rope, and when they were about in the middle of the river it gave way and they floated d
r artillerists arrived in New York, from Albany. They number one hundred and fifty-six men, and are under the command of Captain T. J. Kennedy. The majority of the men have been enlisted from the plough and harrow in Cayuga County, and are a fine-looking set of young men. They are fully uniformed, but without sabres or guns, both of which await them in Washington. Their pieces are to consist of four ten-pound rifled Parrott guns, and two twelve-pound howitzers. Gen. Prentiss, at St. Joseph, Mo., addressed a large crowd of the citizens of that place, declaring in the most solemn manner that he would compel every secessionist there to take an oath of allegiance to the United States Government, or he would set them at work in the trenches of Fort Smith. The speech delighted the loyal, but sent consternation into the ranks of the traitors.--N. Y. Tribune, Dec. 7. This night a detachment of the Federal cavalry made a dash for the Memphis Branch railroad, and succeeded in burn
for the purpose of raising a guerrilla company, stealing a lot of cattle and making off with them. Lieutenant Caldwell at once proceeded to headquarters at Saint Joseph's, and obtained an order to take a sufficient force, and proceed in pursuit of Edmundson and his gang. No time was lost, and the party arrived at the house of then proceeded to other parts of Andrew and Gentry Counties, and arrested some twenty men whom Edmundson had recruited for his gang. They were all carried to Saint Joseph's and confined.--St. Joseph's Journal, May 8. General Dumont, with portions of Woodford's and Smith's Kentucky cavalry, and Wynkoop's Pennsylvania cavalrySt. Joseph's Journal, May 8. General Dumont, with portions of Woodford's and Smith's Kentucky cavalry, and Wynkoop's Pennsylvania cavalry, attacked eight hundred of Morgan's and Woods's rebel cavalry at Lebanon, Kentucky, and after an hour's fight completely routed them.--(Doc. 22.) D. B. Lathrop, operator on the United Stated military telegraph, died at Washington, D. C., from injuries received by the explosion of a torpedo, placed by the rebels in the desert
ty of the Spencer (Ind.) home guards, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel Wood, First Indiana cavalry, and routed with great loss. The home guard had two men killed and eighteen wounded. A fight took place near Shirley's Ford, Spring River, Mo., between the Third Indiana regiment, Colonel Ritchie, and a force of about six hundred rebels, among whom were some eighty or ninety Cherokee Indians, resulting in a rout of the latter with a loss of sixty or seventy killed and wounded.--St. Joseph's Journal. Last night a rebel force consisting of Stuart's cavalry and the Hampton Legion, with one regiment of infantry and seventeen pieces of artillery, crossed the Potomac at Williamsport, Maryland, and occupied that town; but, to-day, ascertaining that a strong Union force under General Couch was approaching, they drew in their pickets and safely recrossed into Virginia. The rebel troops committed no improprieties while they occupied the town, beyond forcing the citizens to open