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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,404 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 200 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 188 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 184 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. 174 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) 166 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 164 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 132 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 100 0 Browse Search
James Buchanan, Buchanan's administration on the eve of the rebellion 100 0 Browse Search
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nor, and in vindication of their rights. It was not the wish of the volunteers of Texas, however, to fight against those troops of the United States who had been defending their frontiers for years, and who found themselves on their soil in the attitude of enemies, only because of political changes which they did nothing to bring about — many of whom had been personally endeared to them by long association, and by their gallant deeds, (well remembered,) as their old comrades in the war with Mexico.--With the true spirit of brave men who know how to appreciate a soldier's honor, they marshalled in such numbers before them that the rugged necessities of war might be accomplished without bloodshed and without the loes of reputation to their gallant opponents. There was no exultation over the surrender of the troops of the old 8th Infantry. This would not be the case were the volunteers of Texas called out under arms to contend with an invading force sent against them from the North. F
you, Massachusetts will send men who 'will fight till from their bouns the flesh is hacked.' They will wade through blood and slaughter in support of the Stars and Stripes." It was a Massachusetts General who led the Federal troops in the battle at Bethel Church. He waded "through blood and slaughter" to get out of the range of Southern bullets, and we opine that the valiant Butler of Massachusetts would have been equally precipitate in his retreat. The New York Day Book thus pungently answers the foregoing bit of braggadocia: In the war of 1812, and in the Mexican war, Massachusetts boasted that she furnished no troops — said it was "unbecoming a Christian people" to do so. And when the soldiers who were raised and sent at the private expense of Caleb Cushing, came back from Mexico, they were hissed and rotten-egged in the streets of Boston, and hooted at as "butcheraf" The N. Y. Tribune at that time, called General Worth "one of Uncle Sam's journeymen throat cutters!"