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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 94 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 69 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 24 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 18 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 16 0 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 14 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. 14 0 Browse Search
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his army, could move forward unresisted. Nor would it be good policy in Floyd to go into the Kanawha valley with a force of less than 20,000 men, leaving Rosencranz in his rear, and the Kanawha river in fine boating condition, by means of which any quantity of Ohio troops might be sent up in front in a few hours. The great need of Western Virginia is troops, and if over the Pierpont Government is to be overthrown, we must have them. We need 25,000 effective men in the direction of Cheat Mountain, and 25,000 on the James River and Kanawha Turnpike. Had such a force been furnished in the summer, there would not have been a Yankee nor an avowed tory this side of the Ohio river. Instead of this, however, the Kanawha Valley and the Northwest are completely overrun, good Southern men driven from their once peaceful and prosperous homes, their property destroyed or confiscated, and their wives and children left behind to freeze, to starve, or drag out mouths of misery, subject to the