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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 938 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 220 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 178 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. 148 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 96 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. 92 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 88 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 66 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 64 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 64 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ordnance Department, Richmond.Va.,may 26, 1861. (search)
Bethel battle. They have a great variety of modes of accounting for it, and no doubt each journalist could manage it better, if he had the personal direction of the affair. The "inordinate love of life" among the invaders is the most obvious explanation. Gen. Butler is highly complimented by the New York Herald, who styles him "the right man in the right place." About his being "the right man," we have our doubts, but that Fortress Monroe is "the right place" for the man whom Smith. of California, scared out of his boots at the Charleston Convention, there can be question. Some ill-natured newspapers blame Gen. Butler for not proceeding himself in command of the large force that attacked Bethel Church. But the modesty of Butler is equal to his genius.--He knew very well that his presence could do no one else any good, and might be the cause of individual harm to himself. Therefore, he magnanimously gave his brother General from Massachusetts a chance for the luck and laurels whi