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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 682 0 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 358 0 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 258 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 208 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. 204 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 182 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 104 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 102 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 86 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 72 0 Browse Search
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Historic leaves, volume 7, April, 1908 - January, 1909, Company E, 39th Massachusetts Infantry, in the Civil War.—(Iv.) (search)
Conner, Thomas, discharged March 12, 1863; died some fifteen years ago. Crosby, Elkanah, enlisted in Company I, Fifth Regiment, May 1 to July 31, 1861; went out with Company E as corporal; promoted to sergeant; one of the few to remain with the company during its whole period of service; mustered out June 2, 1865; lives at 110 Hudson Street, Somerville. Crowley, Daniel, musician (drummer); was with the company during its whole term of service; mustered out June 2, 1865; lives in Peru, Ill. Cutter, George, deserted June 3, 1863; afterwards seen in a New York Cavalry Regiment. Davis, Amos F., detached for special service; came back to the Company May 26, 1865; mustered out June 2, 1865; lives in Dorchester. Dodge, Albert H., deserted December, 1864; has died since the War; came from Nova Scotia. Dodge, William H., brother of Albert H., discharged for disability May 18, 1865; died twelve years ago. Dusseault, John H., went out as first sergeant; promoted to second
ceding. In Virginia the great objects of the Confederate government were the defence of Richmond, its capital, the capture of Washington, and the invasion of the North; which object made Virginia a field of carnage for four years. In Missouri the secessionists hoped to bring the state, nearly equally divided in sentiment, into the Southern fold, and with it Kentucky, thus assuring the control of the Mississippi River and its great tributaries, the Missouri and the Ohio; thereby menacing Illinois and Indiana, and forcing the war onto Union soil. Almost from the commencement of secession, until the end of the year 1861, and for some time after, the rebels had and kept control of the Mississippi River, from the Ohio to the Gulf of Mexico, some seven hundred miles. From this vast extent of the greatest of rivers all Union ships and commerce were shut out for nearly a year; so that on January 1, 1862, the secession government was practically what it claimed to be, in sole control of
Paine, Jeremiah T., 18. Parker, James, 29. Parker, Leonard Moody, 29, 35. Parker, Sarah Rebecca, 29. Parkhurst, Melville C., 18. Parkhurst, Lieutenant Melville C., 10. Palmer, William D., 18. Passaic, N. J., 15. Partridge, Captain, 64. Patten, Nathaniel, Senor, 89. Penhallow, —, 79. Pennock, Anna Louisa, 24. Pennock, Ellen M., 24. Pennock, Nathan Loveman, 21, 24. Pennock, Peter, 24. Pennock, Phebe (Fellows), 24. Pennock, Salmon Cotton, 24. Perry, Gideon W., 18. Peru, Ill., 13. Petersburg, 2, 7, 11. Philadelphia, 5, 12. Phipps, David, 81, 82, 84. Phipps, Mrs., 31. Pierce, Adaline, 48. Pierce, Eva Adaline, 48. Pierce, Joel, 36. Pierce, Josiah, 48. Pierson, Captain C. L., 3. Pinkham, Horace W., 18. Pitts, James, 84. Pittsburg Landing, 51. Plains Store, 58. Pleasant Memories of Foreign Travel, 38. Pollard, Asa, 22. Poole, Lilla E., 24. Poor, John R., 74, 75, 76. Poplar Spring Church, 6. Port Hudson, 40-61. Pound Lot. Winter Hill Road. 2