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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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ory, but also that what has been lost must be regained. The results of the defensive policy, which has been hitherto the policy of the South, were not regarded as satisfactory, and its abandonment was strongly urged. Both Gen. Beauregard and Gen. Lee endeavored to demonstrate the feasibility of an invasion of the North at three different points — namely, from Cumberland or Williamsport into Pennsylvania; from Louisville and Cincinnati into Indiana and Ohio, and from Paducah and Cairo into Illinois. It was not certainly known whether the "invasion" flank of the platform had been accepted or not. It was strenuously opposed by Jeff. Davis and one or two of the Generals; but a large majority of them were in favor of it. It is known, however, that the following operations were agreed on, as forming parts of the summer campaign: 1. the immediate obstruction of the James river, so as to make it impossible for McClellan to use it as a means for communicating with the Government and
tle was killed Col. Sam Black, of Pittsburg. He commanded the 1st Pennsylvania regiment. In former Col. Black commanded (in the Mexican war) the 2d Pennsylvania regiment, Col. Wynkeep commanding the 1st. He distinguished himself in Mexico by various acts of gallantry. As a lawyer he stood high. His eloquence on the forum was undoubted. During the Administration of Mr. Buchanan he was made United States District Attorney for the Territory of Nebraska. He succeeded Col. Richardson, of Illinois, as Governor of that Territory. He was a delegate to the Charleston Convention, and while there was a strong pre- slavery advocate. A few years since, as a Democratic candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, he came within one vote of beating Wm. F. Packer, who was subsequently elected to the office, and who will be remembered by the South as the man who surrendered to justice John R. Cack, one of John Brown's men. As we have said. Black surrendered his life ingloriously on the 27th of Ju