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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 836 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 690 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. 532 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 480 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 406 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 350 0 Browse Search
Wiley Britton, Memoirs of the Rebellion on the Border 1863. 332 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 322 0 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 310 0 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 294 0 Browse Search
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you. [Signed]Gidson Welles. Secretary of the Navy. The Canal across the Peninsula. St. Louis, April 9. --General Pope's official report says: "The canal cut across the peninsula at New Madrid, through which the steamers and several barges were taken, is twelve miles long, through heavy timber, which had to be sawed off by hand four feet under water. The idea of this laborious under taking originated with Gen. Schuyler Hamilton, and the work performed by Col. Bissall's Missouri engineering regiment. Remarkable War Bulletin — the way the Yankee Masses are Humbugged. War Department, Washington, April 9th, 1862. First. That at the meridian of Sunday next, sitter the receipt of this order, at the head of every regiment in the armies of the United States, there shall be offered by its Chaplain, a prayer giving thanks to the Lord of Hosts for the recent manifestation of His power in the overthrow of the rebels and traitors, and invoking the continuanc
sted, without intermission, during the entire day, and was renewed on Monday morning, and continued undecided until 4 o'clock in the afternoon, when the enemy commenced to retreat, and are still flying towards Corinth, pursued by a large force of our cavalry. The slaughter on both sides has been immense. We have lost in killed, wounded, and missing, from 18,000 to 20,000 and that of the enemy is estimated at from 35,000 to 40,000. The fight was brought on by three hundred of the Missouri regiment of Gen. Prentiss's division, attacking the advance guard of the rebels, which they supposed to be the pickets of the enemy. The rebels immediately advanced on Gen. Prentiss's division, on the left wing, pouring in volley after volley of musketry, and riddling our camp with grape, canister, and shell. Our forces soon formed into line and returned the fire vigorously, and, by the time we were prepared to receive them, had turned their heaviest fire on the left centre, Gener