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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. 46 2 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 39 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 31 3 Browse Search
Fannie A. Beers, Memories: a record of personal exeperience and adventure during four years of war. 16 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 12 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 11 Browse Search
Allan Pinkerton, The spy in the rebellion; being a true history of the spy system of the United States Army during the late rebellion, revealing many secrets of the war hitherto not made public, compiled from official reports prepared for President Lincoln , General McClellan and the Provost-Marshal-General . 10 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 8 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 30: (search)
ound for the contending armies, but her vindictive home-guards brought upon her more misery than can be compensated for by fifty years of prosperity. On his way down to Vicksburg General Ellet heard of some Confederate troops at a place called Austin and dispatched a cavalry force of two hundred men, commanded by Major Holland, in pursuit, followed by infantry. The cavalry encountered the main body of the Confederates, one thousand strong, with two pieces of artillery. Holland found his retthe infantry came up, when the enemy retreated leaving five of their number dead on the field. The Union loss was two killed and nineteen wounded. A wagon train and a quantity of arms were captured, together with three prisoners, and the town of Austin was set on fire and destroyed with a large amount of provisions, thus breaking up a nest of guerillas who were making preparations to commence a system of firing on vessels as they had done on the Tennessee. While the town was on fire numerous