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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 29 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 20 4 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 18 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. 18 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) 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 1 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 7: Prisons and Hospitals. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 11 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 8 8 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 6 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) 4 0 Browse Search
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nd plans. anecdotes of him. quarrels about the site of Rock Island village. Black Hawk's conspiracy. Lieutenant Johnston'how, at such a time, with only three men, he passed from Rock Island to Chicago without molestation, and with only a single toundary of Illinois, with their most populous village at Rock Island. Other tribes of Algonquin or Dakota descent-Chippewnes River; and Black Hawk, chief of the Sac village near Rock Island. Each had risen to his position by courage and talents.ge of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers and Fort Armstrong at Rock Island, and the companies of the Sixth Regiment at Jefferson Baow water, and, going on board again next day, arrived at Rock Island on the 12th. April 13th.-Black Hawk's band was reported to join the Prophet; that his engagement was to give up Rock Island village; and that there was no engagement not to join th of the Mississippi, within a hundred and fifty miles of Rock Island, for which the British band contended, now supports an i
other remark; but the rebuke silenced Lieutenant--, and, vulgar as he was, he hung his, head in shame and confusion. I never knew a man who could give a rebuke with more crushing effect than Albert Sidney Johnston. His power of rebuke lay in his serenity and benignity. It was clearly seen that it was the sentiment, not the person, that was condemned. General Atkinson dropped down the river to Prairie du Chien, on August 3d; and, having delayed there until the 25th, proceeded to Rock Island. In consequence of the movement of cholera-infected troops from Chicago to that point the pestilence broke out there, and carried off a number of victims. Lieutenant Johnston was attacked, but recovered after severe suffering. Lying upon the floor, he was wrapped in heavy blankets, drenched with vinegar and salt, and then dosed with brandy and Cayenne pepper; the Faculty must decide whether he recovered in consequence or in spite of the treatment. The doctors yet disagree as to the mo