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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 472 144 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 358 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 215 21 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 186 2 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 II. 124 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 108 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 103 5 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 97 15 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 92 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 83 1 Browse Search
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$354,000 in specie. New York,May 24.--The United States steamship Keystone State, Capt. French, arrived yesterday afternoon at the Navy- Yard, in this city, having left Norfolk harbor on Wednesday morning. The following vessels were at Fortress Monroe: Frigates Minnesota and Cumberland, brig Perry, and gunboats Star and Yankee. The Keystone State towed from Fortress Monroe the brig Hiawatha, of and for Liverpool, loaded with tobacco. The Hiawatha attempted to run by the fleet on SunFortress Monroe the brig Hiawatha, of and for Liverpool, loaded with tobacco. The Hiawatha attempted to run by the fleet on Sunday morning, when the Star fired a shot across her bows. To this the brig paid no attention.--The flag-ship Minnesota, Com. Stringham, then fired ahead of the brig without effect; it was only when a second shot from the Minnesota went whizzing among her rigging that the Hiawatha was brought to. She was found to be heavily loaded with tobacco, and was sent home in charge of Lieut. Russell and a prize crew. The Keystone State reports the blockade at Norfolk as effective and belligerent. Th
nd Dispatch.] Norfolk, May 26. --There was fighting at Hampton this morning with muskets. The bridge between Hampton and Old Point was burnt last night. [Second Dispatch.] Norfolk,May 26.--Hampton was occupied by Federal troops last night. They landed in boats, the bridge having been burnt. Firing was heard from 2 o'clock till 10 this morning. It is reported that the Federal troops were repulsed with heavy loss, and retired to Old Point. Col. August's or Col. De Russy's Regiment said to have been engaged. [Third Dispatch.] Norfolk,May 26.--P. M.--A heavy battle took place early this morning, just outside of Hampton. Seven hundred of Lincoln's troops reported killed, and fifty of ours killed and wounded. The enemy retreated to Fortress Monroe. The Hamptonians drew Lincoln's men on by an engagement, until they got them under the fire of our troops, who came from and through Richmond. The latter were concealed in ambush. Powder.
Gen. Butler says that a few days will put him in Richmond. Possibly. If he ventures too far from Fortress Monroe, he may get here sooner than he wants to.
From Norfolk.[special correspondence of the Dispatch] Norfolk, Va., May 25, 1861. About two thousand troops embarked yesterday from Fortress Monroe, and proceeded South in small steamers and gun boats. At the same time all of the vessels that had been captured and held as prizes at that place, sailed and went to sea. There are only four vessels left at Old Point and in Hampton Roads, viz: the cumberland, the Minnesota, (frigate,) and two small steamers. It was rumored here last night that the people of Hampton had set fire to and burned the bridge leading over Hampton creek night before last, and that Federal troops from the Fort to the number of four thousand were yesterday (Friday) marched up towards Hampton, for the purpose of supplying themselves with provisions, stating that their provisions had nearly given out at the Fort, and also, that they were short of water, besides many of them were sick, and that, upon learning that the bridge had been burned, they immedi
Reinforcements for Fortress Monroe. New York, May 24. --The steamer Alabama sailed this morning for Fortress Monroe, with Col. Duryea's Regiment, and the Star of the South will sail on Sunday, with hay, straw and small stores for Fort Pickens. Reinforcements for Fortress Monroe. New York, May 24. --The steamer Alabama sailed this morning for Fortress Monroe, with Col. Duryea's Regiment, and the Star of the South will sail on Sunday, with hay, straw and small stores for Fort Pickens.