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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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Gen. Wool --The Washington dispatches contain a rumor that Gen. Wool has superseded Butler in the command at Fortress Monroe. The civilian Generals are evidently feeling the guillotine. Heretofore the complaint has been that they had plenty of men but no officers; and we apprehend that by the time they get the officers they will have no men.
A Protracted war. When the Northern press declared for "a short and sharp war," they expressed what their own interests required, and what those of Europe imperiously demand. But what is the prospect now, and what will be the influence of that prospect in England and France? Richmond was to have been occupied by the 20th July, and from that point and Fortress Monroe the line of operations was to be extended in the fall to the other Atlantic Southern States, whilst in the same month Memphis was to have been taken, and thence, with cool weather, the line of march have been taken up down the Mississippi, and the two columns joining in New Orleans on the 22d of February, celebrated their grand achievement on the birth day of the Father of his Country, and on the 4th of March, handed over the Union whole and entire to that worthy successor of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln. That was the programme of the "short and sharp war;" but, new, the men who invented the wretched "On to R