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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 58 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 45 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 27 7 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 25 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 19 3 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. 18 0 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 14 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 14 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
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teen hundred men could be raised at present. He thought it would be a difficult matter to take the fort. A very influential body of citizens in Brooklyn insist that the writ shall be served if it require the sacrifice of life to do it. The inability of the civil authorities to execute the writ may lead to the use of military force. Judge Garrison has issued a writ of habeas corpus, on the application of Colonel Jack, on behalf of about one hundred and fifty United States troops at Fort Hamilton, who were surrendered by Gen. Twiggs to the Confederates at Mantegorda Bay, and were released upon parole and to serve against the South. Their counsel has written to the Secretary of war, suggesting that the Government allow the execution of the writ, as it will save it the necessity of even indirectly recognising the legality of the obligation imposed upon the men by the Confederates. The Habeas corpus in Washington. A writ of habeas corpus was applied for in Washington on Tu
s to enforce the writ of habeas corpus or to arrest Col. Burke for contempt. Col. Burke on Thursday made a requisition upon Col. Adams, of the 1st regiment of L. I. volunteers, for five companies, to furnish additional military protection to Forts Hamilton and Lafayette, where a large number of prisoners — including the United States troops who were released on their parole by the Secessionists in Texas, and who are suing in the courts for their release — are now kept. The companies, under command of Lieut. Col. Cross, were immediately furnished, and are now encamped near Fort Hamilton. Various items from Washington. We copy the following from the Washington correspondence of the Baltimore Sun: Secretary Smith distinctly promises and declares, in his address to the New York financiers, that the war, which has now assumed gigantic proportions, shall be vigorously prosecuted. The United States Government have never yet seemed to be in earnest in this war. Of late the Go