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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 204 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 144 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. 113 11 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 93 1 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 73 3 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 60 12 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 60 6 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 55 15 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 51 3 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 42 18 Browse Search
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A good Lit A writer in the Enquirer, of yesterday, makes a curt and appropriate commentary upon McDowell's style of communicating his military exploits, by substituting one word for another in Julius Cœsar's celebrated report of his operations against a certain Asiatic or African monarch, (we forget which,) who had taken up arms against him. "Veni, Vidi, Vici," ( "I have come, I have seen, I have conquered,") says the great Roman. "Veni, Vedi, Fugi. " ("I have come, I have seen, I have f. They drive whole armies in terror from the field, and then, with a magnanimity unknown to the immortal author of the laconic dispatch which the Enquirer has travestied, they make a low bow, face to the right-about, abandon everything to the vanquished, and run off at a quarter nag's speed, sometimes not stopping under a hundred miles. In view of these amazing performances, would it not be better for McDowell to write-- "Veni, vici, fugi" ( "I have come, I have conquered, I have fled?")
, Asa Rogers, John A. Carter. Louisa — John Hunter, Clayton G. Coleman, W. O. Harris. Lunenburg — John Orgain, Sterling Neblett, Jr. W. H. Hatchett. Lynchburg — Wm. T. Yancey John G. Meem, John M. Speed. Madison — Travis J. Twyman, A. R. Blakey, Robert A. Banks. Marion — A. S. Hayden, U. S. Arnett, Thos. F. Conaway. Marshall — W. H. Oldham, Joseph Gallagher, Chas A. Hoge. Mason — A. G. Eastham, David Long, J. M. H. Beale. Mathews — H. Hudgins, George E Tabb, John H. Blake. McDowell — Malcomb McNell, R. Vance, W. L. Jones. Mecklenburg — W Baskerville, Jr. E. R. Chambers, Dr. W. H. Jones. Mercer — James S. Grigaby, W. H. French, Elliott Vawter. Middlesex — George L. Nicholson, E. T. Montague, Wm. S. Christian. Monongalia — Alexander Wade, John Wallace, Joseph McLane. Monroe — A. T. Caperton, J. H. Harnesberger, James M. Nickell. Montgomery — R. D. Montague, John B Radford, A. P. Eskridge. Morgan — J. S. Duckwall, Col. S. Johnston