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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 836 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 690 0 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 I. 532 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 480 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 406 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 350 0 Browse Search
Wiley Britton, Memoirs of the Rebellion on the Border 1863. 332 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 322 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) 310 0 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 294 0 Browse Search
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and with that he fetches a whoop and swing of his shillelah, that would have done your heart good to see. "But, Billy," says the King, "ye are too raw from the bogs to take a command." "And what for no," says Billy, "wid yer dam Dutchmen, yer Poles, Eyetalyans, yer Swiss, Danes and French, wid big feathers on their heads, but niver a word of English on their tongues. It's meself will talk and fight too." So, to cut a long story short, Billy found himself of a fine morning traveling to Missouri as fast as steam could take him, and a Colonel's commission in his pocket. "Billy," says the King to Mulligan "don't write, but put it through — put it through." "Begorra," says Billy, "it's meself that won't write, for divil a letter do I know; and as for putting it through, jest wait a bit, and ye may swallow all I lave behind me." So Billy found himself in Lexington, at the head of his grand army and Seceshers all around him. A rousing time they had of it ye may be sure, wid thar big gu
ause of the despot. Comparatively few are volunteering, notwithstanding the urgent appeals to the people. The Journal and Democrat are both begging piteously for volunteers. The army in the Mississippi Valley. Some idea of the formidable obstacles which Lincoln's flotilla will have to encounter in its passage down the Mississippi, may be formed from the annexed extract from a letter to the Baton Rouge Gazette: Our troops are composed of the flower of Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, and last, though not least, a brigade of Louisinians, to which I hope will be added the Donaldsonville Cannoneers now in Memphis. With Johnston, Polk, Pillow, Thompson, Cheatham, and McGown at the lead of operations here, Zollicoffer at Cumberland Gap — Buckner at Bowling Green, with thousands rallying to his standard daily — you may prepare to hear soon of the grand "smash" of the Lincoln project to invade the Mississippi valley, as he would have to walk over the dead bodies of