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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,078 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 442 0 Browse Search
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 440 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 430 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 330 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. 324 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 306 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) 284 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 254 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 150 0 Browse Search
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make a reconnaissance. No other human beings could be seen, not even a laborer in the fields. There being no signs of the enemy on the island or on the land immediately upon the river, we proposed to visit it. "I would like to go into Maryland," said one. "That can be easily done; see, I stand in both States!" replied our guide. Sure enough he did, for the river, up to high water mark, belongs to Maryland, and by stepping into the little path that skirts the water one steppeMaryland, and by stepping into the little path that skirts the water one stepped off Virginia soil. This was an unsatisfactory visit, however, and so we took a small boat and crossed to the island. At the landing was a small ravine or gulch, about twelve feet wide and six or eight feet deep. This ran in ward and joined a ditch that had been dug to drain the land. The Yankees used this as a rifle pit, and had it fitted up and protected in a curious manner. By entering the drain a soldier could pass from the river to the house entirely unobserved — Steps had been made i
ffairs at the South. affairs on the Potomac — arrest of Penitentiary convicts — the System of Free Markets,"c. From our Southern exchanges we make up the following summary: Exciting Rumor Afloat. The Fredericksburg Herald also publishes the following: We have a rumor of a startling character, which we will name, but we have not been able to trace it to a responsible source, which fact we wish distinctly kept in view. It is that information has been received from Maryland of a contemplated attack on the various batteries along the Potomac. That a part of the "Big Fleet" is to be used in this connection. A landing of a large body of soldiers with artillery, is to be made below Mathias Point, and this force and the fleet on the river are to move upward together, attacking in the rear and in front simultaneously, whatever force may be stationed at Mathias Point; next the batteries at Aquia Creek; and ultimately the batteries at Evansport. The Sickles Bri