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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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attendance was large for the opening, thirty-seven counties being represented. John Hale, of Mason county, was elected permanent President No business was done beyond organizing and administering the oath of allegiance to members. From Fortress Monroe. By the arrival of the steamer Louisiana, from Fortress Monroe, at Baltimore on Wednesday last, 27th ult., the Baltimore Sun publishes the following items: There were reports apparently confirmatory of previous rumors of engagementFortress Monroe, at Baltimore on Wednesday last, 27th ult., the Baltimore Sun publishes the following items: There were reports apparently confirmatory of previous rumors of engagements with United States gun-boats and batteries on James river, said to be favorable to the latter. Nothing had been received from the fleet at Port Royal, or from Hatteras, nor had anything transpired in reference to the rumored attack on Pensacola. The steamer Constitution, with about 2,000 troops of Gen. Butler's brigade, from New England, had arrived in Hampton Roads Their destination is not divulged. On Tuesday evening the steamship S. R. Spaulding, Capt. Howes, left Hampton Ro
ely for us, there were no bidders at that price, and the guns remained in the possession of the State, and now each one of those pieces is in the field, and they have proven to be equal to any guns of like calibre now in service. How small a circumstance controls the greatest events! What embarrassments would have attended our operations in this important struggle, if these pieces had not been in our possession and ready for transportation to the field. It is to be regretted that Fortress Monroe is not in our possession; that it was not as easily captured as the Navy-Yard and Harper's Ferry. As far back as the 8th of January last; I consulted with a gentleman whose position enabled him to know the strength of that Fortress, and whose experience in military matters enabled him to form an opinion as to the number of men that would be required to capture it. He represented it to be one of the strongest fortifications in the world, and expressed his doubts whether it could be take