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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 346 18 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 114 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 90 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 67 5 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 62 2 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 49 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 45 3 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 39 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 38 2 Browse Search
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cations. In Camp Beaufort Entrancements, At Yorktown, Va., April 11, 1862 The exciting event of the day has been a balloon reconnaissance by General Fitz John Porter, on a scale of rather larger magnitude an was intended, At five o'clock in the morning Gen Porter took his place in Professor Lowe's balloon. He supposeing the opportunity of getting off a joke, could not loss the opportunity. "You are a suspicious character," remarked General Burns. "How so?" asked General Porter. "In the space of half an hour you have been taken up by a balloon and arrested by a shelter tent." "And you have come down sate, I see," broke in Cou have been taken up by a balloon and arrested by a shelter tent." "And you have come down sate, I see," broke in Captain Looke, before the laughter an Gen. Burne's duct of puns had ceased. "I came with this cavalry company to look you up." "You ought to have sent flying artillery after me," rejoined General Porter.