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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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en a Union soldier coming up shot him in the breast and he fell dead. I lay on the ground until ten o'clock the next day, I was then removed in a wagon to a building, my wounds examined and partially dressed. On the Saturday following we were carried to Manassas, and from there to the general hospital at Richmond. My leg having partially mortified, I consented that it should be amputated, which operation was performed by young man. I insisted that they should allow Dr. Swam to be present, for I wanted one Union man there if I died under the operation. The stitches and the hard slipped from neglect, and the bone protruded, and about two weeks after another operation was performed, at which time another place of the thign bone was sawed off. Six weeks after the amputation, and before It keeled, I was removed to the tobacco factory." Two operations were subsequently performed on Franchise--one at Fortress Monroe and one at Brooklyn, New York — after his release from captivity.
in the deepest misery, and they lift them into a new world of light and hops." Such is a specimen of the rhetorical finishes, the Bombastes Ferritic mingling of canto and falsehood with which the Northern people are deluded, and driven to the ulterior measures which really constitute the backbone of the Federal Administration. Their words are sweet as honey in the rocks, but their acts are bitter as gall and cruel as a tyrant's. Upon the same "sail" is a part of a letter from Fortress Monroe, in which I find the following "good one" concerning General Wool: "There is a story going the rounds here concerning a certain — General,--who is — pious enough in character, but on certain occasions when his 'dander is up, ' can do full justice to his feelings by 'giving them mouth.' --When the Merrimac came down, the General was all emotion, and so highly excited that now and then he eased his feelings by certain forcible ejaculations. A contraband, who heard him, gives a