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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 36 22 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 20 8 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 20 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 18 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 16 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 10 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 8 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. 7 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: October 31, 1863., [Electronic resource], Missouri under, a Complete despotism--Horrible Scenes. (search)
Missouri under, a Complete despotism--Horrible Scenes. --The following is an extract from a private letter published in the Chicago Times. It is from one of the oldest and best citizens of St. Joseph, Missouri. No comment is needed. He says: We are under much worse than Russian military despotism here, which is aided by an armed mob, which illuminate the heavens nightly with the light of burning dwellings, which burn to the music of dying father's moans and the shrieks of mothers ey seek safety among the haunts and lairs of wolves and wild beasts from the bloody fury of their more savage fellow men. Twenty-five men have been shot dead in their own houses, and thirty dwellings turned in Andrew county (next north of St. Joseph) within twenty days. Mrs.--'s dwelling — the finest in this county now, and costing $13,000--was burned last week by a squad of soldiers from this place in mere wantonness. A neighbor's, by the name of--, was burned at the same time. The coun