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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 73 3 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 56 4 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 51 1 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 46 4 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 43 7 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 43 1 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 40 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 38 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Book and heart: essays on literature and life 32 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 31 1 Browse Search
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came to Burnt Ordinary, only two miles distant from the Union pickets. On Tuesday morning, at three o'clock, fatigued and completely worn out, they approached the Union pickets, and, being challenged, the Major asked whether he was a Union man or rebel, when the sentinel replied the former.--The picket, on asking "Who goes there?" received in reply, "Two Union officers, escaped from Libby, Major Houstain, of the One Hundred and Thirty-second New York Volunteers, and Lieut. Von Weitzien, of Scott's Nine Hundred cavalry. " The picket informed them that he belonged to the First New York Mounted Rifles, Colonel B. F. Onderdonk. He detained the fugitives until four o'clock, when the relief came up, and the two officers were escorted to the guard-house. Last evening Major Houstain, having received a leave of absence for twenty days, left for Williamsburg, L. L., where his family resides, and Lieutenant Von. Weitzten for Washington, to report to his regiment. He will no doubt also
and bearded enough to make one voluntarily venerate his many years of usefulness and experience. Breckinridge is a model of manly beauty, knightly hearing and noble dignity — tall, strongly knit in bone and sinew, with a graceful carriage, an open, unreserved expression of countenance, written all over mind and courage, he reminds one, as he rides along in his Kentucky hunting suit, of some beau chevalier, belonging to another cra — a hero who has accidentally stepped out of one of Sir Walter Scott's poems, to lend a helping hand to the young Confederacy. Gen. Howell Cobb--well, the General is almost indescribable. But I venture the assertion that there is not a man in the service who combines more mind and matter in one personal corporality than does the great Georgian. Possessing one of the first intellects in the South, as his long career in her service demonstrates, he unites with it a physique well adapted to sustain every mental and bodily test which his present posit