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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 103 31 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 22 0 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 22 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 17 1 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. 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 10 0 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) 8 0 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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Capt. Gordon, the rebel spy. --The Wheeling Intelligencer, referring to the announcement that Capt. Wm. F. Gordon is under sentence of death at Fort McHenry, as a Confederate spy, says: Gordon formerly edited a paper at Parkersburg, and at the time of the breaking out of the war he edited that rabid sheet called the Clarksburg Register. He joined the rebel army, and some months ago he returned to Harrison county as a rebel spy, and sought refuge in a house about seven miles from Clarksburg, where his wife was stopping. Some soldiers discovered that Gordon was in the house, and a squad were sent to arrest him. The family denied all knowledge of him, and the soldiers were about to leave, when someone suggested an examination of the floor of the house. The examination was accordingly made, and Gordon was found to be concealed underneath a trap door, carefully concealed by the carpet. The Baltimore County Advocate says: "This man or one of the same name, at one time was