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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 260 6 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 124 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 104 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 82 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 78 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 75 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 72 50 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 70 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 70 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 69 7 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: May 20, 1864., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Fort Pillow (Tennessee, United States) or search for Fort Pillow (Tennessee, United States) in all documents.

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Retaliatory measures. --A Washington telegram says: In reply to a request of the President, it is understood that each member of the Cabinet has submitted in writing his opinions in regard to retaliatory measures toward the rebels, on account of the massacres at Fort Pillow and Plymouth. The opinion of Attorney General Bates is said to be in opposition to any such a course. Whatever policy may be adopted, no formal public declaration of it will probably be made.
The Daily Dispatch: May 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Fort Pillow Affair--Refutation of Federal Slanders — the Yankee accounts. (search)
The Fort Pillow Affair--Refutation of Federal Slanders — the Yankee accounts. --Governor Isham G. Harris, of Tennessee, who accompanied the expedition of Forrest into West Tennessee, gives the following true version of the late attack upon Fort Pillow. In view of the perverted accounts of the Yankee papers, this official narrative of the whole proceeding will be found as interesting as it is necessary to vindicate the truth of history: Arriving in the vicinity of Fort Pillow, General Fort Pillow, General Forrest, having previously arranged his plans and issued his instructions for the attack, rapidly advanced his lines, and gained after a brief, sharp contest, the outer works of the enemy. Having possessed himself of this position, he threw forward a line of skirmishers in a sort of ravine between the outer works and the fort, which line was protected from the Federal sharpshooters by his reserve line in the outer defences. He then sent in a flag of truce to the commander of the garrison,