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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 141 1 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. 120 2 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 94 38 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 54 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 46 20 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, The camp, the battlefield, and the hospital: or, lights and shadows of the great rebellion 42 6 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 38 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 31 9 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 28 10 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 28 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: December 24, 1864., [Electronic resource], Amusements of the Yankee generals in Georgia. (search)
ion. "The day after, Kilpatrick dined at the house of another lady, of similar character; and when he had finished his dinner, turned his hireling escort loose upon the furniture and other contents of the house, destroying with their sabres the fine cutlery, glass and chinaware, etc., winding up the scene by ordering the corn-cribs and other out-buildings to be fired. A faithful servant put the flames out, when one of the Vandals threatened to shoot him; but at this moment the cry of 'Wheeler's men' caused the party to depart precipitately, and thus the buildings and contents were saved. "To leave nothing undone to complete the infamy of this Yankee general's conduct, he caused all the sugar of the lady, whose hospitality, he had forced, to be filled with sand, as well as her jars of sweetmeats and preserves. Such was the conduct of General Kilpatrick. We can well understand what the lower officers and privates of such a General would do. At the plantation of General Cobb
John and Arthur Cheatman, who have been forwarded to Nashville. The investment of Savannah. Intelligence from Port Royal to the 18th reports that-- Savannah was still in the hands of the rebels. Its surrender had not been demanded when the Fulton sailed. Among the passengers by the steamer are twenty officers who were wounded in the battle of Pocataligo. The Palmetto Herald says that only one fight of moment occurred in Sherman's march, which resulted in the flogging of Wheeler. All the railroads out of Savannah are cut, and the city is entirely and securely invested. Another call for three Hundred thousand men. Lincoln has issued a proclamation calling for 300,000 men for the military and naval service, to serve for one, two or three years. The quotas for the different States will be immediately assigned by the War Department. If they are not made up by volunteering by the 15th of February, 1865, a draft will be ordered to take place. Around Peter