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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,057 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 114 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 106 2 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 72 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 70 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 67 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 60 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. 58 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 56 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 54 2 Browse Search
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itude to avoid the penalty for her "steadfast" influence in promoting and in keeping alive the war on this continent, which it is possible Great Britain may be called upon one day to pay. Among the many evidences of profound sagacity which Washington, the greatest man that ever lived, gave to the world, was his thorough and abiding distrust of the British Government. It may have suited the policy of those demagogues who assailed his Administration to represent him as a sympathizer with Brias more sensible of the debt of gratitude which America owed to France for her powerful aid in the Revolution, and not Jefferson himself was less influenced by English prepossessions.--Lord Brougham, in his eloquent eulogium of the character of Washington, says: "Towards England, whom he had only known as a tyrant, he never, even in the worst times of French turbulence at home, and injury to foreign States, would unbend from the attitude of distrust and defiance into which the conduct of h
States is permitted so much as to admire George Washington. In a 22d of February oration in London any indication given that such a man as George Washington ever lived. We should like to know the ed of all right and title even to admire George Washington, we suggest that the Confederacy fall bamous, by any means, in the admiration of George Washington as he may suppose. The question formankind, Mr. Christopher Columbus or General George Washington?" The following is a sketch of the r, sir.' If it had not been for Columbus, General Washington would not have been a man; but suppose he had, what then? What did Washington ever do that was a great benefit to his country? There is mupposite orators, in a voice of thunder. 'General Washington a coward? Who so base as dare say it? im at the battle of New Orleans!' "'General Washington at the battle of New Orleans?' interruptthe battle of New Orleans was fit before General Washington was born. Let the gentleman read Plutar[2 more...]
rand assault of the works on Sunday morning. At an early hour it was discovered that the enemy had commenced the evacuation, when the assault was ordered, and the fort was soon in our possession, with all its guns uninjured, and before they had time to blow up the magazine. A number of prisoners were captured, but the larger portion of the garrison made good their escape to Wilmington. A pursuit was immediately ordered, and at the time Lieutenant Cushing left with his dispatches for Washington, Admiral Porter had ordered the monitors Monadnock and Canonicals, with the gunboats, up to Wilmington. It was expected that the city would be in our possession on Monday, beyond a doubt, as rumors had reached the fleet that Bragg was rapidly evacuating it. Fort Anderson was the only work of any importance that barred the passage of our troops and naval vessels up to the city. The evacuation of Fort Anderson is said to have been hastened by a daring adventure of Lieutenant Cushing, h