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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 237 237 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 96 96 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 32 32 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 20 20 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 16 16 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Irene E. Jerome., In a fair country 16 16 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 15 15 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 14 14 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 14 14 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 14 14 Browse Search
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ly getting thirty days furlough, while those in naval service cannot, even in the most urgent cases, obtain a leave of absence for twenty-four hours. This distinction has caused much dissatisfaction and some desertion in the fleet; and as the evil could be so easily remedied, I would ask an investigation of the matter. The men in the naval service are not, as is supposed by many, conscripts; but the large majority of us are old and tried soldiers — veterans of Lee's invincible army. In April last, an order was issued throughout the entire Army of Northern Virginia, calling for volunteers for the naval service; and many of us, believing that we would promote the interest of the cause, promptly responded to the call — thus becoming members of the Confederate States Navy. But if, in the exchange we have made, we are to forfeit the privilege shown our former comrades in the army — I say, if we are to be denied the dear privilege of occasionally visiting the loved ones from whom we<