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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 409 409 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 16 16 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 15 15 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 15 15 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 14 14 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 13 13 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 13 13 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 13 13 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 11 11 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. 10 10 Browse Search
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o have a Northern and Southern section in each House of Congress, and not bill to become a law until agreed to by a majority on both sides!--(Doc. 160.) An engagement took place at Messila, N. M., between a body of Federal troops and seven hundred Confederates, under command of Capt. Baylor. Capt. McNeely and Lieutenant Brooks, of the Federal army, were wounded in the engagement, and twelve of the Confederates killed. Night coming on put an end to the engagement.--Baltimore American, August 21. The secret expedition from Fortress Monroe to the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay, under the command of Captain Crosby, U. S. A., returned to Old Point Comfort. The object of the expedition was to search for vessels engaged in illegal trade, and to reconnoitre the coast for defences erected by the rebels.--(Doc. 161.) Lieut.-Col. Baylor, commanding the rebel forces in Arizona, has issued a proclamation taking possession of the Territory in the name and on behalf of the Conf
4.) The Twenty-second Regiment of Indiana Volunteers, under the command of Col. Jefferson C. Davis, Indiana representative in Fort Sumter during its bombardment, passed through Terre Haute, on its way to St. Louis, Mo.--N. Y. Evening Post, August 21. This afternoon, between three and four o'clock, a body of three hundred rebel cavalry came down to the landing of the Ferry opposite Sandy Hook, Md., when two companies of Gordon's Second Massachusetts Regiment fired and the rebels retreated. It is known that two were killed and five wounded. The Confederates are still hovering on the outskirts of Harper's Ferry, watching the movements of the Federal troops.--National Intelligencer, August 21. The First Wisconsin Regiment returned to Milwaukee, from the seat of war, and was welcomed with the greatest enthusiasm. A collation was served and patriotic speeches were made by M. H. Carpenter, and Judge A. D. Smith.--Daily Wisconsin, August 19. A scouting party, composed o
l troops. Their number was about one hundred and fifty infantry and one hundred and fifty cavalry.--Boston Transcript, August 21. This day the Department of State, at Washington, gave notice that no person will be allowed to go abroad from a p The arrest was caused by intercepted letters from him giving information to the Confederates.--National Intelligencer, August 21. In Haverhill, Mass., this evening, Ambrose L. Kimball, editor of the Essex County Democrat, was forcibly taken frs against the North and in favor of secession, so help me God. After this he was conducted to his home.--N. Y. Herald, August 21. A battle took place to-night at Charleston, Mo., between the National forces, about two hundred and fifty strong,ce; most of the residents of the place were ignorant of what was going on until the work was effected.--Ohio Statesman, August 21. William Henry Odenheimer, Bishop of New Jersey, issued a pastoral letter to the clergy and laity of his diocese,
peccavi. The Fifth Regiment of the Excelsior Brigade, N. Y. S. V., under the command of Col. C. K. Graham, left New York for the seat of war.--N. Y. Herald, August 21. A train arrived at Jefferson City, Mo., this morning from Syracuse, having on board twenty-five passengers and two hundred and fifty United States soldiersn pursuit of the miscreants. Guerilla parties are scouring the counties west of Jefferson City, seizing property and arresting prominent citizens.--N. Y. World, August 21. The Second and Fourth battalions of Boston, Mass., voted unanimously to offer their services to the Government for three months. Gov. Andrew, in a briefin Philadelphia, charged with an attempt to induce Lieutenant Hain to join the rebels, promising him higher rank and he was sent to New pay.--N. Y. Evening Post, August 21. The Albany Journal of to-day has the following: Men and presses who are to-day preaching Compromise and Peace, are doing more to cripple the Government and
August 21. By special order of the War Department the body of men at Fortress Monroe known as the Naval Brigade or Union Coast Guard, were formed into a volunteer regiment.--Eight thousand troops were reviewed at Washington by the President and General McClellan.--N. Y. Herald, August 22. The Executive Committee of the New York Union Defence Committee reported: that, to this date, it had spent in the equipment of various regiments, five hundred and eighty-one thousand six hundred and eighty-nine dollars; for arms and ammunition, two hundred and twenty-six thousand five hundred and eighty-nine dollars; and for relief to soldiers' families, two hundred and thirty thousand dollars.--See Journal of the Board of Aldermen, N. Y. At Alexandria, Va., through the exertions of Major Lemon, commanding the guard there, Miss Windle, formerly of Delaware, but more recently of Philadelphia, and of late a correspondent of the Southern press, was arrested in the act of leaving for Was
arrant of the Secretary of State.--At Boston, Mass., James Leguire, hailing from Halifax, N. C., was arrested on charges of conspiring against the Government. He was committed for trial at the U. S. District Court. Bail was refused. Leguire was bound for Memphis. A uniform was found in his trunk, and other suspicious circumstances led to the arrest.--N. Y. World, September 5. The schooner H. Middleton arrived at New York, a prize to the United States, having been captured on the 21st of August off Charleston, by the sloop-of-war Vandalia. She was from Charleston, bound to Liverpool, with a cargo of naval stores, and had attempted to run the blockade. During the chase she threw overboard the entire deck load. The captain and crew were transferred to the United States frigate Roanoke. The following note was found on board, showing that she had previously been intended for a privateer: In case of being boarded, sink this package, as the letters were too late to take o
ve been an admission of what the Confederates assume — namely, that they are an independent nationality. But the Secretary also thinks that, under the second clause of the Act of August 5, 1861, letters permissive, under proper restrictions and guards against abuse, might be granted. --(Doc. 63.) The Rev. Mr. Robinson, a Missionary teacher in the Cherokee nation, arrived at St. Louis, Mo., and reported that the Chief of that Nation finally succumbed to the secession pressure, and on August 21st called the Council together at Telequah and sent in a message recommending the severance of their connection with the United States and an alliance with the Southern Confederacy. The Council approved of the recommendation, and appointed Commissioners to make a treaty of alliance with the Southern Government. The Confederate Commissioner had assumed the payment of the annuities hitherto received by the Cherokees from the National Government. The Creeks had raised one thousand men for se
August 21. Jeff Davis issued an order from Richmond, directing that Major-Gen. Hunter and Brig.--Gen. Phelps should no longer be held and treated as public enemies of the rebel States, but as outlaws; and that in the event of the capture of either of them, or that of any other commissioned officer of the United States employed in drilling, organizing, or instructing slaves, with a view to their armed service in the war, he should not be regarded as a prisoner of war, but held in close confinement for execution as a felon, at such time and place as Jeff Davis might order. To-day the Union army, under Gen. Pope, and the rebel army, under Gen. Lee, faced each other on the Rappahannock, the former on the north and the latter on the left bank of the river. An attempt was made on the part of the rebels to cross the river at Kelly's Ford, for the purpose of turning the position of the Unionists, but it was foiled by General Reno, who opened fire with his batteries, and then foll
August 21. Roger A. Pryor, a brigadier-general in the rebel army, resigned his commission.--Lawrence, Kansas, was invaded and pillaged by a band of rebel guerrillas, under the command of the chief Quantrell.--(Doc. 119.) General Gillmore, having rendered Fort Sumter untenable as a fortification, demanded its surrender, together with the rebel forts on Morris Island, threatening to shell Charleston, should his demand not be complied with.--(See Supplement.) The United States ship Bainbridge foundered in a storm off Cape Hatteras, and seventy-nine of the crew were lost. Chattanooga was shelled by the National forces under Colonel Wilder. The cannonade commenced at ten o'clock in the morning, and continued at intervals until five o'clock in the afternoon. Every piece from which the rebels opened was eventually silenced, although they fired with not less than nineteen guns. The only casualty on the Union side was the wounding of one man, Corporal Abram McCook, bel