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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The opening of the
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter
: commencement of civil War. (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., chapter 11 (search)
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Naval chronology
- 1861 : important naval engagements of the 1865 Civil war - March, 1861 (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
Reminiscences of the war. (search)
Reminiscences of the war. By General William Smith. Skirmish at Fairfax C. H., May 31st 1861. [None who knew him could fail to admire the enthusiastic courage with which Governor Wm. Smith, of Virginia, threw himself into the thickest of the
are sure our readers will thank us for these interesting sketches by this gallant old hero.]
On the night of the 31st of May, 1861, Lieutenant-Colonel Ewell (subsequently General Ewell), just out of the Federal lines, in which he was Captain of ca and no ammunition, and took no part in the affair.
So here is the number and character of our entire force on the 31st of May, 1861, and the only force in any way concerned in the affair of the next morning.
In this state of things, the enemy ha stice they should be exposed.
I repeat that the whole Confederate force at Fairfax Courthouse, on the night of the 31st of May, 1861, was composed of the companies and of the character and description I have heretofore named; and I will add, that th
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 212 (search)
Doc. 197 1/2.-Joseph Holt's letter on the pending R Evolution. printed from the Louisville edition. Washington, May 31, 1861. J. F. Speed, Esq.: My Dear Sir:--The recent overwhelming vote in favor of the Union in Kentucky has afforded unspeakable gratification to all true men throughout the country. That vote indicates that the people of that gallant State have been neither seduced by the arts nor terrified by the menaces of the revolutionists in their midst, and that it is their fixed purpose to remain faithful to a Government which, for nearly seventy years, has remained faithful to them. Still it cannot be denied that there is in the bosom of that State a band of agitators, who, though few in number, are yet powerful from the public confidence they have enjoyed, and who have been, and doubtless will continue to be, unceasing in their endeavors to force Kentucky to unite her fortunes with those of the rebel Confederacy of the South. In view of this and of the well-k
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore),
. Doc 218.- N. Y. Seventh Regiment papers. (search)
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865, Chapter
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.), Regiments, &c., in Confederate service. (search)
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories,
New York Volunteers. (search)