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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 309 19 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 309 19 Browse Search
General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant 170 20 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 117 33 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 65 11 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 62 2 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 36 2 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 34 12 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 29 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 29 3 Browse Search
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informed you of the evacuation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by the enemy, but no one is informed of the object of that sudden movement. It may be owing to the presence of a Confederate fleet below New Orleans, or to an apprehension, on the part of Butler, of a general rising of the population, unable any longer to endure the restrains of his vindictive rule. By the evacuation of Baton Rouge, and the departure of the Federal fleet from before Vicksburg, we have secured the control of the Mississio pass unmolested from the Southwest General Breckinridge will assume command of this department, and give Van Dorn an opportunity to employ his talents in a more active field. Should the former succeed in delivering New Orleans from the yoke of Butler the fruits of that deliverance would be more substantial than the most brilliant encounter in the field. The dry weather, so hurtful to our corn, will enable the planter to gather in his crop of cotton without stain or dust, and dry it well,
nteresting items. The Washington correspondents show that the Federal army is being moved from before Washington to a point higher up on the Potomac. The route was full of long trains of infantry and artillery on the 5th. A reconnaissance from Alexandria on the 5th, on a locomotive, showed that a force of Confederates is stationed at Berke's Station, 12 miles from that city. Captain S. P. Lee, of Virginia, has been appointed Acting Rear Admiral of the North Atlantic blockading squadron. Butler has placed his free negro regiment in camp at New Orleans. In Baltimore all the barrooms were closed on the announcement that the Confederates were in Maryland. A Provost Guard was instantly sent out, bringing in straggling soldiers and officers from the streets. The panic of the Unionists at Frederick, Md., is thus described by the Baltimore American: The excitement culminated about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon by a farmer arriving from Buckeystown, who reported to the people of Fr