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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 1: effect of the battle of Bull's Run.--reorganization of the Army of the Potomac.--Congress, and the council of the conspirators.--East Tennessee. (search)
lk to the railway, at Manassas, about seven miles; and near Beauregard's head-quarter, he, with Corcoran and several officers, spent the night in an old barn, from which they were marched to the railw to Richmond. and Calvin Huson, his rival candidate for the same office, accompanied by Colonel Michael Corcoran and forty other officers, and a large number of private soldiers. It was at about ten in Richmond; Five Months in Rebeldom, or Notes from the Diary of a Bull's Rum Prisoner; and General Corcoran's Captivity. Among the early prisoners was Lieutenant Isaac W. Hart, of Indiana, whose praicott, in Washington City, where the letter was delivered. Under the provisions of that act, Colonel Corcoran and other officers were closely confined as hostages, and treated worse than the pirates wehould bear to be held as hostage for William Smith, convicted of piracy. The lot fell upon Colonel Corcoran, then a prisoner in Castle Pinckney, in Charleston harbor. The names of the other thirteen
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 6: the Army of the Potomac.--the Trent affair.--capture of Roanoke Island. (search)
ing copiously, and in the darkness escaped the notice of the blockading fleet. Mason was accompanied by his secretary (Mr. McFarland), and Slidell by his wife and four children, and his secretary (Mr. Eustis) and his wife, who was a daughter of Corcoran, the eminent banker of Washington City. The Theodore touched first at Nassau, New Providence, a British port, where blockade-runners and Confederate pirate-ships always found a welcome and shelter during the war, and thence went to Cuba. At Haon motion of Mr. Lovejoy, of Illinois, tendered the thanks of Congress to Captain Wilkes, for his arrest of the traitors Slidell and Mason. By a further resolution, the President was requested, in retaliation for the outrageous treatment of Colonel Corcoran, then a prisoner in the hands of the Confederates, in confining him in the cell of a convicted felon, to subject Mason to like treatment in Fort Warren. Report of the Proceedings of Congress in the Congressional Globe, Dec. 2d, 1861.