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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 1 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., Preface. (search)
ar Department for the Collection of Confederate Records. Material for the illustrations, which form a most striking and not the least important feature of the work, has been received from all sides, as will be noted in the table of contents. Special acknowledgment is due to the Massachusetts Commandery of the Loyal Legion, to whose complete set of the Gardner and the Brady photographs, as well as to other material, access has been had from the beginning of the series. Colonel Arnold A. Rand, Recorder of the Massachusetts Commandery, and General Albert Ordway have rendered valuable aid in connection with the Brady and the Gardner photographs and in other ways. The importance of accuracy has been kept constantly in view in the preparation of the illustrations — a laborious work which has been executed under the direction of Mr. Alexander W. Drake, Superintendent, and Mr. W. Lewis Fraser, Manager, of the Art Department of The Century Co. the editors. New York, November, 1887
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The opening of the lower Mississippi in April, 1862-a reply to Admiral Porter. (search)
rated monthly magazine, of April, 1885, contains an article by Admiral David D. Porter, of the United States Navy, entitled The Opening of the Lower Mississippi—April, 1862. Before the article appeared I received a very polite letter from W. Lewis Fraser, Esq., manager of the Century, requesting me, as one of the officers of the Confederate iron-clad Louisiana, to furnish such a description as I could of the Louisiana, and of her construction, to accompany an article soon to appear in their ch he said, from the enclosed drawing furnished by Admiral Porter, we conclude that she was somewhat similar to the Merrimac. I concluded from that clause that Admiral Porter might be the author of the article referred to. I gladly supplied Mr. Fraser with as good a sketch and description of the Louisiana as I was able from my short experience on board and knowledge of her, and touched upon an incident connected with her destruction with which I was peculiarly concerned. The manager of the