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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 128 (search)
Col. Prentis, the commanding officer at Cairo received the following despatch from three of the most prominent citizens of Cincinnati: General Pillow has several steamers ready at Memphis. He meditates an immediate attack on Cairo, Illinois. Col. Prentiss replied: Let him come. He will learn to dig his ditch on the right side. I am ready. --Portsmouth (N. H.) Ballot.
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 249 (search)
General Pillow, being about raising a brigade of volunteers for the Southern army, sent a message to the noted Parson Brownlow, requesting him to serve as Chaplain. The Reverend individual replied in characteristic style, saying: When I shall have made up my mind to go to hell, I will cut my throat, and go direct, and not travel round by way of the Southern Confederacy. It is not necessary that the Reverend gentleman should cut his throat to go to the place he mentions, as it is pretty evident he is making there direct without any such operation.--Charleston Mercury, May 1. the following incidents of the late riot in Baltimore, and the concluding statements concerning the intentions and doings of the rebels there, are derived from a letter written by a prominent officer in the rebel forces:-- An old, gray-haired man, aged more than sixty-five years, saw one of the Massachusetts soldiers in the act of levelling his musket, when he rushed in his shirt sleeves from his shop, d
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), The shadow and the
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), Fiddlestring notes. (search)
Fiddlestring notes. by Fidelia. Oh, most puissant General Pillow, Just hang that gun upon a willow, Or else prepare yourself instead, To be a Pillow without a head. Beriah Magoffin, You traitorous ruffin, I'm sure the community think that you ought, With kickina and cuffina, Laid flat as a muffin, To have a good stuffina Of powder and shot. --Bufalo Courier.
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Index, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), Index. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 20, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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Floyd and Pillow. Gen. Price has received the appointment of Major General in the Confederate service. I could not have been bestowed on a worthier man, or one who had more honorably earned the distinction it confer. Why are not Floyd and Pillow restored to their commands? Every body admits that they fought like devil at Fort Donelson.--No body has complained, thus far, of their not fighting enough. On the contrary, the only charge against them is, that they were not willing to sur
which his headlong courage got the army, rewarded him for his
Would it not be the part of wisdom to treat Floyd and Pillow in the same way?
The may come when the evacuation policy may be brought to an end, by the act of the enemy himself — w uous courage of old John Floyd may be of service in leading the onset, the circumduction and calm confidence of old Gideon Pillow may be worth many regiments of men let the two old thief be restored to their favors.
If they have fought too bravel