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The Daily Dispatch: October 1, 1864., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 18, 1864., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 4 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 4 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 4 0 Browse 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. 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 10, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 4 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: October 1, 1864., [Electronic resource], Letter from the Commander of Fort Gaines. (search)
Letter from the Commander of Fort Gaines. The Mobile Advertiser publishes some extracts from a letter from Colonel C. D. Anderson, who surrendered Fort Gaines,Fort Gaines, and is now in prison at New Orleans. The letter is to his wife, and is given to the public in defence of Colonel Anderson's fame He says: I was compelled to surrender Fort Gaines through feelings of mercy for my officers and men, who earnestly appealed to me. The position was utterly untenable, the fleet having passed anon my own responsibility. Besides this, Captains Smith and Thom had visited Fort Gaines only the night previous, and foreseeing the inevitable result, they told me e mad, forlorn and unavailing desperation of making a human slaughter-pen of Fort Gaines? Instead of this, however, he returned immediately, thus avoiding any implithizers here, such for instance as "that I am a Baltimore Plug-ugly and sold Fort Gaines, and that numbers of us are taking the cath of allegiance to the United Stat