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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 I. 70 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 66 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 52 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 52 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 31 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 26 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 26 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 24 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
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all haste to the scene of the conflagration, such was the combustible nature of the materials it had to operate on, that the flames were not subdued before the building occupied by Mr. Mayo, and one adjoining, also a tobacco factory, used by Messrs. Mason & Timberlake, were entirely consumed, together with their respective contents. The building used by Mr. Mayo, was built many years since by Mr. Edmund Brown, (one of the most famous tobacco manufacturers of by-gone days, and the propriettures and stock, including about 120 boxes of manufactured tobacco that was to have been shipped yesterday. He had an insurance of only $6,000, half the amount in the Valley Office, and half in the office of the Insurance Company of Alexandria. Mason & Timberlake had an insurance on their stock of $2,000, which, we presume, will not cover their loss by a great deal. Both buildings were owned by Mr. Abraham Warwick, who had an insurance on them of $11,000 in the Mutual Office. The fire was n
The Daily Dispatch: February 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Southern Confederacy--an Answer to the Charleston Mercury. (search)
The Virginia model musket. --The Commissioners appointed for arming the State found it necessary, before ordering the machinery for the armory, to prepare a model of the arm to be manufactured at the Virginia works.--After consulting the principal ordnance officers of the army, and learning from the War Department, through the Hon. James M. Mason, the usage of European armies, and after a course of experiments with muzzle and breech-loading arms at the Virginia Military Institute, conducted by Major Colston, the Commissioners determined to adhere to the muzzle- loading rifled musket for infantry of the line. In this conclusion, they follow the example of the American and European armies, and the advice of all the military men whom they consulted. Having determined the character of the arm, and its general conformity to the British and American regulation muskets, it became necessary to settle its details. In doing this, the Commissioners consulted the Master Armorer, Mr.