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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 472 144 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 358 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 215 21 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 186 2 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. 124 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 108 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 103 5 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 97 15 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 92 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 83 1 Browse Search
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d in the bright sunlight of the morning. The drill lasted for an hour and a half, the officers commanding on mounded steeds. And I tell you, there was er a nobler looking eight presented to the eye than this splendid body of men, moving with the regularity of machinery over a beautiful field of parade. On the dismissal of the regiments, fifteen guns were fired in honor of the Southern States which have declared and are declaring their independence. The last four were slower than the first. Scarcely had the cannon ceased to rear, when Craney Island and Pinner's Point poured forth a vollar of thunder in commemoration of this day. This was answered by Fortress Monroe which deep groans of muttering cannon. Thus, two furtile nations have celebrated a day on which their independence was declared. A bright, beautiful comet was dean the other night with an expanded tell thirty feet long; it seemed disappearing the same night in the Northwest, very long and brilliant. Gorman.
From Washington — position of the Armies--General Pattersen in Martinsburg — another mistake, &c. Washington, July 6. --Messrs. Cameron and Fremont have gone to Fortress Monroe. Reliable information, by telegraph, states that General Johnston (in command of the Confederate forces) is seven miles below Martinsburg in force. No general advance has yet been made. The Southerners, however, are gradually approaching the Federal lines. It is understood that a general Federal movement will take place next week. Latest.-- July 6, P. M. --General Patterson's whole force is at Martinsburg. The Federal pickets had fired on each other, and ten of their men were killed. General McClellan was reported within two days march of Martinsburg. General Johnston had approached within three miles of Martinsburg, with four thousand less than the Federal forces at that point
"Courtesy" to a British Consul. Fortress Monroe, July 5. --A flag of truce, bearing the British Consul at Norfolk, who wished officially to visit Baltimores, has been refused to be recognized by Commander Stringham, of the Federal Navy.