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The Daily Dispatch: may 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 34 22 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 28 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 22 14 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 19 3 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 I. 12 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 31, 1861., [Electronic resource] 12 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 4, 1861., [Electronic resource] 9 3 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. 9 1 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], Sketch of the Martyr Jackson and his family. (search)
ew furniture and table ware, and removed there the first of the present year. He is the same man who out down the Lincoln pole in Ocequan, in the adjoining county of Prince William, last summer. Jackson was asleep in the second story when Ellsworth entered his house (about day-break) and proceeded to the roof to take down his flag. The servant who aroused him, told him that the house was full of "Lincoln men," and that some of them had gone up after the flag, and begged him not to leave his room. He rose immediately, and slipping on his pants, seized his double-barrelled shot gun at the head of his bed, and had reached the first turn in the stairway leading to the third story, when he met Ellsworth coming down with the flag wrapped around him and followed by a number of Zouaves. Without uttering a word — it was enough that his flag had been taken down — Jackson shot him through the heart, the load carrying a part of the flag, like a piece of patching, into the heart itself,