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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 476 2 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 164 8 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 160 20 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 131 1 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 114 6 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 102 2 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) 68 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 I. 59 3 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 45 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 33 1 Browse Search
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ve just routed the flower of his army are ready with increased efficiency and determination to meet him again, and desire no greater benediction than that he himself should lead the invaders in person. But the probability is that he will not have the honor even of dying upon the soil of his native Virginia. Disowned and abhorred by the South, he will be in disgrace at the North, and this will be a worse punishment than death. If anything could enhance the mortification and the rage of Scott at his late defeat, it will be the intelligence that his old official master, the former Secretary of War, Jefferson Davis, son-in-law of Zachary Taylor, was at Manassas on this eventful day. What a reflection! What a retribution! We doubt whether of all the bedeviled spirits in Washington there is one at this moment who suffers such pangs as Gen. Scott. Even Gen. Wool, whose feelings doubtless at Gen. Scott's defeat are too strong for utterance, must pity the sorrows of the poor old man.
Anecdotes of Jefferson Davis. --A correspondent of the Jackson Mississippian relates the following incident in the life of President Davis, which reveals a beautiful trait of his character. I am acquainted with a man who was a private soldier in the First Mississippi Regiment, under Col. Davis, in the war with Mexico. The day Gen. Taylor reached the Walnut Springs, the day before the memorable battle of Monterey, late in the evening after a long march, the private in question was taken with something like a congestive chill, and lay down beside the road nearly senseless. It was now considered very dangerous for the soldiers to fall behind the rear guard, on account of Mexican Lancers and Guerillas, who were dodging after our army, hilling and robbing any who might be separated from the main body. The main body of the army had already passed by; a well known Colonel in company with another officer came up, called, demanded who was there and what he was doing? The sic