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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 593 9 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. 106 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) 90 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 46 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 35 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 32 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 31 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 29 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1862., [Electronic resource] 28 0 Browse Search
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who has a natural genius and aptitude for war. He was born a soldier and a strategist. In this respect he resembles Andrew Jackson. There are few men but Andrew Jackson who could have won the battle of New Orleans; but Bun McCulloch is one of the fAndrew Jackson who could have won the battle of New Orleans; but Bun McCulloch is one of the few. There are few men except. Andrew Jackson who would have meted out such punishment as Jackson did to traitors and secret enemies. Ben. McCulloch could have done that also. While he is as terrific in battle as a lion, he is as merciful as a womaAndrew Jackson who would have meted out such punishment as Jackson did to traitors and secret enemies. Ben. McCulloch could have done that also. While he is as terrific in battle as a lion, he is as merciful as a woman to his own people. That is the kind of humanity we like. When an enemy murders women and children — when he proclaims in advance, rape, handcuffs, halters and confiscation — then by all means, lot us exercise true humanity to ourselves, which consJackson did to traitors and secret enemies. Ben. McCulloch could have done that also. While he is as terrific in battle as a lion, he is as merciful as a woman to his own people. That is the kind of humanity we like. When an enemy murders women and children — when he proclaims in advance, rape, handcuffs, halters and confiscation — then by all means, lot us exercise true humanity to ourselves, which consists in visiting upon those who have made themselves pirates and enemies of society, the pirate's
giment.--Give him the change, and he will show the country what an Illinois General is made of I am assured by respectable citizens of Kentucky that, if General Prentiss was ordered there, the Union element, now overawed, would rush to his standard in numbers that would astonish the entire country. Columbus, considered as a military post, is second only to Cairo, on the Western waters. Located on the northern terminus of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, and on the direct road to Memphis, Jackson, Grand Junction, &c., it will to the party who can hold and occupy it, be a position of vast importance; and I have been informed on "high authority," that Gen. Prentiss thinks it should long ago have been in our possession. Although in a Secession district, still there are many strong Union man there, and if once assured of the support of the Government, they would at once so avow them elves. This they cannot now do, and I therefore close this letter as I began it-- "Forward to Colu