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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Short studies of American authors 56 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 14 2 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 12 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 6 0 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 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 6 6 Browse Search
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volunteer cavalry, and Griffin's United States Light Battery, started under Col. Stevens, of the New York Seventy-ninth, from the camps in the vicinity of Chain Bridge, and proceeded leisurely up the Leesburg turnpike. They advanced as far as Lewinsville--seven miles--without seeing anything of the enemy, whose pickets fled before them. On the way, however, they were informed that the enemy's retreating picket guard expected to return with sufficient reinforcements to cut them off. Lieut. Poe, of the Topographical Engineers, executed his orders to obtain a correct sketch of the country reconnoitered, using a plane table to that end. On their return they were opened on from the wood and a corn-field to their right and left, with artillery and musketry, though the foe engaged kept concealed throughout the skirmish. The two forces were between eighteen hundred and two thousand yards apart during all the firing. No musketry was fired by the Union troops, Griffin's battery be