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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 88 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 44 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 19 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 14 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 13 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. 10 0 Browse Search
Judith White McGuire, Diary of a southern refugee during the war, by a lady of Virginia 10 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
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three wounded, but what it was on the other side it is impossible to conjecture.--It was probably slight, as the artillery was little used, and the abolition soldiers took very good care to keep as far from the infantry as possible. From the first indications, and from the large force brought out by McClellan, it was supposed that a general engagement would take place; but he either did not intend it, or changed his plan of operations on the field. These are the statements current in Fairfax, but I shall get further particulars in the morning from a more responsible source. This little town was thrown into a great state of excitement this evening by an exploit performed by a Lieutenant in the army, which attracted as much attention, and drew as large crowd as a dog fight or a fire. For some time the Lieutenant had been dashing around the town in a light trotting sulkey, and being in fine spirits and withal an excelcellent driver, had succeeded in plunging through several
The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Equinoctial — presentation — Scarcity of specie, &c. (search)
, silent, melancholy; they look out into the storm, or through it into futurity, and dream the weary hours away. The disconsolate tradesman walks to and fro in his shop, and casts longing glauces up to the sky. Business is dull. A relax day in Fairfax; but one pen could describe it and that is gone with the genial Goodrey Crayon, whose day at a country inn, with the fat gentleman tramping over bead with measured pace, would answer very well. The town is blue with dullness. A ring at gleam n for an hour, he could scare up news enough to fill a whole paper. At present he is not prepared to make the trip, but hopes to fill a note book somewhere in the vicinity before the winter is over. Among the disagreeable things of life in Fairfax is the bad state of the markets.--Breadstuffs are quiet. Beef tolerable. Butter generally intolerable. Bacon scarce. Chickens scarcer. Candles not to be had. Salt entirely run out — and so on ad infinitum.. It is much more easy to enumerate