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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 472 144 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 358 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 215 21 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 186 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 II. 124 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 108 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 103 5 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 97 15 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 92 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 83 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: November 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], Cultivation of sugar cane in Philadelphia. (search)
General News items. Below we give brief extracts of the news of general interest transpiring throughout Lincolndom: Col. (Leesburg) Baker has a Presentiment of his fall. The editor of the Cincinnati Commercial has the following in reference to Col. Baker: The writer met Col. Baker in June inst, on a steamer going from Baltimore to Fortress Monroe. He said he did not expect to survive the war that in his judgment, he never should the chosen of the Pacific again, service, and would feel it a duty to lead his regiment. The enemy had plenty of sharp-shooters, and he presumed they would pick him off. He said he believed it would be his fate to die at the head of his regiment, and so he did. It may illustrate the temper and character of the man to mention that, after saying with as perfect calmness as he could have named the most trivial circumstances, that he believed it would be his fate to fall in battle, and that he should never see his home on the Pacific a
first to offer their services to this State though they knew, when taking this patriotic step, that they were depriving themselves of their homes and its comforts. When they saw that it was the cruel intention of the Lincoln dynasty to invade the sacred soil of Virginia, and to wage a war of subjugation against the South, they eagerly rushed to the aid of their State, and the cry "to arms, to arms," reverberated throughout the gallant county of Elizabeth City — from the very walls of Fortress Monroe to the borders of York county. Though neglected by their State, yet, when the order came for them to abandon their homes, and the graves of their departed kindred, to the merciless tread of a vandal horde, they obeyed the order without a murmur, leaving all that they possessed on earth to the mercy of a cruel and unscrupulous enemy.--And from the very moment that they were mustered into service up to the present time, they have been doing hard service. Day by day have they felled the