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Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 20 4 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 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) 8 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 4 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 2 0 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.) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 29, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 1 1 Browse Search
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n for the solution of the "contraband" question, in order to avoid the expense of supporting crowds of slaves in idleness, and to furnish the American mills with cotton. They take the ground that the Indian Territory west of Louisiana and Arkansas was ceded to the United States by treaty and on certain conditions. Without provocation they have violated the treaties, and levied war on the United States, thus rendering the treaties null and void. It is proposed to apply the principle of Benton's Florida armed occupation act, and send all contrabands to this Territory and apprentice them to the settlers upon these cotton lands, leaving the question of their final disposition to be settled by Congress at the close of the war; all contrabands, as fast as they come into camp, to be promptly forwarded thither. The country is approached from St. Louis through Springfield, a distance of 300 miles. The remainder of the railroad from Rolla through Springfield to Fort Smith can be compl