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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 388 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 347 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 217 51 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 164 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 153 1 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. 146 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 132 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 128 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 128 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 122 0 Browse Search
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by surprise. They were expecting no victory in that quarter, and their elation at the unexpected and unusual news exceeds all bounds. Forth with is Schœpff confirmed as a Brigadier General, and the fertile invention of the Yankee is excessively busy in bringing out fictitious instances of gallantry and prowess, alleged to have occurred on the banks of Mill Creek. From small dimensions, the victory grows daily into greater proportions. It has already been magnified into a full offset to Bull Run, and is in a fair way to become an American Waterloo or Blenheim. We have candidly conceded them a victory; but our loss of life and men little, if at all, exceeds their own; and the balance against us consists at last only of items of animals, wagons, stores, and other mere materiel of war. The problem remains after all unsolved, whether they can reach our railroad, for if their victory does not secure that result, it sinks into the unimportance of a mere successful frontier skirmish.
ent of a war with England would be all the more deplorable, as at the present moment a great military event which would be favorable to the cause of the North might lead, more rapidly than is believed in Europe, to the re-establishment of the Union.--It must not be forgotten that the United States are in one of those revolutionary fits when the moral effect is all powerful, when an accident suffices to change the course of ideas and of facts. If the North had its revenge for the defeat at Bull's Run, if time be not given to the Government of the Southern Confederation to take root in the minds of the inoffensive masses, if, after having broken the material force on which it rests for support, or having disturbed it in the opinion of men of order by offering serious guarantees in their interest, it is possible that the secessionist edifice may fall to pieces like one of those frail constructions which American genius pleases itself with raising in a single day. It is, perhaps, at the m