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James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown 1,857 43 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. 250 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 242 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 138 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 129 1 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 126 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 116 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 116 6 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 114 0 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 89 3 Browse Search
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es under General Brecktaridge in the attack on Baton Rouge. When within about fire miles of the latter place, she unluckily grounded, and all efforts to get her off were unavailing. But two alternatives were left — to blow her up, or suffer her to be captured by the Federal gunboats. The former, was resorted to, and this proud achievement of naval architecture show a wreck in the Mississippi river. P. S.--Official dispatches have been received at the Navy Department confirming the disaster. The Arkansas left Vicksburg last Monday, to co-operate in the attack upon Baton Rouge. After passing Bayon Sara her machinery became deranged, or disabled. While engaged in repairing, a fleet of gunboats from below attacked her. Gallant resistance was made, but the vessel had to be abandoned and blown up. The officers and crow reached above in safety. Lieut. Stevens, of South Carolina, commanded the Arkansas, Com. Brown being detained at Vicksburg, not having recovered from his wounds.
e the hot pursuit of "Stonewall" Jackson, three Yankees went to the farm of Mr. Crane Sheriff of Jefferson county, and demanded a favorites horse. Mr. C. refused to comply with the demand, when the thieves went to the stable and took the horse out, but that gentleman, determined not to surrender his horse without a struggle, shot one of the marandors, wounding him severely.--The other two left the premises hurriedly, but soon returned strongly reinforced, and after capturing Mr. Crane, fired his barn, containing about 1,200 bushels of wheat, and his corn-crib with 200 barrels of corn. Mr. C. was taken first to Harper's Ferry, where he was closely imprisoned in the engine house of John Brown notoriety, and from thence sent to Baltimore for trial before Gen. Dia. After hearing the testimony, that officer, said, "Mr, Crane, I ought to hang you." "What for?" asked Mr. C. "Why, for not killing them all, if you could," was the General's reply, and Mr. Crane was released and sent home.