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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. 11 1 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 8 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 8 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 8 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 13, 1862., [Electronic resource] 7 5 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 6 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
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n. These companies were piloted through the woods by the negro blacksmith at Brandon, a very intelligent fellow. By making a circuit they got in the rear of our signal station at Brandon and came upon our men Monday from the direction of Brandon. Church thus rendering escape impossible. Out of eight men employed at the station, but one escaped, viz: Private Peter F. Marks, who secreted himself in a thicket. Sergeant Joyner and Privates Cartwright, Haistead, Taylor, Berwick, Morgan, and Spencer were captured. The enemy also captured Dr. Robert Ritchie, a brother of Mrs. Harrison, the owner of the Brandon estate, and the two overseers, Messrs. Cox and Simmons. They destroyed all the corn, (some two thousand barrels,) a large quantity of seed wheat, oats, shucks, fodder, and flour. All the out-buildings of every description were burnt, and all the negroes, horses, and mules carried off. The dwelling was entered, all the wines and liquors appropriated and the furniture general