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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 50 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 41 3 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 31 1 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 23 9 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 22 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 10 0 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 7 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 2 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 6 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 4 0 Browse Search
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Affairs in Portsmouth. --A correspondent of the Petersburg Express, writing from Portsmouth, Va., says it is a mistake to suppose that Butler's oath has been taken by all the citizens. There are more than fifty who have refused to take it in that city. The letter adds: There is much suffering among the poor. A pittance — a ration — is distributed by the Government to the destitute females who would come up and swear fealty to Abraham. Many were driven to submit to this petty piece of despotism; but God in his justice will surely avenge the wrongs thus inflicted. Several of our churches have been closed, the ministers refusing to take the oath. The Rev. M. Wingfield of the Episcopal, C. N. Bain and Cash, of the Methodist churches, are forbidden to officiate in any capacity, and their congregations, while lamenting the loss of their services, applaud them for the noble resolution, and bear the sacrifice cheerfully. The Rev. Father Plunkett, of the Catholic church,
In the cage. --The following subjects were arrested and locked up in the cage yesterday: William Butler, charged with stealing fifteen pairs of cotton cards, valued at $825, the property of William Forbes. Henry, slave of Wright & Ford, trespassing on Mrs. Gwathmey's premises, being without a pass, and carrying unlawful weapons. A free negro, named Emma Slaughter, charged with aiding and abetting Robert, slave of Thos. L. Courtney, to escape to the Yankees. Albert Baily, free, charged with enticing a slave belonging to William Stagg, of Petersburg, to run away.