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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 309 19 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 309 19 Browse Search
General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant 170 20 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 117 33 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 65 11 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 62 2 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 36 2 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 34 12 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 29 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 29 3 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: February 22, 1864., [Electronic resource], The capture of an Express train on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. (search)
nd of course records his sayings. The war is not to end this year, but still it is not to be a seven years war! Quite oracular this, and very much in character. We console ourselves with the recollection that he promised to take his fourth of July dinner in this city, in 1861, and with the hope that as he failed then, he may fail now. Notwithstanding failure, however, he is still confident, for your regular oracle gathers strength always from defeat. He is sure the Union will be restored, and that it will be more glorious than ever. He objects to the violence of Butler and other miscreants, not because they may not be all right, but because they alienate the Southern people. He would hang only a few.--Jeff Davis among them no doubt, for did not Jeff overhaul his accounts and prove him a defaulter, and does not Scott boast of his long memory? P. S.--We forgot to record among Scott's sayings the "hasty plate of soup," and the "fire in the rear." They are both characteristic.
soll had not been made the scene of war, in exerting every power possible to put down the rebellion, but he could not consent to the exercise of powers clearly not within the scope of Congress and the Federal Government under the Constitution. We should use force against force, and not resort to acts which would repel the love of the honest citizen of the South who had never gone willingly into the rebellion. We should not perpetrate acts like that recently perpetrated by that bad man, Butler, on the James river, where he sent his transports and seized the gram and pork of a widow, and then announced the enterprise as "a great Union victory." The people of the South were our kindred — bone of our bone and flesh of our flesh — and many of them are now compelled, on account of our present inability to crush the rebel authority, to acknowledge it as a de facto Government. He had always maintained that the mere exercise of the coercive powers of the Government never would restor