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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 110 12 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 93 3 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 84 10 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 76 4 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 73 5 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 60 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 1, April, 1902 - January, 1903 53 1 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 46 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 44 10 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. 42 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: April 21, 1864., [Electronic resource], Scenes in a town at the embarkation of a raid. (search)
ady dreadfully by abusive language, and threatening her with their axes. A part of the negroes also forced Mrs. W. H Stephenson to open her husband's store which they robbed of goods amounting to the value of about $5,000. After a long, and, to many of our citizens, a sleepless night, morning came. Soon after dawn the army was all astir and preparing for departure — and now began our trials. A general system of plunder and robbery was Inaugurated. The stores of Cowper & Jordan, J P Thomas, and C C Chalmers, druggist, were literally sacked. Every horse, mule, carriage and buggy remaining in town were sent to the whart. Every negro, bond or free, old or young, male or female, who were willing to accompany their false Yankee friends, was moving towards the steamers with all the baggage they could possibly convey. The number of blacks carried off by this party was about 60, one third of whom were free, leaving many of us without a cook or other servant and the supply exhausted
undertaken at any time, thought it is unaccountably strange that it was not begun in December instead of May. As is well known, the columns under General Franklin crossed from New Orleans to Brashear City about the 1st inst., and thence took up the line of march along the Bayon Teche, substantially the same route pursued nearly a year ago, via Opelou Alexandria. The forces under General A. J. Smith, from the Department of the Tennessee, comprising the Brigades under Gens. F. K. Smith, Thomas, and Ellett, embarked at Vicksburg on the 10th and proceeded down to the mouth of Red river, where they found an immense fleet of gun bouts ready for the ascent. The twenty transports, preceded by the twenty gunboats, started from the Mississippi on the 10th, and ascended the Red river as far as what is called the Old river, when we turned into the Atchafa lays, instead of continuing up Red river. We found it, for twelve miles, a deep and navigable stream. Touching the naval force