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WITH



DOCUMENTS, NAEKATIYES, ILLUSTKATIVE INCIDENTS,

POETRY, ETC.



EDITED BY



FEAE'K MOGEE,

AVTHOB or *'dIART OF THE AUKRICAH R SYOfiU^TIjOHi..'



FIFTH VOLUME.



WITH FOUETEEN POBTBAITS ON STKKL, AND TAEIOUS MAPS AND DtAGRAMfl.



NEW'YOKK :
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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1863 by

G. P. PUTNASr,

in the Gerk's OflBce of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of

New York.




REBELLION RECORD.



CONTENTS OF THE FIFTH YOLUME



L— DIARY OF EVENTS,



DlART

.Page 1



II.— DOCmrENTS,





DOC.


PAGE


1


Occupation of Xew-Orleans, La.,


1


2


FlfflU on the Mississippi River :






Report of Lieut. Lowrj,


2


3.


Flc/M at Clark's Hollow, Ya.,


3


4.


Battle at Farmington, Miss. :






General Pope's Despatch,


4




Secretary Scott's "


6


5.


Ocmpatlon of Yorktown, Ya.,


6


6.


Governor Rector's Address, May 5,


11


1.


Battle of AVilliamsburgh, Ya. :






Geueriil McClellan's Despatch,


IS




" Hooker's Report,


13




" Kearny's "


U>




" Birnev's "


M




" McClellan's Tribute,


19




New- York " Evening Post " Narrative,.


19




Richmond " Dispatch " Account,


2G


8.


Battle of Somerville Heights, Ya. :






Report of Col. Foster


27
28
30


q


Battle of West-Point Ya




Boston " Journal" Account,




J. E. Montgomery's Account,


32


10.


Battle at JIcDowell, Ya. :






Report of Gen. Alilroy,


3-1




" Gen. Schenck,


35




" Col. McLean,







Cincinnati " Commercial " Account, . . .


38




Lynchburgh (Ya.) "Republican" Ac-








39
40


11.


Occnpation of Norfolk, Ya.,


12.


The Destruction of the Merrimac :






Report of Com. Tatnall,


46


13


The Evacuation of Pensacola :






Commodore Porter's Report,


48



DOCL.MEXT Pa ge

Boston " Journal " Account, 48

Mobile " Register " Account, 51

14. Opening of Southern Ports :

President Lincoln's Proclamation, .51

Treasury Department Circular, .53

15. The Retreat of General Banks :

General Banks's Report, fiS

" Gordon's " .',6

Lieut.-Colonel Andrews's Report, 59

National Accounts, GO

Mary A. Dcnison's Account, 66

16. Battle of Hanover Court-Housc, Ya., 07

17. BaUle of Fair Oaks, Ya. :

Gen. McClellan's Despatch,. . . 72

'• lie^Ws .R-^por'*, 73

Plan t) ^ the 'Bat'tle, ...'.l.\.'. 7 ■'>

Gen, Casey's Repor*, .../.; 79

" Na.^leo's' ;'''■;..*.. ." SI

" Peck's >, 2*^' .'...'.•■.■ 8-1

" Richrad^oi^VLsttei, 87

" Gorman's Letter, 88

Cincinnati " Commercial " Account, ... 89

Casey's Division in the Battle, 93

Gen. Johnston's Report, (rebel,) 96

Jeff Davis's Address, 97

Richmond " Dispatch '' Account, '.'I

Memphis "Appeal " Account, 102

18. Battle of Cross-Keys, Ya. :

General Fremont's Despatches, 104

" Schenck's Report, ](<!>

Cincinnati " Commercial" Account,. . . lOG

19. Battle of Port Republic, Ya. :

General Fremont's Report, 110

" Tyler's Report, 110

Colonel Dunning's Letter, 112



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26.

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28.

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32.

83.

34.
35.

86.

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88.
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41.

42.

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DOC. PAGE

Colonel Carroll's Operations, 112

T7ie Rebel Conscription Act, 113

Capture of Pass Christian, Miss., 114

Fight at Lebanon, Tenn. :

General Dumont's Despatch, 115

" Duffield's Report, 115

Bragg" s Address to his Army, 116

Battle of Farmington, Miss. :

General Pope's Report, l\1

Colonel Hatch's " Ill

Cincinnati " Commercial " Account, ... 117

Richmond " Dispatch " Account, 119

Operations in York River, Va. :

Lieut. -Com. Phelps's Report, 120

Attack on Sewell's Point, Va. :

Commodore Goldsborough's Report,. . . 121

Baltimore "American " Account, 121

Proclamation of Governor Andrew Johnson,

May 9, 123

Emancipation of Slaves :

Gen. Hunter's Proclamation, May 9,. . . 123

IVie Destitution of New-Orleans, 124

Naval Fight at Fort Pillow :

Capt. Davis's Report, 124

Com. Pennock's Despatch 125

Chicago " Times " Report, 125

Capt. Montgomery's Report, (rebel,). . . 126
Slavery iti Virginia :

Governor Pierpont's Message, May 10,. 127
Captwe of the Maria Teresa :

Commodore Du Pout's Report, 12S

Seizure of Specie at New-Orleans :

Gen. Butler and the Consuls, 128

Gen. Beauregard^s Order, May 10, 130

Occupj-tiofi oi Rogcr^ville, Ala. :

G'eh.'.'Mit'chM'fi.'ReiVDi'i, /. \'y, \,'\ 131

'' ' Negley's' Report/! . ^ /.'. V.'. 131

Seizure of the Plantcn'!^ '• ', ; ; ' ;

Com. DK'P'jiit'w '/^(Jp'ovt, .'.;* 132

The Batti-jpr'f'ia.re'es River, jVa. i

Officiid K'tifiort!;, .'.; t (.':.'.. . .;'. 133

Gc7i. Butler's Order No. 28,'.'.'.'.' 136

I^ebel Fast Proclamation, May 16, 136

27te Bights of Neutrals in the South :

The Destruction of Cotton, 137

Battle at Russell's House, Tenn. :

Gen. Sherman's Report, 137

President Lincoln^ s " Hunter " Proclamation,

May 19, 138

Battle at Front Royal, Va. :

Gen. Banks's Report, 139

Lieut. Thompson's Account, 140

Lynchburgh (Va.) "Republican" Ac-
count, 140

, Battle at Lewisburgh, Va. :

Col. Crook's Order, 141



DOC. PAGE

Gen. Fremont's Order, 141

Cincinnati "Commercial" Account, .. . 141

New-York " Tribune " Account, 143

45. Skirmish near Cold Harbor, Va., 144

46. Brig. -Gen. LoarCs Guerrilla Order, 145

47. President Lincohi's 3fessage, 'hla.y 21, 146

48. Beconnoissance towards Petersburgh, Va., . . 146

49. Colonel Flliott^s Expedition :

Gen. Pope's Report, 147

A National Account, 147

50. Occupation of Corinth, Miss. :

General Halleck's Despatch, 149

" Sherman's Report, 149

Cincinnati " Gazette " Account, 152

51. CoZ. i2M.s;i's Cavalry Scout, 168

52. Fight at Harper's Ferry, Va. :

Gen. Saxton's Report, 159

53. Fremont's Pursuit of Jackson, 161

54. Evacuation of Fort Pillow :

Col. Ellet's Report, 163

National Accounts, 164

55. Fight at Jasper, Tenn. :

Gen. Ncgley's Report, 168

Cincinnati " Commercial" Account,. . . 169

56. Operations in East-Tennessee :

Gen. Ncgley's Despatches, 170

57. The Camp of Bistruction at Annapolis, Md., 170

58. General Kearny's Order No. 15, 171

59. Battle of Tranter's Creek, N. C, 17 1

60. The Fall of Mempihis, Tenn. :

Com. Davis's Reports, 174

Col. Ellet's Despatches, 175

Capt. Phelps's Letter, 177

Cincinnati " Commercial " Account, . . . 177

Memphis "Appeal " Account, 181

61. Behel Operations on the White River, Ark. :

Capt. Fry's Report, (rebel,) 183

62. Exchange of Prisoners :

Lieut.-Col. Whipple's Report, 184

63. Occupation of Harrisonburgh, Va. :

General Fremont's Despatches, 185

New-York " Tribune " Account, 185

64. Expedition to East-Tennessee :

General Negley's Despatch, 187

Colonel Hambright's Report, 187

Accounts and Narratives, 188

65. Execution of Wm. B. Mumford :

New-Orleans "Delta" Account, 190

66. Fight at the Waddell Farm, Ark. :

Colonel Brackett's Report, 190

Jacksonport " Cavalier " Account, 191

67. Stuarfs Paid on the Pamunkey River, Va. :

General Stuart's Report, (rebel,) 192

" Lee's Order, 196

Richmond " Dispatch " Account, 195

" " Examiner " ** 198



CONTENTS OF THE FIFTH VOLUME.



DOC. PAGE

Philadelphia " Press " Account, 199

68. Gen. Butler and the Consuls at New-Orleans, 2(;2

69. Massacre of Negroes in South-Carolina:

Lieut.-Com. Truxton's Report, 20G

70. Capture of the Clara Dolsen, 207

71. Opening of the Nansemond River, Va. :

Capt. Hyner's Report, 208

72. Batile at James Island, S. C. :

General Wright's Report, 209

" Stevens's " 211

Colonel Fenton's " 215

" Leasure's " 216

" Williams's " 217

Major Metcalfe's " 218

General Stevens's Order, 219

Charleston " Mercury " Account, 219

Richmond " Dispatch " Account, 221

73. The Retreat from Corinth, Miss. :

General Beauregard's Letter, 221

74. General Longsfreef s Proclamation^ June 17, 222

75. Battle on White River, Ark. :

Com. Davis's Reports, 223

Secretary Welles's Letter 223

Colonel Fitch's Report, 224

Fred. Wise's Account, 224

Missouri " Democrat " Account, 225

76. Colonel ElliotVs Expedition, May and June, . 227

77. Battle of Oak Grove, Va. :

General McClellan's Despatches, 229

Report of Col. Cowdin, 229

National Accounts, 230

Richmond " Examiner " Account, 234

78. Tlie Seven D<i;/s^ Contests, June 26 — July 1 :

Cincinnati " Commercial " Account,. . . 236

Rebel Narrative, 248

General Taylor's Report, 257

Colonel Simpson's Letter, 258

General Lee's Report, (rebel,) 258

Lieut.-Col. Robertson's Report, (rebel,) 259
General Hooker's Reports,. . . .259 and 262

Colonel Cowdin's " 261

Captain Brady's Account, 262

General Howe's Report, 263

Lieut. Thourot's " 265

Grenada "Appeal " Account, 265

Richmond " Examiner " Account, ..... 206
Jeff Davis's Address, 268

79. General McClellan's Address, July 4, 268

80. Beauregard's Retreat from Corinth, Miss. :

General Granger's Letter, 269

81. Operations of the Army of the Tennessee :

General McClernand's Report, 270

<2. Battle of the Cache, Ark. :

Colonel Ilovcy's Report, 273

Lieut.-Col. AVood's Report, 274

Missouri " Democrat " Account, 275



DOC. PAGB

83. Skirmish at Baton Rouge, La. :
Lieut.-Col. lleith's Report 277

84. A Rebel Soldier's JJiartj, May, June and
July, 1862, 278

85. Jeff Thompson's Address to the Planters of
Mississippi, ogj

86. Tlie Unionists of Alabama :
Report of Col. Streight, 281

87. Rebel Raid into Lebanon, Ky., July 11-12,. 284

88. Surrender of Murfreesboro, Ky. :

Colonel Duffiold's Report, 286

General Buell's Order, 287

T. D. Scofield's Account, 288

Texans in the Fight, 289

89. Fight at Cynthiana, Ky. :

Lieut.-Col. Landrum's Report, 290

Captain Wright's Report, 292

Major Smith's Letter, 294

Surgeon Lair's Letter, 295

A Soldier's Report, 296

90. President Liitcohi's Proclamation, July 1, . . 296

91. Battle of Baton Rouge, La. :
Colonel Call ill's Rcport.s, 296

" Dudley's Report, 299

Lieut. Weitzcl's " 301

Commodore Porter's Report, 302

Lieut. Com. Roe's " 302

Lieut. Com. Ransom's " 302

Flag-Officer Farragut's " 203

General Butler's Orders, 304

New-Orleans " Delta " Narrative, 306

A Soldier's Account, 307

Gen. Breckinridge's Report, 308

Lieut. Reed's Account, 308

Grenada "Appeal" Account, 309

)2. Batile of Fair Oaks, Va. :

General Ileintzclmau's Report, 312

93. Battle of Cedar Mountain, Va. :
General Pope's Report, 316

" Gordon's Report, 317

Colonel Andrews's " 318

Lieut.-Col. Patrick's " 320

General Geary's Address, 321

Colonel Duffee's Order, 322

Washington " Star " Account, 322

Cincinnati " Times " Narrative, 325

New-York " Tribune " Account, 326

General Jackson's Report, (rebel,). , . . 331

Richmond " Inquirer " Account, SSi

Lynchburgh "Republican" Account,. . 332

94. Martial Law in Richmond, Va. :
Jeff Davis's Proclamation, 332

95. Occupation of Corinth, Mi.s3. :
Adjiitaut-Gen. Hammond's Report,.... 333

96. Occupation of Williamsburgh, Va. :
Gen. McClellan's Despatches, S34



CONTENTS OF THE FIFTH VOLUMR





DOC.


PAGE




DOC.


PACK


97.


Union Convention at Nashville, Tenn.,. . . .


335


117.


General McClellans Order for Crossing th€




98.


Lieut. Flusser's Letter to the Mayor of Eliza-






Chickahominy,


431




beth Citv, N. C,


335


lis.


Lieut. F. C. Davis's Exploit,


431


99.


The Rebel Conscription Law :




119.


Battle of South-Mountain, Va. :






Jeff Davis's Letter to Gov. Brown,


336




Despatches of Gen. McClellan,


432


100.


General Butler's Order on Currency— New-






Gen. Doubleday's Report,


433




Orleans May 16 1862,


339




" Cox's Report,


435


101


Uiiion Meeting at Portsmouth, Ya.,

Retreat of Gen. Banks :


340




Col. Meredith's Report,


436


102.






" Torbert's Order, ^


436




Gen. Johnston's Address, (rebel,)


341




Gen. Burnside's Order,


437


103.


Exchange of Prisoners :






New-York " Times" Account,


437




Agreement between Gens. Dix and Hill,


341


120.


Tlie Surrender of Harper's Ferry, Va. :




104.


Ge7i. Pope's Campaign in Virginia:






Report of the Investigating Committee


439




Gen. Pope's Report,


342




War Department Order,


443




" Sio-el's "


380
384
390
395
396




Gen. Wool's Letter,

Capt. Binney's Letter,

New- York " Times" Narrative,

Gen. Jackson's Official Report,

Richmond " Dispatch" Account,


443




" Milroy's *'


443




" Schurz's "


445




" Schenck's "


448




" Kearny's "


448






397
398
399


121.


Surrejider of Munfordsville, Ky. :

Col. Wildcr's Report,






" White's "

Lieut. Kennedy's Report,


449






" Dunham's "


451










Col. Meredith's "


399

400




Gen. Jones's Report, (rebel,)

" Bragg's Report,


453




Capt. Wilkins's "


.453




Jeif Davis's Message,


400
401


122.


Battle of Antietam, Md. :

Gen. Hooker's Despatch,






Gen. Lee's Report, (rebel,)


454




Account by a Participant, (rebel,)


402




" Cox's Report,


454




Richmond " Examiner" Account,


404




" Ferrero's Report,


456


05.


Organization of the Artillery of the Array ol






" French's "


457








the Potomac :






" Kimball's "


458




Gen. Barry's Report,


405




Lieut.-Col. Sawyer's Report,


459


lOfi


Fight at Slaterville Va


407




Col. Harrow's "

Lieut.-Col. Brundage's "


460


107.


Battles at Richmond, Ky :


400




Gen. Hanson's Report,


407




" Kimball's "


461




Col. M'Millen's "


411
412




" Curtis's "

Report of Gen. McClellan,


463




Lieut.-Col. Armstrong's Report,


464




" Korff's "


413




New-York " Tribune" Narrative,


466




Indianapolis "Journal" Account,


415




Charleston " Courier" Account,


472




Cincinnati " Gazette" Account,


419




Savannah " Repubhcan" "


475




Gen. E. Kirby Smith's Report, (rebel,).


422




Richmond " Inquirer" "


476




Kentucky " Statesman" Account,


422


123.


Skirmish at Pocataligo, S. C,


477


103.


Surrender of Natchez, Miss.,


423


124.


Col. Dodge's Expedition into North-Carolina,


478


109


The Defence of Richmond Va.,


424
425


125.


The Emancipation Proclamation of Presi-
dent Lincoln,






Gov. Letcher's Proclamation,


479


110.


Operations on James River :




126.


The Battle of luka. Miss. :






Com. Goldsborough's Report,


426




Gen. Grant's Report,


481


111.


The Siege of Vicksburgh, Miss. :






" Hamilton's Report,


482




Official Correspondence,


426




" Rosecrans's Order,


489,








112.


A Case of Rebel Treachery,


427




Capt. Brown's Narrative,


483


113.


Battle of Phillips's Creek, Miss.,


427




Cincinnati " Commercial" Account,


485


114.


Col. Scdgewich's Reconnoissance near Cor-






Jackson " Mississippian" " . . . .


487




inth, Miss.,


428


127.


Battle of Corinth, Miss. :

Gen. Grant's Despatches,




115.


General Naglee's Reconnoissance on the


438




Chickahominv,


428




" Rosecrans's Report,

Col. Crocker's "


489


116


The Defeat of Gen. Banks :

Excitement in Baltimore,


492


429




Major Weaver's "


494



CONTENTS OF THE FIFTn VOLUME.



DOC. PACK

Major McCalla's Report, 495

Col. Sprague's " 496

Gen. Ord's " 497

Col. Trumbull's " 498

Lieut.-Col. Jones's " 499

Gen. Grant's Orders, 499

President Lincoln's Despatch, 500

Cincinnati "Commercial" Account,.. . . 500

, Grenada " Appeal' Account, (rebel,). . . 505

128. £aitle of Chaplin Hills, Ky. :

Gen. Buell's Report, 507

" McCook's " 507

" Mitchell's " 510

" Gilbert's " 512

Adjt.-Gen. Oldenhaw's Report, 514

Gen. Sheridan's Report, 516

" Rousseau's " 517

Col. Harris's " 520

" Gooding's " 521

" Beatty's " 522

Lieut.-Col. Strickland's Report, 523

" Cowen'3 " 524

Cincinnati " Gazette" Account, 524

Gen. Bragg's Report, (rebel,) 532

Knoxville " Register" Account, 532

Mobile " Register" " 533

129. The Army Magnetic Telegraph :

Parker Spring's Letter, 535

lEO. After the IFar— Gen. Casey's Letter, 536

131. Operations in Alabama:

Gen. Halleck's Despatch, 537

132. Gen. Hunter^ s Negro Regiments:

Official Correspondence, 537

133. Operations at Bayou Sara, La. :

Report of Capt. Craven, 539

134. Rebel Guerrillas in Arkansas:

Gen. Hindman's Order, 540

135. Col. >F|(/maw's Reconnoissance, June 18, . . . 540

136. Capture of Cumberland Gap, 541

137. Operations of the Jacob Bell :

Lieut. McCrea's Report, 541

138. Fight at Battle Creek, Tenn., 542

139. Battle at Simon's Bluff, S. C. :

Flag-Officer Du Pout's Report, 543

Lieut. Com. Rhind's " 543

140. Capt. Jochiiclc's Recouuoissance :

Report of Capt. Jocknick, 544

141. Battle of Village Creek, Ark. :

Col. Brackett's Report, 544

142. Operatiom at Vicksburgh, Miss. :

Gen. Williams's Reports, 546

Letter from a Participant, 546

143. Fresident Lincoln's Call, July 1, 1862:

Letter from the Governors, 547

144. Operations before Vicksburgh, Miss. :

Com. Porter's Report 548



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145. TJie Capture of the Teaser, 543

146. Battle of Grand Prairie, Ark. :

Report of Col. Fitch, 549

147. Cherokee Disloyalty — Letter of John Ross, . 549

148. Capture of Hamilton, N. C, 550

149. Skirmish at the Rapidan River, Va., 551

150. Address of Gen. Pope assuming command

of the Army of the Potomac, 552

151. The Abolitio7i of Slavery :

President Lincoln's Message, 552

152. The '' Essex" and ''Arkansas":

Com. Porter's Report, 552

" Walke's " 553

Baltimore " American" Account, 554

Rebel Official Reports, 556

Grenada " Appeal" Account, 557

153. TAe i^iiy/i^ near Memphis, Mo., 5cS

154. Expedition to Beaver Dam Va. :

Gen. Pope's Report, 558

Richmond " Dispatch" Account, 558

155. Fresident Lincoln s Order for the Seizure of

Rebel Property, 559

156. The Fight at North-Anna, Va. :

Gen. Pope's Despatch,. . . . , 559

Lieut.-Col. Kilpatrick's Report, 559

A National Account, 5GC

157. Fight at Trinity, Ala. :

Col. Walker's Report, 561

158. Fresident Lincolii's Proclamation enforcing

the Sixth Section of the Confiscation Act, 562

159. The Surrender at Courtland, Ala., 562

ICO. r/te TJa/t/ into Kentucky :

Col. Guthrie's Report, 562

161. Skirmishes in Texas County, Mo., 563

Fight in Bollinger County, Mo., 564

162. Battle of Bayou Barnard, C. N., 564

163. The Fight near Fulton, Mo. :

Fulton " Telegraph'' Narrative, 565

164. Fight at Mount Sterling, Ky., 566

1G5. Bomhardmcnt on James River, 566

Richmond " Examiner" Account, 567

166. The Fight at Newark, Mo., 567

167. Battle of Ozark, Mo. :

Col. Lawther's Report, 568

168. Fight at Orange Court-House, Va. :

Gen. Pope's Despatch, 569

A National Account, 570

169. Battle at Sparta, Tenn. :

Col. Wynkoop's Report, 570

170. The Order for a Draft, 570

171. Ocnipation of Malvern Hill, Va. :

New-York " Tribune" Account, 571

Richmond " Examiner" " 571

172. The Death of Gen. Robt. L. McCook:

Order of Gen. Thomas, 573

Report of Col. Vandeveer, 573



CONTEXTS OF THE FIFTH VOLUME.



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Battle of Tazewell, Tenn. :

Gen. Morgan's Despatch, 573

Louisville " Journal" Account, 573

Atlanta " Confederacy" " .573

War Meeting at Washington, D. C. :

President Lincoln's Speech, 574

War Department Orders relative to the Draft, 575
Self-Mutllatlon in Connecticut :

Surgeon Bennett's Letter, 575

Bombardment of Donaldsonville, La. :

Flag-OfScer Farragut's Despatch, 575

Fight at Independence, Mo. :

Lieut.-Col. Buell's Report, 576

The "Border State" Narrative, 576

Fight at Compton's Ferry, Mo., 577

Fight near Kinderhook, Tenn., 578

Reconnoissance to Swansboro, N. C, 578

Skirmish at Merriwether's Ferry, Tenn. :

Chaplain Locke's Narrative, 579

Capture of the Fair Play, 579

Evacuation of Harrison's Landing, Va., .... 580
Battle of Lone Jack, Mo. :

Official Reports, 581

Surrender of Clarksville, Tenn., 582

Fight at Gallatin, Tenn. :

Official Reports, 584

Jiaid on Catlett's Station, Va., 588

Attack on Fort Ridgely, Minn., 589

Fight at Big Hill, Ky., 590

Skirmishes at Fort Donelson, Tenn., 591

Battle of New-Ulm, Minn. :

Official Report, 593

Action near Danville, Ky., 595

Rebel Raid on Manassas, Va., 596

Fight near Bolivar, Tenn. :

Official Reports, 597



DOC. PAGE

196. Battle near McMinnville, Tenn., 599

197. Patriotism of Boston, Mass., 600

198. Battle of Britton's Lane, Tenn. :

Official Reports, 602

199. Fight near Centreville, Va., 603

200. Battle of Cliantilly, Va., 604

201. The Fight at Plymouth, N. C, 605

202. Tlie Rebel Army in Frederick, Md., 606

203. Battle at Washington, N. C, 608

204. Expedition to Clarksville, Tenn., 609

205. Fight on the Mississippi :

Surgeon Read's Report, 611

206. Fight at Fayetteville, Va. :

Colonel Toland's Report, 612

207. Engagement at Munfordville, Ky., 612

208. Expedition to Ponchatoula, La. :

General Butler's Report, 614

Major Strong's " 615

209. The Battle at Yellow Medicine :

Colonel Sibley's Report, 615

210. Skirmish at Blackford's Ford, Va. :

Colonel Barnes's Report, 616

211. President Lincoln's Proclamation, Septem-

ber twenty-fourth, 618

212. The Fight at Augusta, Ky. :

Colonel Bradford's Report, 618

Judge Doniphan's " 619

213. Battle of Newtonia, Mo. :

General Salomon's Report, 620

Colonel Hall's " 621

214. General Pleasanton's Reconnoissance, 622

215. Fight at La Vergne, Tenn. :

General Negley's Report, 623

216. Battle at Lawrenceburgh, Ky. :

Colonel Parrott's Report, 62S



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—POETRY,

POETRY, PAGE

This Day, Countrymen ! by Robert Lowell, 1

Corn, Louisville Journal, 1

Foote, a Lay of Island No. Ten 1

The Irish Boys, by " C. IT.," 2

Jeff Davis's Prayer, by Clarence Butler, 2

Poem, by Jeff Tlwmpson, 4

New-Orleans Won Back, a Lay for our Sol-
diers, by Robert Lowell, 5

The New Ballad of Lord Lovell, 6

Metempsychosis, by ^^Paul Short,^^ 6

The Sinking of the Cumberland, by " H. H. B.," 7

Who's Ready ? by Edna Dean Proctor, 7

One Year Ago, by Horatio Alger, Jr., 7

On the Abolition of Slavery in the District of

Columbia, by Rufus Leighton, 8

A Negro Hymn, 10

Cotton and Corn, 11



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16. The Confederate Primer, 11

17. Song of the Secession Warrior, 13

18. A Contra:Band-Ditty, 14

19. Rebellion Financed Down, 15

20. The Battle of Coosaw, 15

21. The Soldier's Mother, by " F. H. d.," 16

22. The Men of the West, by Richard Coe, 16

23. How the Cumberland went Down, by "W^ Jt/".," 16

24. The Captain's Wife, by Theodore Tilton, 17

25. The Battle of New-Orleans of 1862, by "i2.

T.M.," 17

26. The Yankee Tars at New-Orleans, 18

27. A Song for all True Americans, by Dr. J.

Haynes, If

28. A Voice from Home to the Army of the Poto-

mac, by M. CD. S., 18

29. Rallying Song of the Sixteenth Regiment Iowa

Volunteers, 19



CONTENTS OF THE FIFTH YOLU.AIE.



POETRY, PAGE

30. Skedaidle, Vanifi/ Fair, 19

31. For the Times, by Sarah M. Brovmson^ 20

32. The Army of the Free ; Division Song of Por-

ter's Division, Army of the Potomac, by
Frank H. Norton, 20

33. " JeffJavise Rides a White-Horse," 23

34. Songs of the Rebels : The Marylander at Ma-

nassas ; a fact, .... 24

35. " " The Stars and Bars,.. 25

36. " '■• There's Life in the Old

Land Yet, by James
E. Randall, of Bal-
timore, 25

37. A Rainy Day in Camp, 29

38. The Picket-Guard, 29

39. To Canaan, a Song of the Six Hundred Thou-

sand, 30

40. Waiting, by //. IF., 31

41. The Massachusetts John Brown Song, by L.

Holbrook, 31

42. The Double Desertion, an Incident of the V.'ar,

by H. D. Aiwood, 31

43. Epitaph on a Rebel Soldier, 32

44. A War Hymn, by Theodore Tilton, 34

45. Ye Ballade of Mans. Lovell, 35

46. " God is a Union Man," by " C," 36

47. Our Mountain Soldiers, by Marian Douglas, . . 36

48. Brave Boys are They, 37

49. Rams, by Francis De Hass Janvier, . 37

50. Says Private Maguire, by T. B. Aldnch, 37



POETRY, PAGR

51. The Unreturning Brave, by Joscjihine Wil-

liamso7i, , 33

52. To the Secession Sympathizer, No Thanks to



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