The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion, Civil, Military, Naval and Domestic: ... from the Time of the Memorable Toast of Andrew Jackson--"The Federal Union; it Must be Preserved!" ... to the Assassination of President Lincoln, and the End of the War. With Famous Words and Deeds of Woman, Sanitary and Hospital Scenes, Prison Experiences, &c

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Hartford Publishing Company, 1867 - 705 páginas
 

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Índice

Portrait of Preston S Brooks
78
Presidential Favor for Everybody
88
Courtesies of Picket Life
97
Portrait of Mrs Lincoln
98
Won bis Wager
99
Portrait of Gen Lonostrket
100
Uncomfortably Warm Place
101
Headquarters of Lee Gettysburg
102
Preferred to Die in the Field
103
Characteristic Pluck
104
Ragged Texans
105
Refusing to Volunteer
106
Use for a Shell
107
Portrait of Gen Jeff Thompson
108
Fate of Two Germans
109
Owning
110
Portrait of Gen Philip Kearny
111
Negro Rifleman
112
Portrait ot Gen E D Baker
113
Swear Him c
114
Portrait of Col EllswortR
115
Bull Run Battlefield
116
Neutral Cornfield
117
Portrait of Gen J E Johnston
118
Climbing the Mountains
119
Witnessing and Dving for the Truth
120
Portrait of Maj Gen McPherson
121
Portrait of Gen Barksdale
122
Portrait of Gen David Hunter
123
Union asd Rebel Pickets
124
Portrait of Gen A E Burnside
125
Stating the Exact Alternative
126
Portrait of Albert Pike
127
Intrepid Conduct
128
Bob the Spunky Drummer Boy
129
Portrait of Gen H W Slocum 131 Portrait of Got H A Wisb
131
Interceding for her Father
134
Capt Tildens Lucky Escape 183 As Good as a Captured Gun 134 Portrait of Gen J C Pemuerton 9
135
Ahead of his Troops
136
Surrender of Gen Lee 138 Portrait of Gen G A Custer
138
Gods Flag
140
Portrait op R M T Hdnter
141
Naval Peacemaker
142
Portrait of Gen Philip Sheridan
143
Charge Chester Charge
144
Portrait of Admiral Dupont
145
Halfhours Visit at Island No
147
Portrait of Admiral Porter
148
Before Vicksburo Natal Scenes and Exploits
149
Accommodating Himself to Circumstances
152
ILLUSTRATIVE PLATE FOR PART II Ho for the War
155
Illuminated Initial Letter
157
How dges he grow em?
158
Love and Patriotism
161
Iras Wife and his Breeches
165
Fate of a Coward
168
Fannnie and Nellie
170
Career of Frank Henderson
173
Portrait of Lieut Gen Ulysses S Grant
177
Hopeful Tackett
178
Portrait of John Letcher
182
Portrait of Stonewall Jackson
183
Portrait of Col Billy Wilson
184
Quite the Youngest Recruit
185
Drafting Scene
186
Equal to the Emergency
193
Fiohtin obbr a Bone
195
Bounty Jumper Captured by a Doo
200
Tender in Years but Patriotic
207
Snaked Away and Drummed In
213
Tenderness of the President
217
ILLUSTRATIVE PLATE FOR PART III Bombardment of Fort Sumter
219
Illuminated Initial Letter
221
Rallving around the Flag
222
Young America
228
Is the Colonel at Home?
230
War and Navy Buildings
232
Old Capitol Prison Washington
235
California Jge
236
Portrait of Gen Felix K Zollicoffer
238
Portrait ofiGen John C Fremont
240
Going in Quest of Satisfaction
241
Portrait of Gen Humphrey Marshall
245
General Meades Headquarters
246
Portrait of Gen Judson Kilpatrick
248
Good Samaritan
250
Portrait of Gen Wm W Ayerill
252
Too Big Not to be a Soldier
258
Portrait of Judah P Benjamin
259
Lieut Daviss Task
267
Mrs Brownell the Heroine
268
Portrait of Gen Pope
270
Portrait of Gen Saiton
272
PART FOURTH
351
Pleasant Hoax all Round
363
Wreck of the Monitor
364
Portrait of Capt J A Winslow 865
368
Likdt CushiWs Great Exploit 871
374
Pictorial Humors of the War 875
375
Portrait of Secretary Weiles 876
380
River Devils for Carrying on War
383
The Merrimac 887
387
Portrait of Secretary Chase
405
Col Owens Squad Drill
407
Portrait of Gen McClellan
410
Portrait of Gen Rosecrans
411
Portrait of Gen J C Davis
413
Encounter between Nelson and Davis
414
Portrait of Gen McCook
417
Col Gazley doing Guard Duty
418
Portrait of J C Ely
424
Portrait of Gen Hardee
427
Gen Butlers Headquarters
429
Whars dat Nigger
430
Belligerent Work
434
Military Etiquette
435
Orders on the Battlefield 489
438
Portrait of Gen N P Banks
440
ILLUSTRATED PLATE FOR PART VI Colored Soldiers
441
Illuminated Initial Letter
443
Swamp Angel
444
Wicked Joke upon a Postmaster
446
Relay House
447
Army Kitchen
448
Milking the Cow
451
Sergeant Daviss Tender Beef
453
Portrait of Gen Terry
456
Portrait ok Gen Halleck
457
Portrait of Gen Wadsworth
458
Peddler and Gen Nelson
459
Pumpkin Pie for Wickford
466
Affecting Appeal to a Commissary
473
Conference of Newspaper Correspondents
476
Portrait of Gen Hooker
477
Lieut s Perfumed Breath
478
Prompt Settlement of a Claim
482
Field Carriages dispensed with
485
Question in Infantry Practice
488
Portrait of John H Morgan
489
No Business wid a Gun
490
Portrait of Gen Beauregard
491
Writing Home
496
Signalling 600
503
Flight from the Shenandoah
506
Aunt Charlotte the Old Cook 607
507
Bridge across Platte Creek 609
509
Inflating the Pontoon 1 610
511
Saddling to sufr the Route
513
ILLUSTRATIVE PLATE FOR PART VII Christian and Sanitary Commissions
516
PART SEVENTH
517
Illuminated Initial Letter 617
518
That is my Brother
519
Tracts versus Pound Cake 622
531
Portrait of Gov Morgan N Y
534
Amours and Fancies of the Camp 636
536
Sweet Seventeen overhauling Secessionists
541
Castle Thunder
543
EmbalmingBuilding before Richmond
544
Court House and Hospital 646
547
Loyalty in Virginia 652
551
Portrait of Mrs Gen Grant
564
HEADQUARTERS of Gen Burnside
566
Portrait of Gen Tilghman
567
Gen Lander and ms Birle 658
568
Proof against Federal Gallantry
569
Old Hannah
574
Familiar Soldier Scenes Housekeeping 676
577
Mose Bryan
578
Soldiers Graves 679
581
Miss Lee and toe Yankee Corporal
582
Portrait op Gen Lyon 686
587
Shermans Absence op Mind
590
Portrait of Gen Ben McCclloch 690
591
Portrait of Gen Meade
594
Carving his own Headboard 695
595
Wickedness of Woman
597
Portrait of Bell Boyd 699
605
Gen Butler as a YorNO Lawyer
607
Railroad Depot Atlanta Ga
608
Alas Poor Soldier
609
Portrait of Gov Andrew Mass
611
Enjoving Negro Hospitality
613
A Young Woman Shoots a Guerrilla
617
Major B en route with the Widow
624
Portrait of Gov Curtin Pa
628
A Soldier Mustered Out
629
PART EIGHTH
633
Portrait op Gen Howard 680
636
Death of the Assassin
639
Portrait of Secretary Fessenden
640
Portrait of Jeff Davis
642
Portrait of President JonNSos
643
Andrew Johnsons Tailor Shop
646
Portrait of Mrs Jkff Davis
649
Jeff s Capture by the Yanks
650
Familiar Talk with Mr Lincoln
651
Jeff and the Blacksmith
656
Portrait of Geo N Sanders
657
Grand FinaleTo whom it may Concern
660
List op Battles Engagements Collisions Captures Surrenders Sur
661
Portrait of Gen R E Lee 562
663
List of the Public Vessels employed in the War and consulted
681
Index to the Leading Anecdotes
691

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Página 633 - Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch him further.
Página 576 - I pray that our heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.
Página 653 - That on the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any state, or designated part of a state, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward and forever free...
Página 652 - Mr. President, I approve of the proclamation, but I question the expediency of its issue at this juncture. The depression of the public mind, consequent upon our repeated reverses, is so great that I fear the effect of so important a step. It may be viewed as the last measure of an exhausted government, a cry for help; the government stretching forth its hands to Ethiopia, instead of Ethiopia stretching forth its hands to the government.
Página 653 - ... and forever free and the executive government of the united states including the military and naval authority thereof will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons and will do no act or acts to repress such persons or any of them in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom...
Página 92 - England would topple headlong and carry the whole civilized world with her, save the South. No, you dare not make war on cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is King.
Página 652 - while I approve the measure, I suggest, sir, that you postpone its issue, until you can give it to the country supported by military success, instead of issuing it, as would be the case now, upon the greatest disasters of the war ! " The wisdom of the view of the Secretary of State struck me with very great force.
Página 652 - Things had gone on from bad to worse, until I felt that we had reached the end of our rope on the plan of operations we had been pursuing ; that we had about played our last card, and must change our tactics, or lose the game! I now determined upon the adoption of the emancipation policy ; and, without consultation with, or the knowledge of the Cabinet, I prepared the original draft of the proclamation, and, after much anxious thought, called a Cabinet meeting upon the subject. This was the last...
Página 654 - Public sentiment," he thought, " would sustain it — many of his warmest friends and supporters demanded it — and he had promised his God that he would do it ! " The last part of this was uttered in a low tone, and appeared to be heard by no one but Secretary Chase, who was sitting near him. He asked the President if he correctly understood him. Mr. Lincoln replied : "I made a solemn vow before God, that if General Lee was driven back from Pennsylvania, I would crown the result by the declaration...
Página 526 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on his breast I lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there.

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