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A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital

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Author: J.B. Jones
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 324,960 / 975 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.3
LoC Categories: CT, E
Downloads: 619
Added to site: 2010.01.27
mnybks.net#: 26472
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, War
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render of Cumberland Gap.--Rosecrans fortifying Chattanooga.--Mr. Seward on flag of truce boat.-- Burnside evacuating East Tennessee.--The trans-Mississippi army.--Meade sending troops to Rosecrans.--Pemberton in Richmond.--A suggestion concerning perishable tithes. 30

CHAPTER XXXI.

Suffering of our wounded at Gettysburg.--Prisoners from the battle of Chickamauga.--Charleston.--Policy in the Southwest.--From Gen. Bragg.--Letter from President Davis.-- Religious revival.--Departure of the President for the Southwest.--About General Bragg.--Movement of mechanics and non-producers.--About "French" tobacco.--The markets.-- Outrage in Missouri.--Speculations of government agents.-- From Gen. Lee.--Judge Hastings's scheme.--Visit to our prisons.--Letter from Gen. Kirby Smith.--President Davis at Selma.--Gen. Winder's passports.--The markets.-- Campbellites and Methodists.--From Gen. Lee.--From the Southwest. 57 <

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