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OF THE

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GREAT REBELLION,

FROM ITS COMMENCEMENT TO ITS CLOSE, GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF ITS ORIGIN,

THE SECESSION OF THE SOUTHERN STATES,

AND THE

FORMATION OF THE CONFEDERATE GOVERNMENT,

THE CONCENTRATION OF THE

MILITARY AND FINANCIAL RESOURCES OF THE

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT,

THE DEVELOPMENT OF ITS VAST POWER, THE RAISING, ORGANIZING, AND EQUIPPING OF THE CON-
TENDING ARMIES AND NAVIES; LUCID, VIVID, AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTIONS OF BATTLES
AND BOMBARDMENTS, SIEGES AND SURRENDER OF FOETS, CAPTURED BATTERIES,
ETC., ETC.; THE IMMENSE FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND COMPREHENSIVE
MEASURES OF THE GOVERNMENT, THE ENTHUSIASM AND PATRI-
OTIC CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE PEOPLE, TOGETHER WITH
SKETCHES OF THE LIVES OF ALL THE EMINENT

STATESMEN AND MILITARY AND NAVAL
COMMANDERS, WITH A FULL AND

COMPLETE INDEX.

FROM OFFICIAL SOURCES.
SOURCES

By THOMAS P. KETTELL,

AUTHOR OF EIGHTY YEARS' PROGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, LATE EDITOR OF THE MERCHANTS'
MAGAZINE, LATE EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR OF THE ARMY AND NAVY
JOURNAL, BANKERS' CIRCULAR, ETC., ETC.

EMBELLISHED WITH

NUMEROUS AND BEAUTIFUL STEEL PLATE ENGRAVINGS,

AND VALUABLE MAPS, SHOWING ALL THE IMPORTANT MILITARY POINTS.

COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

FURNISHED TO SUBSCRIBERS ONLY.

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HARTFORD, CONN.:
L. STEBBINS.

CINCINNATI, OHIO, No. 111 MAIN STREET:

F. A. HOWE,

SUCCESSOR TO HENRY HOWE.

1865.

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