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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume One

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...ix. He then was a resident of Rich- mond and a regular contributor to the “Southern Literary Mes- senger.” It was not until a year later that the brid... ..., Poe was connected at various times and in various capaci- ties with the “Southern Literary Messenger” in Richmond, V a.; “Graham’s Magazine” and the... ...uced at a greater cost of brain and spirit. Poe’s initial salary with the “Southern Literary Messenger,” to which he contributed the first drafts of a... ...t distance to the east- ward, although perfectly discernible, extended the islands of Great Britain, the entire Atlantic coasts of France and Spain, w... ...indled into a dim speck, the dark Mediterranean sea, dot- ted with shining islands as the heaven is dotted with stars, spread itself out to the eastwa... ...elow me in the ocean lay a cluster of black specks, which undoubtedly were islands. Far away to the northward I perceived a thin, white, and exceeding... ...rs, and took up his residence at Sullivan’s Island, near Charleston, South Carolina. This Island is a very singular one. It consists of little else th... ...insworth’s MS.] One, P .M. W e are in full view of the low coast of South Carolina. The great problem is accomplished. We have crossed the Atlan- ti...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

.... It was certainly the act of an insane man to attempt the invasion of the South, and the overthrow of slavery, with less than twenty men. My father s... ...rginia, and north to the Western Reserve, in Ohio, west to Louisville, and south to Bourbon County, Kentucky, besides having driven or rid- den pretty... ...the east to the Rio Grande on the west, and from the Gulf of Mexico on the south and east to the territory of the United States and New Mexico—another... ...e debarka- tion, therefore, had to take place by small steamers, and at an island in the channel called Shell Island, the ships an- choring some miles... ...deck. After I had gone ashore, and had been on guard several days at Shell Island, quite six miles from the ship, I had oc- casion for some reason or ... ...l in the brain of a very weak and sick man. After reaching shore, or Shell Island, the labor of getting to Corpus Christi was slow and tedious. There ... ...membered by middle-aged people of to-day as one of great excitement. South Carolina promptly seceded after the result of the Presidential election was... ...h of April Fort Sumter, a National fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, was fired upon by the Southerners and a few days after was captur... ...ymond. Johnston had been reinforced; during the night by Georgia and South Carolina regiments, so that his force amounted to eleven thousand men, and ...

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