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My Cave Life in Vicksburg With Letters of Trial and Travel   By:

My Cave Life in Vicksburg With Letters of Trial and Travel by Mary Ann Loughborough

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MY CAVE LIFE IN VICKSBURG.

WITH

LETTERS OF TRIAL AND TRAVEL .

BY A LADY.

NEW YORK: D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, 443 & 445 BROADWAY. LONDON: 16 LITTLE BRITAIN. 1864.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by

D. APPLETON AND COMPANY,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

TO ONE WHO, THOUGH ABSENT, IS EVER PRESENT, THIS LITTLE WAIF IS TENDERLY AND AFFECTIONATELY Dedicated.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. Our Party set out for Vicksburg The Ride and Scenery Scenes during the first Bombardment View of the City and River Opening of a Battery The Enemy, 9

II. At Night the Signal Gun sounds The Gunboats are coming down The Town Awake Shell Music The Boats near us Rapid Descent to the Cave They have passed safely Why the Confederate Guns do not fire The Burning Transport, 15

III. Masked Battery on the Opposite Shore Taking the Cars Fright of the Negro Porters Major Watts's Party Stampede of Ladies, 20

IV. Jackson threatened Colonel Grierson General Pemberton departs My Mind is made up to go also Ride on the Cars Vicksburg again, 25

V. To Vicksburg again Aspirations Troops passing to Black River General Pemberton orders all Non Combatants to leave the City, 29

VI. Rumors of the Federal Advance on Black River Gunboats on the River Cannonading and Fire at Warrenton General Pemberton's Forces engaged at Black River, 35

VII. Sunday, the 17th After Church The Demoralized Army Soldiers' Stories, 40

VIII. Fresh Troops from Warrenton for the Intrenchments "We'll Protect You" Fears, 46

IX. The Ball in Motion View from the Court House Federal Prisoners sent across the River Movements of Gunboats, 49

X. Groundless Fear of an Attack by Gunboats Shells fall The Bombardment begins Cave Shelter Garrison Force Cave and Cave Life, 55

XI. Buried Alive House Breaking Appearance of Shell at Night Under the Root of a Fig Tree, 63

XII. Fire at Night A Narrow Escape Moonlight Shells from the Battle Field Employment and Traffic, 69

XIII. Shells from the Rear of the City Providential Deliverance Pantomime Pea Meal Hospital Accident, 73

XIV. Dogs Horses Descent of a Shell through a Cave A Mother's Cries Deserted Homes Silence, 78

XV. An Excitement Sinking of the Cincinnati Sky Parlor Hill Moving Prospects, 84

XVI. Fall of a Shell at the Corner of my Cave Music Casualties of the Day, 89

XVII. Ride to the Fortifications Number of Caves along the Road Appearance of the New Home Change of Missiles, 94

XVIII. Morning Charge of General Burbridge Horrors of War An Important Discovery, 99

XIX. An Acceptable Present Hunger Half Rations In the Rifle Pits, 105

XX. A Rainy Morning A Waterspout Dismal Experience Brighter Prospects An Unfortunate Sleeper, 109

XXI. Weary The Couriers from General Johnston Dangerous Pasturage Mule Meat Local Songs Missed by a MiniƩ Ball, 114

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