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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 533 533 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 38 38 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 14 14 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 13 13 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 12 12 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 11 11 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 10 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 8 8 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 8 8 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 8 8 Browse Search
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ed; and Cadets Carnell, Stuart, Bill, Randolph, Johnson, Dillard, Berkeley, Wise, Triplett, Marshall, Shriver, Watson, Reid, Turner and Whitson, Wounded. H. M. Bett, Maj., and C. M. News from Gen. Lee's army. The news from Gen. Lee's army is very meagre, though it is believed that nothing of much importance has occurred. The following official dispatch, though dated the 16th, was probably written by General Lee on Sunday night: Spotsylvania C. H., Via Guiney's Station, May 16th. To His Excellency, President Davis: The enemy has made no movement against our position to-day. He has retired his right and extended his left towards Massaponax Church, occupying the line of the Ni river, his main force being apparently east of that stream. (Signed) R. E. Lee. The line of the Ni river is said to afford a very strong position, but we rely upon Gen. Lee to take a stronger one. The following private dispatch from Mayor Slaughter, of Fredericksburg,
Cheering news from the Shenandoah Valley--Sigel's column defeated with heavy loss. [official Dispatch.] New Market, May 16--7 A. M. To Gen. S. Cooper: This morning, two miles above New Market, my command met the enemy, under Gen. Sigel, advancing up the Valley, and defeated him with heavy loss. The action has just closed at Shenandoah river. The enemy fled across the north fork of the Shenandoah, burning the bridge behind him. Jno. C. Breckinridge, Major General Commanding.
100 Dollars reward. --Ran away from my house on Monday morning, the 16th of May, my negro girl Cornelia aged about 16 years, of gingerbread color, well built, about 5½ feet high, fine set of teeth, looks down when spoken to and has, when laughing, dimples in her cheeks. When she left she was dressed in dark brown, small figured calice, white aprea, and large size gift ear rings, with green sets. Julius Meter. Broad st, between 5th and 6th my 17--6t+