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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 296 296 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 7 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 6 6 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 5 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. 5 5 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 4 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 4 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 4 4 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 3 3 Browse Search
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e rush, but the whole Confederate line broke from its trenches. Pond's Shenandoah, p. 177. General Early justly sums it up, My whole force retired in considerable confusion. In this sudden attack and victory few men fell. At Tom's Brook (October 8, 9), a purely cavalry fight, where Sheridan directed Torbert to set off at daylight and whip the rebel cavalry or get whipped himself, Lowell's brigade, including his own regiment (the 2d Mass. Cavalry), were engaged; and Torbert wrote afterwatch was killed (November 30) ; and also the 1st Heavy Artillery at Yellow Tavern (October 1-5 ); the 24th Infantry and 4th Cavalry at Darbytown Roads (October 7 and again October 13); while the 57th made a reconnaissance to Boydtown Plank Road (October 8); all with small losses. At Hatcher's Run, Va. (Oct. 27, 1864), in connection with the Boydtown Plank Road movement, took place a contest in which the action of the 10th Mass. Battery (Lieutenant Granger) was, according to the historian of