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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 211 211 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 17 17 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 9 9 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 8 8 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
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 7 7 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 7 7 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 6 6 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 6 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 6 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in 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.. You can also browse the collection for January, 1862 AD or search for January, 1862 AD in all documents.

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and evermore blended inseparably with Emancipation — with the legal and National recognition of every man's right to himself. Thenceforward, with momentary intervals of anxiety, depression, and doubt, it has been to me a labor of love to devote every available hour to the history of the American Conflict. This Volume is essentially Military, as the former was Civil: that is, it treats mainly of Armies, Marches, Battles, Sieges, and the alternations of good and ill fortune that, from January, 1862, to May, 1865, befell the contending forces respectively of the Union and the Confederacy. But he who reads with attention will discern that I have regarded even these under a moral rather than a purely material aspect. Others have doubtless surpassed me in the vividness, the graphic power, of their delineations of the noise of the captains, and the shouting: I have sought more especially to portray the silent influence of these collisions, with the efforts, burdens, sacrifices, bereav
$433,000,000, beside a very large amount in notes which bore interest and were payable at a specified early day. The general suspension of specie payment was instantly followed by a depreciation of the Currency — in other words, the bank notes which formed the usual, recognized circulating medium wherein payments were made, sank in value below the coin they represented — the disparity being indicated by the premium at which gold could be purchased with irredeemable paper. Throughout January, 1862, this ranged from 1 to 5 per cent.; in February, its range of fluctuation was within those extremes, or from 2 1/2 to 4 3/4 per cent. In March, April, and May-though the Legal Tender act had meantime been passed and the issue of treasury notes (or greenbacks) commenced — the range was from 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 per cent.; but in June it mounted to 9 1/2; and in July (after McClellan's failure before Richmond) to 20 1/2 per cent. In August, it fell off-varying from 12 1/2 to 15 1/2; but in Sept<
om. Porter passes the batteries. 301; grand assault on, 311; failure of the assault on, 313; besieged by Grant, and surrendered, 310-16. Vincent, Col., killed at Gettysburg, 388. Virginia, Pope's operations in, 172; Banks and McDowell assigned to Pope, 172; fight at Wytheville and Lewisburg, 403. W. Wachusett, Capt. Collins, captures the Florida in Bahia harbor, 645-6. Wadsworth, Gen. James S., Military Governor of Washington, 108; on strength of Rebel army at Manassas in Jan., 1862, 112; strength of his force for defense of Washington, 130; at Gettysburg, 377; in council at Williamsport, 392; killed in the Wilderness, 569. Wainwright, Col., wounded at South Mountain, 198. Wainwright, Capt., killed at Galveston, 324. Waite, Col. C. A., captured at San Antonio, 18. Walker, Gen. W. H. T., at Antietam. 207; defeated at Jackson, 306; at Chickamauga. 415; fights Brannan at Pocotaligo, 463; retreats up Red river before Gen. A. J. Smith, 537; killed at Decatur,