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Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 18 18 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 18 18 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 18 18 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 10 10 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 7 7 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 6 6 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 5 5 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 5 5 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 5 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 4 Browse Search
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e 36th, under command of Capt. T. E. Ames of Co. B, which discovered and reported the raising of the siege by General Longstreet. Xxiii. Shenandoah campaigns. In the earlier portions of the war Massachusetts regiments took no part in the western campaigns, but an important part in the battle of Shiloh or Pittsburg landing Some military critics hold that the fate of the Confederacy was determined on the fields of Shiloh. (Johnson's Short History of the War of Secession, p. 143.) (April 6, 1862) was performed by Col. Everett Peabody of the 25th Missouri, a Massachusetts man and a Harvard graduate. He at that time commanded a brigade, and was so sure of the surprise which had been planned against the Union troops that he sent out a scouting party, which was the first to discover the approach of the enemy, and then fell back skirmishing. Colonel Peabody's brigade was one of the few which were in line when the attack came on; he rode to the front, in order to encourage his men,