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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 30 30 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 28 28 Browse Search
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 23 23 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 14 14 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 11 11 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 10 10 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 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. 6 6 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 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 3, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 4 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1862., [Electronic resource], Our army in Maryland--particulars of the passage of the Potomac. (search)
on corn taken from the fields on the route. A large proportion of them were bare footed, and a goodly number only half clothed. When the army crossed the Potomac at Edwards's Ferry, there was an exciting race between many of the regiments to see who should get across first, and the boys dashed into the water with laughter and cheers. They were in the finest spirits. The following is an extract from a letter from one of the Richmond Grays: Bivouac, Fairfax county, Va. Sept. 2d, 1862. I expect we will start to-morrow morning and push forward for several days. We are now in about five miles of Fairfax Court-House. Longstreet had a small fight there yesterday evening and look some prisoners. The Yankees applied this morning for an armistice, which, I believe, was not granted. The fight of Saturday last was the largest of the war. We had about 50,000 troops engaged, and the Yankees some 80,000, but with the usual result. We whipped them badly. Our brigade su
yesterday, also came down, and says that there is much sickness at Richmond, that the city is quite deserted, and she heard nothing said of the late battles, and the rebels are very confident of doing great execution with their iron-clad gunboats, when completed. There were no papers brought down. Gen. McLellan's command. The following is the correct form in which the order with reference to Gen. McClellan has been issued. War Department Adj't Gen's Office,Washington, Sept. 2. 1862. General Orders, No. 122. Major-General McClellan will have command of the fortifications of Washington and of all the troops for the defence of the Capital. By command of Maj. Gen. Halleck. E. D. Townsend, A. A. G. The latest from Kentucky--Lexington occupied by the Confederates. Cincinnati, Sept. 3. --Regiments from camps and companies from the interior towns have been arriving all this afternoon. The military authorities are very active. At six o'clock on