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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 404 404 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 37 37 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 16 16 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 11 11 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 10 10 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 6 6 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 5 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 4 4 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for June 3rd, 1864 AD or search for June 3rd, 1864 AD in all documents.

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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memoir of Jane Claudia Johnson. (search)
ain James Dunlap, Twenty-sixth Virginia Battalion, Echols' Brigade, Breckinridge's Division, captured at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864; residence, Red Sulphur Springs, Va. Major Richard Woodrum, Twenty-sixth Virginia Battalion, Echols' Brigade, Breckinridge's Division, captured at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864; residence, Union, Va. Lieutenant W. H. Kennell, Morgan's command, captured at Cheshire, O.; residence, near Fort Worth, Tex. Lieutenant D. N. Prewett, Morgan's command, captured at Cheshire, O.,George, Company H, Twenty-sixth Virginia Battalion, Echols' Brigade, Breckinridge's Division, captured at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864; residence, Princeton, Va. One other completed the list. Face to face with starvation. The troops holding the prr ten minutes, and that was when the grand charge of Grant's troops was made on the Confederate works at early dawn of June 3, 1864. The loss was confined principally to the Federal army, in comparison to which that of the Confederates was insignifi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.35 (search)
dier's note book. Sights which filled even Veterans with Horror—Why McClellan Failed—a mistake that cost many lives. Cold Harbor was one of the most desperately contested battles of the Civil War, and more men were killed and wounded there in a shorter space of time than in any other of the many bloody engagements of the war, for the battle proper did not last over ten minutes, and that was when the grand charge of Grant's troops was made on the Confederate works at early dawn of June 3, 1864. The loss was confined principally to the Federal army, in comparison to which that of the Confederates was insignificant, as they fought from behind well constructed breastworks. Indeed, I think the loss of the First Maryland Battalion was proportionately greater than that of any other Confederate regiment, and that because of their desperate efforts to recover the works from which Echols was driven, of which I wrote in my last article. This was the only point along the whole Confed