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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 39 39 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. 27 27 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 12 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 10 10 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 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) 6 6 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 5 5 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 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 5 5 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 5 5 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 3 3 Browse Search
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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 14: siege of Petersburg. (search)
onstantly heard the shells crashing among the houses of Petersburg. Tell Life [his youngest daughter] I send her a song composed by a French soldier. As she is so learned in that language I want her to send me a reply in verse. And from Camp Petersburg, June 26, 1864: I hope it is not as hot in Richmond as here. The men suffer a great deal in the trenches; and this condition of things, with the heat of the sun, nearly puts an end to military operations. And again: Camp Petersburg, June 30, 1864.-I was very glad to receive your letter yesterday, and to hear that you were better. I trust you will continue to improve and soon be as well as usual. God grant that you may be entirely restored in his own good time! Do you recollect what a happy day thirty-three years ago this was? How many hopes and pleasures it gave birth to! God has been very merciful and kind to us, and how thankless and sinful I have been! I pray that he may continue his mercies and blessings to us and give
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 23 (search)
of it has so demeaned himself as to merit promotion. Brave, faithful, and efficient, they are an honor to the positions they hold. Respectfully, Walter C. Whitaker, Brigadier-General, Second Brigade, First Division, Fourth Corps, Army of the Cumberland. Major Sinclair, Asst. Adjt. Gen., First Division, Fourth Corps. Inclosure no. 1. List of prisoners captured by Second brigade, First Division, Fourth Army Corps, during the months of May and June, 1864. Zzz G. W. Pepoon, First Lieutenant and Provost-Marshal. Inclosure no. 2. Effective force of Second brigade, First Division, Fovrth Army Corps, May 3, 1864. Zzz H. F. Temple, Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General. Blue Springs, Tenn., May 3, 1864. Inclosure no. 3. Report of killed, wounded, and missing of the Second brigade, First Division, Fourth Army Corps, from May 3 to June 30, 1864. Zzz H. F. Temple, Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 24 (search)
No. 20. report of Col. Jacob E. Taylor, Fortieth Ohio Infantry, commanding Second brigade, of operations June 30-September 8. Hdqrs. Second Brig., First Div., 4TH Army Corps, Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864. I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Second Brigade, First Division, Fourth Army Corps, from the 30th day of June, 1864, up to and including the capture of Atlanta: On the 30th of June Brig. Gen. W. C. Whitaker, having obtained leave of absence on account of ill health, took his departure for the rear, and I, being senior officer present, assumed command of the brigade. On that date the brigade lay on the extreme right of the Fourth Corps, connecting its right flank with General Jeff. C. Davis' division, of the Fourteenth Corps, and its left with the Third Brigade of this division. The front line was pushed up to within seventyfive yards of the enemy's works, at the point where the brigades of Harker and McCook made the assault
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 36 (search)
Headquarters Army of the Cumberland. Addenda. Report of casualties in Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, for the month ending May 31, 1864. Zzz John Newton, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Report of casualties in Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, from May 3 to June 5. 1864. Zzz John Newton, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Hdqrs. Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, June 6, 1864. Report of casualties Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, for the month ending June 30, 1864. Zzz John Newton, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Report of casualties in Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, for the month ending July 31, 1864. Zzz Respectfully submitted. John Newton, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Report of casualties occurring in the Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, during the month of August, 1864. Zzz Respectfully submitted. John Newton, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Near Atlanta, Ga., September 13, 1864.
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 8: Civil affairs in 1863.--military operations between the Mountains and the Mississippi River. (search)
e conversion of certain Government bonds. To these propositions Congress responded, first by authorizing January 17, 1864. an additional issue of $100,000,000 of Government notes; then by an act, approved on the 25th of February, to provide a National currency through a National banking system; then by another, approved on the last day of the session, March 3. authorizing the Secretary to issue $300,000,000 for the current fiscal year, and $600,000,000 for the next fiscal year, ending June 30, 1864. These amounts were to be issued in 10-40 bonds, at six per cent. interest, both principal and interest to be paid in coin. The Secretary was authorized to exchange the same for certificates of indebtedness or deposit, any Treasury notes or lawful money of the United States. He was also authorized to issue $400,000,000 of six per cent. Treasury notes, payable within three years, to be a legal tender for their face value, excluding interest, and exchangeable for and redeemable by Gover
Va., Aug. 1, 1863 21 104 20 145 Mine Run, Va., Nov. 26--Dec. 2, 1863 28 119 77 224 Wilderness, Va., May 5-7, 1864 97 416 197 710 Hawes' Shop, Old Church, Ashland, Aenon Church, Va., etc., May 25-30, 1864 110 450 96 656 Cold Harbor, Va., May 31--June 6, 1864 51 328 70 449 Sheridan's First Expedition, Va., May 9-24, 1864, Beaver Dam Station, Yellow Tavern, Meadow Bridge, etc. 64 337 224 625 Trevilian Raid, Va., June 7-24, 1864 150 738 624 1,512 Wilson's Raid, Va., June 22-30, 1864 71 262 1,119 1,452 Deep Bottom, Weldon Railroad, Reams' Station, Petersburg, etc., Va., August 1-30, 1864 64 269 122 455 Chaffin's Farm, Peebles' Farm, etc., Va., Sept. 1-30, 1864 24 121 336 481 Shenandoah campaign, 1864; Opequon, Tom's Brook, Cedar Creek, and 26 other engagements 454 2,817 646 3,917 Fall of Petersburg and Pursuit of Lee, March 29--April 9, 1865 221 930 339 1,490 It will be observed that over one-fourth of these losses are made up of captured, or missing,
tles. K. & M. W. Fernandina, Fla. 1 Cold Harbor, Va., 23 Morris Island, S. C., July 10, 1863 3 Petersburg, Va., June 30, 1864 20 Fort Wagner, S. C., July 11, 1863 5 Petersburg Mine, Va. 11 Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863 24 Petersburg ined in the assault with a loss of 12 killed, 55 wounded, and 5 missing. While in the trenches before Petersburg, on June 30th, 1864, in an affair on the picket line, there was a loss of 7 killed, 34 wounded, and 5 missing, out of 102 who went into ate prisons (previously included), 23. battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W. Suffolk, Va. 2 Petersburg, Va., June 30, 1864 26 Fort Wagner, S. C. 4 Petersburg Mine, Va. 7 Chester Station, Va. 14 Petersburg Trenches, Va. 18 Walthall the trenches before Petersburg, losing men there, killed or wounded, almost every day. While there, on the evening of June 30, 1864, the brigade (Barton's) was ordered to charge the enemy's lines, so that, under cover of their fire, Curtis's Brigade
, and might be sold to officers, soldiers, or citizens, at a price which should not more than cover the actual cost of paper, printing, and binding, and should not in any case exceed one dollar per volume. The resolution passed without a division. In the Senate, on the twenty-seventh, Mr, Anthony, of Rhode Island, from the Committee on Printing, to which it had been referred, reported it back without amendment. The joint resolution was passed, and approved by the President on the thirtieth of June, 1864. No. Lxx.--The Bill to provide for the more speedy Punishment of Guerrilla Marauders, and for other purposes. In the House, on the sixth of June, 1864, Mr. Garfield, of Ohio, from the Committee on Military Affairs, introduced a bill for the more speedy punishment of guerrillas, and for other purposes. Mr. Eldridge, of Wisconsin, moved that the bill be laid upon the table. Lost — yeas, thirty-five; nays, sixty-seven. It was then passed — yeas, seventy-two; nays, thirty-seven
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 62.-Hoisting the Black flag — official correspondence and reports. (search)
Doc. 62.-Hoisting the Black flag — official correspondence and reports. General S. D. Lee to General Cooper. headquarters Department Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, Meridian, June 30, 1864 General: I have the honor to transmit copies of correspondence between General Washburn, U. S. A., General Forrest, and myself, which I consider very important, and should be laid before the Department. It will be my endeavor to avoid, as far as is consistent with my idea of the dignity of my position, resorting to such an extremity as the black flag; and the onus shall be with the Federal commander. I would like that the onus be put where it properly belongs, before the public, should the extremity arise. The correspondence is not complete yet, and the Department will be informed of the result at the earliest practicable moment. I am, General, yours respectfully, S. D. Lee, Lieutenant-General. General S. Cooper, A. and L G., Richmond, Va. General Forrest to Gener
: Union, 35 killed, 150 wounded; Confed., 50 killed, 200 wounded, 250 captured. June 9-30, 1864: Kenesaw Mountain, Marietta or big Shanty, Ga., including general assault on the 27th, Pine Mt.at Fort Gilmer, guard against Federal mines A well-protected magazine, Fort Brady June 9-30, 1864: Brice's cross roads, near Guntown, Miss. Union, 81st, 95th, 108th, 113th, 114th, and 120th Union, 223 killed, 394 wounded, 1623 missing; Confed., 96 killed, 396 wounded. June 9-30, 1864: Cynthiana and Kellar's bridge, Ky. Union, 168th and 171st Ohio; Confed., Morgan's Cav. Losses: Union, 142 killed, 654 wounded, 2166 missing; Confed. No record found. June 22-30, 1864: in front of Petersburg, Va. Union, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eighteenth Corps; Confed., Army of Northern Virginia. Losses: Union, 112 killed, 506 wounded, 800 missing. June 22-30, 1864: Wilson's raid on the Weldon Railroad, Va. Union, Kautz's and Wilson's Cav.; Confed., Gen
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