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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 316 316 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 15 15 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 15 15 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) 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 7 7 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
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) 5 5 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 5 5 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 5 5 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 4 4 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3. You can also browse the collection for September, 1864 AD or search for September, 1864 AD in all documents.

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large body of defenders alone made practicable. Forts with very strong relief; a connecting parapet assuming the profile of regular field works, and protected in front by two and even three rows of entanglements; the whole line well flanked, and its approaches everywhere swept by artillery—these constituted a position, which, when held by only one rank of good troops with breech-loading weapons—it is the universal testimony of modern war, can hardly be carried by direct assault. In September, 1864, the national entrenchments extended no further north of the James than the tete de pont at Deep Bottom; on the south bank the lines ran parallel with the rebel works across Bermuda Hundred, from the James to the Appomattox river. Beyond the Appomattox, starting at a point opposite the rebel left, they followed the defences of Petersburg, and until they struck the Jerusalem plank road, ran extremely close to the enemy's works, approaching at times within a few hundred yards. At the Jer
; battle of Black river bridge, 275; flight to Vicksburg 287; siege of Vicksburg, 299, 37; surrender of Vicksburg, 370, 385. Petersburg, objective point of any force attacking Richmond from the south, II., 341; Kautz and Gillmore's movement against, 344; condition of, June 14, 1864, 355; rebel fortifications at, 358; Meade's assaults, 361, 377-379; movements of June 22 and 23, 383-386; difficulty of enveloping, 399; Burnside's mine, 465-499; defences of, III., 2, 5, 6 manoeuvres before, September and October, 1864, 68-123; criticism of Grant's operations against, 127-134; Grant's forces before, March, 1865, 438-444-452; final assaults, 502-533; fall of, 533; Grant enters, 536. Piedmont, battle of II., 418. Pickett, General George E., at Five Forks, III., 467; at battle of Dinwiddie, 470; at battle of Five Forks, 484; narrow escape of, 493; crosses the Appomattox, 518; flight before Sheridan, 547. Pillow General G. J., at Fort Donelson, i. . 48. Pillow, fort, capture of,