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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 780 780 Browse Search
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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 44 44 Browse Search
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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) 25 25 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
oad, and, during the battle, was alternately in the possession of the National and Confederate troops. The family left the House when it was apparent that a battle was impending. The engraving is from a sketch made by the author in the autumn of 1866. the House, notwithstanding its exposed position, was very little injured. to superintend the posting of Sykes's troops on the left of Sickles, when he discovered the Third Corps well up toward the heaviest columns of the enemy, without flank sufully minute in its, details, showing the movements, even of regiments, during the conflict, and giving a perfect impression of the event. the writer visited the battle-ground at Gettysburg a week after the conflict, and again in the autumn of 1866, each time with traveling companions already mentioned in these pages. On the First occasion we encountered many difficulties after leaving Philadelphia, First in trying unsuccessfully to reach Gettysburg by way of Harrisburg, and then by detenti
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 5: the Chattanooga campaign.--movements of Sherman's and Burnside's forces. (search)
l shaded eminence. House, furniture, and fine library of three thousand volumes, were committed to the flames. When the writer visited the spot, in the spring of 1866, nothing remained of it but broken walls, as delineated in the picture on the next page. It was a sad sight. Only the day before he had traveled with the venerabs at Chattanooga. this was the appearance of Grant's Headquarters on the high bank of the Tennessee, as it appeared when the writer sketched it in the spring of 1866. it was near the bridge which the Nationals constructed across the Tennessee, at the upper part of Chattanooga. The eminence in the distance is Cameron's Hill, bharp-shooters, upon whom volleys of bullets were poured. These passed through windows and doors. When the writer visited and sketched the house, in the spring of 1866, he saw a bullet lodged in the back of a piano, and the blood-stains upon the stairs leading down from the tower, made by the ebbing of the life-current of a young
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 6: siege of Knoxville.--operations on the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia. (search)
nd the fort strong wires were stretched from stump to stump, a foot above the View from Fort Sander. this is from a sketch made by the author in the spring of 1866, looking in the direction of Lonastreet's approach. Below the single bird is seen Longstreet's Headquarters — Armstrong's. Below the two birds, in the middle-groue of the people of those great States. The writer visited the theater of events recorded in this and the two chapters immediately preceding it, in the spring of 1866. He left Murfreesboroa on the morning of the 10th of May, See page 553, volume II. with his traveling companions already mentioned (Messrs. Dreer and Greble), thousand souls, and made the labor of the men regular and useful in some way. When the writer visited Mitchelville, as the little town was called, in the spring of 1866, it contained between a three and four thousand inhabitants. The houses and House at Mitchelville. lots had been sold to the occupants for ten dollars each, a
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 7: the siege of Charleston to the close of 1863.--operations in Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas. (search)
sh sod. The batteries were embrasured and revetted, with magazines and bomb and splinter-proofs; and at the end of twenty days after the works were begun, Gillmore had forty-eight heavy guns in position within range of the Confederate pickets, with two hundred rounds of ammunition for each. When all was in Bomb and splinter-proof. this was the appearance of one of the bomb and splinter-proofs of Gillmore's works on Folly Island, at the time of the writers visit there, in the spring of 1866. this picture is from a photograph by Samuel A. Cooley, photographer of the Fourth Army Corps. readiness, Gillmore proceeded to distract the attention of the Confederates, and mask his real design, by sending July 8. General A. H. Terry, with nearly four thousand troops, up the Stono River, to make a demonstration against James's Island, while Colonel Higginson, with some negro troops, went up the Edisto to cut the Charleston and Savannah railway, so as to prevent troops from being sent fr
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
tenaula, while Thomas, pressing along Camp Creek Valley, threw Hooker's corps across the head of that stream to the main Dalton road, close to Resaca. Schofield came up on Thomas's left, and at that point the heaviest of the severe battle occurred. Hooker drove his foe from several strong Battle-field of Resaca. this is a view of the battle-ground, eastward of Camp Creek, about two miles northwest of Resaca, as it appeared when the writer sketched it, on the anniversary of the battle, 1866. in the middle, on the hill, is seen the residence of Mrs. Margaret Wright, which was perforated with the bullets. The trees on the hill to the right, where General Judah made a charge on the Confederates, were nearly all dead, from the effects of bullet wounds. hills, and captured a four-gun battery and many prisoners. That night Johnston abandoned Resaca, fled across the Oostenaula, firing the bridges behind him, and leaving as spoils a four-gun battery and a considerable quantity of sto
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 16: career of the Anglo-Confederate pirates.--closing of the Port of Mobile — political affairs. (search)
ron upon ships. All of these destructive materials were furnished to the pirate ships in great Britain. Greek fire shell. they were seen and sketched by the author, at the Navy Yard in Washington City, with many other relics of the war, in 1866. named Florida, to play the pirate by plundering on the high seas, without authority. Four other vessels were added by British shipmasters in 1864, named, respectively, Georgia, Tallahassee, Olustee, and Chickamauga, whose ravages greatly swellelow water. On one of the little islands, and commanding the Pass, was a small earth-work, called Fort Powell, and across the channel, only a few yards distant, was a small light-house, as seen in the sketch made by the writer on an April evening, 1866. this is from a sketch made from a steamer, looking East. On the left are seen the mounds of Fort Powell; on the right the light-house, and in the channel, the remains of the obstructions placed there by the Confederates. In the far distance
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 17: Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--the capture of Fort Fisher. (search)
f the gallant Colonel Shaw and his dusky fellow-martyrs. See page 205. We rambled over the heaps of Fort Sumter, and made the sketch of the interior seen on page 465; and then we passed over to Fort Moultrie, which I had visited eighteen years before, when it was in perfect order. Now it was sadly changed. Its form and dimensions had been altered; and missiles from the National fleet had broken its tasteful sally-port and plowed its parapets and parade with deep furrows. Sally-Port in 1866. The writer spent a week in Charleston, making notes and sketches, during which time Easter Sunday occurred, and he worshiped in the venerable St. Michael's Church, See page 105, volume I. then decorated with wreaths and festoons of evergreens and the beautiful white flowers of the laurel. Its ceiling, torn by a message carried by Gillmore's Swamp angel, See page 207. was yet unrepaired, and the Tables of the Law in the chancel recess, demolished by the same agency, See page 1
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 19: the repossession of Alabama by the Government. (search)
uctive to the Confederates, and advantageous to the Nationals in its actual performances. During that raid he captured five fortified cities, two hundred and eighty-eight pieces of artillery, twenty-three stand of colors, and six thousand eight hundred and twenty prisoners; and he destroyed a vast amount of property of every kind. He lost seven hundred and twenty-five men, of whom ninety-nine were killed. The writer visited the theater of events described in this chapter in the spring of 1866. He arrived at Savannah from Hilton Head See page 488. the first week in April, and after visiting places of historic interest there, left that city on an evening train April 5. for Augusta and farther west. Travel had not yet been resumed, to a great extent. The roads were in a rough condition, the cars were wretched in accommodations, and the passengers were few. The latter were chiefly Northern business men. We arrived at Augusta early in the morning, and after breakfast took seats
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 22: prisoners.-benevolent operations during the War.--readjustment of National affairs.--conclusion. (search)
mently declared by the President in a speech to the populace in front of the Presidential Mansion on the 22d of February, 1866.--a speech which Americans would gladly blot from the record of their country — in which, forgetting the dignity of his potion would be for the public benefit. He did so, and became the object of the President's hatred. On the 2d of April, 1866.the President, by proclamation, declared the Civil War to be at an end. Congress, meanwhile, was working assiduously in penformed that the continuation of French troops in Mexico was not agreeable to the United States, and on the 5th of April, 1866. Napoleon's Secretary for Foreign Affairs gave assurance to our Government that those troops should be withdrawn within a blican Government for awhile, was captured and shot. See note 1, page 48. The State elections held in the autumn of 1866 indicated the decided approval by the people, of the reorganization plans of Congress as opposed to that of the President,
avannah, 3.406-3.414; visit of the author to in 1866, 3.404, 522. Atlanta, ram, capture of by Capetery at Chattanooga, visit of the author to in 1866, 3.178. Cemetery Hill, Gettysburg, battles a of by Hardee, 3.462; visit of the author to in 1866, 3.481. Charleston Harbor, fortifications innd, 2.26. Corinth, visit of the author to in 1866, 2.284; inaction of Gen. Halleck before, 2.290;ome and abroad, 2.222; the author's visit to in 1866, 2.226; attempt of Wheeler to recapture, 3.116.1; visit of the author to the battlefield of in 1866, 2.552; national cemetery at, 2.553. N. Nca, battle of, 3.375; visit of the author to in 1866, 3.401. Resignation of National officers, 1.on, battle at, 2.427; visit of the author to in 1866, 2.439. Savannah, evacuation of, 3.413; occu9; visit of the author to tb battle-field of in 1866, 2.439. Seward, Wm. H., declares his adheren surrender of, 2.628; visit of the author to in 1866, III 689. Vienna, skirmish at 1.526. Virg[16 more...]