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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies. 260 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 37 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 25 1 Browse Search
General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant 24 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 24 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 20 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 12 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 7 1 Browse Search
John D. Billings, The history of the Tenth Massachusetts battery of light artillery in the war of the rebellion 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Signal Corps in the Confederate States army. (search)
from the ranks for their intelligence and good character. Most of these men afterwards became commissioned officers in the Signal Corps. The service was in full operation at the time of the first conflict at Bull Run, and the third shot from Ayres' battery in front of Stone Bridge went through one of Alexander's signal tents, in front of which the flags were being actively plied. General Alexander, in reply to a letter asking for information respecting the services rendered by the signaching the flag of our station at the Stone Bridge, when, in the distant edge of the field of view of my glass, a gleam caught my eye. It was the reflection of the sun (which was low in the east behind me) from a polished brass field-piece, one of Ayres' battery, and observing attentively, I discovered McDowell's columns in the open fields, north of Sudley's Ford, crossing Bull Run and turning our left flank, fully eight miles away, I think,—but you can look at the map—from where I was. I signal
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
W., 107. Ard, E. G., 129. Ard, Joseph, 117. Arkansas Inf., 13th Regiment, 70. Army of Northern Virginia, 25; Annual Meeting of Society of, 281; Officers of, 296; Articles of Surrender of, 107. Artillery, C. S., 58, 67; Ordnance from England, 172. Ashby, Gen. Turner W., 112. Ashe, Col., John, 431. Asparagus, Substitute for, 107. Audubon, J. J., 428. Augusta, Ga., C. S. Arsenal at, 289; Confederate Survivors' Association of, 270. Augustin, Col., 300. Avery, Major, 25. Ayres' Battery, 94. Axson, Capt., 405. Baird, Gen. A., 349. Baker, Gen., 267. Bancroft, Geo., 429. Bane, Col., 380. Bankhead, Col., 349. Bankhead, Sergeant J., 91. Barker, Capt. W. N., 91, 102. Barnes, U. S. N. Commander, 285. Barnes, Col., Dixon, 18, 20. Barnwell county, S. C., 22. Barnwell, Lt., 123. Barnwell, Hon., Robert, 418. Barr, Capt., 59, 64, 66. Barrineau, J. T., 162. Barrow, Col. R. H., 71, 76, 313. Bartless, Capt. W. H., 395. Bassett, Capt., 380. Bate, Gen W. B.,