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Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 64 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 23 1 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 19 1 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 15 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 13 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 8 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 7 1 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. 4 0 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 5: Forts and Artillery. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
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1838, being second in a class of forty-five, and on July 7th of the same year was appointed Second Lieutenant in the United States Engineers. Generals Hardee, Wayne, Ed. Johnson, Reynolds, Stevenson, Trapier, and Sibley, of the Confederate army, and Mc-Dowell, A. T. Smith, Granger, Barney, and McKinstry, of the Federal army, were classmates of his, and were graduated at the same time. His life was uneventful from that date to the year 1846-47, when, according to plans drawn up by Captain J. G. Barnard, U. S. Engineers, and himself, he directed the fortification works at the city of Tampico. In the month of March, 1847, he joined the expedition under Major-General Scott, against the city of Mexico. He distinguished himself at the siege of Vera Cruz, in several bold reconnoissances before the battle of Cerro Gordo, and also in most of the engagements in the valley of Mexico. The strongest proof of his merit—one that gave a forecast of his great strategic and engineering powers—
red to make junction if practicable. action of Bull Run. what Major Barnard, U. S. E., says of it. repulse of the enemy. War Department iFairfax Court-House, seven miles this side of Centreville, says Major Barnard, United States Engineer, See his book entitled The C. S. A. pied a ridge about six hundred yards in advance of the ford. Major Barnard, in his work already quoted, speaking of the untoward incident ilencing its fire. So well did they succeed, that, further on, Major Barnard himself is compelled to use the following language: This ought it is quite possible . . . that he might have succeeded. Here, Major Barnard's and General Tyler's success is evidently dwindling into sometpon the morale of our raw troops. Here we fail to comprehend Major Barnard's conclusions; that he attempts to palliate the defeat of the Froops had broken in confusion, instead of those opposing them. Major Barnard would have shown better grace, however, had he frankly admitted