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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 158 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 44 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 16 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 14 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 11 1 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 10 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 10 0 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 6 0 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 6 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in 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.. You can also browse the collection for B. Bragg or search for B. Bragg in all documents.

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ortugas in Florida were about the only forts within the seceded States which remained in the possession of the general government. How soon the work of organizing and instructing troops began in the South will appear from the fact that as early as the 9th of Jan., 1861, an expedition for the relief of Fort Sumter was turned back by the fire of the Southern batteries near the entrance of Charleston harbor. About the same time the navy-yard at Pensacola was occupied by an armed force under Bragg, and the works at the mouth of the Mississippi garrisoned. In brief, at least from the beginning of Jan., 1861, and probably in many cases yet earlier, the work of organizing, arming, and instructing troops began throughout the seceded States, and not improbably in such of the slaveholding States also as had not yet formally joined the movement of secession. As early as Feb. 18, Gen. Twiggs surrendered the forces under his command in Texas. Meanwhile neither the general government nor
nd Burnside as safe until you reinforce them. Moreover, I wish them to be under your immediate command, for reasons which it is not necessary to specify. As things now are, with separate commands, there will be no concert of action, and we daily risk being attacked and defeated in detail. I would write you more fully, but nearly all my time is occupied with the new drafts and enlistments. They are doing well, but several weeks must elapse before we can get the troops into the field. Bragg seems to be concentrating a large force against Buell, and the latter is asking for reinforcements. When he will reach Chattanooga is a problem I am unable to solve. Note by the Editor.-In his private diary, Aug. 15 (Warden, p. 452), Mr. Secretary Chase writes: Went to War Department. Stanton said Halleck had sent Burnside to James river to act as second in command, or as adviser of McClellan — in reality to control him. Writing Sept. 2, Mr. Chase (Schuckers, p. 448) says that he saw
. Biddle, Capt. W. F., 122, 123. Big Bethel, Va., 252, 254, 256, 260, 307. Birney, Gen. D. B., 379, 383. Black, Judge, on Stanton, 151. Blair, F. P., letter to McClellan, 281. Blair, Montgomery, 87; on Stanton, 545. Blenker, Gen. L., at Washington, 1861, 80, 81, 89, 96, 138 ; his division, 141, 142 ; withdrawn, 164, 282. Bolivar Heights, W. Va., 560, 627. Boonsborough, Md., 561, 564, 572, 573, 584. Bottom's bridge, Va, 348, 360, 362, 363, 377. Bowen, Lieut. N., 125. Bragg, Gen. B., 39. Bramhall, Capt., 428. Branch, Gen., 374. 375. Brentsville, Va., 232. Brick House, Va., 303, 304. Brooks, Gen. W. T., at Yorktown, 285, 300, 301 ; Savage's Station, 428 ; Maryland, 503, 600, 613. Brooks, Col., 427, 595, 596. Brownsville, Md., 560, 584. Bruin, Col., 74. Buckhannon, W. Va., 58-60. Buckingham, Gen. C. P., 651, 652, 660. Buckner, Gen. S., interview with McClellan, 49 ; version of interview, 49, 58 ; in West, 201. Buell, Gen. D. C, at Washington, 1861, 8