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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. 82 0 Browse Search
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James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 33 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 20 0 Browse Search
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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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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 1: operations in Virginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. (search)
rd through Culpepper to the Rapid Anna, and no further. He failed to protect the right of the main column, and was recalled. Stoneman weeded his army of weak materials, and, with his best men and horses, in light marching order, pressed forward Buford was sent out to the left, and, skirmishing frequently with small bodies of cavalry, reached the Rapid Anna on the night of the 30th, and encamped near Raccoon Ford. Stoneman marched cautiously on, crossed the Rapid Anna at the same ford, and thete House See page 886, volume II. he met and skirmished with Confederate cavalry, and being repulsed, he inclined still more to the left, crossed the Pamunkey and Mattapony, and reached Gloucester Point without further interruption. Gregg and Buford had, meanwhile, been raiding in the neighborhood of the South Anna, closely watched by Hampton and Fitzhugh Lee. They burnt — the bridges in their march. Dashing upon Hanover Junction, they destroyed the railway property there, and damaged the r
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
Kelly's fords, with two of his divisions under Buford and Gregg, supported by two infantry divisionsoads. Accordingly, at dawn on the 9th, June. Buford crossed at Beverly Ford, and immediately encouhad come up and engaged the foe in front while Buford attacked their flank, when two Confederate regthe heights near there. At one o'clock he and Buford joined forces, when the Confederates recoiled;s diligently engaged on his front and flanks. Buford's division had moved north through Middleburg,of Pipe Creek, where Meade expected to fight. Buford, as we have seen, entered Gettysburg on the 29 a mile northwest of the village. That night, Buford, with six thousand cavalry, lay between Hill ander cover of Seminary Ridge, to the relief of Buford, who, by skillful maneuvering, and good use ofn its retreat on Steinwehr's right and front. Buford's cavalry had well covered the retreat, and whcavalry had not yet arrived from Carlisle, and Buford's so roughly handled the day before, was recru[1 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 3: political affairs.--Riots in New York.--Morgan's raid North of the Ohio. (search)
rginia, 98. the opposing armies at rest, 99. Buford's dash on Stuart, near Brandy Station, 100. Llumns pressed on near the mountain passes, and Buford, who, with his cavalry, had pushed well up inthby's Gap, to hasten forward to the support of Buford, who was calling for re-enforcements. This wal Hobart Ward, was sent immediately forward to Buford's aid, followed by the remainder of the corps,ile, had not been idle. On the 1st of August, Buford, with his division, crossed the Rappahannock Re dinner to be enjoyed by the Union officers. Buford pursued Stuart's Headquarters near Brandy Std the pursuing foe halted. In that engagement Buford lost one hundred and forty men, of whom sixteerg in three columns, commanded respectively by Buford, Kilpatrick, and Gregg, supported by the Seconovement early in October. On the 10th he sent Buford, with his cavalry division, to uncover the uppnooga, in need of help. So, on the day before Buford's cavalry marched on the Rapid Anna, Lee cross[1 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 8: Civil affairs in 1863.--military operations between the Mountains and the Mississippi River. (search)
possession of Hickman, on the Mississippi. A small Confederate force occupied that town. Meanwhile, Forrest moved with Buford's division directly from Jackson to Paducah, on the Ohio River, in Kentucky, accompanied by Buford and General A. P. ThomBuford and General A. P. Thompson. Paducah was then occupied by a force not exceeding sever. hundred men, They consisted of portions of the Sixteenth Kentucky Cavalry, under Major Barnes; of the One Hundred and Twenty-second Illinois, Major Chapman, and nearly three hundredJ. Tenney, in his Military and Naval History of the Rebellion, page 519. On the day after the capture of Fort Pillow, Buford appeared April 18, 1864. before Columbus, and, in imitation of his chief, demanded an unconditional surrender, saying: Sould I be compelled to take the place by force, no quarter will be shown negro troops whatever. The demand was refused. Buford did not attack, but, with Forrest, retreated rapidly out of Tennessee, on hearing that General S. D. Sturgis (who had com
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 15: Sherman's March to the sea.--Thomas's campaign in Middle Tennessee.--events in East Tennessee. (search)
o Fayetteville, the termination of a railroad from Decherd. There he divided his forces, giving Buford, his second in command, four thousand of them, and reserving three thousand for himself. BufordBuford went directly south, threatened Huntsville, and again attacked Athens, which General Granger, in command at Franklin, had re-garrisoned with the Seventy-third Indiana, Lieutenant-Colonel Slade. For a part of two days, Oct. 2-8. Buford tried to carry the place, when he was effectually repulsed, and sought safety by flight across the Tennessee, at Brown's Ferry. Forrest, in the mean time, had nd Clayton. Forrest commanded the cavalry. His division commanders were Generals W. Jackson, A. Buford, and J. R. Chalmers. Thomas had twenty-five or thirty thousand other men under his command, hout twenty-five hundred cavalry, and then menaced Fort Rosecrans, but did not actually assail it. Buford's cavalry, after its batteries had opened briskly upon Murfreesboroa, dashed into the town, Dec
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 20: Peace conference at Hampton Roads.--the campaign against Richmond. (search)
The Fort was inclosed by a dry ditch, swept by rifle batteries, one of which is delineated in the engraving on the next page. Within the outworks of the Fort was a neat chapel, a burial-ground, and quite a little village of cabins. on Fort Darling. Drewry's Bluff, a squadron of vessels, the squadron consisted of the Virginia (the flag-ship), Fredericksburg, and Richmond, all armored and carrying four guns each; the wooden steamers Drewry, Nansemond and Hampton, two guns each; the Buford one gun; and the steamer torpedo, with three torpedo boats. for the purpose of breaking the obstructions at the lower end of Dutch Gap Canal, and destroying the pontoon bridges below, thereby separating the National troops on both sides of the river, precedent to an attack in overwhelming force on the wing on the north bank of the James. The squadron moved silently, under cover of darkness, but was observed and fired upon when passing Fort Brady. To this attack the vessels responded, and i
yette, 3.132; attacks and defeats Rosecrans near the Chickamauga, 3.135-3.140; incompetency of, 3.142; driven from Lookout Mountain, Missionaries' Ridge, and Ringgold, 3.165-3.169. Brandenburg, the guerrilla Morgan at, 3.93. Brandy Station, Buford's dash on Stuart near, 3.100. Brashear City, Gen. Weitzer's expedition against, 2.530: Gen. Banks's forces concentrated at, 2.599; capture of by Confederates, 3.220. Breckinridge, John C., nomination of for the Presidency, 1.28; flight of fhe Department of the Ohio, 2.179; operations of, in Kentucky, 2.190-2.195; leaves Nashville to join Grant at Savannah, 2.264; at the battle of Shiloh, 2.280; his movements against Bragg in Kentucky, 2.508; relieved by Rosecrans, 2.511, 523. Buford, Gen., his dash on Stuart at Brandy Station, 3.100. Bull's Gap, Gen. Gillem defeated at by Breckinridge, 3.287. Bull's Run, details of the battle of, 1.584-1.608; flight of the National army from, 1.608, and the retreat, 1.606; results, 1.608;
couraged, gave it up, and returned, via Sperryville, to Madison. Pope thereupon relieved him from command, appointing Gen. Buford, chief of artillery to Banks's corps, in his stead. At length, Pope, having joined his army, ordered August 7. Bnced from Waterloo Bridge to Culpepper, which Crawford's brigade of Banks's corps had already occupied for several days. Buford, with his cavalry, held Madison C. H., picketing the upper fords of the Rapidan, and as low down as Barnett's Ford; while rebuilding the Sulphur Springs bridge, and pushing forward in the direction of Waterloo Bridge, which was occupied by Gen. Buford's cavalry at noon of that day; Sigel's advance, under Milroy, arriving late in the afternoon: when our army may be said to have been concentrated, facing to the west, with Sigel's corps and Buford's cavalry near the Rappahannock at Waterloo Bridge, with Banks's behind it; Reno's farther east, and very near Sulphur Springs; McDowell, with Ricketts's and King's divisi
h was fractured, and considerable Confederate property destroyed. Davis then pushed down to within seven miles of Richmond, where he bivouacked that night, and set his face next morning toward Williamsburg on the Peninsula; but was stopped and turned aside by a Rebel force at Tunstall's Station, near White House; moving thence northward until he fell in with Kilpatrick near King and Queen Court House, and escaped with him to Gen. King's outpost at Gloucester Point. Stoneman, with Gregg and Buford, turned back May 5. from Yanceyville, recrossing the Rapidan at Raccoon ford, and the Rappahannock at Kelly's ford. May 8. Attempts were made to represent Stoneman's movement as successful, when it was in fact one of the most conspicuous failures of the war, though it might and should have been far otherwise. His force, if held well together, was sufficient to have severed for at least a week all connection by rail or telegraph between Lee and Richmond, riding right over any array
uart was understood to be. But scarcely had Gen. Buford's cavalry, supported by Ames's infantry, cron directed him to engage them in front, while Buford, with the cavalry, should strike them in flank Buford left, I might occupy the position. Gen. Buford was still with me, and I said to him, If ycould cover your troops. Soon after relieving Buford, we saw some Rebel infantry advancing. I do nthe west side of it — where our cavalry, under Buford, found the Rebels in force; when the 3d (Frencs) corps was sent in haste from Ashby's Gap to Buford's support, and its 1st division, Gen. Hobart Wm Meade's unshaken front at Gettysburg. Gen. Buford, with his cavalry division, pushed Aug. nforced soon afterward, he sent Oct. 10. Gen. Buford, with his cavalry division, across the RapiCulpepper Court House to Brandy Station, where Buford rejoined him,and the enemy were held in check th, 5th, and 2d corps to Brandy Station, while Buford's cavalry moved in the van to Culpepper Court [12 more...]
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