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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 17 1 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 8 0 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 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 II. 4 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 4 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
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who had been sent to South Carolina. After the withdrawal of the Confederate army from Fairfax Court House and the positions which had been occupied in front of that place, a movement was made by the enemy to cross the Potomac near Leesburg, where we had, under the command of Brigadier General N. S. Evans of South Carolina, four regiments of infantry (i. e., the Thirteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Mississippi, and the Eighth Virginia), commanded respectively by Colonels Barksdale, Featherston, Burt, and Hunton, a small detachment of cavalry under Lieutenant Colonel Jenifer, and some pieces of artillery. On October 21st the enemy commenced crossing the river at Edwards's Ferry. A brigade was thrown over and met by the Thirteenth Mississippi, which held them in check at the point of crossing. In the meantime another brigade was thrown over at Ball's Bluff, and as troops continued to cross at that point, where the Eighth Virginia had engaged them, General Evans ordered up t
North Carolina. Reply to U. S. call for troops, 355. Restoration of forts to U. S. government, 355. Ellsworth, Oliver, 84, 123. Opposition to armed force against states, 150-51. Elzy, General, 305,328. Evans, Gen. N. S., 376, 377. Everett, Edward, 44, 101, 108, 111, 112, 125, 145. Extracts from address, July 4, 1861, 100-01, 110. Ewell, General, 323. F Fairfax Court House. Conference between Davis and generals and correspondence thereon, 383-91. Featherston, Colonel, 376. Federal Constitution (See Constitution Federal). Federal party (See Whig party). Fessenden, —, 465. Fillmore, Millard, pres. U. S., 52, 141. Fitzpatrick, Benjamin, 43, 189. Florida. Ordinance of secession, 189. Floyd, Gen. John B., 174, 352, 372-74, 376, 392, 413. Resignation accepted by Lincoln, 183. Foot, Samuel A., 8. Forsyth, John, 239. Commissioner from Confederacy to Lin-coln, 212, 230. Fort Barrancas, 230. Brown, 183, 407. Castle