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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 243 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 240 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 229 3 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. 188 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 179 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 130 2 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 110 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 102 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 94 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 76 2 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The career of General Jackson (search)
yet the name was a misnomer. Thunderbolt, Tornado or Cyclone would be more appropriate to Jackson's character as a soldier. I cannot, within the proper limits of this paper, give even an outline of Jackson's subsequent career as a soldier — that would be to sketch the history of the Army of Northern Virginia, while he remained in it. But I propose rather to give and illustrate several salient points in his character as a soldier. First, I notice Jackson's rapidity of movement. N. B. Forrest, the wizard of the saddle, when asked the secret of his wonderful success, replied: I am there first with most men. Stonewall Jackson always got there first, and while his force was always inferior in numbers to the enemy, he not infrequently had the most men at the point of contact. When General Banks reported that Jackson was in full retreat up the Valley, started a column to join McClellan east of the Blue Ridge, and was on his own way to report at Washington, Jackson (on a mistak
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.54 (search)
t to guard the flanks. With the exception of Forrest's and Wharton's (8th Texas) Regiments, latelythe occurrences which we have related, Colonel N. B. Forrest had thrown his regiment of cavalry, asenter of the line, and on reaching the scene, Forrest found that Cheatham's Division had just receiearward again in a good deal of confusion. Forrest now, having made a detour around the marsh, gheir second line, it remains to be said, were Forrest and his regiment. They assisted in the captuofficers, such was the confusion prevalent as Forrest began to skirmish vigorously that he sent a sey might be readily pushed into the river. Forrest, ever a man of prompt action, mounted his horwing their dread bolted thunder directly over Forrest's bivouac, murdering sleep, weary and drowsy proved altogether fruitless of results. Colonel Forrest, with ever-useful instincts, however, wasck, when on an order from General Beauregard, Forrest carried his regiment to the center, where it [7 more...]