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The Daily Dispatch: May 16, 1864., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 2 0 Browse Search
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. C. T. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 3, p. 311. —Some war scenes revisited; South Carolina. Atlantic, vol. 42, p. 1. —Treatise on ordnance and armor. Alex. L. Holley, notice of. Atlantic, vol. 16, p. 127. —Up the Edisto. Atlantic, vol. 20, p. 157. —Up the St. John's River. Atlantic, vol. 16, p. 311. —Up the St. Mary's. Atlantic, vol. 15, p. 422. —Young folks' history of the United States; has 35 pages of war history; notice of. North American Rev., vol. 120, p. 469. Hill, Gen. D. H., C. S. A. Differing names of battles North and South; also list of Southern-born generals in Northern army. Century, vol. 32, p. 137. —Gaines' Mill, June 27, 28, 1862. Century, vol. 30, p. 294. —McClellan's change of base; confederate pursuit; with map. Century, vol. 30, p. 447. —South Mountain, Sept. 14, 1862. Century, vol. 32, p. 137. Hineks, (Gen.) Col. Edward W. Report of. Ball's Bluff, Va., Oct. 21, 1861. Boston Evening Journal, Oct. 29, 186
which there are 800 to each corps. It was evidently his purpose to make a rapid march upon the capital, just as Sherman did upon Meridian from Vicksburg. From information derived from prisoners, one is led to believe that be expected when he crossed the Rapidan on Lee's right, that the latter would fall back by Gordonsville towards Richmond. The two armies now confront each other on the north side of the Court-House, and a battle may take place at any time. There has been considerable skirmishing and manœuvering all day. --Twenty four hours will decide whether Grant will deliver battle here, or seek to turn our position again. Lieut Gen Hill is sick, and Maj Gen Early has been assigned to the command of his corps, and Brig Gen Gordon takes. Early's division. Brig Gen Mahone commands Anderson's division since the assignment of the latter to the command of Longstreet's corps. Col DuBose, of the Fifteenth Georgia, succeeds to the command of Benning's brigade. Sallust.
n, now under command of Col Williams, of La, and fought the enemy for some time, but were gradually pressed back to our second line of works, when Rodes came to the assistance of Johnson and Karly, whilst further on to the right Lane's brigade, of Hill's corps, was also forced back some distance until Gen L was enabled to reform his line, when portions of all of Hill's divisions became warmly engaged, resisting the enemy's desperate assaults, and repelling their furious onsets. For ten mortHill's divisions became warmly engaged, resisting the enemy's desperate assaults, and repelling their furious onsets. For ten mortal hours the contest raged with unabated fury, and so deadly and destructive was the fire of musketry that trees were cut down. Again and again did the enemy, inspirited by the little success of the morning, their whiskey rations, and Grant's braggadocio and lying, assault our line of works; each time did they waver, and give back, until finally, at nightfall, the Yankee wounded and dead strewed the field "thick as autumnal leaves in Vallambross." Their obstinacy and courage on this field canno