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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 135 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 117 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 63 1 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 1, April, 1902 - January, 1903 59 1 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 I. 53 9 Browse Search
Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters 50 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 38 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 33 13 Browse Search
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John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights 22 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3. You can also browse the collection for James or search for James in all documents.

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s to Butler and Meade Grant has small expectation of capturing Richmond at this time hopes to gain advantage before Petersburg complicated responsibilities of general-in-chief movement of Butler from Deep Bottom capture of Fort Harrison Ord wounded national advance interrupted Grant enters captured work assault by Birney repelled no further advantage gained north of James correspondence of Grant with President in regard to Sheridan Sheridan's operations facilitated by movement on James Meade moves out to left Warren captures work on Peeble's farm Ninth corps. At first forced back, but afterwards rallies Warren holds his position three rebel assaults on Fort Harrison Butler retains his prize rebels with- draw within their lines advantage gained by Grant on both flanks—--balancing character of operations consternation in Richmond anxiety of Lee. In the midst of Sheridan's brilliant successes in the Valley, the general-in-chief was obliged to turn his attention
and; and this Grant was not prepared to do, without consulting the government, which he knew would dislike, and perhaps forbid, the step. He fancied, besides, that Butler's object might be to witness the explosion of the powder-boat, in which he took great interest, rather than to direct the expedition itself; thus no disapproval of his purpose was indicated. It is certain, however, that it would have been better if Grant had frankly and peremptorily ordered Butler back to the army of the James, to superintend the movements there. His dislike to wound the feelings of another should doubtless, at this crisis, have been sacrificed. Those who have never been placed in situations of great delicacy and responsibility, or who cannot realize the various considerations, military, political, and personal, which affect the decisions of men in power —will doubtless here find cause to censure Grant. This day the general-in-chief sent further and more definite orders to Sherman, to guide h
Chapter 33: News of the battle of Five Forks Grant orders assaults on Petersburg spirit of commanders Lethargy of Lee Wright carries rebel line-parke carries outer line Ord and Humphreys penetrate line in their front Grant enters enemy's works enthusiasm of troops Grant faces Meade's command eastward and envelops Petersburg rebel army falling back in great confusion fighting in front of Parke Longstreet brought from north side of James capture of Fort Gregg Sheridan's movements on left miles's battle at Sutherland station final success of miles-sheridan pursues the enemy to the Appomattox correspondence with Sherman Grant's dispositions on night of April 2nd Lee orders all troops to Amelia court—house object of Lee evacuation of Petersburg entrance of national troops orders of Grant to intercept Lee Grant's entry into Petersburg interview with Lincoln departure of Grant for Appomattox valley fall of Richmond conduct of Davis and Lee-misery of in
neral M. K., at Black river bridge, i., 277. Ledlie, General James H., before Petersburg, July 30, 1864, II., 477. Lee,ns on strategy of, 306-324; movements preceding crossing of James, 347-363 moves to Petersburg, 364; defence of Petersburg, 3o command army of Cumberland, III., 249. Longstreet, General James, movement against Burnside in Tennessee, i., 460; attacischievous behavior and career, 363, 364. McPHERSON, General James B., at Fort Donelson, i., 39; at Shiloh, 81; at Corinthersburg, 338-365; crossing of Chickahominy 347; crossing of James, 50-357; assaults on Petersburg, 360-380; operations of Junanned with soldiers at Vicksburg, i., 190. Steedman, General James B., at Chattanooga, III., 191; at battle of Nashville, Trevillian station, battle of, II., 393. Tuttle, General James M. at Jackson, i., 248; assault on Vicksburg, 311; sieg; 404; character thoroughly American, 405. Wadsworth General James S., in battle of Wilderness, II., 106, 11, 114, 120; ki