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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 342 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 333 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 292 10 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 278 8 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 277 5 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 267 45 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 263 15 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 252 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 228 36 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 228 22 Browse Search
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, is confirmed by our own Southern telegraph this morning. They left precipitately, after doing what harm they could, and of course stealing what could be conveniently carried off.--The retreat was no doubt superinduced by the movements of Gen- Johnston on the chessboard. Grant is said to have retreated towards Vicksburg. The language of Southwestern telegraphs is mysterious generally, and we do not lay much stress upon phraseology which sometimes involves consequential suggestions, for the tstating things. We take it that Grant has simply put off upon the speediest out to the Mississippi, which is through Raymond, whence he came, and down the Big Black river, That stream lies between Jackson and Vicksburg. If he retreats to avoid Johnston's strategy he would most assuredly fall completely into the net if he moved upon Vicksburg. The hot term is about commencing in the Southwest and the enemy has accomplished literally nothing. What he can expect to achieve now it is impossi
100 miles south from Frankfort. Our forces are confronting the rebels, and we may expect, stirring word from Southern Kentucky in a brief period. Little that is satisfactory has been received from Gen. Grant. He met the rebels, under Gen. Bowen, at Clinton, Miss., and, after a well-fought engagement; defeated and forced them back upon Jackson; but discovering that heavy columns of troops were reinforcing them from Charleston and Mobile, he judiciously retired toward the river. Joseph E. Johnston is expected by the rebels to reach Vicksburg in time to command in the coming battle. They believe themselves competent to hold the city against Grant, but think that, it Vicksburg falls, their hopes of a Southern Confederacy are dashed forever. From West Virginia we learn that Floyd is moving forward at the head of ten thousand men to reinforce Jones and Imboden, with a view to advance upon the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at some point between New Creek and Wheeling. Energetic
Supreme Court of Appeals. --The following decisions were rendered last week in cases pending before this Court. Present: John J. Allen, William Daniel, Richard C. L. Moncure, and Wm J. Robertson, Esqs., Judges: Palmore, &c., vs Redd's administrator and others. Appeal from decree pronounced by the Circuit. Court of the city of Richmond.--Myers, Howard & Sands, for the appellants; August & Randolph, Macfarland & Roberis, and Steger & Johnston, for the appellees. Decree reversed. Harvey vs. Skipwith. Upon writ of supersedeas to a judgment recovered by the defendants vs. the plaintiffs in the Circuit Court of the city of Richmond, June 31, 1859. Howard & Sands for the appellants; Crump, Wellford, August & Randolph, and Morson, for the appellees. Judgment affirmed.