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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 70 4 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. 40 4 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 29 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 28 2 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 25 3 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 22 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 19 9 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 18 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 16 0 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 16 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
f Richmond itself or against the lines of railways running south from that town. The Fourth army corps, commanded by General Keyes, had charge of these positions. It occupied Fortress Monroe, Yorktown, and Fort Magruder near Williamsburg with onel that was taking place in his camps. This was a fine opportunity for them: Foster, being menaced, could not fail to ask Keyes for reinforcements, and if he was left to his own resources an effort would be made to drive him into the sea, instead ofthe Confederates had made a strong demonstration against Williamsburg. In order to prevent a repetition of the same, General Keyes, after having inspected the course of the Mattapony in person, caused a detachment of infantry to be landed at West P menace to the Confederates who occupied the peninsula, and they kept the entrance to the river free. At the end of May, Keyes, fearing lest the Southerners might succeed in capturing this garrison, withdrew it; but on the 4th of June he got up a n
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
General Halleck had unnecessarily left under Keyes' command in the peninsula of Virginia since thbrought back his army corps to Fredericksburg, Keyes was left at Yorktown with forces too small to terly regret their absence. We have seen that Keyes, besides the garrison, had about fifteen thousdged that it was impracticable, but only after Keyes had returned to Yorktown without having encoun, assembled at Yorktown and Williamsburg under Keyes, was transported by water about the 20th of Jureceded it by land. The instructions given to Keyes directed him to start from this point for the ack. On the 25th, Colonel Spear was sent by Keyes, with about one thousand cavalry, to destroy tncident of the campaign. After Spear's return Keyes despatched General Getty on the 1st of July, wcity of Richmond was in a state of excitement, Keyes, after a skirmish in which he lost about twent ten thousand of the twelve thousand who under Keyes were occupying their leisure hours in the line[1 more...]