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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 895 3 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) 706 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 615 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 536 38 Browse Search
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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 414 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 393 5 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 376 16 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 1: operations in Virginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. (search)
neman, who was the chief of the mounted men. Lee's army was composed of two corps, the First comneral impression among the commanders was, that Lee's army was retreating toward Richmond, and Hookespecially to the Army of Northern Virginia, as Lee's troops were called, was irreparable. Jacks to the right, while McLaws and Anderson, under Lee's immediate command, should move to the left soparated from him by an army elated by victory. Lee, confident that he might capture or disperse thhis was the startling intelligence that reached Lee, just as he was about to attack Hooker in his nst below the ford; and on Tuesday May 5, 1863. Lee had only Hooker to contend with, and was free tven, including about two thousand prisoners, Lee, in his report of the Battle of Chancellorsvill on the Battle of Chancellorsville, at page 15, Lee said: The damage done to the railroad was smallellorsville. We have observed (page 21) that Lee had sent Longstreet to command the troops opera[58 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. The opposing armies compared hd alarm a race for the Potomac, by Hooker and Lee, 52. the armies flanking the Blue Ridge a rairand and orders, 54. preparations for opposing Lee alarm in Philadelphia, 55. Lee's Army across Lee's Army across the Potomac Hooker superseded by Meade, 56. Meade invested with discretionary powers Lee's March and in every way his army was sadly weakened. Lee, meanwhile, had been. re-enforced by the remaive victory at Chancellorsville, the increase of Lee's forces, and the evident demoralization, for tuch an invasion, in the lack of subsistence for Lee's army, then to be obtained, it was believed, mgth of the Government, the conspirators ordered Lee to invade Maryland and Pennsylvania again. So s pressing forward toward the Upper Potomac. Lee's first step in this aggressive movement was toly full force on the heights, and he withdrew. Lee, who had halted his columns to await the result[4 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 3: political affairs.--Riots in New York.--Morgan's raid North of the Ohio. (search)
everely pressed by Rosecrans, in Tennessee, and Lee was ordered to detach Longstreet's corps Septeratory to advancing the First and Sixth Corps. Lee, having heard of the reduction of Meade's army and sent messengers through the Union lines to Lee, to ask for help. For this purpose, three men,I. to allow his competitor to gain his rear; so Lee, after pushing a thin line to Bull's Run to mast three weeks. In the audacious movement of Lee from the Rapid Anna to Bull's Run, and his retred to put it into execution. The strength of Lee's army was now weakened by expansion over a larille, leaving wide gaps between the two corps. Lee had also constructed, for the defense of his riund that the opening of his batteries had given Lee hints to strengthen his defenses on his left, and he was doing so with energy. Indeed Lee's position was growing stronger every hour, while Meade These were the commands of Generals Early, Fitzhugh Lee, Jones, Imboden, Jackson, Echols, and McCau[46 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 4: campaign of the Army of the Cumberland from Murfreesboro'to Chattanooga. (search)
ng men, and were relations, by marriage, of General Lee, the chief of the Confederate armies. Autunthat purpose; and the risk of fatally weakening Lee's army in Virginia, by withdrawing Longstreet'sderates in the field. Spies and deserters from Lee's army, reported at the capital that he was reced the reports that Bragg was sending troops to Lee. On the same day, he ordered Burnside to hold t he did not believe any troops had been sent to Lee by Bragg. On the contrary, there were indicati See page 41. was about to be made in favor of Lee, the Confederates hoping thereby to draw off soBragg's movements — uninformed of the fact that Lee had sent troops from Virginia to re-enforce him in number, formed the first line, ranging from Lee and Gordon's Mill northward; and the remainder and held all the fords of the Chickamauga, from Lee and Gordon's Mill, far toward the Missionaries'and power is natural and inevitable. Johnston, Lee, and Beauregard learn with grateful emotions th[7 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 8: Civil affairs in 1863.--military operations between the Mountains and the Mississippi River. (search)
t, and being a qualified voter by the election law of the State existing immediately before the so-called act of secession, and excluding all others, shall re-establish a State Government, which shall be republican in form. Let us now consider military events in the year 1864. Standing at the opening of the year, and taking a general survey of military affairs as we left them in the preceding record, we find the Army of the Potomac, under Meade, and the Army of Northern Virginia, under Lee, confronting each other in the vicinity of the Rapid Anna. Looking farther southward, we observe almost absolute quiet in North Carolina. Gillmore and Dahlgren are seen besieging Charleston very quietly. Mobile is held by the Confederates, and Banks, at New Orleans, anxious to attempt its capture, is restrained by superior authority. His hold on Texas is by a feeble tenure, and the confining of Taylor westward of the Atchafalaya may be of very short duration. Steele has a considerable ar
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 10: the last invasion of Missouri.--events in East Tennessee.--preparations for the advance of the Army of the Potomac. (search)
eizing the great railway communications between Lee and Johnston, Morgan, who, even with some disjoat Elly's Ford, swept around the right flank of Lee's army, by way of Spottsylvania Court-House, antion at Frederickshall, about an hour after General Lee had passed over the road, he moved southwarederate Secretary of War, wrote a letter to General Lee, asking his views concerning the matter, inr from the President, Commander-in-Chief. General Lee had a good reason for not sanctioning such prevailed against it was, It is cruelty to General Lee. The Conspirators were also ready to comalley as far as possible, and, by thus menacing Lee's westward lines of supply, compel him to send his forces opposed to the Army of the Potomac. Lee's army was then occupying a line nearly twenty he corps of Ewell and Hill composed the bulk of Lee's army near the Rapid Anna, while Longstreet's ordonsville, within easy supporting distance of Lee. Such was the general position of the opposi[1 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 11: advance of the Army of the Potomac on Richmond. (search)
d Gordonsville, and were exceedingly vigilant. Lee's scouts, in the thickets of The Wilderness, annt, and proceeded to foil his antagonist. From Lee's center, near Orange Court-House, about twentywhere the clouds of sharp-shooters belonging to Lee's army might ply their deadly vocation almost ws Tavern. They could not at first believe that Lee had been guilty of the rashness of sending the begun, and developed the fact that the bulk of Lee's army was there with the intention of fightingls, in force sufficient, it was thought, to set Lee's rear-guard flying, moved to the attack, on thfore Griffin advanced, Grant was satisfied that Lee was disposed to-give battle in considerable ford Longstreet was called up from Gordonsville by Lee. Burnside arrived before daybreak on the mornin Warren, and Burnside and Hancock on the left. Lee's army remained the same as on the evening of tAttack along the whole line at five o'clock. Lee was not quite ready at Grant's appointed hour, [4 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
e, where no formidable opposition appeared, for Lee was engaged in holding the more important passaed and vanquished cavalry under Hampton and Fitzhugh Lee. Both parties were dismounted and fought deson's cavalry. This movement quickly developed Lee's position, which was in front of the Chickahomment, and prepared to cross the Chickahominy on Lee's right, not far from Cool Arbor, See note 2oon of the 31st, after a sharp contest with Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry and Clingman's infantry; and towadivisions of the Ninth to bear upon the left of Lee's line. These were hotly engaged, and would dory, to more effectually destroy the railways in Lee's rear, and render Washington more secure. Gthat account. He knew that the country between Lee's shattered army and Washington was thoroughly e assailants reposed, while nearly the whole of Lee's Army was crossing the James to the south fronst engineering skill (and none was better) that Lee could command. This change compelled Grant to [33 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 13: invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania-operations before Petersburg and in the Shenandoah Valley. (search)
e authorities at Washington feared a visit from Lee's troops when the Army of the Potomac should ben the upper part of the Valley, was directed by Lee to gather to his own all the troops in that regons in the River, just below Fort Darling. Lee's line of communication across the river would eet the seemingly impending danger to Richmond, Lee withdrew five of his eight remaining divisions eldon railroad was lost to the Confederates. Lee now sent a heavy force, under Hill, to drive Wandered his position almost impregnable, and General Lee was compelled to see one of his most importture the works near Chapin's Bluff, and destroy Lee's pontoon bridge across the river there. Then er was to make a demonstration in force against Lee's left, on the north side of the river, with th aggregate loss of the forces operating against Lee and the post of Richmond, during six months, thKershaw's division and six hundred cavalry from Lee's army before Petersburg, he determined to make[15 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
00 men--45,000 (according to Sherman's estimate) heavy infantry and artillery, and 10,000 cavalry under Wheeler. It was arranged in three corps, commanded respectively by Generals W. J. Hardee, J. B. Hood, and Leonidas Polk. and the capture of the city of Atlanta. General Sherman received his orders from Lieutenant-General Grant y to advance, on the 30th of April, and he moved on the 6th of May. On that morning the Army of the Cumberland lay at and near Ringgold; that of the Tennessee at Lee and Gordon's Mill, See page 134. on the Chickamauga, and that of the Ohio near Red Clay, on the Georgia line north of Dalton. The Confederate army then lay in and about Dalton. To strike that position in front was impracticable, for between the armies lay a rugged William T. Sherman. mountain barrier known as the Rocky Face Ridge. Through it, at an opening called Buzzard's Roost Gap, See page 242. a small stream flowed and the railway and wagon road passed; but it was so thoroughl
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