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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 123 3 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 117 1 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 101 3 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 58 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 50 16 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 41 3 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 39 5 Browse Search
Lt.-Colonel Arthur J. Fremantle, Three Months in the Southern States 28 12 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. 19 1 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 18 8 Browse Search
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Washington. Washington, April 9. --A special correspondent of the Philadelphia Inquirer returned this evening from the Rappahannock, which stream he left this morning. The United States forces occupy the north bank of the river, which is much swollen. The railroad is repaired up to Warrenton Junction. Numerous refugees and contrabands are coming in daily, who report that the main body of the rebel army have fallen back to Richmond, doubtless with the Intention of strengthening Gen. Magruder. The rebel pickets are occasionally seen on the south bank of the Rappahannock, but they are believed to be merely watching our movements. The health of our troops is generally good. A guerilla warfare is being carried on from Brenisville to wards the Occoquan, and stray soldiers are picked off by these outlaws. Advices received at the State Department from our representatives at the various Courts of Europe, show that the public sentiment abroad is becoming unanimous in favor of
ed to:-- Official dispatches received here last night from Lee's farm, on the Peninsula, state that the enemy commenced a furious bombardment of our lines at half-past 8 o'clock yesterday morning, continuing until seven o'clock P. M. Their attack was upon our centre, and was splendidly repulsed. They tried to force Gen. Cobb's position — between Lee's and Wynne's Mills — and to effect this object waded the creek, and, for a moment, occupied some of our rifle pits. They were driven out and repulsed with heavy loss.--Our troops behaved nobly. At 10 o'clock P. M. all was quiet. Our loss was twenty killed, including Col. McKenney, of the 15th North Carolina, and not over seventy-five wounded. Eight artillery horses were killed, and a howitzer disabled. Later.--An official dispatch received yesterday evening from Gen. Magruder makes no mention of any subsequent fighting on the Peninsula. H in terms of high commendation to behavior of our troops in the affair of Wednesda