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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 204 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 144 2 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. 113 11 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 93 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. 73 3 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 60 12 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 60 6 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 55 15 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 51 3 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 42 18 Browse Search
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with and attacked the enemy again a few minutes past 9 this morning. Fitz John Porter by that time had probably arrived on the field, from Manassas, seven miles off only. Our impression that the heaviest of the fighting of yesterday was by McDowell and Sigel, in the vicinity of Thoroughfare Gap, was, perhaps, erroneous, judging from the above dispatch from General Pope. The only possible line of even temporary retreat for Jackson, that we can perceive, is over the Warrenton turnpike towards the Rappahannock; as McDowell and Sigel are probably between him and Thoroughfare Gap, through which he would be compelled to go if seeking to proceed east. Fitz John Porter's command, which embraces some of those recently with Burnside, is very strong, we take it. By to-morrow morning, as slowly as he may be moving, Franklin ought to be within supporting distance of Pope with a large force — sufficient with Fitz John Porter's, to make mince meat of any possible reinforcement the en
dered to the right, and the enemy was driven back with heavy loss. Sigel headed a bayonet charge in person, it is said, and in this new position distinguished himself. Then a bold stroke was made at our centre, which was handsomely repulsed by McDowell. After this a desperation was fearfully evident among the rebels, and there soon emerged from the dust a long, solid mass of men, coming down upon our poor, worn-out army at a bayonet charge on the double quick. By the description of those whoudent. What their intention is cannot be known to any but themselves. The losses. We have no means of estimating our losses in killed, wounded, and missing, of the battle of Saturday last. They were principally of the troops composing McDowell's and Fitz John Porter's commands, and are variously estimated at from 3,000 to 5,000. Among the killed were Gen. Hatch, (on the field;) General Buford, (reported;) Captain Smead, of 5th Artillery, (half of whose head was blown off by a can