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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 1,542 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 728 6 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 378 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 374 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 325 5 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. 297 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 295 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 286 2 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 225 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 190 4 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)
fortifications in rear of Fredericksburg, and constructed a system of elaborate works along his whole front reaching from Banks's Ford to Port Royal, more than twenty-five miles. Chancellorsville, by Hotchkiss and Allan, page 15. Even with his superior force Hooker's army was composed of seven corps, and comprised twenty-three divisions. The First Corps was commanded by General J. F. Reynolds; the Second, by General D. N. Couch; the Third, by General D. E. Sickles; the Fifth, by General G. G. Meade; the Sixth, by General J. Sedgwick; the Eleventh, by General O. O. Howard, and the Twelfth, by General H. W. Slocum. The division commanders were Generals J. S. Wadsworth J. C. Robinson, A. Doubleday, W. S. Hancock, J. Gibbon, W. H. French, D. D. Birney, H. G. Berry, A. W. Whipple, W. T. H. Brooks, A. P. Howe, J. Newton, C. Griffin, G. Sykes, A. A. Humphreys, C. Devens, A. Von Steinwehr, C. Schurz, S. Williams, J. W. Geary, A. Pleasanton, J. Buford, and W. W. Averill. The last three
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
, by an order issued on the same day, General George G. Meade was directed to assume the command ofetreat to the Potomac. in the mean time General Meade had put his entire Army in motion northward in the morning by a circular letter from General Meade, ordering the advance to fall back, and thtack Sickles put an end to all deliberations. Meade could now do nothing better than to give Sicklf battle, had called for re-enforcements, when Meade ordered General Sykes to furnish them. Generaont, flank, and rear. provision was made by Meade during the night to drive out the intruders onong the line occupied by Longstreet and Hill. Meade, too, had been preparing for the expected shocre upon the devoted point. Just behind it was Meade's Headquarters, where shot and shell made many Stannard's Vermonters. at about this time, Meade, who felt anxious about his weaker left, had rsily defensible by a small force, against him. Meade recalled Sedgwick, and determined to put his w[47 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)
ttle of Bristow Station, 105. Lee falls back Meade advances to the Rappahannock, 106. battle of ack, 107. the Confederates on Mine Run, 108. Meade moves toward Mine Run Lee's position and stremounted men pressed on toward Culpepper, where Meade intended to offer battle to Lee, but the lattery, was hanging closely upon the rear flank of Meade's army, picking up many stragglers. While eagtation the great race ended. Lee was beaten. Meade was strongly posted on the Heights of Centrevist Richmond. Halleck opposed the project, and Meade was compelled to go forward from Warrenton in about seventy thousand. Fortunately for Lee, Meade, whose army was all on the south side of the R the responsibility of suspending the attack. Meade hastened to the left, and found that his foe, he attack. French and Sedgwick fell back, and Meade that day studied well the chances for success. make them impassable. Considering the risks, Meade determined to sacrifice himself, if necessary,[59 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)
of troops; and the General-in-Chief was inclined to believe that a movement against Norfolk, similar to that in the spring, See page 41. was about to be made in favor of Lee, the Confederates hoping thereby to draw off some of the troops from Meade. But this suspicion was dispelled by another dispatch from General Foster the next day, Sept. 14, 1863. bearing a report that Longstreet's corps was passing southward into North Carolina. Then Halleck directed Meade to ascertain the truth or fMeade to ascertain the truth or falsity of the latter report, when it was found to be true, as we have observed. See page 101. Meanwhile Halleck had ordered Burnside to move down and connect with Rosecrans, and directed General Hurlbut, at Memphis, to send all of his available force to Corinth and Tuscumbia, to operate against Bragg, should he attempt the anticipated flank movement, and, if necessary, to ask Grant or Sherman, at Vicksburg, for re-enforcements. He also telegraphed to the commander at Vicksburg to send all a
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 7: the siege of Charleston to the close of 1863.--operations in Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas. (search)
two 84-pounder Whitworth's, under the direction of Commander F. A. Parker, of Dahlgren's squadron, and ten siege-mortars. In addition to these were two 30-pounder Parrott field-guns, and three Requa batteries of rifle barrels for defensive service. The distance of these batteries from Fort Sumter was about four thousand yards. He had also opened his second parallel, six hundred yards in advance of his first, in which three heavy breaching-batteries named respectively Brown, Rosecrans, and Meade, were speedily made ready. These were composed of two 200-pounder and five 100-pounder Parrott guns, all trained upon Fort Wagner, Battery Gregg behind it, and Fort Sumter beyond. Besides these, there were four breaching-batteries established on the left, a little over four thousand yards from Fort Sumter, named Hayes, Reno, Stevens, and Strong. These mounted one 300-pounder, two 200-pounders, four 100-pounders, and four 20-pounder Parrott guns. Near the Beacon House were five 10-inch si
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)
of Congress, 232. position of the contending forces, 233. Grant created a Lieutenant General, 234. duties assigned to Meade and Sherman, 235. mendacity of the Conspirators, 236. Forrest's raid into Tennessee, 237. Sherman's March across the Sking 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 fartherstruction or capture of the two principal armies of the Conspirators, one under Lee and the other under Johnston. To General Meade, as commander of the Army of the Potomac, Grant assigned the task of conquering Lee and taking Richmond, and to Shermct confidence, and was not disappointed. He made his Headquarters thence-forth with the Army of the Potomac, and gave to Meade the help of his counsel and the prestige of his name; while Sherman, who was appointed to succeed Grant in the command of
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)
temporary command of the Army of the Potomac, in the absence of General Meade, made the diversion, in obedience to orders from Washington. H military families, and went immediately to the Headquarters of General Meade at Culpepper Court-House, where, on the following day, the Armyd been pouring in during that month, and before its close Grant and Meade had perfected their arrangements for a grand advance of the Army ofarters, and First-Lieutenant William Dunn, acting aid-de-camp. General Meade's chief of staff was Major-General A. A. Humphreys, and Brigadia strong line of works on Mine Run, which he had strengthened since Meade's threat in November. See page 111. The corps of Ewell and Hill ant-General Grant gave orders for an advance of the great armies of Meade On the 3d of May, General Meade issued the following order to thGeneral Meade issued the following order to the Army of the Potomac, which was read to every regiment:-- soldiers:--Again you are called upon to advance on the enemies of your countr
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 11: advance of the Army of the Potomac on Richmond. (search)
ight o'clock in the morning, May 5. Grant and Meade came up from. the ford, and took a position bnsiderable force in The Wilderness, and he and Meade made dispositions accordingly. Hancock, with ops in the thickest of the fight. Grant and Meade were satisfied by sounds that reached their eaught and defeated Fitz Hugh Lee that day), General Meade's cavalry escort blocked his way for nearlto intrenching. The foe thus encountered by Meade's advance was the head of Longstreet's corps (nd took command of the field in the absence of Meade, who, with all of Hancock's corps but Gibbon'sfor twelve days. On the morning of the 9th, Meade's army was formed in battle order before the Ch of the enemy on the National right, when General Meade suspended the movement. It had been deterine if it took all summer, to which were added Meade's congratulatory address on the 13th, and cheeng nearly the whole of Ewell's corps to strike Meade's weakened right, held by Tyler's artillerists[8 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
cures a lodgment at Deep Bottom, 340. While Meade and Lee were struggling in the vicinity of theted General Butler to move simultaneously with Meade. Butler was well prepared for the executions came from Washington that Lee, vanquished by Meade, was in full retreat on Richmond. If so, he m must be dislodged, and to that task Grant and Meade now addressed themselves. Reconnoissances to rangements that night, June 2. that Grant and Meade, then at Cool Arbor, determined to attempt to rvelous unanimity, when, some hours later, General Meade sent orders to each corps commander to agal the Battle of Cool Arbor, was independent of Meade's command), estimated at 5,000, makes the graneadquarters. When Grant determined to throw Meade's army to the south side of the James, he hast, was returning to City Point, when he met General Meade on the road, and directed him to post his t General miles, of the Second, was repulsed. Meade came up at about that time, and just at sunset[1 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)
sist the movement, his withdrawal of forces from the south side for the purpose, would favor the contemplated movement of Meade's army against the right flank of the Confederates at Petersburg. And so the enterprise promised success for the Nationaof brigades, and about seven hundred men. Taking advantage of the absence of a part of Lee's force from his right, General Meade sent Warren with two divisions of his corps, Parke with two divisions of the Ninth, and Gregg, with his cavalry division, and with Gregg's cavalry was about to push on and strike the Southside road, when he was halted by an order from General Meade, who informed him that a division of Warren's corps was making its way to the west of Hatcher's Run, with instructione latter, finding the nature of the country very different from what he supposed it to be, ordered Crawford to halt until Meade could be consulted. At the same time Gibbon's division, under General Eagan, was pushing out from Hancock's column, to f
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