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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 75 11 Browse Search
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley 67 5 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 49 1 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 34 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. 27 9 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 26 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 23, 1862., [Electronic resource] 22 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 18 0 Browse Search
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iketon, Pike County, Ky., Nov. 11. --In my letter of last Thursday, I stated that the Thirty-third Ohio and a battalion of flanking companies under Major Hart, had started for this place, and that we were to follow in the afternoon. The difficulty in getting the wagons, containing our provisions, over the river, detained us so much that we did not get off until the next morning. The division was composed of the Second, Twenty-first, Fifty-ninth, and Col. Marshall's incomplete regiment. Gen. Nelson took command in person. We had marched about ten miles, when a few shots were fired at our advance. We halted, and were formed into line, but as only a few of the rebels were discovered, and they beyond the range of the muskets, nothing was done. Again we took up the line of march, and had advanced probably three miles, when a volley from an unseen enemy let us know that "bush whacking" had commenced in earnest. Few positions could have been selected better adapted for surprising