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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 239 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 132 4 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 126 2 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 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 123 5 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 119 1 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 46 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 37 1 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 25 1 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 24 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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no money. We had rather hear of one hundred thousand dead Yankees than of one single Yankee prisoner. There is but one thing in this telegram which is displeasing to us. It is the little sentence "The Yankee wounded and dead were still lying in front of our entrenchments." --There is an awful Vicksburg twang throughout this sentence. When we read it we seem to be carried back three weeks, and to have before the works of Vicksburg the attacking army of Grant and the defending army of Pemberton. It will be recollected with what unction the telegraph rolled the sweet morsels under its fiery tongue — how it told of piles of Yankees lying dead before our works — how it discoursed of the horrid stench exhaling from their petrifying carcases — how we were continually repelling the barbarians and reddening the earth with their gore — how with scarcely a change of tone, it suddenly told us that Vicksburg was fallen, that its garrison were prisoners, that all its gallantry and all its
Brevet 2d Lieutenant, 4th Infantry, 1st July, 1842. In 8th Infantry, March, 1815. Commanding light company, and distinguished at Monterey, First Lieutenant, February, 1847. Adjutant, 1847 to 1849. Brevet Captain, for gallant and meritorious conduct at the battles of Contreras and Cherubusco, 20th August, 1847. Brevet Major, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battle of Et. Molino del Rey, 8th September, 1847. Distinguished and severely wounded in the assault on Chapultepec. John C. Pemberton. Pa.--Cadet, 1833.--Second Lieutenant of Artillery, July, 1837.--Assistant Commissary, Jan, 1839. First Lieutenant, March, 1842. Aid-de camp to General Worth, 1846 to 1848. Brevet Captain, for gallant conduct in several conflicts at Monterey, 23d September, 1846. Distinguished in battle of Cherubusco, August, 1847. Brevet Major, for gallant and meritorious conduct in battle of El. Molino del Rey, 8th September, 1847. Distinguished and wounded in the capture of the city of Mexico. Cap
House. Our troops are much elated at their success yesterday. [third Dispatch.] Jackson, July 13. --Nothing of importance has transpired to-day. The status is unchanged. Port Hudson surrendered on the 9th. The Vicksburg prisoners will be at Brandon to-morrow. Supplies have been sent there for them. Cobb's battery lost nine men in the action Tuesday. [Fourth Dispatch.] Jackson, July 14. --No change in the situation of affairs since yesterday. Lieut. General Pemberton and staff arrived here last night. An officer who came with them says that they met an escort accompanying the body of Gen. Osterhans to Vicksburg. They stated that Gen. Osterhans was killed by a cannon ball, on the 12th inst. Heavy skirmishing still continues. Several houses were demolished yesterday by the enemy's shells. [fifth Dispatch.] Jackson, July 14th, (via Mobile, 15th,) --Gen. Johnston sent a flag of truce to-day to Gen. Grant, asking permission t