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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 49 3 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 34 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 33 9 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 33 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 30 2 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 21 7 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 17 3 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 16 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 16 0 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 I. 13 5 Browse Search
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s, and I learned to-day again that my movements had entirely disconcerted their plans and that they did not know what to do. They are suffering much from sickness, and I fancy are not in the best possible condition. If they venture to attack us here they will have an awful time of it. I do not think they will dare to attack. We are now ready for them. The news from every quarter to-night is favorable. All goes well. Sept. 4, 1861. I took an early dinner, and then mounted the bay, Sturgis's horse, and rode to McCall's camp at Tennallytown. Sweitzer and Colburn went with me, as usual when hard riding is expected; also the ordinary escort of a sergeant and ten dragoons . . . . Learned that the firing at Great Falls amounted to little, and that the orders I had before given to send another regiment and another battery were sufficient. Then rode to Little Falls (Chain Bridge) and went along the whole picket-line. Sept. .--. . . Had my dinner just after writing the above
at the base of the mountain, and the former directed the latter to move up the divisions of Gens. Sturgis and Rodman to the crest held by Cox and Wilcox, and to move upon the enemy's position with hby Gen. Burnside, and my headquarters were located there until the conclusion of the action. Gen. Sturgis had left his camp at one P. M., and reached the scene of action about 3.30 P. M. Clark's battthat of the 45th Penn., which bravely met them in front. Cooke's battery now reopened fire. Sturgis's division was moved to the front of Wilcox's, occupying the new ground gained on the further sAt about seven o'clock the enemy made another effort to regain the lost ground, attacking along Sturgis's front and part of Cox's. A lively fire was kept up until nearly nine o'clock, several charges movement, but, with his usual modesty, he would say little or nothing about it. I pushed up Sturgis to support Cox, and hurried up Sumner to be ready as a reserve. Burnside never came as near th
rps, consisting of the divisions of Gens. Cox, Wilcox, Rodman, and Sturgis, was posted as follows: Col. Crook's brigade, Cox's division, on the right, Gen. Sturgis's division immediately in rear; on the left was Gen. Rodman's division, with Gen. Scammon's brigade, Cox's division, inCrook's position it was found impossible to carry the bridge. Gen. Sturgis was ordered to make a detail from his division for that purpose. a sharp tire of musketry and artillery, and joined on the left of Sturgis; Scammon's brigade crossing as support. Gen. Wilcox's division was ordered across to take position on Gen. Sturgis's right. These dispositions being completed about three o'clock, the command moved forward, except Sturgis's division left in reserve. Clark's and Darell's batteries accompanied Rodman's division, Cooke's battery with Wilcox's ding able to accomplish anything more. It was now nearly dark. Gen. Sturgis was ordered forward to support the left. Notwithstanding the ha
ens, Gen. J. J., 81, 508. Stone, Gen. C. P., at Washington. 1861, 76, 79-81, 96, 106, 139 ; Ball's Bluff, 181-190; extract from evidence, 187. Stoneman, Gen. G., 113. In Peninsula, 224 ; Yorktown, 298-300; Williamsburg, 319-322 ; in pursuit, 339, 340, 348, 352, 353, 368, 373; Gaines's Mill, 416. Stewart, Col. C. B., 124. Stuart, Capt. C. S., 124. Stuart, Gen. J. E. B., at Yorktown, 319 ; Williamsburg, 353 ; Manassas, 518; South Mountain, 561 ; raids, 621, 626, 625, 658, 659. Sturgis, Gen. S. D., at South Mountain, 577, 578, 583 ; Antietam, 603-606. Sully, Col., 381. Sumner, Sen. C., on emancipation, 33. Sumner, Gen. E. V., 81, 138. In Peninsula, 224, 265 ; Yorktown, 280, 298-302 ; Williamsburg, 320-322, 325 ; in pursuit, 348 ; Fair-Oaks, 379-381, 384; Old Tavern, 392 ; Gaines's Mill, 420, 421 ; Savage's Station, 426-428 ; Glendale, 430, 432, 433 ; Malvern, 433, 437 ; brevetted, 475. In Pope's campaign, 509-513, 516-521, 529, 532, 536-538. In Maryland campaign, 55