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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 211 5 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 174 24 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 107 1 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 63 1 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 47 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 34 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 38 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 37 7 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 37 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 10 Browse Search
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ort, (pp. 137-8,) he makes this statement: General Sumner says of this battle: The battle of Glendalmy, single-handed, for two hours before either Sumner or Hooker saw the enemy at all; for it was notur's brigade of my division was forced back on Sumner's right and partially on Hooker, that the commhock handsomely, no one has denied; though General Sumner told me in Washington about the early partRussy's battery was placed on the right of General Sumner's artillery, with orders to shell the wood Seymour's brigade of my division fell back on Sumner, and before Randall's battery was attacked. Ie stragglers, and I thought no more about it. Sumner was a brave and honorable man; and he would haas thrown over by Sumner (for the meeting with Sumner and Hooker was altogether unexpected by the enand seeing my men emerging from the woods, and Sumner preparing to resist the advance of the enemy, you placed De Russy's battery on the right of Sumner's artillery, with orders to shell the woods in[7 more...]
venth Indiana. These latter regiments had suffered considerably; in the others the casualties had been unusually light. We were at this time reinforced by General Sumner's corps, who, coming with shouts to the field, pushed across into the woods containing the enemy, and engaged him with ardor. By your direction, I formed my brigade in line of battle on the edge of the woods through which we had charged. General Sumner's corps soon became warmly engaged. It was apparent the rebels had received very strong reinforcements. The tide of battle again turned; our forces were compelled to fall slowly back behind batteries posted in front of the woods the riving our forces from the woods the enemy did not essay, or if he did, was foiled. The next movement of my brigade I am called on to report was ordered by General Sumner through you. It was, to move up toward the woods in front, to support the troops there. The order, most urgent and imperative, furnished the only information
d one regiment of infantry, with a battery of light artillery, was sent to reinforce the garrison at Fredericksburgh. On the seventeenth, it was ascertained that Sumner's corps had marched from Catlett's Station, in the direction of Falmouth, and information was also received that, on the fifteenth, some Federal gunboats and tranng toward Fredericksburgh. On the morning of the nineteenth, therefore, the remainder of Longstreet's corps was put in motion for that point. The advance of General Sumner reached Falmouth on the afternoon of the seventeenth, and Attempted to cross the Rappahannock, but was driven back by Colonel Ball, with the Fifteenth Virginiery. On the twenty-first it became apparent that General Burnside was concentrating his whole army on the north side of the Rappahannock. On the same day, General Sumner summoned the corporate authorities of Fredericksburgh to surrender the place by five P. M., and threatened, in case of refusal, to bombard the city at nine o'