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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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The Daily Dispatch: November 22, 1862., [Electronic resource], The appearance of the Yankee Army in Front of Fredericksburg — shells Thrown into the town — supposed destination of the threatening force. (search)
he might have set fire to and burned the wagons some of which had ammunition in them.--This heroic and daring little party did not have much time to tarry, as a force of infantry were near at hand, from whom they received sixty or seventy shots, but escaped unhurt, and succeeded in putting the river between them and the enemy, although they had several miles to go before reaching it. The prisoners captured (seven of whom were brought in) say they belong to French's brigade, Couch's division, Sumner's corps. [It is understood to-day (the 18th, when we write,) that Fredericksburg is to be held by our forces — Whilst no just cause will be given for shelling the town, as the fighting on the ordinary principles of civilized warfare would be for the fords, and therefore not in the compactly built part of the town,) yet the impression is very strongly entertained that the enemy will first threaten and then actually shell us, in the hope that the place will be evacuated and that thus the