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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 2 Browse Search
Wiley Britton, Memoirs of the Rebellion on the Border 1863. 30 0 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 20 4 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. 19 1 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 15 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 10 0 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 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 9 3 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 9 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 8 0 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter IV (search)
oint about six miles south of Fayetteville when, unexpectedly to both, Herron's and Hindman's heads of column met at Prairie Grove about seven o'clock in the morning of December 7, and the engagement commenced immediately. Blunt, hearing the sound of battle, moved rapidly toward Prairie Grove and attacked the enemy's left. The battle lasted all day, with heavy losses on both sides, and without any decided advantage to either side. At dark the enemy still held his position, but in the morning was found to be in full retreat across the mountains. A portion of our troops occupied the battle-field of Prairie Grove when I resumed command on December 29, and the remainder were making a raid to the Arkansas River, where they destroyed somtates Senate in the light of unjust hostility to gallant officers who had just won a great victory over the enemy at Prairie Grove. The result of this, and of radical influence in general, was that my nomination as major-general of volunteers, the
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
Porter, Maj.-Gen., Fitz-John, sits in court-martial on S. at West Point, 241, 242; court-martial judgment on, reversed, 242; board of review in case of, 443; review of his case, 460-466; restored to the army, 460; appeals to S. in 1868, 460, 461; despatches to Burnside, 462 Porter, Col., Horace, mission from Grant to Sherman, 306 Posse Comitatus Act, the, 509 Potomac River, the, S.'s troops delayed in, 294, 346 Powder Spring Road, Ga., military operations on the, 135 Prairie Grove, Ark., battle of, 62-6??? Press, a false freedom of the, 425 Price, Maj.-Gen., Sterling, defeated by Lyon at Boonville, 37 Proctor, Redfield, Secretary of War, 423. See also War Department. Professional patriots, 539, 540 Provisional government, 376, 377 Public service, the path to success in the, 480-483 Puget Sound, protecting the Northern Pacific Railroad at, 511 Pulaski, Tenn., expectations of Thomas concentrating at, 164, 194, 289, 290; S. ordered to, commanding