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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 68 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 52 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1862., [Electronic resource] 34 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 34 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 30 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 22 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 II. 22 0 Browse Search
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the 21st July last, has been promoted by President Davis from the ranks to a First Lieutenantey in the regular army of the Confederate States. Capt. Thomas L. Yancey died at Herrisonburg on Tuesday last. His disease was camp fever, contracted in the army at Centreville. The Memphis Acelanche, of the 12th, says. General Beanregard is said to be examining how "the lands lay" in parson, and preparing for operations somewhere between Memphis and sunset. Others report him at Bowling Green, and others still at Nashville. There is a large Confederate cavalry force in the vicinity of Big Sandy, who appear to be vigilantly watching the movements of the Federats, the object being to keep them off from the vicinity of Parts. A gentleman from Weekly county reports that the Union men in Dreaded, the county seat are openly cheering for Lincoln upon the streets. This county in the home of the traitor Etheridge, and we have reason to believe that there are few, who engage
ay finished, was souttied in forty feet water. We arrived in Florence at eight o'clock on Friday night, and found at the landing several companies of Alabama volunteers with a large lot of army stores. Everything was removed up town that night and place on a train and run to Tuseumbia. During the night the Sam. Kirkman and Time came in, having made their escape from the chase. At half-past 8 o'clock on Saturday morning a dispatch was received in Florence from General Johnston, at Bowling Green, commanding a span of the Florence bridge to be out, in order to let all boats escape. The boats that were then in Florence, and could have been saved by that measure, were the Dunher, Jullus Smith, Time and Sam. Kirkman. But, although the Florence bridge serves only as a connecting link between Florence and Tuscumbia, and, consequently, is of the most trifling value to the Southern Confederacy, that same bridge has been built up by Florence money, and is the pride of that city. C
he Commercial says that our army in Central Kentucky is in motion. Gen. Nelson's division is marching along the Glasgow turnpike. General Mitchell's division had crossed Green river on Monday morning, taking the advance of the main column to Bowling Green. Reconnoisance of Fort Donelson. St. Louis, Feb. 14. --Four more regiments marched from Fort Henry last night on reconnoitering parties, and went within one mile of Fort Donelson, A squadron of our cavalry barely escaped capture ng Phelps, with his division, up the Tennessee river, as I had previously directed, and as will be seen in the enclosed order to him to remove the rails and so far render the bridge of the railroad for transportation and communication between Bowling Green and Columbususeless, and after wards to pursue the rebel gunboats, and secure their capture, if possible. This being accomplished, and the army in possession of the fort, and my services being indispensable at Calro, I left Fort Henry in
The grand struggle at Fort Donelson, The Telegraph for four days has brought as brief messages relating to a struggle at Fort Donelson between the Confederate forces there and the Federalists endeavoting to make their way up the Cumberland to get in the rear of our army at Bowling Green and cut off its communications with Nashville and the South. The enemy had the advantage of throwing large reinforcements to the point of combat by way of the Cumberland river from Smithland, Paducah, and Calro, and therefore has steadily outnumbered our forces. The struggle has been the most prolonged and hotly contested of the war. Our brave soldiers have fought with a constancy and courage never excelled. Generals Floyd, Pillow, Buckner, and Johnson, (not Sidney,) commanded. The battle is understood to have raged with great severity on Friday and Saturday, and was continued yesterday. Both sides were reinforced on Saturday and probably yesterday — with what final result we are not able no
The attack on Fort Donelson.the enemy driven back with great slaughter.gunboats injured.Gen'l Johnston Changes front.Bowling Green evacuated by the Confederate troops.Hindman Falls back.200 Federals and four pieces of Artillery captured.&c., &c., &e from the other side of Green river, it became necessary for Gen. Johnston to change his front. On Thursday evening Bowling Green was evacuated by the larger portion of the Confederate forces, who fell back in the direction of the enemy. Gen. Hindmand's brigade remained in a position a few miles on the other side of Bowling Green. It is reported that Gen. Hindman had a sharp engagement on yesterday morning with the Federals, who are advancing their forces. Hindman fell back in good or, destroyed the railroad bridges and burned the turnpike bridge. Between ten and eleven o'clock the Federals shelled Bowling Green, setting the town on fire, and the conflagration destroyed nearly the entire town. A dispatch, dated at Fort Don