hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 123 11 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 100 62 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 55 1 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 38 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 30 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 20 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 20 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 20 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 20 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 19 1 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1.. You can also browse the collection for Cumberland (Maryland, United States) or search for Cumberland (Maryland, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 28 results in 3 document sections:

Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 16: Secession of Virginia and North Carolina declared.--seizure of Harper's Ferry and Gosport Navy Yard.--the first troops in Washington for its defense. (search)
cting rumors. One was that the yard was to be attacked, when the Cumberland would doubtless fire on the town; another, that she was about to insurgents. This was done at four o'clock in the afternoon. The Cumberland only was spared. This work had been just accomplished when Capta the insurgents. He also perceived that with only the Pawnee and Cumberland, and the very small land force at his command, he could not defenilors, and others at the yard, were taken on board the Pawnee and Cumberland, leaving on shore only as many as were required to start the confgration. At three o'clock, the Yankee, Captain Germain, took the Cumberland in tow; and twenty minutes later Paulding sent up a rocket from td States. in the center is seen the Pawnee steam-frigate, and the Cumberland with the Yankee at her side. This is from a picture in Harper's When the conflagration was fairly under way, the Pawnee and the Cumberland, towed by the Yankee, went down the river, and all who were left
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 21: beginning of the War in Southeastern Virginia. (search)
ptain Faunce to flag-officer J. G. Pendergrast, in command of the Cumberland, June 5, 1861. On the day after Colonel Phelps's departure, C 6th of June, by the General-in-chief, to proceed by rail to Cumberland, Maryland, and report to Major-General Patterson, then moving from Penmunition; and on the night of the 9th, it reached the vicinity of Cumberland, June, 1860. where it remained, near the banks of the Potomac, ue was an insurgent force at Romney, only a day's march south from Cumberland, said to be twelve hundred strong; while at Winchester there was d probably unguarded, leading from New Creek Station, westward of Cumberland, to Romney, a distance of twenty-three miles. That road he resolvs Wallace. For the purpose of deceiving the secessionists of Cumberland, Wallace went about on the 10th with his staff, pretending to seehis regiment, Wallace at once retraced his steps, and returned to Cumberland. In the space of twenty-four hours he and his men had traveled e
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 22: the War on the Potomac and in Western Virginia. (search)
rd torpedo, 528. events in the vicinity of Cumberland, 529. Exploits of Indiana troops, 530. McCced in an important and perilous position at Cumberland, in Western Maryland. When the insurgents rg, and found that Wallace had fallen back to Cumberland, they took heart, advanced to Romney, four txpected an immediate attack upon his camp at Cumberland. He had no cannon, no cavalry, and very litnds of cartridges apiece. He could not hold Cumberland against the overwhelming force of the insurgtion, and after advising the Union people in Cumberland to keep within their houses, he led his regiieving that when the insurgents should enter Cumberland they would scatter in search of plunder, he onald reached Frostburg, only six miles from Cumberland, they were informed of Wallace's bold stand,rontier line was only five or six miles from Cumberland. During that month of peril, while the In Patterson, Wallace's regiment broke camp at Cumberland, and joined the forces under their chief at [4 more...]