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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 486 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 112 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 106 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 88 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 60 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 58 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 46 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 44 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 44 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
ng between it and the James River, called Bermuda Hundred, and proceeded to cast up a line of intre immediately after seizing City Point and Bermuda Hundred, he was forced to be governed by circumstty from the South and Southwest. He left Bermuda Hundred on the 12th of May, with two brigades, ad of the York, and sent back by water to Bermuda Hundred. Then the Army of the Potomac moved. Wased, in completeness Line of defense at Bermuda hundred. this shows a portion of the line of won that Smith was so quickly sent back to Bermuda hundred, as we have observed. see page 333. n its passage of the James, Grant went to Bermuda hundred, and finding the van of Lee's Army, underement, was driven back to the defenses of Bermuda hundred, when the Confederate works in front of tas immediately connected with the Army at Bermuda hundred by a pontoon bridge, represented in the eh's (Eighteenth) corps was transferred to Bermuda hundred, and thenceforth served with the Army of [10 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 13: invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania-operations before Petersburg and in the Shenandoah Valley. (search)
the Union troops were about to be withdrawn. The deception did not succeed; and after spending two or three days, chiefly in reconnoitering, Hancock and Gregg were ordered to return to the lines before Petersburg. This they did; by way of Bermuda Hundred, on the 20th. Meanwhile, Birney was attacked August 18 1864. by a heavy force; but after a fight of twenty minutes, in which Miles, with two brigades, participated, the Confederates were repulsed. In this demonstration against Richmond thes and 32 wagons. Hampton lost about 50 men. It was broken by General Grant, who, believing that only a few troops were then occupying the Confederate works on the north side of the James, ordered General Butler to cross over the river from Bermuda Hundred, with the Tenth and Eighteenth Corps (commanded respectively by Generals Birney and Ord), and Kautz's cavalry, and attempt, by a sudden and rapid movement, to capture Richmond before Lee could send troops to prevent it. If Lee should do so,
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
ode in the case of an attempt to clear them out. --Sherman's Report. In an interesting narrative of the services of the First District of Columbia Cavalry, while it was in the division of General Kautz, kindly furnished me by Colonel D. S. Curtiss, a member of that regiment, and the most conspicuous leader of charges upon railways in the business of destroying them, a vivid account is given of the methods employed in effectually ruining the roads. In his account of Kautz's raid from Bermuda Hundred, by way of Chesterfield Court-House [see page 328], Colonel Curtiss says, speaking of the destruction of a railway track: It was done by detailing the men, dismounted, along the track, with levers, who lifted it up. All moved uniformly at the word of command, turning over long spaces, like sward or land-furrows: Then knocking the ties loose from the rails, the former were piled up, the latter laid upon them, and a fire kindled under, which, burning away, soon caused the rails to bend so
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 17: Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--the capture of Fort Fisher. (search)
of the troops at and around Wilmington, to operate against Sherman. Grant considered it important to strike the blow at Fort Fisher during Bragg's absence, and he gave immediate orders for the troops and transports to be put in readiness at Bermuda Hundred, as soon as possible. In the instructions given to General Butler, December 6. it was stated that the first object of the expedition was to close the port of Wilmington, and the second the capture of that city. Butler was instructed to depedition was not ready to sail before the 13th of December. The troops destined for the expedition consisted of General Ames's division of the Twenty-fourth Corps, and General Paine's division of the Twenty-fifth (negro) Corps. They left Bermuda Hundred on transports, on the 8th of December, and arrived at Fortress Monroe the next morning, Dec. 9, 1864. when General Butler reported to Admiral Porter that his troops were ready, and that his transports were coaled and watered for only ten da
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 20: Peace conference at Hampton Roads.--the campaign against Richmond. (search)
o report to General Benham, at City Point, who was left in charge of the immense depository of supplies at that place. Sheridan crossed the Appomattox from Bermuda hundred, passed to the rear of the Army before Petersburg, and Early on the morning of the 29th, March, 1865. marched down the Jerusalem plank road, see map on paight thousand strong, to guard the defenses of Richmond, until it was too late. Mahon's division, of Hill's Corps, was kept in front of the National lines at Bermuda hundred, while the divisions of Wilcox, Pickett, Bushrod Johnson, and the remnant of Ewell's Corps, commanded by Gordon, held the lines before Petersburg. Drawing frGeneral Weitzel. From its summit the writer saw the church-spires in both Petersburg and Richmond, and the sentinels along the Confederate lines, in front of Bermuda hundred. signals and the signal corps have often been mentioned in this work, and illustrations of signal stations of various kinds have been given, the most commo
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 21: closing events of the War.--assassination of the President. (search)
heard of the return of Butler from Fort Fisher, and, mistaking our little party of five for the General and his staff, gave this Salute with shotted guns. We returned to General Butler's Headquarters at twilight, where we found George D. Prentice, editor of the Louisville Journal, who had just come through the lines from Richmond. With him and Captain Clarke, of Butler's staff, we journeyed the next day on horseback to Aiken's Landing, crossed the James on a pontoon bridge, rode to Bermuda Hundred, and then went up the Appomattox to Point of Rocks in the Ocean Queen, which the general placed at our disposal. There we mounted to the summit of the signal-tower delineated on page 547, and viewed the marvelous lines of intrenchments in that vicinity; and saw plainly the church-spires at Richmond and Petersburg. We passed that night on the barge of the United States Sanitary Commission, at City Point, and the next morning went down to Fortress Monroe, bearing an order from General B
41-2.246; his evacuation of Corinth, 2.293. Bell, John, nomination of for the Presidency, 1.30. Belle Isle, sufferings of Union prisoners in, 3.597. Belligerent rights accorded to the Confederates, 1.544, 567. Belmont, battle at, 2.87. Benham, Gen., his unsuccessful pursuit of Floyd, 2.102; in command at the battle of Secessionville, 3.187. Benjamin, Judah P., last speech of in the Senate, 1.232. Bentonsville, battle of, 3.500. Bentonville, Skirmish at, 2.253. Bermuda Hundred, occupation of by Gen. Butler, 3.318; Butler bottled up at, 3.323. Berry, Gen. H. G., at the battle of Chancellorsville, 3.30. Big Bethel, rebel position at, 1.596; battle at, 1.507;: public disappointment at the result, 1.510; visit to the battle-ground of, 1.513. Big Black River, battle of the, 2.612. Big Blue Creek, battle at, 3.279. Big Tybee Island, occupation of by Dupont, 2.125. Biloxi, capture of by Major Strong, 2.327. Bird's Point, fortification of, 1.539.