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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 21 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 27, 1864., [Electronic resource] 12 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. 10 2 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 10 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 5, 1864., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 8 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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64. "Hon. James A. Seddon, Secretary of War: "General Breckinridge reports that the enemy, after having been roughly handled in the engagements of Saturday and Sunday; near Marion, many having been killed and wounded, gained possession of Saltville during the night of the 20th. "The garrison [of Saltville] retreated up Rich Valley. "General Breckinridge's advance arrived at daylight on the 21st, and the enemy retired that night and on the morning of the 22d towards Hector's gap.Saltville] retreated up Rich Valley. "General Breckinridge's advance arrived at daylight on the 21st, and the enemy retired that night and on the morning of the 22d towards Hector's gap. "The enemy is being pursued; our troops bearing the fatigue and exposure with great cheerfulness. "The damage to the salt works can soon be repaired. "Many depots and bridges on the Virginia and Tennessee railroad have been burned. "R. E. Lee" Sherman — Savannah evacuated — a column of the enemy moving Southwest from Savannah. From official intelligence received here late Friday night, we learn that Savannah, in pursuance of a plan sometime previously decided upon, w
eneral Breckinridge, at Wytheville, apprised of the advance, at once began to concentrate his troops for the defence of Saltville. On the afternoon of the 14th, he started by train for that point himself; arriving at Glade Spring that night late, he barely escaped capture, and reached Saltville next morning — the enemy reaching Glade Spring shortly after daylight on the 15th. The force of the enemy, after leaving Abingdon, divided into two columns--one threatening Saltville, the other going Saltville, the other going to Glade Spring and towards Wytheville. At 3 P. M., the enemy entered Marion, twenty-six miles west of Wytheville, and detached a force which was sent southeast, towards the lead mines. Meanwhile, General Vaughn, leaving Bristol to his left, arrican soon be repaired. The enemy retired towards Marion, doubtless to effect a junction with the main force and capture Saltville; but, at last accounts, this important point was safe, and General Breckinridge had repulsed the enemy on several occas