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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. 28 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 20 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 20 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 13 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 11 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 11 1 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) 8 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 8 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 8 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 7 1 Browse Search
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Having entirely cleared the Kanawha valley of Confederates, I intended to secure my left flank by the line of the Upper Kanawha and New river, and to move upon Wytheville, in order to cut the line of railroad from Memphis to Lynchburg and to hold the country from New river to Abingdon. The objects I had in view were to cut the g to advance in whatever direction might prove best for the general good. In a letter to Gen. Scott from Buckhannon, dated July 6, I stated my desire to move on Wytheville after clearing the country north of the Kanawha. Had my designs been carried out Gen. Lee's attempt to recover West Virginia would have been made (if at all attempted) under very different auspices, and with much more decisive results in our favor. I am confident that I should have been in possession of Wytheville and the mountain region south of it in a very few weeks. In this brief campaign the telegraph was for the first time, I think, constructed as the army advanced, and prov
1 ; in pursuit, 340 ; Hanover C. H., 372, 374, 398. Williams, Gen. S., 45, 61, 83, 122, 141, 219, 540. Williams, Col., 510. Williamsburg, Va., 260, 300, 318 battle of, 319-333 ; evacuated, 333, 352. Williamsport, Va., 559, 562, 621, 622, 624. Willich, Col., 143. Wilson, Lieut. J. H., 125. Wilson, Lieut. J. M., 125. Wilson. Capt. T., 170. Winchester, Va., 78, 192, 193, 195, 570, 615, 616, 622, 624, 625. Wood, Maj. W. H., 33. Woodbury, Gen. D. V., 119, 124, 246, 248, 262, 511, 514. Woodruff, Lieut., 593, 598. Woodward, Capt. J. H., 130. Wool, Gen. J. E., at Fortress Monroe, 246, 247, 265, 266, 270, 277, 278, 306. Wright, Col. E. H., 123, 311. Wyndham. Col, 296. Wynn's Mill, Va., 284, 287, 312, Wytheville, Va., 53, 54. Yorktown, Va., 163, 165, 227, 246, siege of, 253-318; defences, 260 267, 268, 279, 309 ; plans for assault, 2.86, 287 ; evacuated, 288 ; torpedoes, 315, 326 ; Confederate retreat from, 319. Young's Mill, Va., 254, 256, 259, 260, 264, 307.