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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 94 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 69 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 24 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 18 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 16 0 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 14 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 I. 14 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for Cheat Mountain (West Virginia, United States) or search for Cheat Mountain (West Virginia, United States) in all documents.

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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
ce. Without losing a minute, he abandoned Laurel Hill in his turn before daybreak, and proceeded in great haste towards Beverly, where he hoped to join Pegram and find the southern route still open to him. But McClellan had preceded him there by a few hours with a force which the Confederate general did not deem it prudent to attack. The position of the latter was critical in the extreme. He had become entangled in a narrow pass between the two impassable ridges of Rich Mountain and Cheat Mountain; he found its southern extremity, through which he might have reached the interior of Virginia, in possession of the enemy, while the troops who watched him at Laurel Hill had only to follow in his tracks in order to surround him completely. He could find no means of escape except to the northward, by descending the valley of Cheat River through difficult roads, and striking the frontier of Maryland in order to force his way into the upper gorges of the Alleghanies. Retracing his ste
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
nbrier Mountain; at the south it is called Cheat Mountain, as far as the point where it slopes down was unable to find any practicable road at Cheat Mountain by which to escape to the east, and was obthe branch which turns to the east crosses Cheat Mountain at the defile of Cheat Summit, descends inbrier River. South of the three passes of Cheat Mountain, Staunton Pike, and Cloverlick, all three tposts in front along the eastern slope of Cheat Mountain. It seemed as if the Confederates had onl. Unable to extricate himself by way of Cheat Mountain from the blind alley in which he found himhe vicinity of the Ohio and the other near Cheat Mountain, alone disturbed the quiet which winter imeynolds in command of the troops posted on Cheat Mountain. He resolved to renew the attack of his pup his project, retraced his steps towards Cheat Mountain. This battle was a bloody one, each party that moral influence which his success at Cheat Mountain had given him over all his subordinates; i[1 more...]