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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 452 6 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 260 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 174 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 117 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 107 7 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 89 17 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 85 83 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) 77 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 72 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 52 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
Armistead was mortally wounded, and General Kemper was badly hurt. three-fourths of the gallant brigade were dead or captives. Wilcox, who tailed to attack until Pickett was repulsed, met a similar fate in the loss of men, being also struck in the flank and ruined by Stannard's Vermonters. at about this time, Meade, who felt anxious about his weaker left, had reached little Round Top, and ordered Crawford to advance upon the Confederate right. The brigade of McCandless and a regiment of Fisher's pushed toward the Emmettsburg road, driving before them an unsupported battery upon a brigade of Hood's division, which made a feeble resistance and fled, leaving two hundred and Sixty men (Georgians) as captives, with their battle-flag. In this sortie nearly the whole ground lost by Sickles the day before was recovered, with seven thousand small arms, a Napoleon gun, and the wounded Unionists, who had lain, uncared for, twenty-four hours. Battles at Gettysburg, July 1, 2, and 3. t
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)
rom the attack, 480. the author's visit to Fort Fisher, 481. also to Charleston harbor, Beaufort,that work was Fort Caswell. The latter and Fort Fisher were the principal works. On Smith's Islaning be effected whilst the enemy still held Fort Fisher, and the batteries guarding the entrance toosion, on board of a vessel run close under Fort Fisher, might demolish that work, or at least so prenchments that connected this Battery with Fort Fisher. On the left is seen the ocean. The vesseal Whiting, only one man of the garrison of Fort Fisher was mortally hurt, three severely and ninetries, two or three miles up the coast above Fort Fisher, preparatory to the landing of the troops. hat he did perfectly right in not attacking Fort Fisher when he was before the place. My battery, o take, the author, in a government tug, to Fort Fisher, and on Monday morning, March 27, 1866. inhe moor-like peninsula to Mound Battery and Fort Fisher. There we spent a few hours, examining the[34 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 18: capture of Fort Fisher, Wilmington, and Goldsboroa.--Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--Stoneman's last raid. (search)
n against Fort Fisher, 485. bombardment of Fort Fisher, 486. Fort Fisher to be assaulted, 487. ampanied by the transports, and appeared off Fort Fisher that evening. In the same order the navy tfleet, a part of which had already attacked Fort Fisher. At three o'clock in the afternoon eight tnsides, Commodore Radford, Bombardment of Fort Fisher. in this plan, the general form of Fort Brooklyn, joined the monitors in bombarding Fort Fisher, damaging it severely. By sunset, says Porisher. this is a view of the interior of Fort Fisher at the point where Curtis's brigade made a oss the peninsula, two or three miles above Fort Fisher. But it was considered imprudent to attempn, on the river, about half-way between Fort. Fisher and Wilmington, and had cast up a line of intrichmond and Petersburg. Grant went down to Fort Fisher with Schofield, and conferred with General y. Two days after Schofield's arrival at Fort Fisher with General J. D. Cox's. division, Terry w[23 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 20: Peace conference at Hampton Roads.--the campaign against Richmond. (search)
e. Meherrin River, driving the few Confederates in his path across that stream to a fortified position at Hicksford. a few weeks later, while a greater portion of the naval force on the James River was engaged in a second expedition against Fort Fisher, see page 484. the Confederates sent down from under the shelter of strong Fort Darling, this Fort, which has been frequently mentioned in this work, was one of the most substantially and skill-fully built fortifications constructed by the 24th of March, Grant issued instructions to Meade, Ord, and Sheridan, these were commanders of three distinct and independent armies,--the Potomac, under Meade — the James, under Ord (who had succeeded Butler after the failure to capture Fort Fisher), and the cavalry, under Sheridan; but all acted as a unit under the General command of Grant. for a General movement on the 29th. Lee had been, for several days, evidently preparing for some important movement, and, on the day after Grant is
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 21: closing events of the War.--assassination of the President. (search)
nts recorded in this chapter, immediately after the evacuation of Richmond. We had been to the front of the Army of the Potomac, and the Army of the James, a few months before, after the return to Hampton Roads of the first expedition against Fort Fisher on the evening of the 28th of December. 1864. On the following day we went up the James River, with General Butler, on his elegant little dispatch steamer, Ocean Queen, to City Point, where, after a brief interview with General Grant, we proc as quickly as possible, each obeying the injunction, Stand not upon the order of your going, but go at once, and were soon out of range of the battery, when the firing ceased. The Confederates had doubtless 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 h
Richmond, 3.287; co-operative movements of against Petersburg and Richmond, 3.317-3.324; his Fort Fisher expedition, 3.476-3.481. Butte à la Rose, capture of, 2.600. C. Cabinet, President Lroad, 2.222; the author's visit to in 1866, 2.226; attempt of Wheeler to recapture, 3.116. Fort Fisher, expedition against under Gens. Butler and Weitzel and Admiral Porter, 3.476-3.481; second an. Potomac, Upper, movements on the line of, 2.138-2.149. Powder-ship, explosion of near Fort Fisher, 3.478. Powell, Lewis Payne, his attempt to assassinate Secretary Seward, 3.569. Prairin Mobile harbor, 3.442. Terry, Gen. A. H., his movement against James's Island, 3.201; his Fort Fisher expedition, 3.485. Te<*>as, secession obstructed in by Gov. Houston, 1.62; respect for thetzel, Gen., his expedition in the Teche region, 2.596; at the siege of Port Hudson, 2.631; at Fort Fisher, 3.480; Richmond surrendered to, 3.549. Weldon road, Warren's movement against, 3.355.