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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A vindication of
Virginia and the South. (search)
John D. Billings, Hardtack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life, I. The tocsin of war. (search)
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., Organization of the
two governments. (search)
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., chapter 14.54 (search)
The Burnside expedition. this paper was read by General Burnside before the soldiers' and sailors' historical Society of Rhode Island, July 7th, 1880, and is included here by permission of the Society, the text being somewhat abridged to conform to the plan of this work.-editors. Ambrose E. Burnside, Major-General, U. S. A. Soon after the 1st Rhode Island regiment was mustered out of service, I was appointed by President Lincoln to the office of brigadier-general. My commission was gi
April regular siege operations had been begun by General Parke and were pressed rapidly forward, and by the 26th of April the garrison at Beaufort had been forced to surrender.
Thus another victory was to be inscribed upon our banner.
The Rhode Island troops bore a most honorable part in this conflict.
After that, several small expeditions were sent into the interior of the country, all of which were successful.
Much to my sorrow, on the 3d of the following July I was ordered to go to
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., chapter 15.64 (search)
The loss of the monitor. by the courtesy of the soldiers' and sailors' historical Society, of Rhode Island, we are permitted to print the following interesting paper condensed from one of its pamphlets.-editors. Francis B. Butts, a survivor of the Monitor's ) Crew. At daybreak on the 29th of December, 1862, at Fort Monroe, the Monitor hove short her anchor, and by 10 o'clock in the forenoon she was under way for Charleston, South Carolina, in charge of Commander J. P. Bankhead. The Rhode Island, a powerful side-wheel steamer, was to be our convoy, and to hasten our speed she took us in tow with two long 12-inch hawsers. The weather was heavy with dark, stormy-looking clouds and a westerly wind. We passed out of the Roads and rounded Cape Henry, proceeding on our course with but little change in the weather up to the next day at noon, when the wind shifted to the south-south-west and increased to a gale. At 12 o'clock it was my trick at the lee wheel, and being a good hand
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies., Chapter
: the last review. (search)
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter
: secession. (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Advance of the
Army-crossing the Colorado-the Rio Grande (search)