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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 273 19 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 181 13 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 136 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 108 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 106 2 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 71 5 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 56 2 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. 54 4 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 49 1 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)
to Kingston, June 27. within thirteen miles of Harrisburg, while Early's division marched up the eastern side of the South Mountain range, and through Emmettsburg, Gettysburg, and York, to the banks of the Susquehanna at Wrightsville, opposite Columbia, levying contributions on the people, and destroying bridges along the line of the Northern Central railway, which connects that region with Baltimore. The great railway bridge that spanned the Susquehanna between Wrightsville and Columbia was Columbia was fired by National troops at the latter place, under Colonel Frick, and was in flames when the Confederates came up. As General Lee's errand was partly a political one, and there was a desire to conciliate all who were disposed for peace and friendship with the Confederates, he issued a stringent order on the 21st, directed to General Ewell, forbidding plunder and violence of every kind, directing payment to be made for all supplies received, and certificates to be given to those friends who s
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 9: the Red River expedition. (search)
before, assumed the, command of Banks's troops as a part of the forces of the Military Division of West Mississippi, to the charge of which he had been assigned. General Banks then hastened to New Orleans. General Smith returned to Memphis, stopping on his way up the Mississippi at Sunnyside, in the extreme southeastern part of Arkansas, to seek a reported force of Confederates, under Marmaduke, who had gathered there with mischievous intent. He found them, three thousand strong, near Columbia, the capital of Chicot County, posted across a bayou that empties into Lake Chicot. He attacked and drove them away, with a loss of about one hundred men. Edward R. S. Canby. They retreated westward, and were no more seen in that region. Smith's loss was about ninety men. Admiral Porter, meanwhile, had passed quietly down the Red River, nearly parallel with the march of the army, and resumed the duty of keeping open and safe the navigation of the Mississippi. Let us now see what
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)
d the capital of the State, 458. he moves on Columbia, 459. surrender of Columbia, 460. destructiebruary, nearly in a due north course, toward Columbia, the capital of South Carolina. All the roadion on the railway connecting that place with Columbia. Without wasting time or labor on Branchvit bridge that spans the Congaree, in front of Columbia, where the Confederates, in and around that c, with the Broad River, forms the Congaree at Columbia), hearing now and then of the approach of tronight over the Broad River, three miles above Columbia. Over that the brigade of Colonel Stone (Twele. The shallow Beauregard was in command at Columbia. As usual, he had promised much, but did litleted, as far as possible, the destruction of Columbia, continued his march northward. General Shde Hampton with having burned his own city of Columbia, not with a malicious intent, or as a manifesorthwestern railway. These movements, with Columbia at the mercy of Sherman, warned Hardee hat he[15 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)
age 464. There was no unnecessary tarrying at Columbia, for Sherman had fixed the time for reaching ne shops, founderies, and other structures at Columbia, devoted to the uses of the Confederates; alsred of Wheeler's cavalry were between him and Columbia. But when Kilpatrick crossed the Saluda, on the day Feb. 17. when the main army reached Columbia, he found Wheeler ahead of him. At that time tte, judging from the course he had taken from Columbia. In the mean time, Sherman's army had marcst both. Sherman moved his whole army from Columbia to Winnsboroa, in the direction of Charlotte,y of Hampton and Wheeler, which had fled from Columbia. Cheatham was near, earnestly striving to fong, meanwhile, had broken up the railway from Columbia to. Winnsboroa, Major Nichols says that atg, Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, and, later, Columbia, who never expected a Yankee army would come of Hardee, from Charleston; Beauregard, from Columbia; Cheatham, with Hood's men, and the garrison
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 20: Peace conference at Hampton Roads.--the campaign against Richmond. (search)
eastward, destroyed the James River canal, then the chief channel of supplies for Richmond, to Columbia, and making a General destruction of bridges over all that region. everybody is bewildered by our movements, Sheridan said in a dispatch from Columbia. March 10, 1865. he might have added, had he known the fact, that he had produced the greatest consternation in Richmond. The Government prhree days' rations for the Army — a nice calculation. on the night after Sheridan's arrival at Columbia, the Government was so frightened by a rumor that that bold rider was at the outer fortificatioecessity required them to remain as long as possible. Lee's residence Sheridan halted in Columbia only a day, during which a brigade destroyed the canal as far as Goochland, in the direction ofto sustain the hopeless cause. At nine o'clock, the Virginia Legislature fled from the City to Columbia, in canal boats. The Congress had already departed, and all that remained of the Confederate G
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 21: closing events of the War.--assassination of the President. (search)
illips Spencer. Speaking of the interview of the commissioners with General Sherman, Mrs. Spencer says, without comment:--Reference was made to the burning of Columbia. The General remarked, with great emphasis:-- I have been grossly misrepresented. I changed my Headquarters eight times, during that night, and with every general officer under my command, strained every nerve to stop the fire. I declare, in the presence of my God, that Hampton burned Columbia, and that he alone is responsible for it. Sherman made a prompt response to this communication, in which he declared that he was fully empowered to arrange with Johnston any terms for the susppeople of the several States:-- Maine $610,200 Connecticut $457,200 Maryland $1,131,900 Indiana $235,500 New Hampshire 286,500 New York 5,485,799 Dis't of Columbia 96,900 Michigan 614,700 Vermont 593,400 New Jersey 1,265,700 Kentucky 997,530 Wisconsin 1,533,600 Massachusetts 1,610,400 Pennsylvania 8,634,300 Ohio 1,978
pinion of Attorney-General Black in relation to, 1.70. Columbia, excitement in at the election of Lincoln, 1.49; secessiod at, 1.100; Sherman at, 3.460; the burning of, 3.461. Columbia, Ark., defeat of Marmaduke near, by Gen. A. J. Smith, 3.269. Columbia, Indiana, sacked by Morgan, 3.92. Columbus, Ga., capture of by Gen. Wilson, 3.519. Columbus, Ky., occurepulse of Forrest at, 3.244. Palmetto flag, raised in Columbia, in place of the detested rag of the Union, 1.95. Panta to Savannah, 3.405-3.414; his march from Savannah to Columbia, 3.456-3.461;. march of from Columbia to Goldsboroa, 3.49Columbia to Goldsboroa, 3.494-3.503;. his pursuit of Johnston in North Carolina, 3.571; his memorandum of agreement with Johnston,. III 574; receives thn Governor of, 1.99; secession convention of assembled at Columbia, 1.100, and adjourned to Charleston, 1.101; ordinance of 68. Susquehanna River, bridge over at Wrightsville and Columbia burned, 3.54. Sweden's Cove, skirmish at, 2.800. Sy