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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 472 144 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 358 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 215 21 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 186 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. 124 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 108 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 103 5 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 97 15 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 92 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 83 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ordnance Department, Richmond.Va.,may 26, 1861. (search)
The battle at Bethel.official report of the Yankee General. The following report of Gen. Butler to his superior at Washington, was written on the evening of the day on which the battle was fought. The reader will readily detect its falsehoods, and comment on our part is unnecessary: Headquarters, Department of Virginia, Fortress Monroe, June 10, 1861. To Licut. Gen.Scott: General:Having learned that the enemy had established an outpost of some strength at a place called Little Bethel, a small church, about eight miles from Newport News, and the same distance from Hampton, from whence they were accustomed nightly to advance both on New port News and the picket guards of Hampton to anney them, and also from whence they had come down in small squads of cavalry and taken a number of Union men, some of whom had the sateguard and protection of the troops of the United Staes; and forced them into the rebel ranks, and that they were also gathering up the slaves of citizens w
The enemy is already upon the soil of the South. They have taken armed possession of Maryland, and they have invaded Virginia. While I write, there are thousands of abolition troops in Alexandria, and thousands more upon James river, near Fortress Monroe. And still thousands more will come to profane with their nuhallowed feet the land which gave birth to Washington, Madison, Monroe and Jefferson. The North will soon have seventy-five thousand armed men in the field with the avowed purposewhere we can hear the sound of the enemy's morning and evening gun. The Second Independent Battalion of Georgia Volunteers were the first troops sent from the Confederate States into Virginia, to aid in her defence.--We are in a few miles of Fortress Monroe. We have marched through rain at night, and slept on the ground in the rain until morning. At Sewell's Point, when the enemy was expected to land, a detachment of our Battalion gallantly repulsed an attack made upon the battery at that poi
A Northern dispatch from Fortress Monroe, June 14, admits that Maj. Winthrop was killed in the battle at Rothel Church.
The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ordnance Department, Richmond.Va.,may 26, 1861. (search)
journals groan in the most hemal tones over the result of the Bethel battle. They have a great variety of modes of accounting for it, and no doubt each journalist could manage it better, if he had the personal direction of the affair. The "inordinate love of life" among the invaders is the most obvious explanation. Gen. Butler is highly complimented by the New York Herald, who styles him "the right man in the right place." About his being "the right man," we have our doubts, but that Fortress Monroe is "the right place" for the man whom Smith. of California, scared out of his boots at the Charleston Convention, there can be question. Some ill-natured newspapers blame Gen. Butler for not proceeding himself in command of the large force that attacked Bethel Church. But the modesty of Butler is equal to his genius.--He knew very well that his presence could do no one else any good, and might be the cause of individual harm to himself. Therefore, he magnanimously gave his brother Ge
Affair of term. --It is said that many of the soldiers, now is Fortress Monroe, on learning last rally Wilson's bond of desperadoes had been ordered to that point, gathered all their little valuables, plus them in and buried them. Thus it appears that the upon viable fame of these desperadoes has a larged even the half-pay penalties soldiers of the Lincoln camp.
timore Sun of Saturday contains news from Fortress Monroe to 9 o'clock Friday morning, by the steamorrespondence of the Associated Press.] Fortress Monroe, June 13. --6 P. M.--There are no m R. A. Pierce, Brig. Major. From Fortress Monroe. The following rich and racy summary ve to the movements of the rebel troops.--Fortress Monroe is in reality invested. In gress and egrand immense supplies daily arriving. Fortress Monroe, June 15, 1861.--It is understood that a . Quite a number of persons have reached Fortress Monroe to see their wounded friends. The U. The big gun "Union" was safely taken to Fortress Monroe, and was carefully guarded by seventy men artillery officers. All visitors to Fortress Monroe continue to be sworn to support the Goverorrespondence of the Associated Press.] Fortress Monroe, June 15, --6 P. M.--The steamer Al fifteen additional regiments expected at Fortress Monroe, is an efficient corps of artillery from [2 more...]
Billy Wilson's thieves. --This exemplary regiment of Zouaves salled from New York on Saturday by the steamer Vanderbilt.--Their destination has not been positively stated, though it was supposed to be Fortress Monroe. For two or three days previous, the police were busy in looking up the stragglers, who were generally found beastly drunk and brought in on drays. Just as the boat was leaving, a free fight took place, and one theif, who had the delirium tremens, tried to drown himself.
Movements of Government vessels. --U. S. steamer Quaker City arrived at New York on Friday from Fortress Monroe. She was relieved on the blockade, off the Capes of Va. by the U. S. gun boat Star, but will return in a few days. The store-ship Supply, from Key West on the 2d, also arrived at New York on Friday. The steamers Crusader, Wyandotte and Water Witch were at key West, all well. The latter two were going shortly to Fort Pickens.
ession prevails that they will be hung. The War Department has ordered the rebuilding of the Harper's Ferry bridge. Col. Stone occupies Leesburg. At Fortress Monroe, Sawyer's American rifle cannon has been mounted at the RipRaps, which will reach Sewell's Point. Gen. Scott boasts that the evacuation of Harper's Ferryhich they expect to draw the Federalists. Some scout reports that the Indians are lurking in the neighborhood of the alleged trap. Point Lookout and Fortress Monroe are to be connected by a submarine telegraph. A dozen rifle cannon have been sent to Alexandria. Butler is threatening Great Bethel in force. The tSome scout reports that the Indians are lurking in the neighborhood of the alleged trap. Point Lookout and Fortress Monroe are to be connected by a submarine telegraph. A dozen rifle cannon have been sent to Alexandria. Butler is threatening Great Bethel in force. The troops at Fortress Monroe sleep on their arms.