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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 146 18 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 64 36 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 54 4 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 52 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 46 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 40 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 37 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 34 0 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 28 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 II. 20 2 Browse Search
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sequently assigned to the command, and assumed it on January 29, 1862. General Curtis was then in command of the enemy's forces, numbering about twelve thousand men. He had harassed General Price on his retreat to Fayetteville, Arkansas, and then had fallen back to Sugar Creek, where he proposed to make a stand. Van Dorn, immediately on his arrival at the Confederate camps on Boston Mountain, prepared to attack Curtis. His first movement, however, was to intercept General Sigel, then at Bentonville with sixteen thousand men. The want of cooperation in Van Dorn's forces enabled Sigel to escape. Curtis thus concentrated his forces at Sugar Creek, and instead of taking him in detail Van Dorn was obliged to meet his entire army. By a circuitous route, he led Price's army against the enemy's rear, moving McCulloch against the right flank; his progress was so slow and embarrassed, however, that the enemy heard of it in season to make his dispositions accordingly. The battle of Elkhor
valry exploits General Johnston Withdraws to Smithfield encounter at Averysboro battles of Bentonville Union of Sherman's and Schofield's forces Johnston's retreat to Raleigh. After the evacue 19th, and ordered the troops at Smithfield and General Hardee's command to march at once to Bentonville and take position between that village and the road on which the enemy was advancing. An erin time to attack the enemy's left wing while in column; when General Hardee's troops reached Bentonville in the morning, however, the attack was commenced. The battle lasted through the greater parvery attack was handsomely repulsed. On the next day (21st) an attempt by the enemy to reach Bentonville in the rear of our center, and thus cut off our only route of retreat, was gallantly defeatedxas Cavalry, fell mortally wounded. On the night of the 21st our troops were withdrawn across Mill Creek, and in the evening of the 22d bivouacked near Smithfield. On the 23d the forces of General S
480, 481, 485, 491,530, 533, 534, 536, 575, 586. Report on first day of battle of Shiloh, 48-50, 53. Retreat to Tupelo, 60. Surrender of Command, 60-61. Letter from Davis concerning Hood's campaign into Tennessee, 482. Conference with Davis in Greensboro, N. C., 576-79. Bell, General, 458, 459. Belmont, Mo., Battle of, 14. Benjamin, Judah P., 516, 589. Extract of letter to J. E. Johnston concerning Fort Donelson, 32-33. Bennet, General, 626-27. Benton (gunboat), 203. Bentonville, N. C., Battle of, 540. Berwick's Bay, Battle of, 350-51. Bethel Church, Battle of, 14. Big Black, Battle of, 343-44, 346. Bill of Rights, 620. Blair, Major, 350-51. Francis P., 522. Attempt to negotiate peace, 517-21. Blockade (U. S.) of Confederate ports, 314, 316-17, 321-22. Boone, Daniel, 356. Borke, Col. Heros von, 427. Boston (ship), 237. Boswell, Captain, 303. Boteler, Alexander R., 447. Boutwell, George S., 420. Bowen, Gen. John S., 37, 333, 334-35, 336,