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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 82 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 62 6 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 32 32 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 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 19 1 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. 14 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 0 Browse Search
Judith White McGuire, Diary of a southern refugee during the war, by a lady of Virginia 8 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 I. 8 0 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 4: The Cavalry (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 8 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 8 0 Browse Search
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mber of Government wagons went across the Long Bridge loaded with picks, shovels, and all manner of tools of that description, and accompanied by a full corps of carpenters and workmen. The United States forces are now busily engaged in throwing up fortifications on the heights of the Virginia bank of the Potomac. The whole of Sherman's battery (six pieces) crossed the Long Bridge in the advance during the night, two pieces going to Alexandria, and four pieces turning off to the right, Arlington way. At noon to-day Rickett's Light Artillery (six pieces) also went over the river from here. Col. Wilcox, of the Michigan Regiment, is now in command at Alexandria. The citizens of Alexandria appeared terrified. Many of the Union men shouted for joy at the success of the military demonstration, declaring that free speech and free institutions were again established there. --Washington Star, May 24. The movement upon Virginia. The Government, at last, has moved in force u
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 218.-N. Y. Seventh Regiment papers. (search)
Doc. 218.-N. Y. Seventh Regiment papers. Headquarters Department, Washington, May 26th, 1861 Colonel Lefferts, Commanding N. Y. Seventh Regiment: Sir: Your regiment has accomplished all that was intended by it in crossing over to Arlington to take possession of the heights, and have labored on the intrenchments manfully, also. The security of this city renders it imperative you should resume your encampment on this side; and you will this afternoon march over accordingly, and hold your regiment here ready to turn out when called upon. Very respectfully, J. H. K. Mansfield, Brig.-Gen., and Commanding. Washington, D. C., April 29, 1861, Headquarters, commanders of companies, 8TH Regiment, Massachusetts Vol. Militia. To Col. Lefferts, officers, and members, New York Seventh Regiment: At a meeting of this regiment, held this morning, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted: Whereas, The trials and fortunes of war have brought us into close
Doc. 221.-skirmish at Fairfax Court-House. The following is the official report of General McDowell to General Scott, of the fight at Fairfax Court-House. Lieutenant Tompkins, who commanded the company, was severely wounded, so much so that he was unable to make his report:-- Headquarters, Department of Eastern Virginia, Arlington, June 1, 1861. Colonel E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters of the Army, Washington:-- Sir: The following facts have just been reported to me by the Orderly Sergeant of Company B, of the Second cavalry, commanded by Lieutenant Tompkins, the commanding officer being too unwell to report in person. It appears that a company of the Second cavalry, commanded by Lieutenant Tompkins, aggregate number seventy-five, left their camp at half-past 10 o'clock last night on a scouting expedition. They reached Fairfax Court-House about three in the morning, where they found several hundred men stationed--Captain Ewell, late of the Uni
Doc. 227 1/2-Gent. McDowell's proclamation, in reference to damages caused by the war. The following is an important order from Gen. McDowell: Headquarters Department of N. E. Virginia, Arlington, June 2, 1861. General order No. 4.--Statements of the amount, kind, and value of all private property taken and used for Government purposes, and of the damage done in any way to private property, by reason of the occupation of this section of the country by the United States troops, will, as soon as practicable, be made out and transmitted to department Headquarters of brigades by the commanders of brigades and officers in charge of the several fortifications. These statements will exhibit: First.--The quantity of land taken possession of for the several field works, and the kind and value of the crops growing thereon, if any. Second.--The quantity of land used for the several encampments, and the kind and value of the growing crops, if any. Third.--The number, size