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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—secession. (search)
ederate government to remove its Headquarters to Richmond, until they could be transferred to Washington. These violent measures met with a strong opposition on the part of those counties occupying the western slopes and elevated valleys of the Alleghanies. This region, known by the name of Western Virginia, had been settled for the most part by people who had come from the north-east, like those who settled the State of Ohio, from which it was only separated by the river of that name. Theseed by the State convention. The Richmond authorities could not tolerate this secession in opposition to that which they had just proclaimed. It would have been to belie the pretended unanimity of the South. Reinforcements were sent across the Alleghanies to their few partisans, who had already taken up arms, and the militia troops of Virginia made a movement to seize the only railway in that part of the country, the line of the Baltimore and Ohio, which was of great service to the Federals i
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
in a multitude of valleys. Except among the Alleghanies, no clearly defined division of waters ocaving this point, it follows the chain of the Alleghanies, from south-west to north-east as far as s an elongated triangle extending between the Alleghanies and the sea, its highest elevation being slight undulation of surface, connecting the Alleghanies with Florida, separates the Atlantic slopa and the Kentucky, descend directly from the Alleghanies towards this river, and yet, their currenbranch which, availing itself of a gap in the Alleghanies, runs direct from Chattanooga to connect of country comprised between the Ohio and the Alleghanies, already without navigable rivers, is alsto force his way into the upper gorges of the Alleghanies. Retracing his steps as soon as he was awar was fought. The parallel ridges of the Alleghanies, which extend from south-west to north-ead country, between two parallel chains of the Alleghanies, extends from the vicinity of the James t[6 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
fields, extending from the Mississippi to the Alleghanies, were to form a line of operation connect of the Cumberland Mountains, a branch of the Alleghanies, and the Ohio. The third, still more to ipal United States roads, which, crossing the Alleghanies, connects Kentucky with North Carolina. obstacles among the successive ridges of the Alleghanies, across which it would be difficult to cadicular branch connects with the ridge of the Alleghenies to the eastward, separating the waters ofhe other water-courses which descend from the Alleghanies into the Ohio basin are only so many obstnd, where they occupied the two slopes of the Alleghanies. The second had been conquered by McCleled men behind him, to guard the passes of the Alleghanies which led into Eastern Virginia. Jackson command the most important road crossing the Alleghanies. Reynolds, having received reinforcemed of Maryland, occupied the two slopes of the Alleghanies; General Kelley's brigade covered the lin[5 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
l first with those which were about to operate west of the Alleghanies. As we have seen, these were divided into three distirce with which to exercise a surveillance at once over the Alleghanies and the Mississippi. Alarmed by the defeat of Crittenck with the command of all the armies situated west of the Alleghanies. The co-operation of the armies of Buell and Grant,stance from northeast to south-west, along the foot of the Alleghanies, it pursues a course almost due west for nearly one huvantage of it to return with the reader to the east of the Alleghanies; for since the battle of Pea Ridge no military event dof the country. All their forces were concentrated in the Alleghanies; and Lee, having been summoned to Richmond, had been sand mild, and Jackson's soldiers crossed the gorges of the Alleghanies with a firm step, in the hope of surprising the Federath was followed by all the small bands operating among the Alleghanies; and the railroad between Cumberland and Hancock being