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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 84 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 54 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 41 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 36 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. 36 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 32 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1861., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 20 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for Aquia Creek (Virginia, United States) or search for Aquia Creek (Virginia, United States) in all documents.

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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
hmond, the Confederates could not have offered any serious resistance to the Federals. This region has two railroads. One, running north and south, leads from Aquia Creek to Richmond, through Fredericksburg and Bowling Green, and crosses to the south of the latter town the two branches of the Pamunky, called the North Anna and thst between these two branches, and passing the second near Hanover Court-house crosses the Chickahominy at Meadow Bridge to enter Richmond more to east than the Aquia Creek road. The Confederates had placed Anderson at Bowling Green with twelve or fifteen thousand men for the purpose of holding Mc-Dowell in check, and Branch's dwas a profound secret. Following the road to Louisa Court-house, as if on his way to reinforce Jackson, Stuart encamped in the evening at the railway-bridge of Aquia Creek, on the South Anna. Before daylight on the 14th, he turned suddenly to the right in the direction of Hanover Court-house, where two squadrons of the Fifth regu
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
ads, and a few days later he was ordered to Aquia Creek. In order to conform himself to Halleck'ming McClellan that his army must return to Aquia Creek. The latter protested in vain, in behalf o Washington; Burnside was made commander of Aquia Creek; McClellan retained the direction of the aretachments of troops to guard the depots at Aquia Creek, so that these five divisions, which on therals had established important depots. The Aquia Creek line ran to Fredericksburg, whence it penetn of the army of the Potomac was to land at Aquia Creek, Halleck had directed him to keep up his cowo diverging lines, those of Alexandria and Aquia Creek, and obliged to defend both of them. We sh thus cut him off either from Washington or Aquia Creek. But if he had fallen back upon either of aken between two fires. He could retire to Aquia Creek, but this would uncover Washington. He juslleck had so unadvisedly ordered to land at Aquia Creek, and who, coming up on his transports, join[17 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
ck upon Fredericksburg, either to embark at Aquia Creek with the best portion of his army, and attaedericksburg, they should have been sent to Aquia Creek by water, to be wagoned from thence to Falmme day that the pontons should be landed at Aquia Creek, and that the latter could be taken across coincidence, the presence of the pontons at Aquia Creek before the arrival of the army at Falmouth,pectation of finding his bridge equipage at Aquia Creek as soon as his heads of column should arrivns as to the time it was required to be at Aquia Creek, nor the part it was to play during the camght them into the bay of Belle Plaine, near Aquia Creek, on the 18th. No Federal soldier had as yeed for the construction of landing-piers at Aquia Creek, but this work, which the shallow waters inhree days march to find fresh supplies near Aquia Creek. Sumner was the first to start, on the morned of the arrival of several transports at Aquia Creek. This was sufficient to enable him to form[2 more...]