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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 68 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 52 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 34 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1862., [Electronic resource] 34 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 30 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1862., [Electronic resource] 22 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. 22 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 Bowling Green (Indiana, United States) or search for Bowling Green (Indiana, 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)
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 Nor 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 Branctween the Chickahominy and Hanover Court-house, that it might be within reach of Richmond or Bowling Green, as circumstances should require. On announcing McDowell's departure, Mr. Lincoln requested General McClellan to make a movement on his right to cut the communications between Bowling Green and Richmond, and to seize the two railroad bridges on the South Anna, in order that he might the mouit of Jackson, instead of following in his tracks, had quickly brought back his troops from Bowling Green to Richmond. The position of the army of the Potomac seemed, on the other hand, to invite
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
and attack Richmond by way of the James, or to march upon the capital of Virginia by way of Bowling Green. Burnside's plan was to leave the enemy at Culpepper, keep on the left bank of the Rappahbut one movement to make to the rear, to obtain possession of Fredericksburg, and perhaps of Bowling Green also, where he would have been halfway to Richmond. The result of Burnside's plan, on the ce Road is called Hamilton's Crossing, which was the first station between Fredericksburg and Bowling Green. The hilly country comprised between Bernard's Cabin and Hamilton's Crossing presented a frfar as the Massaponax; after crossing this stream, it inclines southward in the direction of Bowling Green, thus turning the extreme right of the line of battle of the Confederates. Burnside's plan,ivision following the Telegraph Road, Franklin with the remainder of Hooker's troops that of Bowling Green. The two partial attacks were but the prelude to this operation, which supposed the adversa