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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. 48 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 28 2 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 24 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. 22 0 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 16 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 12 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 5 1 Browse Search
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in command at Cairo, had made a spirited demonstration on the little steamboat landing known as Belmont, on the Missouri side of the Mississippi, opposite Columbus, Ky. Columbus was then the Headquary proceeded to Hunter's Point, some two to three miles above the ferry connecting Columbus with Belmont, where the whole array was debarked on the Missouri shore, formed in line of battle, and pushed forward as rapidly as possible, to overwhelm the somewhat inferior force of Rebels encamped at Belmont. This movement was rather annoyed than checked by a small Rebel detachment promptly thrown forfrom which we extract the following spirited account of the battle: The design was to reach Belmont just before daylight; but, owing to unavoidable delays in embarking, it was 8 o'clock before th up the battle as follows: To recapitulate: We had about 4,000 men; attacked about 3,000 at Belmont, and drove them from the field; when they were reenforced by 4,000 from above and 3,000 below,
e been cleared of armed foes by a concerted and resolute advance, Sherman was telegraphing furiously to the War Department for large reenforcements; and, when visited at Louisville, on the 18th, by Secretary Cameron and Adjt.-Gen. Thomas, he gravely informed them that lie should need 200,000 men to recover and hold Kentucky; when, in fact, there were not 40,000 Rebels in arms within the limits of that State. Pollard, writing of the early part of November, says: Despite the victory of Belmont, our situation in Kentucky was one of extreme weakness, and entirely at the mercy of the enemy, if he had not been imposed upon by false representations of the number of our forces at Bowling Green. * * * About the middle of September, Gen. Buckner advanced, with a small force of about 4,000 men, which was increased, by the 15th of October, to 12,000; and, though other accessions of force were received, it continued at about the same strength until the end of November, measles and other
's charge, 592. Doubleday, Capt. Abner, at Fort Sumnter, 444. Dougherty, Col., wounded at Belmont, 597. Dougherty, Lieut., killed at Belmont, 597. Douglas, Stephen A., 189; 194; reports aBelmont, 597. Douglas, Stephen A., 189; 194; reports a bill to organize Oregon, 196; proposes to extend the 36° 80′ line to the Pacific, 197; 198; reports a bill to admit California, and organize Utah and New Mexico, 207; 222; bill to organize Nebraska,st coercion, 402. La Salle, voyages on the Mississippi, 54; 147. Lauman, Col., wounded at Belmont, 697. Laurel Hill, Va., fight at, 522-3. Laurens, Henry, letter from Washington to, 19; 2 N. Y., 122; extract from his Message, 124; 186; 222; 273. Markle, Capt., (Union,) killed at Belmont, 597. Marmaduke, Col., routed at Booneville, Mo., 574. Marshall, Chief Justice, 106; 109; betrayed to Rebels, 413. McClelland, Robert, of Mich., 189. McClurken, Major, wounded at Belmont, 697. McClernand, John A., of Ills., 189; 195; 306; 562-3; 597. McCrillis, Mr., of Me., d