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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 703 687 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 558 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 529 203 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 90 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 83 23 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 81 23 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 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 68 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 66 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 62 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 54 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for Spottsylvania (Virginia, United States) or search for Spottsylvania (Virginia, United States) in all documents.

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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Dranesville, Va. (search)
rudely broken on a memorable winter afternoon of 1861. The roar of cannon and the rattle of musketry announced to the village and the surrounding country that the tide of war, which had rolled at a distance, was now right at hand. Comparative estimates. Compared with the mighty engagements of the after conflict, this so-called battle of Dranesville is but an insignificant incident in the War Between the States. Measured by the slaughter of such conflicts as Antietam, Gettysburg or Spotsylvania, it assumes little more than the dimensions of a hotly contested skirmish. Yet in that first year of the war it was called a battle, and to it, at the time, there was attached an importance that at this day scarcely justified. The press of the North proudly pointed to it as the first Federal victory south of the Potomac. Secretary of War Simon Cameron wrote General McCall a few days after the battle: It (the battle of Dranesville) is one of the bright spots that give assurance of the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Warren Blues—Extra Billy's men: Roll of officers and men of a famous band of Veterans. (search)
Updike, John B., second lieutenant and first lieutenant, captain; wounded at Spotsylvania, 12th of May, 1864, and retired. Funkhouser, Robert D., Jr., second lieuton, William A., corporal, the man who led General Lee's horse to the rear at Spotsylvania. Claig, John T., private, wounded (dead). Claig, Parkinson, private, wcaptured June 3, 1864 (living). McFarland, Robert M., private, wounded at Spotsylvania (dead). Pomeroy, Thomas M., private, killed at Spotsylvania. Rinker, JSpotsylvania. Rinker, John W., private, wounded June 3, 1864, and died. Ridenour, John W., private, wounded and captured (dead). Ridgeway, William H., private, killed at Spotsylvania.Spotsylvania. Robertson, Daniel, private, wounded and never returned. Rudacelle, Isaac, private, wounded June 3, 1864, captured (living). Rudacelle, George W., private, k private, killed at the Wilderness. Vincent, Richard, private, wounded at Spotsylvania (dead). Walker, James H., private, wounded and disabled at first and Sept