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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 58 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 7 1 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 6 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 6 0 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) 6 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 5 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
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t had seemed madness to attack, while Sheridan and his admirable staff were on every part of the line, shouting Forward, forward everything! and to all inquiries for instruction the reply was still Go on; don't stop; go on! Formations were little heeded in the rush, but the whole Confederate line broke from its trenches. Pond's Shenandoah, p. 177. General Early justly sums it up, My whole force retired in considerable confusion. In this sudden attack and victory few men fell. At Tom's Brook (October 8, 9), a purely cavalry fight, where Sheridan directed Torbert to set off at daylight and whip the rebel cavalry or get whipped himself, Lowell's brigade, including his own regiment (the 2d Mass. Cavalry), were engaged; and Torbert wrote afterwards that the cavalry totally covered themselves with glory, and added to their list victories ... the most decisive the country has ever witnessed. They captured prisoners, guns, ambulances, headquarters, wagons, everything on wheels, it