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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 104 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 81 7 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 34 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 31 31 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 30 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 7: Prisons and Hospitals. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 24 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 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 24 0 Browse Search
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence 20 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 18 0 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 17 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Barksdale's Mississippi Brigade at Fredericksburg. (search)
ksdale to fall back to our main line on the crest of the hills, which he did soon after dark. The fighting lasted until about that time. The brigade occupied a cut in the side of the hill until 10 o'clock the following day, December 12th. During the night of the 11th the enemy crossed over two divisions, and other troops crossed during the 12th. Barksdale had been engaged continuously for forty-eight hours, and was ordered back for rest and food. We went into camp in a woods behind Marye's Heights, where we remained until the morning of the 13th. General Thos. R. R. Cobb, with his brigade of Georgians, took position in the sunken road, or cut, at the foot of Marye's Hill, in front of the city. When the Mississippians who had thus far stood the brunt of the attack, marched over the ridge to rest, carrying their guns at a right shoulder, cheer after cheer rang out from along the line. Little hope was entertained that any of them would escape that dreadful bombardment, and when
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.20 (search)
Federal veterans who took part in the battles of the Civil War here in 1862, and members of General Humphrey's division, which made its heroic charge against Marye's Heights, but was repulsed by the Confederates with a heavy loss of men. Notables present. Prominent among the visitors were Captain George F. Baer, president ofders of the Confederate artillery proclaimed the disastrous repulse of two brigades of Pennsylvania soldiers who were ordered to the hopeless task of storming Marye's Heights. They consisted of the First Brigade of General Humphrey's division of the Fifth Army Corps, commanded by Brigadier-General Tyler, embracing the 134th Regime the monument is the following inscription: Erected by Pennsylvania to commemorate the charge of General Humphrey's Division of Fifth Army Corps on Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862; 134th, 129th, 126th, gist, 1333d, 155th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. It is a beautiful piece of work of Stony Creek, Conn.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.22 (search)
On historic Spots. From the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, July 23, 1899. A visit to the Battlefield around Fredericksburg—Days of War vividly recalled. Marye's Heights—Salem Church, Chancellorsville—The Wilderness— recollections of Officers—The Monuments—Notes. A correspondent of the Washington Post, who recently accompanates, in a long line, which extended several miles from Hamilton's Crossing on the right to Beck's Island upon the left. Almost in the centre of the line was Marye's Heights, a hill about 200 feet high, with a fine mansion at the summit of its grassy slope, and with a stone wall and a sunken road at its foot. From the wall to thell, round hole of the minie-ball. The slaughter below the Heights. As the party stood upon the hill top, the story of the awful slaughter at the foot of Marye's Heights was retold. In the road below was the monument which marked the spot where General Cobb was killed, with the house still standing over which came the sh
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
167 Lassiter, Charles T., Address of, 126 Lee, Gen. R. E. At Appomattox, 15 His self-denying greatness, 294 The quintessence of Virginia, 294 When a private soldier seized his bridle, 204 Lincoln, Abraham, His kindly feeling toward the South, 254 Emancipation Proclamation of, 60 McLaws, Gen. L., 24 Madison, James, small of stature, 47 Magistrates, The, of Virginia, 303 Mahone Gen. Wm., 171 prowess of, 174 Marshall, John, Sketch of, 45 His unaffected bearing, 309 Marye's Heights, Storming of, 175 Fearful mortality at, 176, 198 Mason, Geo., Sketch of, 50 Memorable Challenge, A, 304 Memphis, Capture of by Forrest, 180 Minor, Benj. Blake, 370 Moffett, W. L., 14th Va. Cavalry, 16 Monroe James Sketch of, 52 Moore, J. Staunton, 28 Moore Surgeon General S. P., 87 Mortality in Confederate and Federal Prisons, Contrasted and Explained, 226 Morton Howard, on dauntless charge of V. M. I. Cadets, 283 Muskets used as harpoons, 166 Myers, Gustav