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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 452 6 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 260 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 174 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 117 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 107 7 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 89 17 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 85 83 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 77 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 72 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 52 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in 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.. You can also browse the collection for Fort Fisher (North Carolina, United States) or search for Fort Fisher (North Carolina, United States) in all documents.

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eek not to disguise the fact that I honor and esteem some of our commanders as I do not others, I have been blind neither to the errors of the former nor to the just claims of the latter — that my high estimation of Grant and Sherman (for instance) has not led me to conceal or soften the lack of reasonable precautions which so nearly involved their country in deplorable if not irremediable disaster at Pittsburg Landing. So with Banks's mishap at Sabine Cross-roads and Butler's failure at Fort Fisher. On the other hand, I trust my lack of faith in such officers as Buell and Fitz John Porter has not led me to represent them as incapable or timorous soldiers. What I believe in regard to these and many more of their school is, that they were misplaced — that they halted between their love of country and their traditional devotion to Slavery — that they clung to the hope of a compromise which should preserve both Slavery and the Union, long after all reasonable ground of hope had vanish<
ed the debate May 26. in an able speech for the bills; and the confiscation bill was passed — Yeas 82; Nays 63. The Emancipation bill was next taken up; when, after rejecting several amendments, the vote was taken on its passage, and it was defeated: Yeas 74 (all Republicans); Nays 78--fifteen members elected as Republicans voting Nay, with all the Democrats and all the Border-State men. The Republicans voting Nay were Messrs. Dawes and Delano, of Mass., Diven, of N. Y., Dunn, of Ind., Fisher, of Del., Horton, of Ohio, Wm. Kellogg, of Ill., Killinger, of Pa., Mitchell, of Ind., Nixon, of N. J., Norton, of Ill., Porter, of Ind., A. H. Rice, of Mass., Stratton, of N. J., and Train, of Mass. Mr. Porter, of Ind., now moved May 27. a reconsideration; which narrowly escaped defeat, on a motion by Mr. Holman that it do lie on the table: Yeas 69; Nays 73. The reconsideration prevailed: Yeas 84; Nays 64: and the bill was recommitted, with instructions to report a substitute already
dsboroa Butler and Weitzel's expedition to Fort Fisher the powder Ship Porter's bombardment Butig.-Gens. Weitzel and Graham to reconnoiter Fort Fisher, the main defense of the seaward approachesould have probably reduced the garrisons of Fort Fisher and its adjuncts to a minimum; but even thefilled with gunpowder under the sea-wall of Fort Fisher, and there exploding it; trusting that, at ng be effected whilst the enemy still holds Fort Fisher amid the batteries guarding the entrance toport of Wilmington would be sealed. Should Fort Fisher and the point of land on which it is built Weitzel fail to effect a landing at or near Fort Fisher, they will be returned to the armies operatavy Department that the fleet was still off Fort Fisher, and ready for a fresh attempt, Grant prompRebel commanders to look quietly on and see Fort Fisher taken. They were not long compelled to end of North Carolina, landing Feb. 9. near Fort Fisher. He found here Gen. Terry, with 8,000 men,[3 more...]
in command( at Fortress Monroe, 574; menaces Petersburg and Richmond, 575; commands the first Fort Fisher expedition, 708; declines to assault Fort Fisher, 711; returns to the James, 711. ButterfiFort Fisher, 711; returns to the James, 711. Butterfield, Gen. D. C., at Gaines's Mill, 146; at Malvern Hill, 165; at Gettysburg, 380 to 389. C. Cabell, Gen., repulse of, at Fayetteville, 448; routed by Gen. Brown at Booneville, 453; captured b the troops, 49; Floyd and Forrest escape, 50; the surrender, 50; losses sustained at, 51. Fort Fisher, N. G., Gen. Terry assaults and captures, 713. Fort Henry, Tenn., defenses of, 45; attacke3; 81; Charleston, 465-7 ; 529; Corinth, 226 to 231; Fort Darling, 141; Fort Donelson, 47-50; Fort Fisher, 711; 713; Fort Gaines, 651; Fort Henry, 45; Fort Hindman, 292; Fort McAllister, Ga., 693: Forry, Gen. Alfred H., menaces James Island, 475; assaults Fort Wagner, 481; assaults and takes Fort Fisher, 713; helps capture Wilmington, 715. Tew, Col., 2d N. C., killed at Antietam, 210. Texa