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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 272 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 122 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. 100 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 90 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 84 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 82 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 II. 82 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 74 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion 70 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 70 0 Browse Search
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t to Fort Smith, Arkansas, and intending to desert from that place and make his way to Mississippi. He was attached to the 2d Missouri regiment, Col. Martin. Instead of going to Fort Smith, this regiment was ordered, via Columbus, Ohio, to Western Virginia, and formed part of the command of Gen. Rosecrans. He says he was in the battle of Carnafax Ferry, or Ganley Cliffs, as it is called by the Federals. I questioned him particularly about this engagement and its results to the Lincoln arishing creek disaster, repulse the advance of the Federalists into East Tennessee, and lead our forces to victory. The young Mississippian, after an unsuccessful effort to desert, succeeded on a second trial. He made his way through South western Virginia into Tennessee, was arrested and taken to Cumberland Gap, then brought to this place. He soon enlisted as a recruit for a company in the harbor of Charleston, S. C. The day before he was to start he was attacked with typhoid fever, from
my. I immediately turned out the whole of my command and prepared to meet them. I ordered Hansborough's battalion, the 31st Virginia, commanded by Major Boykin, and Reager's battalion, to occupy the crest of the mountain on the right to guard against approach from that quarter. On this hill there were no defences. There were some fields and felled timber beyond, which reached the crest of the mountain. The enemy advanced to our front, and, conducted by a guide, a Union man from Western Virginia, who was familiar with the roads and trails in the vicinity, turned off from the turnpike about a mile from our position, near the base of the mountain, and reached our right by a trait which led into a road coming into the field slightly in our rear; as they approached this position, pickets thrown out from Hansborough's battalion discovered them and reported them as advancing in strong force.--About a quarter past 7 A. M. the enemy advanced, and a terrific fire commenced. The enemy o
ron Works. House bill to refund to E. W. Bayley a sum of money erroneously paid by him into the Treasury. Yeas 31, nays none. Order of the day. On motion of Mr. Newman, the order of the day, to raise a force for the defence of Western Virginia, was postponed until to-morrow (Wednesday) Stay law. On motion of Mr. Coghill, the bill known as the "Stay Law" was taken up and made the order of the day for Thursday. The war tax. On motion of Mr. Johnson, the bill assumird, as promptly as practicable, to the further construction and completion, westwardly, of the Covington and Ohio Railroad, so as most speedily to make the same available for transportation purposes for the military defence and protection in Western Virginia: Provided, that said Confederate States bonds shall not be sold at less than their pay value, and that the amount obtained and applied as herein directed shall, to that extent, be taken as so much out of the existing appropriation by the Sta