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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 388 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 347 1 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. 217 51 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 164 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 153 1 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. 146 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 132 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 128 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 128 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 122 0 Browse Search
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e first time, he had command of the regiment, and right bly Wherever the death-dealing of the enemy fell thickest, there was he steed encouraging the men to He was the perfect picture of an leader, and the recollection of that day will create a halo about his noble old head that shall shine upon his virtues alone, building the moralist to the frailties of his generous nature, making his memory in years a sacred thing. On the morning of July 21st, the regiment was ordered to cross Bull Run, and take position in an adjacent field. Gently rising hill, topped with a scant growth of pines, served to hide us from the view of the enemy; but they seemed to know our position, for a terrible fire of shot and shell rained from one of their batteries in our front, bursting in fearful proximity all around us, or crashing through the woods in our rear where a South Carolina regiment was entrenched. Having ordered a halt Major Skinner thus addressed us "Boys, we have got to take that ba
der arrest for failing to capture Floyd's twenty-two hundred men with five to seven thousand. Nelson, frightened by the daring and gallant expedition of our cavalry against Guyandotte took a sudden and headlong retreat from the vicinity of Pound Gap, dropping several of his cannon, drowning many of his horses in the river, and leaving tents, baggage, and supplies in glorious confusion all along the path of his unpursued retreat. The enemy's force before Zollicoffer caught the same Bull Run fever that seems to seize his armies in turn everywhere with equal violence. We published, a few days ago, their own melancholy tale of the dreadful flight. It was the most marvelous phenomenon we recollect to have read of in all the history of wars and marchings. The flight was precipitate and disastrous, and the loss of property immense. It suddenly relieved us of the danger which threatened us in East Tennessee and Southwestern Virginia. Then came the unaccountable retreat of Hu