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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 834 834 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 436 332 Browse Search
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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies. 130 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 126 112 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 116 82 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 110 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) 76 6 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers. Vol. XVIII. Richmond, Va., January-December. 1890. The battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864. An Address delivered before the A. P. Hill Camp of Confederate Veterans, of Petersburg, Va., in that city, on the 24th of June, 1890. by Comrade George S. Bernard. comrades: It was my fortune as a member of the Petersburg Riflemen, Company E, Twelfth Virginia Infantry, General William Mahone's brigade, to take part in the memorable engagement known as The Battle of the Crater, and it is now proposed to give some account of the action—to tell a war story from the standpoint of a high private in the rear rank, supplementing information within my personal knowledge with some material drawn from other sources believed to be reliable—this being necessary to a proper understanding of what will be told. On Saturday morning, the 30th of July, 1864, when the mine under the angle in the Confederate's works around Petersburg, known as Elliott's sailent,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 2 (search)
ch frightful loss of life. If what I have written has interested the reader and has given him a clearer conception of this closing scene of the seven days battles around Richmond, the sketch will have served its purpose. George S. Bernard. Petersburg, Va., September 23, 1887. The truth of history. Defence of Fort Gregg—The battle of Jericho Ford—Troops surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse—Last official reports made to General Lee after the surrender, etc. In the account of the Unveiling of the Soldiers' Monument in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Va., from the correspondent of the Richmond (Va.) Dispatch, and published in its issue of June 8, 1890, and republished in the Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. XVII, pp. 388-403, occurs the following misstatement: Fort Gregg, whose defence by the small band of gallant Mississippians was one of the bravest, most glorious, and most stubborn in the annals of the war. This inadvertant publication has elicited from Gener<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 3 (search)
hnson and Hampton and of their noble compatriots who imperiled all in the defence of home, in the cause of truth, in the maintenance of right, in the support of freedom, and in the exhibition of every trait appertaining to exalted manhood. Last days of Johnston's Army. A Comrade's experience with Gen. L. S. Baker's command at Weldon, N. C., during the fifteen days preceding Johnston's surrender at Greensboro, N. C. an Address delivered before A. P. Hill Camp Confederate Veterans, at Petersburg, Va. by James M. Mullen. comrades: Looking back, perhaps I am justified in saying that my lines during the late war were, in one sense, cast in pleasant places. At the time, and while the conflict was raging, I did not think so; but blessings brighten as they take their flight. Hudibras says that He who fights and runs away, Will live to fight another day; and thinking on my marcies during the piping times of peace that have succeeded the late unpleasantness, I have learned to
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 33 (search)
ent and dance, and daybreak found most of them on their way home. * * [Vi.] near Petersburg, Va., September 29, 1864. * * * The enemy along the lines have been in motion ever since nineas been heavy cavalry skirmishing to our right. The enemy, I understand, have-possession of Fort Harrison, nearChafin's Bluff, on the north side of the James. We have been under marching orders allo learn his name, though he belongs to the Seventh regiment. * * * [Ix.] near Petersburg, Virginia, October 11, 1864. * * * Last Sunday I had an Episcopal minister with me, who comes frkees have destroyed all of the houses in front of their lines. * * * * [X.] near Petersburg, Va., October 12, 1864. See Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume IX, page 355.—History great many of them and to hear their remarks after such a fight. * * [Xi.] near Petersburg, Va., October 14, 1864. * * * There was a great disposition on the part of some to pillage.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
., Death of, 94. Ord, Gen. E. O. C., Testimony of, as to the battle of the Crater, 27. Palmer, D. D., Rev B M., His Discourse on Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, 210; first President of the Southern Historical Society, 352. Patterson, Hon., Josiah, Address of, 191. Patton, Col. John M., 327. Patton, Gov. John M., 327. Patton, Dr., Wm. Fairlie, 326. Pegram's Battery, Capt. R. G., 20. Pegram's Battalion of Artillery, 35. Pegram. Col. Wm., his ardor and courage, 72. Petersburg, Va., Battles Around, in 1864, 41. Picheret, Rev. Father H. A., Impressive Prayer by, 295. Pike, Gen., Albert, Death of, 94. Pitcher, Gen. James A., 48. Pleasants. Lt.-Col. Henry 23. Point Lookout Prison Life, Address by Col. C. T. Loehr, 113; Account of, by Rev. J. B. Traywick, 431. Poindexter, Charles, 422. Polk, Gen., Leonidas, His Life at West Point, 371; death of, 380. Powell, Maj. W. H., His article, The Tragedy of the Crater, 23. Porter, Gen., Fitz John, on