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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 283 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 274 14 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 168 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 147 55 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 94 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 82 8 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 76 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 76 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 70 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 66 0 Browse Search
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e rebel left was in the woods, directly in of Gen. Hooker, and their force was posted across the valley between us and Sharpsburg, in a very nearly parallel with that of the Federal . The account says: General Hooker had the honor to open thihe valley immediately west of that portion of the Blue Ridge known as the South Mountains, and to the east and north of Sharpsburg, almost in a semi-circle, the concave side of which is to the town. Unlike most of the valleys in this Blue Ridge couneems to observe no decorum in respect to its course, but has to be crossed every ten minutes, ride which way you will. Sharpsburg lies on the western sale of the valley, and a little to the south from our point of view. Right across the valley from the northeast runs the turnpike from Boonsboro' to Sharpsburg. Two little villages — Porterstown and Keetersville, or Keedysville — lie on the eastern side of the valley, at the foot of the South Mountains. Numerous fine farm-houses dot the valley
d is now on the South bank of the river. The reports heretofore received and which we were inclined to credit, that only a portion of the army had recrossed, prove to have been not well founded. From gentlemen who arrived last evening from the immediate presence of the army, we are assured that the whole column crossed, and the crossing was effected without the slightest attempt of the enemy to obstruct our passage. Of the desperate and bloody battle of Wednesday, in the vicinity of Sharpsburg, we have very few additional particulars. Hon. A. R. Boteler, who participated in the fight as an aid of General Jackson, arrived here last night. He represents the engagement as resulting decidedly in our favor and the victory obtained by our forces, if not complete, at least great and satisfactory. He left the army on Friday, after the larger portion of it had crossed the river. He speaks in the most hopeful and cheering manner of the operations of our forces in Maryland and the Lowe