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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 146 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. 41 5 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 40 2 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 37 13 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 27 9 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 26 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 24 0 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 23 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 16 2 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 16 0 Browse Search
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tions in the river at Trent's Reach, are increasing them by sinking stones and driving piles. It may be that they apprehend the approach of a fleet of Confederate rams, and seek by this means to prevent such an occurrence. The Weldon railroad. On Wednesday, the 29th of June, the Sixth Federal Army Corps, General Wright commanding, accompanied by Sheridan, with two brigades of cavalry, moved down to Reams's station, on the Petersburg and Weldon railroad, for the purpose of relieving Wilson and Kantz from their unpleasant situation. They were, however, too late to be of any service, for the raiders had been routed and were Hying in every direction. Determined not to have their march for nothing, they halted and proceeded to fortify the place. They went to work industriously, and in fifteen or sixteen hours had erected a series of most formidable breast works, which display considerable engineering skill. On Thursday morning at three o'clock scouts brought in a report that t
abama's deck, near one of the divisions killing fifteen out of the nineteen men, and scattering bones and flesh in all directions and cutting one man entirely in two. One of the Alabama's crew says the scuppers literally "ran blood" Third Lieutenant Wilson, also taken prisoner, says he was knocked down four times, but escaped without a wound. From the deck of the Kearsage it could be plainly seen that her effective and destructive fire was seriously injuring the Alabama, and as each-s, giving as a reason that he had no room to keep them in, immediately paroled the prisoners--five officers and sixty-two men — and they went on shore. The officers thus paroled were Surgeon Gulf, formerly of the United States Navy. Third Lieutenant Wilson, Third Engineer Pandt, Chief Engineer Freeman, and the boatswale. Several other officers, whose names I have not yet been able to ascertain, were picked up by French boats. It is doubtful whether the action of Capt. Winslow, in par
s in a position where he is likely to lose as many more, if he will stay till the first of October; Sheridan has been beaten within an inch of his life, Kantz and Wilson have lost all their artillery, all the negroes, spoons, and other plunder they had in possession, three thousand horses, thousands of small arms, untold amounts oomattox round by the Lynchburg and Danville Railroad, the upper waters of the James, and the Blue Ridge Mountain, " Well, they have tried it, and ask Sheridan and Wilson how it has turned out. But hear this; "In fact, if Gen Grant can but maintain his army in fact where it now is, we do not see how it is at all possible, with theave made him Lieutenant General, instead of Grant, If he cannot fight so well, he can run laster, and the Yankees admire a fleet-footed General, like Sheridan and Wilson. From the following occurrence, we judge his claims are rising with the rank and file of the army, and will be forced upon the President. A gentleman, in conver