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Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 103 1 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 57 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. 48 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 46 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 43 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 42 2 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 41 1 Browse Search
Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley) 40 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 35 1 Browse Search
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rong reason to believe that we could maintain our position even against such terrible odds, we did not think it prudent to hazard so much. We had despatched General Wise in the morning for reinforcements, and he had declined to send them for fear of an attack upon him by General Cox. We had also sent couriers for the North Car I had the misfortune to lose my horse and all my baggage, except my bed, saddle, bridle, pistols, and sword. At eight o'clock last night I was despatched to General Wise for reinforcements, and my friend, Captain Peters, very kindly mounted me on a fresh horse of his own, while I left mine in the camp. When I returned this mors. We are now pitching our tents at this place, on the main Charleston road, about fifteen miles from Gauley Bridge, and fifty-five miles west of Lewisburg. General Wise is encamped at Dogwood Gap, a few miles above us, while a portion of his force holds the Hawk's Nest, below us. It may not be prudent to say what our next move
lowing account of the operations of Floyd's and Wise's forces in Western Virginia, is given by a cor the Wilderness road. It was impossible for Gen. Wise to comply with both orders, even had they bee than accompanied the regiment which closed up Wise's column. Under these circumstances Gen. Wisn; and on every point, within a few minutes, Gen. Wise could bring six of his eight pieces and two-elled to retreat any further. On the 18th Gen. Wise addressed the troops of his Legion, stating Floyd's camps at Meadow Bluff, and wrote to Gen. Wise, advising him to fall back if executable, without delay. Before acting on this advice Gen. Wise requested Gen. Lee to inspect the position in hin twelve miles of Charleston. One night Gen. Wise, with a few picked companions, including theand Stanard, Captains Farish and Sneed, and Lieut. Wise, of his staff. The position at Camp Defiis present force, after hesitating to attack Gen. Wise when he had only one thousand seven hundred [7 more...]
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 136. siege of Cotton Hill, Va., October 30 to November 7, 1861. (search)
s summer residence, he and his wife being residents of Richmond; she now occupies the house with her family, while he is somewhere in the neighborhood, assisting Floyd in driving the invaders from the soil. From our camp the road descends abruptly to the river bank, and runs directly along the bank to Gauley Bridge, a distance of three miles; at this point Gauley and New rivers empty into and form the Kanawha; and across Gauley River is where the bridge was, but by some means or other, after Wise had crossed it, whilst he was retreating before our column, the bridge was burned; and now the massive stone piers alone remain, a monument to the disgrace of as vile a miscreant as ever deserved a hempen cord. At this place are all the depots for quartermaster and commissary stores for supplying the entire army of Western Virginia, and the only means of crossing the stream is by a flat-boat pulled by hand; on this cross all the wagons and supplies for our troops above New River. On the opp
tomac. 10. John B. Magruder, Virginia, commanding at Yorktown. 11. Thomas J. Jackson, Virginia, commanding Northwestern Virginia. 12. Mansfield Lovell, Virginia, commanding Coast of Louisiana. 13. Edmund Kirby Smith, Florida, Army of Potomac. 14. George B. Crittenden, Kentucky, commanding East Tennessee. Brigadier-Generals in the Provisional army. 1. Milledge L. Bonham, South Carolina, Army of Potomac. 2. John B. Floyd, Virginia, commanding Army of Kanawha. 3. Henry A. Wise, Virginia, waiting orders. 4. Ben McCulloch, Texas, Missouri. 5. Those having a * affixed are dead, or have resigned since the commencement of the war. Henry R. Jackson, Georgia, resigned. 6. Those having a * affixed are dead, or have resigned since the commencement of the war. Robert S. Garnett, Virginia, killed in action. 7. Those having a * affixed are dead, or have resigned since the commencement of the war. William H. T. Walker, Georgia, resigned. 8. Those having