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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 458 458 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 70 70 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 37 37 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 18 18 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 15 15 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 15 15 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 14 14 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 11 11 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 10 10 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 9 Browse Search
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e. The troops are leaving very fast;----all gone but Lieutenant-General Beale's brigade and the artillery. May 7.--Upper fleet gone. Rumors of fighting in Virginia. Jackson and A. P. Hill seriously wounded; Generals Smith and Banks are said to have fought. Banks lost ten thousand men, and badly whipped. May 8.--Several boats below. A transport is towing mortar-boats behind the point;----five in number. One ship and one sloop below, and the Essex. They commenced a bombardment. May 9.--False alarm last night. Yanks shelled some, and are shelling to-day occasionally. Five mortars are planted behind the point. May 10.--Yanks bombarded the latter portion of the night. Had an artillery skirmish this morning. We had one lieutenant and two privates killed and several wounded. May 11.--Morman found a dead Yankee floating down the river, and secured a gold watch and chain, also thirty-seven dollars in greenbacks. May 12.--I was below last night on the river. Bombs
: Being unwell then, I afterward became sick, and am not now able to serve in the field. General Bragg is, therefore, necessary here. On the twenty-eighth, my unfitness for service in the field was reported to the Secretary of War. On the ninth of May I received, at Tullahoma, the following despatch of the same date from the Secretary of War: Proceed at once to Mississippi and take chief command of the forces there, giving to those in the field, as far as practicable, the encouragement afifth asked General Pemberton: What is the result, and where is Grant's army? I received no answer, and gained no additional information in relation to either subject, until I reached the Department of Mississippi, in obedience to my orders of May ninth. Then, on May thirteenth, I received a despatch from General Pemberton, dated Vicksburgh, May twelfth, asking for reinforcements, as the enemy, in large force, was moving from the Mississippi, south of the Big Black, apparently toward Edward