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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 127 5 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. 122 2 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 107 1 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion 105 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 95 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 88 4 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 55 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 48 6 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 38 2 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 28 2 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 17: events in and near the National Capital. (search)
caps, 8,080 muskets for six Ohio regiments, and 117,889 cartridges for the same. OHIo, 10,000 muskets and 400,000 cartridges, and 5,000 muskets from Illinois. Indiana, 5,000 muskets and 200,000 cartridges, with caps. Illinois, 200,000 cartridges. Massachusetts, 4,000 stand of arms. New Hampshire, 2,000 muskets and 20,000 cartridges. Vermont, 800 rifles. New Jersey, 2,880 muskets with ammunition. In addition to these, he ordered the issue of 10.000 muskets and 400,000 cartridges to General Patterson, then in command in Pennsylvania; 16,000 muskets to General Sandford, of New York, and forty rifles to General Welch. In reply to Governor Yates, of Illinois, asking for five thousand muskets and a complement of ammunition, he directed him to send a judicious officer, with four or five companies, to take possession of the Arsenal at St. Louis, which he believed to be in danger of seizure by the secessionists of Missouri. He also telegraphed to Frank P. Blair, of St. Louis (afterward a
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 18: the Capital secured.--Maryland secessionists Subdued.--contributions by the people. (search)
n, now (1865) United States Senator from Ohio, was then an aid-de-camp of General Patterson. He was sent by that officer to lay before General Scott the advantages of the Annapolis route, suggested by General Patterson. The route was approved of by the Lieutenant-General. See A Narrative of the Campaign in the Valley of the Shenandoah: by Robert Patterson, late Major-General of Volunteers. The Massachusetts regiment had been joined at Springfield by a company under Captain H. S. Brigge to do so with less than ten thousand armed men. He counseled with Major-General Robert Patterson, who had just been appointed commander of the Department of Washinggn against Baltimore. I suppose, he said, in a letter to General Butler, General Patterson, and others, April 29, 1861. that a column from this place [Washington] House, preparing to carry out his plan for seizing Baltimore. Meanwhile General Patterson, anxious to vindicate the dignity and honor of his Government, and to tea
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 20: commencement of civil War. (search)
an time, the New York fire Zouave Regiment, see page 429. under Colonel Ephraim E. Ellsworth, who had been encamped on the east branch of the Potomac, near the Navy Yard, were embarked on two schooners and taken to Alexandria; while the first Michigan Regiment, Colonel Wilcox, accompanied by a detachment of United States cavalry commanded by Major Stoneman, and two pieces of Sherman's Battery Sherman's Battery, which, as we have observed, accompanied the Pennsylvania troops under Colonel Patterson (see page 445), consisted of six pieces. The whole Battery crossed the long Bridge on this occasion but only four of the pieces were taken to Arlington Hights. in charge of Lieutenant Ransom, marched for the same destination New Jersey State militia. by way of the long Bridge. The troops moving by land and water reached Alexandria at about the same time. The National frigate Pawnee was lying off the town, and her commander had already been in negotiation for the evacuation of Ale
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 21: beginning of the War in Southeastern Virginia. (search)
nt chafed in its comparatively inactive service, with an earnest desire for duty in the field, and it was delighted by an order issued on the 6th of June, by the General-in-chief, to proceed by rail to Cumberland, Maryland, and report to Major-General Patterson, then moving from Pennsylvania toward Harper's Ferry, where the insurgents were in strong force under General Joseph E. Johnston. This order was the result of the urgent importunities of Colonel Wallace and his friends, to allow his finis men had traveled eighty-seven miles without rest (forty-six of them on foot), engaged in a brisk skirmish, and, what is more, said the gallant Colonel in his report, my men are ready to repeat it to-morrow. Colonel Wallace's Report to General Patterson, June 11, 1861. This dash on the insurgents at Romney had a salutary effect. It inspirited the loyal people in that region, thrilled the whole country with joy, and, according to the Richmond newspapers, so alarmed Johnston by its bol
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 22: the War on the Potomac and in Western Virginia. (search)
from seizure immediately thereafter. General Patterson took command at Chambersburg, in person, and encamped near Charlestown. On that day Patterson, who had received intimations from the Generand the Rhode Island [Burnside's] Regiment. Patterson replied, that on that day and the next, ninehe communication of the insurgents with Robert Patterson. Northwestern Virginia, and force thWilliamsport, with the loss of only one man. Patterson was severely censured by the public, who did of that advice will be apparent hereafter. Patterson acted in accordance with it, and remained al, supplies, and means for transportation. Patterson's quarters at Martinsburg. While these both Morris and McClellan at Grafton, and to Patterson at Hagerstown, for re-enforcements and suppl861. On the 8th of July, by order of General Patterson, Wallace's regiment broke camp at Cumber and preventing their junction with those of Patterson in the Shenandoah Valley. General McClell[27 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 23: the War in Missouri.-doings of the Confederate Congress. --Affairs in Baltimore.--Piracies. (search)
ently for the accomplishment of his purpose, efficiently aided by B. F. Cheatham, a more accomplished soldier of Tennessee, who served with distinction under General Patterson in the war in Mexico. He was among the first of his class in Tennessee to join the insurgents, and was now holding the commission of a brigadier-general in command of the Department of Annapolis, with his Headquarters at Baltimore; and on the 10th of June he succeeded Cadwalader, who joined the expedition under General Patterson. See page 521. It soon became so evident to Banks that the Board of Police, and Kane, See page 281. the Chief of that body, were in active sympathy, ifisted, Banks withdrew his troops from the city, where they had been posted at the various public buildings and other places; and, late in July, he superseded General Patterson in command on the Upper Potomac, and his place in Baltimore was filled by General John A. Dix. A few days later, Federal Hill was occupied, as we have obser
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 24: the called session of Congress.--foreign relations.--benevolent organizations.--the opposing armies. (search)
McDowell, about forty-five thousand in number, occupied a line, with the Potomac at its back, extending from Alexandria, nine miles below Washington City, almost to the Chain Bridge, about six miles above the Capital. The remainder, under General Patterson, about eighteen thousand strong, was at Martinsburg, beyond the Blue Ridge, also with the Potomac at its back, as we have observed. See page 525. There were three important bridges spanning the Potomac in the vicinity of Washington City,rters were at Winchester, around which he had caused to be cast up heavy intrenchments, under the directions of Major W. H. C. Whiting, his Chief of Engineers. Johnston was charged with the duty, as we have observed, of checking the advance of Patterson, and preventing the junction of the troops under that officer with those under McClellan among the Alleghany ranges. Among the most active of his infantry force was a corps of Tennessee riflemen or sharpshooters. These had been raised in West
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 25: the battle of Bull's Run, (search)
h. It was necessary to fight and defeat General Patterson or to elude him. The latter was accompli northward, gave Johnston apprehensions that Patterson was approaching, not doubting that he had hatates troops were on that road. He believed Patterson had outmarched his oncoming Army of the Shento re-enforce the Nationals. Why did not Patterson hold Johnston at Winchester, or re-enforce Mohnston started for Manassas July 18, 1861. Patterson could not have brought ten thousand effectivcation from the General-in-chief, whilst he (Patterson) was anxiously asking for information and adtions to keep Johnston at Winchester, if he (Patterson) did not feel strong enough to attack him. Pester, with full thirty thousand troops, and Patterson, supposing that the work at Manassas would bnston received orders to hasten to Manassas, Patterson telegraphed to Scott the relative forces of paign in the Shenandoah Valley: by Major-General Robert Patterson. Patterson seems to have done all [4 more...]