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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 21: beginning of the War in Southeastern Virginia. (search)
y a Bridge in the direction of the village of Hampton. The picture is a bird's-eye view of the formilton. Over and beyond us is the village of Hampton. Beginning at the isthmus, on the right, we onfusion caused by Colonel Phelps's dash into Hampton, three negroes, claimed as the property of Cothree months service, when he held command at Hampton, he bore the load of odium with suffering tha the battle-ground at Big Bethel, the site of Hampton, and the hospitals and schools in the vicinit of interest on the way. A few miles out from Hampton we passed a small freedmen's village. Then w moon. We spent Tuesday among the ruins at Hampton and vicinity, and in visiting the schools andth of August, 1861. excepting the burning of Hampton on the 7th of that month. It was now plainly position at Newport-Newce and the village of Hampton. On the 1st of July that village was formallthe garrison at Newport-Newce, and to abandon Hampton. The latter movement greatly alarmed the con[6 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)
nly allowed, if not directed, his gunners to fire red-hot shot and heavy bombshells with increased rapidity into that furnace where the little band of defenders were almost roasting; also, by considering the fact that at the time this proclamation was issued, the only National troops in Virginia (excepting in the loyal western counties) were those who were holding, as a defensive position in front of Washington, Arlington Hights and the shore of the Potomac to Alexandria, and the village of Hampton, near Fortress Monroe. It must be remembered, also, that the only murders that had been committed at that time were inflicted on the bodies of Massachusetts soldiers by his associates in Baltimore, and on the body of Colonel Ellsworth by one of his confederates in treason in Alexandria. It must also be remembered that the superiors of the author of this proclamation, at about the same time, entertained a proposition for wholesale murder at the National Capital. See page 528. Beauregard w
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 25: the battle of Bull's Run, (search)
wounded by a shell that cut off the head of his horse and killed two others on which his aids were riding. Jackson had been wounded, but did not leave the field. At that time the Confederates were sorely pressed, and Johnston, at The portico, with full knowledge of the situation, began to lose heart. Victory seemed about to perch on the National standard. He believed the day was lost. Why did not Early come with his three fresh regiments? He had sent him word at eleven Cavalry of Hampton's Legion. o'clock to hurry forward, and now it was three. By some mischance, the order did not reach him until two. He was on the way; but would he be up in time? Oh for four regiments! cried Johnston to Colonel Cocke, in the bitterness of his soul. Statement of an eye and ear witness, in a letter to the Richmond Despatch, dated July 22, 1861. His wish was soon more than satisfied. Just then, a cloud of dust was seen in the direction of the Manassas Gap Railway. Johnston had alr