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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 999 7 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 382 26 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 379 15 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. 288 22 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 283 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 II. 243 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 233 43 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 210 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 200 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 186 12 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 5: military and naval operations on the coast of South Carolina.--military operations on the line of the Potomac River. (search)
uart's Report, Sept. 11, 1861. Stuart appears to have been accused of rashness on this occasion, in exposing his cannon to the danger of capture. In an autograph letter before me, dated at Munson's Hill, September 14th, and addressed to General Longstreet, he repels the accusation, and declares that at no time was a piece of his cannon in a position that it could not have safely retreated from before an army of 10,000 advancing at the double-quick. Longstreet sent Stuart's letter to GeneralLongstreet sent Stuart's letter to General Johnson, with an endorsement, testifying to the judicious disposition of the cannon in the engagement. Three days after the affair near Lewinsville, the pickets on the right of the command of Colonel John W. Geary, of the Twenty-eighth Pennsylvania, stationed three miles above Darnestown, in Maryland, were attacked Sept. 15, 1861. by four hundred and fifty Virginians, who had boldly crossed the Potomac. A spirited skirmish for about two hours ensued, resulting in a loss to the assailants
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 15: the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula. (search)
ed with the support of these batteries, and was soon heavily engaged with Confederate infantry and sharp-shooters, who now appeared in great numbers. Hitherto the opponents of the Nationals were composed of only the Confederate rear-guard; now Longstreet's division, which had passed on through Williamsburg, had been sent back by Johnston to support that rear-guard, for the pressure of the pursuers was greater than the hitherto tardy movements of McClellan had given reason to expect. These weree orders. The fighting soon afterward ceased, and he countermanded his order on leaving Yorktown for the divisions of Sedgwick and Richardson to advance, and directed them to accompany Franklin to West Point. At ten o'clock that night, when Longstreet had commenced his flight from Williamsburg with such haste as to leave nearly eight hundred of his wounded men to become prisoners, and was following the more advanced of Johnston's army, in a rapid march toward the Chickahominy, McClellan tele
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 16: the Army of the Potomac before Richmond. (search)
stion, and it was arranged accordingly. General Longstreet was ordered to go out by the Williamsburwin, Jackson, A. P. Hill, D. H. Hill, Huger, Longstreet, Branch, Wise, Anderson, Whiting, Ripley, ane Mechanicsville bridge should be uncovered, Longstreet and D. H. Hill were to cross, and proceed toy, the leading brigades of Hill, followed by Longstreet's, moved to the attack. Then they massed on's flank in the morning, while the troops of Longstreet and the Hills would attack his front. In oard, and had never been under fire before. Longstreet was at once ordered forward to their relief a June 29, the fugitives on flank and rear; Longstreet and Hill to cross the Chickahominy at New Brn two columns: one, composed of the corps of Longstreet and A. P. Hill, which was joined by Jackson', and Kearney was at the right of McCall. Longstreet and Hill had hurried forward to gain this pod Huger on the right, while A. P. Hill's and Longstreet's were held in reserve on the left, and took[6 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 17: Pope's campaign in Virginia. (search)
of Lee's army, composed of the divisions of Longstreet, two brigades under Hood, and Stuart's cavalee's army, in heavy force reached the river, Longstreet, with Fitz-Hugh Lee's cavalry taking positioleaving a strong force at Beverly Ford under Longstreet. Pope had expected and dreaded this; for, bnd in the moving army of the latter, between Longstreet and Jackson, there was a gap of two marches, Gainesville that night, and there intercept Longstreet at the head of Lee's main column; and Reno wd stores, and as the way between himself and Longstreet, along the Manassas Gap railway, was blockedtion, to move upon Centreville at dawn. But Longstreet's rapid march, quickened by a knowledge of Jth Pennsylvania, which lost about fifty men. Longstreet was held in check for a while; but when, frol about five o'clock in the afternoon. Then Longstreet turned the tide. He found a commanding poino flight. Jackson immediately advanced, and Longstreet moved in support by pushing his heavy column[9 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 18: Lee's invasion of Maryland, and his retreat toward Richmond. (search)
hat might attempt to escape from the Ferry. Longstreet was to follow the same road to Boonsborough,at McClellan would be tardy, that he ordered Longstreet to follow Jackson and take post at Hagerstow far greater proportions. Hill had sent for Longstreet to come to his help, and between two and thrigades arrived. These were soon followed by Longstreet himself with seven more brigades, making the. The bulk of the Confederate forces, under Longstreet and D. H. Hill, stood along the range of heicavalry and artillery. Walker was posted on Longstreet's right with two brigades a little south of ting this movement of his foe, he had pushed Longstreet rapidly forward, and on the day after McClel&c., with his pickets at Hazel River, facing Longstreet, six miles from Culpepper Court-House; and Bwith Longstreet. A little later both he and Longstreet were ordered to Fredericksburg, when the diva, pages 88 and 89. Its left was composed of Longstreet's corps, with Anderson's division resting up[6 more...]