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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. 59 1 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 52 12 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 52 4 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 36 0 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 2 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. 30 4 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 23 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 19 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 19 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 16 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 3: military operations in Missouri and Kentucky. (search)
of special daring by individuals. The repulse of Grant did not relieve the Confederates of a sense of impending great danger. for intelligence was continually reaching Columbus of the increase of National forces on the Ohio border. General Mansfield Lovell, then in command at New Orleans, was solicited to send up re-enforcements; and Governor Pettus, of Mississippi, and Governor Rector, of Arkansas, were implored for aid. But these men perceived the peril threatened by the land and water campaign commanded by Fremont, which events had sufficiently developed to make it fully suspected by the Confederates, and they dared not spare a man. Lovell answered that he had no more troops than were necessary to defend New Orleans, whilst both Pettus and Rector considered themselves deficient in strength for the expected conflict. A little later, Governor Pettus changed his views, and, in a special message to the Mississippi Legislature, he suggested to that body the propriety of sending
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 11: operations in Southern Tennessee and Northern Mississippi and Alabama. (search)
is army was re-organized. Price and Van Dorn had arrived with a large body of Missouri and Arkansas troops; and General Mansfield Lovell, who had fled from New Orleans when Butler's troops and the National gun-boats approached that city, April 28, . The Confederate fleet, It consisted of the General Van Dorn (Hollins's flagship), General Price, General Bragg, General Lovell, Little Rebel, Jeff. Thompson, Sumter, and General Beauregard. now commanded by Commodore Montgomery, in place of Holily falling back. A conquering blow was soon given by the Benton, whose 50-pound rifled Parrott gun hurled a ball at the Lovell with such precision and effect that she was made a wreck in an instant, and began to sink In less than four minutes she wom of the Mississippi, where the water was seventy-five feet in depth. A greater portion of the officers and crew of the Lovell went down with her, or were drowned before help could reach them. The battle continued only a short time after this, whe
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 13: the capture of New Orleans. (search)
9. excitement in New Orleans, 340. flight of Lovell and his troops, 341. Farragut approaches New to their command, had been superseded by Mansfield Lovell, formerly a politician and office-holder eneral Ruggles, a man of considerable energy. Lovell everywhere saw evidences of Twiggs's imbecilitest export trade of any city in the world. Lovell's special efforts for defense were put forth ols, who possess our entire confidence-General Mansfield Lovell and Brigadier-General Ruggles. For Ceans, page 264. On his way to New Orleans, Lovell had ordered General Smith, who was in command at they should escape as soon as possible. So Lovell prepared to abandon New Orleans. He disbandednsible citizens. To the demand for surrender, Lovell returned an unqualified refusal, but saying, tthat purpose, on the evacuation of the city by Lovell and his troops, were invited to co-operate witand General Butler had taken possession of General Lovell's recent Headquarters in the St. Charles H[5 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 19: events in Kentucky and Northern Mississippi. (search)
essure of the advancing force early that morning. Oct. 3. It was their vanguard, under General Mansfield Lovell, It consisted of the brigades of Villipigue, Bowen, and Rust. Van Dorn's army advanced in the following order:--Lovell's corps, with its left resting on the Memphis and Charleston railway; Price's corps, composed of the divisions of Maury and Hebert, with its right resting on the sar was sent with a brigade, and had just arrived, and Hamilton was coming in through a thicket on Lovell's left, when darkness fell, and the struggle ceased. Many brave men of the National army had fae did) to attract the attention of the Nationals and keep them employed in that direction, while Lovell, on the right in strong force, should storm the works on the National left. The sudden crushings, fled to the woods, closely pursued by the victors with shouts of triumph. in the mean time Lovell, whose attack on the National left was to have been simultaneous with that of Price on the right
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 20: events West of the Mississippi and in Middle Tennessee. (search)
ormally. So Commander Palmer, of the Iroquois, landed, and Baton Rouge. repossessed the National arsenal there. See notice of its capture by the insurgents on page 181, volume I. The large turreted building seen in the above picture, above al<*> the others, is the State-House of Louisiana. Farragut arrived soon afterward, and the naval force moved on, with the advance under Commander S. P. Lee, on the Oneida, as far as Vicksburg, May, 1862. without opposition. There the troops of Lovell, who fled from New Orleans, after having halted at different places, were now stationed. Lee sum moned May 18. the city to surrender, and was answered by a respectful refusal by the Mayor, and a preposterous note of defiance from James L. Autry, Military Governor and Commandant Post. I have to state, said Autry, that Mississippians don't know, and refuse to learn, how to surrender to an enemy. If Commodore Farragut or Brigadier-General Butler can teach them, let them come and try. M.
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 21: slavery and Emancipation.--affairs in the Southwest. (search)
visited his home within the bounds of that link, and was returning, he declared in a speech at Jackson that Vicksburg and Port Hudson must be held at all hazards. The Nationals, equally impressed with the importance of destroying that link, now bent all their energies to effect it. At that time the Confederate forces at and near Vicksburg were under the command of General John C. Pemberton, a Pennsylvanian, who had lately been commissioned a Lieutenant-General, and ranked both Van Dora and Lovell. we left the main forces of General Grant confronting the Confederates, on the Tallahatchee. see page 524. Grant's plan was for General Sherman, then at Memphis, to descend the River with troops in transports from that city, and from. Helena, in Arkansas, and, with a gun-boat fleet, make an attack on Vicksburg. At the same time, General McClernand was to go down with troops from Cairo and re-enforce Sherman soon after his attack. Grant himself was to advance rapidly in the mean time