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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 345 345 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) 22 22 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 13 13 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 11 11 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 10 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 9 9 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 9 9 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. 8 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 8 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 8 8 Browse Search
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ed by you and those acting under you in the consciousness of having done as you would be done by; yet you will permit me to thank you, and, through you, the captain, officers, and crew of the Deerhound, for this signal service, and to say that, in doing so, I but anticipate the grateful sentiment of my country, and of the government of the confederate States. I have the honor to be, dear sir, most respectfully and truly, your obedient servant, J. M. Mason. John Lancaster, Esq., Hindley Hall, Wigan. Hindley Hall, near Wigan, June 24. dear sir: I am in due receipt of your esteemed favor of the twenty-first instant, and am gratified to find that the timely aid we rendered with the yacht Deerhound to the gallant captain and officers and crew of the Alabama has met with your approval. I shall always look back to that event with satisfaction, however much we may regret the result which necessitated my interference. Yours, very respectfully, John Lancaster. Hon. J. M. Mason.
repeatedly on the field in the course of its execution. While preparations were in progress, a cavalry expedition, under General Stuart, was made around the rear of the Federal army, to ascertain its position and movements. This was executed with great address and daring by that accomplished officer. As soon as the defensive works were sufficiently advanced, General Jackson was directed to move rapidly and secretly from the valley, so as to arrive in the vicinity of Ashland by the twenty-fourth of June. The enemy appeared to be unaware of our purpose, and on the twenty-sixth attacked General Huger, on the Williamsburgh road, with the intention, as appeared by a despatch from General McClellan, of securing his advance toward Richmond. The effort was successfully resisted and our line maintained. Battle of Mechanicsville. According to the general order of battle, a copy of which is annexed, General Jackson was to march from Ashland on the twenty-fifth, in the direction of Sla
Legion, attached to my staff, rendered fearless and valuable service. Captain Carter Braxton, with his Fredericksburg battery, seconded by Lieutenant Marye, rendered efficient service in both actions, and displayed remarkable skill and gallantry. Respectfully, your obedient servant, J. B. Archer, Brigadier-General commanding. Report of Brigadier-General Branch. headquarters Fourth brigade, Light division. Major R. C. Morgan, Assistant Adjutant-General: Major: On Tuesday, twenty-fourth of June, I received orders from General Lee to take a position on the Chickahominy, near Half Sink, on Wednesday evening, and to cross the river, and take the road to Mechanicsville, as soon as I should be informed by General Jackson that he had crossed the Central Railroad. In my written orders it was stated that General Jackson would cross the railroad at three o'clock, Thursday morning; and allowing one hour for the transmission of the message, I was under arms, and prepared to cross