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William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 942 140 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 719 719 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 641 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 465 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 407 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 319 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 301 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 274 274 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 224 10 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. 199 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The relative strength of the armies of Generals Lee and Grant. (search)
gust, 1862, and for the month of June, 1863. The reason that no returns exist for those months is to be found in the fact that, at the end of June, 1862, and for some days into July, General Lee's army was engaged in battle with, or in pursuit of, McClellan's army; that at the end of August of the same year his army was engaged with Pope's army, and immediately thereafter moved into Maryland; and that at the end of June, 1863, his army was in Pennsylvania, where it engaged Meade's army at Gettysburg on the 1st, 2d and 3d of July. This condition of things at the end of those months prevented the regular monthly returns from being made; and the writer of the letter has taken advantage of the fact to greatly magnify General Lee's forces. The greatest force which the latter ever commanded in the field was that with which he attacked McClellan in June, 1862, and his entire effective force at that time did not exceed 80,000, if it reached that figure — including Jackson's command, and the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Lee's final and full report of the Pennsylvania campaign and battle of Gettysburg. (search)
our officers and men, and to our captures at Gettysburg. With this explanation we give the report sent by General Heth to procure supplies at Gettysburg, found it occupied by the enemy. Being igno enemy's videttes about three miles west of Gettysburg, and continued to advance until within a milve way on all sides, and were driven through Gettysburg with great loss. Major-General Reynolds, whe enemy retired to a range of hills south of Gettysburg, where he displayed a strong force of infantof his corps, and consequently did not reach Gettysburg until a late hour. In the meantime the enem July, when he received orders to proceed to Gettysburg. He arrived in the afternoon of the followiand forage, but the day after its arrival at Gettysburg it engaged the enemy's cavalry with unabatedps, which brought up the rear, did not leave Gettysburg until late in the forenoon of the following killed or wounded in the several assaults at Gettysburg and necessarily left in the hands of the ene[4 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Patriotic letters of Confederate leaders. (search)
ce went the rounds of the press several months ago, but it should by all means be put in more permanent form: General Lee's letter offering to Resign--Mr. Davis' reply. Secret history.[From the Mobile (Alabama) Sycle, January 29.] Scribner's monthly for February has an article entitled A piece of secret history, by Colonel Charles C. Jones, Jr., of the late Confederate army, containing the following letter from General Robert E. Lee, written about a month after the disaster of Gettysburg, and offering to resign his command: camp Orange, August 8, 1863. Mr. President--Your letters of 28th July and 2d August have been received, and I have waited for a leisure hour to reply, but I fear that will never come. I am extremely obliged to you for the attention given to the wants of this army, and the efforts made to supply them. Our absentees are returning, and I hope the earnest and beautiful appeal made to the country in your proclamation may stir up the whole people, and t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Resources of the Confederacy in February, 1865. (search)
d Mills (in a few weeks)1,500lbs, per day.    Total7,600lbs, per day. There is besides a private mill at Charlotte, North Carolina, and an excellent mill belonging to the Navy Department at Columbia, South Carolina. The products could be nearly doubled by running the mills day and night. The quantity of small arms ammunition in the hands of the troops in the field is about eighty to ninety rounds to the man. The most obstinate and protracted battles, such as Chancellorsville and Gettysburg exhibit an expenditure of about twenty-five rounds per man for the former battle and about thirty rounds per man for the latter. The quantity of small arms ammunition on hand at the several arsenals and depots shows an aggregate of 5,376,034 small arm cartridges on the 12th November. There are 50,480 rounds of seige and seacoast projectiles and 133,962 rounds of field artillery ammunition on hand same date. No uneasiness is felt on this head, provided the supply of powder (dependent o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General J. E. B. Stuart's report of operations after Gettysburg. (search)
General J. E. B. Stuart's report of operations after Gettysburg. We are indebted to Mrs. Stuart for the following rough draft of the report of General Stuart of of the 3d the Commanding General withdrew the main body to the ridges west of Gettysburg, and sent word to me to that effect, but his message missed me. I repaired toChambersburg, that York could have been the place of concentration instead of Gettysburg. This move of my command between the enemy's seat of Government and the armyhich in the result prevented its participation in the first two days fight at Gettysburg. Our trains in transit were thus not only secured, but it was done in a waave rendered more service had it been in advance of the army the first day at Gettysburg, and the Commanding General complains of a want of cavalry on that occasion; e regiments were reduced to less than 100 men; yet when my command arrived at Gettysburg, with the accessions which it received from the weak horses left to follow th
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General George H. Steuart's brigade at the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
captured and held for twelve (12) hours a position in rear and not four hundred (400) yards from the summit of Cemetery Hill, we desire to place side by side with that of General O. O. Howard our account of the fighting on the Federal right at Gettysburg. The simple facts, as we have narrated them, can be substantiated by a number of soldiers who were actively engaged in this part of the field. Very respectfully yours, William P. Zollinger, Lieutenant Company A, 2d Maryland Infantry. Lamarnant-Colonel and Adjutant badly wounded, and also lost a number of men. General O. O. Howard says the enemy's troops took quiet possession of the points vacated. (Five soldiers who participated in this part of the battle, recently visited Gettysburg and carefully examined the ground. We found the works we captured were on the east and several hundred yards from the summit of Culp's Hill.) We reformed behind the works, almost at right angles to our original line of advance. During the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General R. E. Bodes' report of the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
nd bivouacking at Heidlersburg after a march of at least twenty-two miles. Gettysburg. On the 1st of July, in pursuance of the order to rejoin the army, the div Middletown, and hearing that Lieutenant-General Hill's corps was moving upon Gettysburg, by order of General Ewell the head of the column was turned in that directio that by keeping along the wooded ridge on the left side of which the town of Gettysburg is situated, I could strike the force of the enemy, with which General Hill'sl never be exhibited by any other troops in the service. By their conduct at Gettysburg, I claim to have won the expression from the General commanding the army, whohy of all praise. Many valuable lives were lost during the bloody fight at Gettysburg, among them Colonel Christie, already mentioned; Lieutenant-Colonel D. R. E. The appendix marked A will show the strength and the loss of each brigade at Gettysburg. Appendix B will show the general, field and staff officers who were present
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraphs. (search)
but to which Mr. Howison was allowed access. These, added to a number of official reports, pamphlets, newspapers, &c., previously presented the Society by Mr. Howison, make one of the most valuable contributions which the Society has yet received. From General G. W. C. Lee (through Colonel Charles Marshall)--General A. P. Hill's original rough draft of his reports of Seven Days battles around Richmond, Cedar Run Mountain, Second Manassas, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, Shepherdstown, and Gettysburg. These reports are a part of the collection made by General Robert E. Lee when he was preparing to write the history of his campaigns, and all of which General Custis Lee has kindly promised to donate the Society. From General Samuel Jones, Amelia County, Virginia--His own and General W. B. Taliaferro's reports of military operations in the vicinity of Charleston, South Carolina, from the 1st to the 10th of July, 1864; three letters from General Samuel Jones to General Foster in relati
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General A. P. Hill's report of battle of Gettysburg. (search)
as encamped on the road from Chambersburg to Gettysburg, near the village of Fayetteville. I was di division to Cashtown, some eight miles from Gettysburg, following on the morning of the 30th with t who had sent forward Pettigrew's brigade to Gettysburg, reported that Pettigrew had encountered the enemy at Gettysburg, principally cavalry, but in what force he could not determine. A courier was ing with Anderson. About three miles from Gettysburg, his advance brigade, Archer's, encountered driven back to the wooded hills this side of Gettysburg, where their principal force (since ascertai the crest of a hill overlooking the town of Gettysburg. Heth's division drove the enemy, encountere enemy, and driving him through the town of Gettysburg. The want of cavalry had been and was against of hills which faced the Cemetery Hill at Gettysburg, and extending to the right ran nearly paralught off three guns captured on the field at Gettysburg. On the 21st the march was resumed towards
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 6.34 (search)
, if possible, effect a lodgment on the Weldon railroad. On the same day Wilson, with about 6,000 sabres, Coppee (Grant and His Campaigns, p. 358), says 8,000 men in all, but this seems, on Investigation, an over-estimate. consisting of his own and Kautz's divisions, was dispatched to destroy the Weldon road farther to the south, and thence, by a wide sweep to the west, to cut the Southside and Danville roads. The Second corps, now commanded by Birney — for Hancock's wound, received at Gettysburg, had broken out afresh — succeeded, after some sharp skirmishing with the Confederate cavalry, in taking position to the left of Warren, and the Sixth corps, moving up the same evening, established itself on a line in rear and parallel to the Second, its left slightly overlapping that corps. But the next morning, the Confederate horse showed such a bold front, though 'twas but a scratch force with cattle like walking trestles, that General Grant determined to suspend the movements to the