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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 769 5 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 457 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 436 0 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. 431 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 371 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 295 5 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 277 3 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 234 4 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 203 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 180 2 Browse Search
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perior, and so the contest on the Federal left was practically ended. Stung almost to madness by the impending total defeat of his first essay in combat of the army of the Potomac with that of Northern Virginia, Burnside, against the advice of Hooker, ordered the Fifth corps to undertake the task in which the Second, in four heroic assaults, had so signally failed. Anticipating that another effort would be made by fresh troops in this direction, Lee had placed two fresh regiments in the sunkir predecessors, was beyond the reach of human accomplishment. A thousand of Humphreys' men fell beneath the steady fire of the men of Kershaw, Ransom and Alexander, and added to the horrid harvest of death that already covered all the plain. Hooker held Sykes' division to cover Humphreys' retreat, while he sent Griffin's division, reinforced by two brigades, up the valley of Hazel run to attempt to turn the right flank, or southern end of the sunken road and its bordering stone wall, and a
es in mud now, and have but little comfort. Mr. Hooker looms up very large over the river. He has s tried lines of defense toward Richmond, when Hooker's reunited army would, with overwhelming numbedy to throw the weight of his whole corps upon Hooker's extended and weak right flank. Jackson lecould look over the intervening forest and see Hooker's great army stretching away to the eastward, hort time fell upon How-, ard's corps, holding Hooker's right, which, unconscious even of the near pe superior numbers that Jackson hurled against Hooker's flanked line, which he speedily crumpled up , May 3d, found Lee ready for an assault upon Hooker in his intrenched position around Chancellorsvoaches to Chancellorsville from the eastward. Hooker's lines were nearly those he held the night beight, were the 14,000 of McLaws and Anderson. Hooker's right was held by the 23,000 men in the divigan the battle at early dawn by moving against Hooker's right, mainly north of the plank road and ag[43 more...]