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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 730 6 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 693 5 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 408 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 377 13 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 355 5 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 345 5 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 308 2 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 280 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. 254 2 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 219 1 Browse Search
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d and held at all cost. Three days earlier Major-General Pope, of the Federal army, had assumed command of pi, then concentrated at Commerce, Mo. This was made Pope's base of operations against New Madrid. In a week he Confederate outposts and invested the place. General Pope reported his strength at 22,808 present for duty Hollins' fleet and our land batteries. On the 6th, Pope occupied Point Pleasant, twelve miles below, with in00 available infantry for its defense, confronted by Pope's army and a powerful fleet of gunboats. Success, orts would never have been reduced. It was only when Pope's army crossed to the Tennessee shore, and capture wnk in desperation in the Mississippi river. But General Pope reported to General Halleck that 273 field and cid: Soon after the surrender I was ordered by Major-General Pope to take charge of the prisoners, who were abo April, when the affair was fresh in his memory, General Pope telegraphed the department commander that 2,000
s commanding general. On the 26th of June, Maj.-Gen. John Pope of the United States army was assigned to compture Richmond. Under date of the 14th of July, General Pope in an address to his army said: I have come to y I have been called here to pursue the same system. Pope had under his command 77,779 men of all arms, soon rf July, General Jackson was ordered to Gordonsville, Pope's advance having reached the Rapidan. A. P. Hill, w 27th to join General Jackson. On the 21st of July, Pope, writing to Banks, one of his corps commanders, saidat night returned to Gordonsville. The next morning Pope telegraphed General Halleck, The enemy has retreated taken in addition to 2,000 wounded and abandoned by Pope's army, and the capture of 30 pieces of artillery anhe Federal army fell back on Washington City and General Pope was at once relieved of his command. In the brief campaign against Pope, the Fourteenth Tennessee lost three field officers, Forbes, Harrell and Morris; Ma
ant Lieut. A. D. Wharton, of Tennessee, was with Admiral Buchanan on the ram Tennessee, and rendered valuable and conspicuous service. When Fort Pillow was evacuated by the Confederate forces, the gunboat Pontchartrain, commanded by Lieut. John W. Dunnington, which constituted a part of the fleet commanded by Capt. Geo. N. Hollins, provided for the defense of the Mississippi river, was run up White river. At an earlier date, Lieutenant Dunnington had participated in the operations against Pope's army at Point Pleasant, Mo., and was active in resisting the crossing of the river. At the surrender of the Confederate forces near Tiptonville, the Ponchartrain was ordered to Fort Pillow. On the 16th of June, 1862, Lieutenant Dunnington arrived at St. Charles on White river, with the men necessary to work the 32-pounder cannon, which he had previously placed in battery. He was hardly in position before the approach of the Federal gunboats was announced. After dark, Capt. Joseph Fry,
May, 1861, brigadier-general, October, 1861, and major-general, March, 1862. At the time of the battle of Belmont, General McCown was sent up the east bank of the Mississippi with a force of infantry and artillery. He found no enemy threatening Polk's position, and the information thus obtained enabled Polk to send men enough across the river to insure victory at Belmont. He commanded at New Madrid in March, 1862, but was assigned to duty elsewhere before the investment of that post by General Pope. June 20, 1862, he was assigned to command of the army of the West, Van Dorn taking department command. He was sent to take command at Chattanooga just before the advance of Bragg to that point in 1862. He had command of a division in the army of Kentucky under Kirby Smith, and for a while in the fall of 1862 had charge of the department of East Tennessee. At Murfreesboro he and Cleburne formed the right of Hardee's corps, which fell upon McCook with such impetuosity as to sweep compl