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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the American army. (search)
city itself, owing to an unusual rainy season, was then surrounded by ground deeply gullied. A series of combats which occupied three days, from the 18th to the 20th of August, and which conjointly constituted an important battle, as much on account of the price it cost as for its results, delivered up to the Americans the first line of defences. The decisive blow was delayed for two weeks by an armistice, of which the Mexicans alone derived the benefit. But the two bloody days of the 7th and 13th of September caused the fall of Chapultepec, and secured to the Americans, with that final victory, possession of the great city of Mexico. These two operations deserve to be commented upon in detail, for they reflected as much honor upon the commander who conducted them as upon the army that executed them. The limits of this historical sketch, however, do not allow us to do more here than point out the principal features of the struggle, and the military qualities to which the A
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
en confronted by an adversary capable of coping with him. While McCulloch was making his way back into Arkansas, Price was proceeding in a north-westerly direction, recruiting volunteers in every county through which he passed, and on the 7th of September he met at Drywood Creek, near the Kansas frontier, the troops of General Lane, who had some time since entered Missouri, where his soldiers were committing all sorts of depredations. Lane was driven back into Kansas, and Price occupied Fortiking example of the difficulties which paralyzed the ablest chiefs at the beginning of that war, which was so new to all. We shall find similar characteristics in the operations of which Kentucky was the scene at the same period. On the 7th of September the legislature of that State was apprised of the Confederate invasion by a message from the governor. That functionary, true to the cause of the South, instead of protesting against such violence, solicited authority to break up all assemb