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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1,296 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 470 0 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 418 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. 404 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 359 1 Browse Search
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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)
the struggle with the mother-country. As soon as mustered, they would meet the onset of the English veterans from behind the rudest defences. They defended themselves with extraordinary energy at Bunker Hill, as the improvised soldiers of General Jackson did at a later period, in 1815, at New Orleans, and as, upon a wider field of action, the army of the Potomac did at Gettysburg. They were indefatigable workers: with pick and axe in hand, at the sieges of Boston and Yorktown, like those volivered it to them. At last, the war ended to the advantage of the Americans on the borders of Lake Champlain and at New Orleans, where the British were vanquished by a handful of white men and negroes mixed together and armed in haste, to whom Jackson had imparted his own indomitable energy. These two fortunate affairs could not make America forget the events that had preceded them, and had proved a serious lesson to her. Therefore this war was not altogether useless to her, for it made he
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—secession. (search)
he chronological order of this narrative. We hasten to return to it. In Missouri the secessionists, sustained by Governor Jackson, had become even bolder since the capture of Fort Sumter than those of Maryland. The great city of St. Louis, situaSterling Price. The State of Missouri was thenceforth irrevocably divided between the Unionists and their enemies. Governor Jackson, a partisan of the latter, relied upon the legislature and on Price, who commanded the rebel militia. The State conits decrees that the volunteers loyal to the Union flocked to the encampments established by Lyon. On the 12th of June, Jackson and his legislature, which had assembled at Jefferson City, on the Missouri, the official capital of the State, issued aOrleans. He thus inaugurated a method of waging war which was much in vogue during the subsequent campaigns. Price and Jackson, surprised by this unexpected movement, abandon Jefferson City, where the Federals arrive on the 15th of June, and retir
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
ade of the enemy's infantry commanded by General Jackson, who was subsequently to acquire such grelt ford called McLean's Ford; the brigades of Jackson, Bartow, and Elzey, brought over by Johnston,y, to join the defenders of that point, while Jackson proceeded to take position upon Bull Run, bet conflict. Fortunately for the Confederates, Jackson, the man of prompt and energetic inspirationshat day dates the surname of Stonewall, which Jackson was to render immortal. The well-sustainedoffensive, and the Confederate line, to which Jackson had imparted the stamina of his excellent bri but the latter soon returned to the charge. Jackson had found in Sherman, then a simple chief of t of the positions where, three hours before, Jackson had so opportunely established himself. His of the colonels were disabled; Beauregard and Jackson had been both slightly wounded while putting th just pride, besides such names as those of Jackson and Mott, the reports of their principal surg[1 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
is operations. The State legislature and Governor Jackson had fled in haste from Lexington, forgettols Prairie, between Sarcoxie and Neosho; Governor Jackson, with a brigade commanded by General Parsl governor, Mr. Gamble, appointed in place of Jackson, who had gone over to the enemy. But as thisween Reynolds's troops and those of Kimball. Jackson, after a very fatiguing march, had succeeded,is young soldiers showed but little firmness, Jackson confined himself to watching Kimball's encamp the same; and Lee, who was still waiting for Jackson to begin the action, that he might assault ting the crests of Sewell's Mountain. He left Jackson with his brigade of two thousand five hundredAlleghanies which led into Eastern Virginia. Jackson, being too weak to occupy the whole of Greenbs, being convinced that he could not dislodge Jackson by main force, ordered a retreat and returned by new levies, were now under the command of Jackson, who had just given proofs of his military ab[2 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
s guarded by about ten thousand men; and that Jackson, on the left, occupied the valley of the Shened, in December, in the Shenandoah valley, by Jackson, who was appointed to the command of the so-cher attack, had, during the short campaign of Jackson, united all the small bodies of troops scatted by Loring, was at once occupied by Lander. Jackson, who attached the greatest importance to its illery before them; and Banks, convinced that Jackson, when better informed, would not dare to atta ground covered with the dead and wounded. Jackson has at last discovered his error; but still rore and more compromised. It is in vain that Jackson leads his soldiers back to the charge, accust four hundred and seventy-five men in all. Jackson bivouacked not far from the field of battle. in the valley of Virginia by the fears which Jackson and his eight thousand soldiers created in Waer, nor Banks's twenty-five thousand, to whom Jackson could only oppose eight thousand soldiers sha[18 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Bibliographical note (search)
s; Political History of the Rebellion, by McPherson, one volume; Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Raymond, one volume; The American Conflict, by Horace Greeley, two volumes. Among the Confederate publications to which we are indebted, we must mention, above all, the works of Mr. E. Pollard: The First, Second, and Third Year of the War, three volumes, The Lost Cause, one volume, and Lee and his Lieutenants, one volume; the works of Mr. Esten Cooke: Life of General Lee, one volume, Life of Stonewall Jackson, one volume, and Wearing of the Grey, one volume; and, finally, The Southern Generals, anonymous, one volume. The number of works published by Europeans possessing real interest is very limited; it will be enough to mention the remarkable work of M. Vigo Roussillion on The Military Power of the United States, and the writings of three officers with whom the author had the good fortune to serve in the campaign against Richmond in 1862: History of the War of Secession, by the Swiss Fe