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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 61 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 26 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 14 10 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 12 0 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 22, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 8 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 I. 6 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 6 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: September 12, 1861., [Electronic resource], From wise's Legion — position of the enemy — an Ambuscade, &c. (search)
, September 5th, 1861. Our forces are now stationed at two different places. The larger portion is encamped near the Hawk's Nest, on New river, and the remainder is at Dogwood Gap, which has been fortified; and being originally a very strong place, is now rendered doubly so. This place is about four miles in the rear of the main camp, and very convenient to fall back upon should necessity require it. The enemy are in pretty strong force between Hawk's Nest and the place where Gauley Bridge formerly stood, and are fortifying all along the road to that place. It will take a good force and hard fighting to dislodge them if they are disposed to stand and can fight, though they have done some very poor fighting lately. Several days ago, our cavalry were led into an ambush of the enemy. They were concealed in large numbers in the woods, and on both side of the road, behind the fences. At the signal, they showed themselves, and poured a hot fire into the cavalry, who of c