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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 103 31 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 22 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) 22 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 17 1 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. 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 10 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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ement of General Floyd; insomuch, that if a fight does not come off with Rosencranz in the meantime, we shall have on that line of operations, by the end of this week, nearly twelve thousand men, counting the sick and the well, exclusive of General Lee's army from Huntersville. These circumstances show very plainly that the Government has resolved upon a new programme for Western Virginia, which contemplates a forward movement, with a strong force, from the direction of Lewisburg upon Clarksburg, Parkersburg, and Charleston, in Kanawha. Provided a competent force be put at the command of our Generals on that line, much may be expected from this new programme. We should expect much quicker work from it, however, and much more certain success, if the column numbered thirty thousand men, instead of fifteen or twenty; and we shall receive advices of further reinforcements being forwarded with much satisfaction. The only fear to be apprehended for the success of operations b
siting a place called Worthington for the purpose of getting drank. Righter determined to attack them; which he did, with some fifteen men, and drove them cut of the place. Two "Union" men, named Lem. Parrish and Henry Nay, sent post-haste to Clarksburg, and, representing that Righter had four hundred men under his command, urged the Federal commander to send a force to capture him. Without loss of time, a force of two thousand troops and four pieces of artillery was sent from Clarksburg; but Clarksburg; but Righter, nothing daunted, gathered eight men and fired upon their outposts. The result was that one of the enemy was mortally wounded, and the rest fled precipitately.The caring mountaineer endeavored to secure the revolver of the man who had fallen; but he, with three balls in his body; drew his pistol and fired upon him, when Righter thought proper to retreat, and got off unharmed. The Yankee commander, when he ascertained the truth of the matter, was much exasporated agpinst Parrish and Nay