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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 204 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 144 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. 113 11 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 93 1 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. 73 3 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 60 12 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 60 6 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 55 15 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 51 3 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 42 18 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], By the Governor of Virginia.--a Proclamation. (search)
ity of Washington, which plan was rejected by the President Gen. B. states that he telegraphed the War Department on the13th July of the contemplated attack of Gen. McDowell, urgently asking for a junction of General Johnston's forces with his own, and continued to make urgent request for the same until the 17th July, when the Press. It was then decided to recase the attack of the enemy behind Bull Run. After the engagement at Blackburn's Ford, on the 18th Gen. Beauregard was convinced Gen. McDowell's principal demonstration would be made on our left wing, and then formed the plan of throwing forward a sufficient force by converging roads to attack the enespirit of the Mississippi and Virginia troops, whose achievement has infused new spirit into our legions, who pant as if held in leash, to administer to McClellan as complete a repulse as was given to his predecessor, McDowell. When the clash comes they will make memorable once more the now classic banks of Bull Run. A. M. G.
was held in reserve, and took no active part in the fight. Our loss is estimated at one hundred, and eighty. The highest number reported as killed is forty- five. I may here add that the enemy had upwards of 12,000 men on the opposite side of the river, but was unable to set them across, in the face of the terrible fire that was opened upon every boat. None of the prisoners seem to know the object of the expedition. Some think that a general advance was contemplated, and such blame McDowell for not supporting them.--My own opinion is, that the enemy supposed Gen. Evans had withdrawn his forces, and that Leesburg could be easily occupied and fortified. By holding it they have the control of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. The statement that six pieces of artillery was captured was The prisoners in the that they had but three pieces along. The from a courier who counted the pieces and the caissons together, as he saw them standing after the fight. Col. Baker,