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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 78 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 66 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 66 4 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. 49 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 37 5 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 29 3 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 27 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 22 8 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 22 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 20 2 Browse Search
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aid of fire-crackers and Roman candles, and the usual noisy demonstrations, To-day nearly one-half the army is engaged in building log cabins to live in when bad weather comes. The battle at Drainsville instead of being a disastrous defeat and the one-sided affair represented, proves to be exactly the reverse. From my present information I can give a better statement of facts. On the morning of the fight the Yankees sent out a foraging party, under the escort of three brigades from Gen. McCall's division. Fearing an attack, they had sent one brigade of five regiments, a battery of six guns and a regiment of cavalry to protect the roads loading into Drainsville, and then their wagons were sent into the country for hay. They had been there but a short time which Gen. Stuart came up in sight of them. The two learning brigades were held in reserve a short distance to the rear. Gen.Stuart had taken out near three hundred wagons for the purpose of obtaining forage, which was the s