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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 346 18 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 114 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 90 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 67 5 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 62 2 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 49 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 45 3 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 39 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 38 2 Browse Search
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could continue to hold. The outer forces began to fall back. Porter's corps were some distance below, near what is well known here as Dattle, and others marching and countermarching. These consisted of Porter's corps and McCall's Pennsylvania boys, who had yielded against the conduct of all the regiments that sustained this unequal attack on Porter. They gave way, indeed, but not one of them ran. Their losses are ding, that our losses were inevitably large. The artillery in both Porter's and Smith's divisions piled the Confederates in heaps. The fire tack cling to our lines of battle and our rifle pits and redoubts. Porter thundered on them with fifty cannon; thinner's, Hooker's, and Ayressylvania reserve, gave the Confederates and advantages in Stents of Porter, which they improved during the day. The attack because general. Iguard his connection with it by railroad. Early in the action, Porter's wounded were ordered to a remoter hospital than that in which the
of the nature of a battle than the engagements of Thursday or Friday. Gen. Fitz John Porter has covered himself with glory. He selected a very strong position, an whole companies. As soon as confusion in the rebel ranks was apparent, Gen. Porter ordered Gen. Meagher's Irish brigade to charge bayonets, which they did in t an excellent effect. The rebels were driven back with great slaughter, and Gen. Porter was preparing to move upon them over the piles of the rebel dead and dying, , when a staff officer rode up with an order from the Commander-in-Chief to General Porter, directing him to fall back with his command, and cross the Chickahominy. ined by hard fighting, and they were anxious to follow up the success. General Porter thought he would be reinforced, and be ordered to advance upon Richmond fordier. Generals was taken prisoner, together with an entire regiment. General Fitz John Porter, sorely pressed, crossed to the right, or western side of the Chickaho
War movements in Mississippi and Arkansas. Mobile, July 4. --A special dispatch to the Advertiser, dated Grenada, 3d, says: Four thousand Federals advancing South, seven miles from Holly Springs, were attacked yesterday by Jackson's and Pierson's cavalry, fifteen hundred strong. After a sharp contest, the enemy was routed and driven back through Holly Springs, which Confederates occupied. Our loss was four killed, several wounded. Yankee loss seven (?) Arkansas intelligence confirms the report of Curtis's (Federal) being hard pressed by Generals Hind man and Rains. His capture is considered certain. Porter's Rangers attacked a guarded wagon train 12 miles east of Memphis, on Tuesday, and destroyed 21 wagons and captured 89 horses and mules.