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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 999 7 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 382 26 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 379 15 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. 288 22 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 283 1 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. 243 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 233 43 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. 210 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 200 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 186 12 Browse Search
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out the loss of a man. McClellan halted long enough to write a lying dispatch, in which he claimed a great victory, and then followed, promising to "press Johnston to the wall." The latter halted at Williamsburg, and a rear-guard attack between Longstreet's division and the advance guard of McClellan, twenty thousand strong, took place. The Yankees were in the woods and had cut down trees and piled them, with the branches projecting in front, several trees deep, in front of their whole line. It is impossible to conceive a stronger position. As soon as the battle was about to commence, the "Little Napoleon" suddenly recollected that he had important business below, and off he rode at quarter-nag speed. Longstreet attacked the Yankees and utterly routed them, driving them several miles before him. As Johnston's only object was to repulse the advanced guard, in order to continue his retreat unmolested, to the Chickahominy, Longstreet of course fell back. There were about two hundred
One hundred dollars reward. --Ranaway on Saturday, August 9th, my boy Tom. He is about 18 years of age, bright mulatto, about 5 feet 6 inches high, has a small flesh mark on his neck — no other mark recollected. He had on when he left a linen coat and pants and gray military cap. Supposed to have gone away with a company from Mobile, connected with General Longstreet's division, on their way to Gordonsville. I will give a reward of $50, if taken in this city; $100, if taken outside of our pickets around the city. When last seen he was lurking about the Bailey hospital, on Cary street. P. K. White, au 15--7t* 73 Main street, Richmond.