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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
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 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
The Daily Dispatch: July 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 8 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: May 11, 1863., [Electronic resource], Gen. Jones's expedition to the Northwest. (search)
of the expedition under Gen. Jones--At the latter point they captured four hundred out of six hundred of the enemy, two hundred escaping. The fine suspension bridge across the Monongahela at Fairmont was destroyed They also captured some 600 fine horses, and as many good beef cattle, and a large supply of goods of every description. In noticing this expedition, a correspondent of the New York Herald, in a recent number of that paper, says: The rebels who had taken possession of Clarksburg on Monday were reinforced on Monday night, and yesterday morning commenced moving Northward. They crossed the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Mannington, fifty miles east of Wheeling, and burned the railroad bridge there, and proceeded to Morgantown, near the Pennsylvania State line. From thence they marched into Fayette county, Penn., where they were understood to have been last evening. Their force was stated at ten thousand troops; but this is probably an exaggeration, unless they co
ave this morning to announce the sorrowful tidings of the death of Lieut. General Thos. J. Jackson, which took place at the residence of Mr. Thos. Chandler, near Guinea Station, at fifteen minutes past 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. We can partly anticipate the deep gloom which this announcement will cast over the whole country, with whose fortunes he was so closely identified, and by which he was regarded as one of its first and ablest defenders. Gen. Jackson was born in the town of Clarksburg, Harrison county, Va., in the year 1825, and was the youngest of four children. Ere he had passed his third year his parents died. The subject of this sketch was taken by his uncle to Lewis county, where he remained until he arrived at the age of seventeen, when he was appointed a Cadet in the West Point Academy. In 1846 he graduated with high distinction, and was immediately ordered to report for duty to Gen. Taylor, with whom he served until Gen. Scott commenced his campaign in Mexico