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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 168 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. 135 15 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 133 1 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 88 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 81 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 74 0 Browse Search
General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant 61 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 41 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 36 0 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 35 1 Browse Search
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Governor Brown Chattanooga, May 11. --All quiet in front. No prospects of a battle. Andrew Johnson has been commissioned as Major-General in the Yankee army, with authority to organize a force of 5,000 Tennesseeans and ten thousand niggers. When one regiment of the latter has been organized, Williamson's cavalry will be disbanded. Bob Johnson, son of Andy, has been promoted to Brigadier. Ex-Governor Neil S. Brown, of Tenn., has come through the lines from Nashville, and is now at Pulaski. The Daily Press, of the 9th, contains a telegram relative to the late battles in Virginia. The loss of the Federals in Sedgwick's command alone, it says, was 5,000 men. In an editorial, the Press remarks that Hooker, having changed his base, tells the story that he was defeated. "Our first reports were base fabrications. " "The picture is frightful. It adds to the chronology of our sanguinary defeats in the East." The Press reports the "rebel" loss at ten to fifteen thousand.
, the weather was cool, preventing physical decay, and the rain served as a balm to ease the wounded from some of their suffering. The fact that the enemy had left thus suddenly confirmed Gen. Hooker in the belief that the rebels had been very much cut up, and that they contemplated a retreat if that course was found practicable. Accordingly, on Thursday afternoon, before the rain had ceased falling, General Hooker ordered forward across the river the 1st and 5th Corps d' Armee, under General Sedgwick. Owing to the horrible condition of the roads but little progress was made, and General Hooker, on Friday, directed his attention to the crossing of the whole army at Banks and United States fords. During the day positions for each corps were designated, and General Hooker was busy in giving instructions to his various Generals concerning his proposed pursuit and capture of Gen. Lee's army. Yesterday Gen'l Pleasanton's cavalry crossed the river and proceeded immediately to the fr