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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 68 2 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 45 1 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 40 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 34 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 27 11 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 26 2 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 26 4 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 24 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 20 4 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 18 2 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: May 14, 1863., [Electronic resource], Richmond in possession of the Yankees. (search)
Richmond in possession of the Yankees. The New York World, of the 11th instant, contains the startling announcement that the Federal forces under Gen. Keyes had moved up from the Peninsula and captured the city of Richmond, and that "the national flag now floats over the Confederate Capitol." This remarkable feat was accomplished shortly after the battles on the Rappahannock, and before the rebels had recovered from the alarm occasioned by Stoneman's raid. Gen. Lee with his whole force, it was believed, would not be able to dislodge Keyes from the entrenchments which had fallen into the latter's hands without a struggle. What a glorious effect this astounding announcement will have on the Yankee nerve when taken in connection with the defeat of Hooker and his retreat to the north bank of the Rappahannock!
easy to see that General Hooker might have done better. For instance, had he avoided any signs of an advance until General Stoneman had cut the rebel railway communications with Richmond and returned to the army, the reinforcements and supplies to might have been cut off until too late to be of any service to him. Or had General Hooker retained the powerful body of Stoneman's cavalry to guard his flanks, that disastrous rebel flank movement of Friday and Saturday could have easily been prevenof the strength of the rebels, or he surely would have advanced beyond the river to draw them out without the support of Stoneman's cavalry. From the moment he touched the south side of the river that formidable body of horsemen would have been invashattered columns. We think that the campaign in this way may yet be made a decisive success, and especially should General Stoneman be informed of the late events on the Rappahannock in season to escape the snares of the enemy with his splendid cor