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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 30 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 24 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 23 9 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 23 1 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 15 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 10 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 12 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) 12 0 Browse Search
Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist 8 0 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 7 3 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: June 12, 1863., [Electronic resource], Particulars of the fighting previous to the investment of Vicksburg. (search)
well he succeeded in the perilous under taking may be known by the fact that he reached Jackson on the following Wednesday with a division weary, footsore, hungry, but not dispirited, not demoralized; proud, brave, and ready to meet the foe under circumstances where proper management will give them an opportunity to add to the laurels gained upon other fields. He would have joined the main body of the army in which still moved those gallant spirits. --Stevenson, Bowen, Lee, Green, Reynolds, Benton, and other braves, but he could not. He did the next best thing. After saving a retreating army, he had skill and tact enough to save his own command. By this movement the enemy got possession of the ford, and, although the remainder of the army had succeeded in crossing, Loring's division was cut off. In this dilemma nothing was left but for him to make a flank movement. He had with him an experienced and intelligent guide, and accordingly moved to the left of the road, intendin