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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 347 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 317 55 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 268 46 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 147 23 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. 145 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 141 29 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 140 16 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 134 58 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. 129 13 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 123 5 Browse Search
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telegraph wires, I found it necessary to invent a new system of signals. I therefore adopted the old idea of signaling by lights; so I made bonfires out of a few million of dollars worth of commissary and quartermaster stores. I am happy to state that the signals were understood throughout my whole line. In this age of progress we ought to improve upon old ideas, and I am confident that I can firmly claim that no such signal lights were used at Sebastopol. On the 28th, the rebel Generals Ewell and Stuart cut the railroad, destroyed my stores at Dispatch Station, White House, &c. We lost stores to the amount of forty millions of dollars. All this was part of my original scheme, long conceived and now handsomely executed. Neither the Russians nor Allies did anything of the kind at Sebastopol. On the 29th I resolved to toll the enemy still further on, and it became again necessary to make signals to my army. The better to deceive the enemy, I blew up a fine engine and sev