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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 346 18 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 114 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 90 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) 67 5 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 62 2 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 49 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 45 3 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 39 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 38 2 Browse Search
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the same fiery and maddened forces against our invincible army. The Philadelphia Inquirer, on the authority of Major General Porter, says the loss on the Confederate side was seventy-five thousand. It very kindly goes on to show why our loss was the following: At the battle of Gaines's Mill, on Friday, the 27th June, the Count and Due acted as aids to Gen. Fitz John Porter, who had immediate command. With remarkable celerity they were seen dashing along the line, conveying orders to battle the Due came near being killed or captured by the enemy. Near the close of the engagement he had been sent by Gen. Porter to order a regiment of cavalry to stop the stragglers, and endeavor to re-establish in their former position some of o he had started, he perceived three regiments of infantry being drawn up in line near the hospital, where he had left General Porter. His keen eye soon detected something strange in the appearance of the regiments; presently he perceived the rebel f
emy in every possible way. "If the people do their part," he says, "the troops will do the rest." General Curtis is said to have abandoned all idea of attempting any further offensive operations in Arkansas. One account has it that he is hard pressed; that no relief has reached him, and that the whole country bordering on White river is up in arms. Another statement is that he has succeeded in crossing the Black river, and is moving towards the Mississippi. Vicksburg is not yet taken. Porter's mortar fleet is still engaged in bombarding the city, which is said to have sustained considerable damage; but the Confederates appear determined to resist the landing of troops, even if the batterie should be silenced — some ten thousand Confederates, under Gen. Van Dorn, being encamped on the high bluffs four miles below. We have already chronicled the fact that a part of the gunboats had succeeded in running the gauntlet of the batteries, but not, according to the official report, with