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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 740 208 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 428 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 383 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 366 0 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 335 5 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 300 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 260 4 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 250 0 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 236 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 220 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: July 27, 1863., [Electronic resource], Gen. Johnston's movements — his next stand. (search)
point was last evacuated. The only exception to this wholesale destruction of the steamers, within his knowledge, was the Mears, which had been run up some of the small streams last spring, and could not be reached by the Yankees in their late raid on the river. The Montgomery Mail, of the 21st, says: Brandon, the present headquarters of General Johnston, is in Rankin county, and about fifteen miles east of Jackson. We do not believe that Sherman and Burnside will cross the Pearl river, for they well know the defeat that awaits them if they march on Brandon. If our conjectures are correct, they will fortify Jackson and endeavor to establish a railroad communication between New Orleans and the Northwest, as well as by way of the Mississippi river. We have conversed with an engineer who is one of the general railroad superintendents of the Government, who says that the loss of rolling stock is not so great as represented by the Appeal. He says that the Yankees have
failures, we presume, Gen. Meade will avoid altogether. It should never have been chosen. By moving from Warrenton direct on Culpeper C. H. he takes the Rappahannock where it is an insignificant rill affording the rebels no position for defence. The War in Mississippi. The following dispatches from Gen. Grant were received on the 21st at Washington: Vicksburg, Miss., July 15, 1863. Major General H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief: Gen. Sherman has Jackson invested from Pearl river on the north to the river on the south. This has out off many hundred cast from the Confederacy. Gen. Sherman says he has force enough, and feels no apprehension about the result. Finding Yazoo city was being fortified. I sent Gen. Herron there with his division. He captured several hundred prisoners, one steamboat, five pieces of heavy artillery, and all the public stores fell into our hands. The enemy burnt three steamboats on the approach of the gunboats. The DeKalb was blo