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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 40 8 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 37 1 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. 31 7 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 31 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 26 2 Browse Search
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies. 22 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 16 6 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 16 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 15 7 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. 13 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: March 7, 1864., [Electronic resource], The question of Exchange — arrival of Confederate prisoners from Point Look out. (search)
ting into his rear. As they neared Stanardsville, about fifteen miles from the little village of Madison, the rebel cavalry were seen drawn in line across the road. This meant hostility, and for some time the officers of our little command were at a lost what to do. The object of their wearisome and dangerous raid was to draw the rebel cavalry away from the central road to Richmond, and they had no intention of drawing him so far to their rear. All time out troops was the section of Ransom's battery, and that slightly impeded their progress. In general council it was proposed to-threw these two Parrott guns into the nearest and deepest but Custar protesting, declared he would fight his way through indeed, a charge was led by himself in person. The rebels stood their ground manfully, but our two guns now opened on them, and completed their discomfiture, that was their lines to waver. They fled hastily, and our men pursued them till they reached another road, which afforde