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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 146 0 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 I. 41 5 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 40 2 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 37 13 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 27 9 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 26 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 24 0 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 23 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 16 2 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 16 0 Browse Search
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nd ambulances, many small arms, horses, ordnance stores, and several hundred negroes, taken from the plantations on their route, were captured. R. E. Lee, General. This confirms the news before received of the summary "taking off" of Wilson's raiding party, and puts the number of prisoners about as high as any previous estimate. As the swamps and woods of Dinwiddie are known to abound with Yankees, separated from their main body, the captures will probably yet amount to an "entire for the New York Times and Philadelphia Press. --Rather an abrupt termination to the career of a newspaper man, but it serves him right for being caught in such bad company. All the facts we have learned in connection with the final event of Wilson's raiders at Stony Creek confirm the account given by our correspondent, and published in Saturday's paper. A repetition is, therefore, unnecessary. So severely were the Yankees punished in Dinwiddie that they will hardly venture upon a similar
The Daily Dispatch: July 4, 1864., [Electronic resource], The negroes recaptured from the raiders. (search)
e accessions to their ranks, but so great was the desire of the negroes for freedom, that they could not restrain them. Between the two races, we must come to the conclusion that the negro is the most honorable and truthful, and give them the benefit of these virtues. They have endured more hardships and privations, and experienced more bodily pain and discomfort, during the past few days, no doubt, than they have ever done before. But corroborative of the negroes' statement, it is asserted that the enemy had them strongly protected when the rout took place, and the Yankees were compelled to abandon their friends. The negroes were marched in the middle of the road, and flanked on either side by a solid line of cavalry, while heavy columns preceded and followed the contrabands. This was either to prevent the negroes escaping, or to protect them from any sudden assault by Southern soldiers. We suppose the former, as Wilson entertained such a sovereign contempt for rebel cavalry.