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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 355 3 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 147 23 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 137 13 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 135 7 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 129 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 125 13 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 108 38 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 85 7 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 84 12 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 70 0 Browse Search
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ht the battle of Pleasant Hill contrary to orders, whereby he failed to have in the fight about ten thousand of his army. His orders were to fall back and toll on Banks till he got to an admirable position, about sixteen miles in the rear of Pleasant Hill, where he could have had in the action the additional ten thousand men allud from position and numbers, to have annihilated the Yankee army. It is stated that he gave battle too soon, and although a great victory was achieved, the bulk of Banks' army escaped back to Alexandria, and during the retreat devastated the country. Again, we are informed that General Smith's plans were laid not only to uttermith's grand coup succeeded. But we have heard still another reason assigned for General Taylor's withdrawal from his command: It is that he was anxious to pursue Banks and crush him, but General Smith detached two of his-divisions, thus placing it beyond his power. It was then that General Taylor was relieved, at his own request