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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 21 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 27, 1864., [Electronic resource] 12 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 II. 10 2 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 10 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 5, 1864., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 8 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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e resulted in the capture of Richmond and the defeat of Lee's army. He wished to place a column on the line of the Rapid Ann as an army of observation, which would at the same time defend Washington and prevent the invasion of the Shenandoah Valley or Maryland, while, with the main body of his army, he took a position on the south side of the James river and operated against Richmond and the communications of the rebel capital. The rebel papers report a defeat of General Bur bridge at Saltville, in Southwestern Virginia, and state that he has been operating in that quarter with a force of six thousand men. This shows that he has penetrated the designs of General Grant, and has sent a large force, under Echols and Breckinridge, to check the movement on Lynchburg, by the line of the Virginia and Tennessee road. General Sherman's presence in Nashville at this time, however, and the movement of this force under General Burbridge, have great significance; and the readers of this corr