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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 206 6 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 195 1 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 189 1 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 165 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 162 2 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 160 12 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. 119 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 111 3 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 111 1 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 102 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Carlin, William Passmore 1829- (search)
Carlin, William Passmore 1829- Military officer; born in Greene county, Ill., Nov. 24, 1829; was graduated at West Point in 1850, and was in the Sioux expeditions under General Harney in 1855. and under General Sumner against the Cheyennes in 1857. He was in the Utah expedition in 1858; and did efficient service in Missouri for the Union in the early part of the Civil War, where he commanded a district until March, 1862. He commanded a brigade under Generals Steele and Pope, which bore a prominent part in the battle of Stone River (q. v.). In the operations in northern Georgia late in 1863, and in the Atlanta campaign the next year, he was very active. In the famous march to the sea he commanded a division in the 14th Corps; and was with Sherman in his progress through the Carolinas, fighting at Bentonville. He was brevetted major-general, U. S. A. in 1893; and was retired Nov. 24 of that year.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cedar Mountain, battle of (search)
Cedar Mountain, battle of Pope's main army was near Culpeper Courthouse, and Stonewall Jackson was at Gordonsville, with a heavy force, at the close of July, 1862. Pope had taken command on June 28, and assumed the control in the field on July 29. Both armies advanced early in August. Jackson, reinforced, had thrown his arPope had taken command on June 28, and assumed the control in the field on July 29. Both armies advanced early in August. Jackson, reinforced, had thrown his army across the Rapidan River on the morning of the 8th, and driven the National cavalry back on Culpeper Court-house. Gen. S. W. Crawford was sent with his brigade to assist the latter in retarding Jackson's march, and to ascertain his real intentions, if possible. The movements of the Confederates were so mysterious that it was difficult to guess where they intended to strike. On the morning of Aug. 9, Pope sent General Banks forward with about 8,000 men to join Crawford near Cedar Mountain, 8 miles southward of Culpeper Court-house, and Sigel was ordered to advance from Sperryville at the same time to the support of Banks. Jackson had now gained the co
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Chantilly, battle of (search)
Chantilly, battle of On the morning after the second battle at Bull Run Pope was joined at Centreville by the corps of Franklin and Sumner. The next day (Sept. ing with him his own and Ewell's division. With instructions to assail and turn Pope's right, he crossed Bull Run at Sudley Ford, and,. after a while, turning to theht, turned down the Little River pike, and marched towards Fairfax Court-house. Pope had prepared to meet this movement. Heintzelman and Hooker were ordered to diffChantilly, the Army of Virginia was merged into the Army of the Potomac, and General Pope returned to service in the West. The loss of Pope's army, from Cedar MountaPope's army, from Cedar Mountain to Chantilly, in killed, wounded, prisoners, and missing, was estimated at 30,000. Lee's losses during the same time amounted to about 15,000. He claimed to have artillery, and 20,000 small-arms. Of the 91,000 veteran troops from the Peninsula, lying near, Pope reported that only 20,500 men had joined him in confronting Lee.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
adual emancipation adopted by the House of Representatives. —13. Point Pleasant, Mo., captured by Pope.—18. Name of Fort Calhoun, at the Rip Raps, Hampton Roads, changed to Fort Wool.—21. Washington,g them wages; also that foreigners should not be required to take the oath of allegiance.—23. General Pope ordered to arrest all disloyal citizens within the lines under his command. National troops guerillas from the town.—Aug. 1. Retaliatory order issued by the Confederate government, and General Pope and his officers declared not to be entitled to the consideration of prisoners of war. Confedon troops; the next day the Unionists recovered everything.— 2. Orange Court-House, Va., taken by Pope's troops. A draft of the militia to serve nine months was ordered by the President. —5. Malvern 6. Confederate cavalry attacked the Union outposts at Martinsburg, Va., and were repulsed.—8. General Pope relieved of the command of the Army of Virginia, and assigned to that of the Northwe
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cox, Jacob Dolson 1828- (search)
r; born in Montreal, Canada, Oct. 27, 1828. His mother was a lineal descendant of Elder William Brewster, of the Mayflower. He was admitted to the bar in 1852, and practised in Warren, O., until elected State Senator, in 1859. He was appointed brigadier-general of State militia, and commanded a camp of instruction, in April, 1861, and in May was made brigadier-general of volunteers, doing good service in western Virginia. In August, 1862, he was assigned to the Army of Virginia, under General Pope, and in the fall was ordered to the district of the Kanawha. After the death of Reno, at South Mountain, he commanded the 9th Army Corps. He was in command of the district of Ohio in 1863; served in the Atlanta campaign in 1864; and was promoted to major-general in December of that year. He served in Sherman's army early in 1865; was governor of Ohio in 1866-68; Secretary of the Interior under President Grant, in 1869-70; and Representative in Congress in 1877-79. He published Atlant
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ferrero, Edward -1899 (search)
ero, Edward -1899 Military officer; born of Italian parents in Granada, Spain, Jan. 18, 1831; was brought to the United States while an infant. His parents taught dancing, and that became his profession, which he taught at the United States Military Academy. When the Civil War broke out he raised a regiment (Shepard Rifles), and as its colonel accompanied Burnside in his expedition to the coast of North Carolina early in 1862. He commanded a brigade under General Reno, and served in the Army of Virginia, under General Pope, in the summer of 1862. He was promoted to brigadier-general of volunteers in September, and was in the battles of South Mountain, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. He served in the siege of Vicksburg (1863), and commanded a division at the siege of Knoxville, in defence of Fort Sanders. In the operations against Petersburg he led a division of colored troops, and, Dec. 2, 1864, was brevetted major-general of volunteers. He died in New York City, Dec. 11, 1899.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Grand remonstrance, the. (search)
of suspension, excommunication, deprivation, by which they would have thrust out all the good ministers, and most of the well-affected people of the kingdom, and left an easy passage to their own design of reconciliation with Rome. 88. The Popish party enjoyed such exemptions from penal laws as amounted to a toleration, besides many other encouragements and Court favours. 89. They had a Secretary of State, Sir Francis Windebanck, a powerful agent for speeding all their desires. 90. A Pope's Nuncio residing here, to act and govern them according to such influences as he received from Rome, and to intercede for them with the most powerful concurrence of the foreign Princes of that religion. 91. By his authority the Papists of all sorts, nobility, gentry, and clergy were convocated after the manner of a Parliament. 92. New jurisdictions were erected of Romish Archbishops, taxes levied, another state moulded within this state independent in government, contrary in interest a
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Grant, Ulysses Simpson (search)
sion, with many others, that there was a half-hearted support of General Pope in his campaigns, and that General Porter, while possibly not mo General Porter was convicted of disobedience of the order of General Pope's, dated at 4.30 P. M., on the 29th of August, to attack the eneon his right flank, and in his rear, if possible. Despatches of General Pope of that day show that he knew General Lee was coming to the suppr. This was on the supposition that Jackson was there alone, as General Pope had stated he would be until the evening of the next day, or thee contrary to my mind now, he was zealous in giving a support to General Pope, and more so, possibly, for the reason that he knew among his fo, of his fitness for his new place. It must be recollected that General Pope was selected from a Western army and brought East to command an too, in re-examining the case, my attention was called again to General Pope's early order in taking command of the Army of Virginia. I send
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Groveton, battle of. (search)
ile, General Lee having massed a heavy force on Pope's front, the latter had retired behind the fork Franklin, Heintzelman, and Porter had arrived, Pope's army, somewhat scattered, numbered about 60,0Junction before daylight (Aug. 27), to break up Pope's communications with the capital. The alarm ih his whole force, pressed to the Junction, and Pope attempted to capture him before he should form n a different road, and support McDowell, while Pope moved along the railway towards Manassas Juncti approaching through Thoroughfare Gap. Some of Pope's troops failed to execute orders. The latter Ricketts fled to Gainesville, closely pursued. Pope's army was now scattered and somewhat confused.e's whole army, now combined, pressed forward. Pope ordered Sigel, supported by Reynolds, to advanc assumed the aspect of a series of skirmishes. Pope ordered Porter into action, and other troops weand a part of McClellan's were in this action. Pope's effective men had been reduced in numbers by [7 more...]
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hamilton, Schuyler 1822- (search)
in New York City, July 25, 1822; graduated at West Point in 1841; served in the war with Mexico; and was acting aide to General Scott. He was severely wounded in a hand-to-hand engagement with Mexicans. He was bre vetted captain, and remained on Scott's staff until 1854. He left the army in 1855, but on the fall of Sumter (1861) he joined the 7th New York Regiment as a private. He became aide to General Butler at Annapolis, and soon entered the military family of General Scott at Washington. He was made brigadier-general in November, 1861, and accompanied General Halleck to Missouri, where he commanded the district of St. Louis. In February, 1862, he commanded a division of Pope's army; and by the planning and construction of a canal, greatly assisted in the capture of New Madrid and Island number ten (q. v.). In September, 1862, he was made major-general of volunteers. He resigned in February, 1863; and was hydrographic engineer for the New York department of docks in 1871-75.
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