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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 39 39 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 25 25 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 25 25 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 19 19 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 11 11 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 10 10 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 6 6 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 6 6 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 4 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 4 4 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Battles. (search)
liamsburgMay 5, 1862 WinchesterMay 25, 1862 Hanover Court-HouseMay 27, 1862 Seven Pines, or Fair OaksMay 31 and June 1, 1862 Memphis (Tenn.)June 6, 1862 Cross Keys and Port RepublicJune 8 and 9, Seven Days before RichmondJune and July, 1862 Baton Rouge (La.)Aug. 5, 1862 Cedar Mountain (Va.)Aug. 9, 1862 Bull Run (second)Aug. 30, 1862 South Mountain (Md.)Sept. 14, 1862 Harper's Ferry (10,000 Nationals surrendered)Sept. 15, 1862 Antietam (Md.)Sept. 17, 1862 Iuka (Miss.)Sept. 19 and 20, Corinth (Miss.)Oct. 3, 1862 Perryville (Ky.)Oct. 8, 1862 Prairie Grove (Ark.)Dec. 7, 1862 Fredericksburg (Va.)Dec. 13, 1862 Holly Springs (Miss.)Dec. 20, 1862 Chickasaw Bayou (Miss.)Dec. 27-29, 1862 Stone River (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)Dec. 31, 1862 and Jan. 3, 1863 Arkansas Post (Ark.)Jan. 11, 1863 Grierson's RaidApril 11 to May 5, 1863 Port Gibson (Miss.)May 1, 1863 Chancellorsville (Va.)May 1-4, 1863 Raymond (Miss.)May 12, 1863 Jackson (Miss.)May 14, 1863 Champion Hill (Miss.)May
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fredericksburg, battle at. (search)
Fredericksburg, battle at. Lee's evacuation of Maryland after the battle on Antietam Creek occurred on Sept. 19-20, 1862. Lee rested a few days on the Virginia side of the Potomac, and then marched leisurely up the Shenandoah Valley. McClellan did not pursue, but, after twice calling for reinforcements, he declared his intention to stand where he was, on the defensive, and attack the enemy should he attempt to recross into Maryland. The government and the loyal people, impatient of delay, demanded an immediate advance. On Oct. 6 the President instructed McClellan to cross the Potomac and give battle to the enemy, or drive him South. Your army must now move, he said, while the roads are good. Twenty-four days were spent in correspondence before the order was obeyed, McClellan complaining of a lack of men and supplies to make it prudent to move forward. At length, when October had nearly passed by and Lee's army was thoroughly rested and reorganized, and communications with
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
agg......Sept. 14-16, 1862 Harper's Ferry surrenders to Stonewall Jackson......Sept. 15, 1862 Battles of South Mountain, Md.......Sept. 15, 1862 Advance of Gen. Kirby Smith appears before Covington, Ky., but immediately retires............Sept. 15, 1862 Battle of Antietam......Sept. 16-17, 1862 Confederate army retreat across the Potomac on the night of......Sept. 18-19, 1862 Battle of Iuka, Miss.; General Rosecrans forces Confederate General Price to retreat......Sept. 19-20, 1862 Preliminary proclamation of President Lincoln announcing that in territory still in rebellion on Jan. 1, 1863, the slaves will be declared forever free......Sept. 22, 1862 Convention of governors from fourteen loyal States, with proxies from three others, meet at Altoona, Pa., and approve the emancipation proclamation......Sept. 24, 1862 General Buell with the United States forces arrives at Louisville, Ky., in advance of the Confederate forces......Sept. 25, 1862 Office of pr
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mississippi, (search)
f Biloxi captured by Federal naval force under Capt. Melancthon Smith......Dec. 31, 1861 Confederate government removes the State archives from Jackson to Columbus for safety......June 16, 1862 Chief military operations in Mississippi during 1862 were as follows: General Beauregard evacuates Corinth, and Halleck takes possession, May 29; United States gunboat Essex bombards Natchez and the city surrenders, Sept. 10; Rosecrans defeats Confederates under Price in a battle at Iuka, Sept. 19-20; unsuccessful attack on Corinth by the Confederates under General Van Dorn, Oct. 3-4; Grenada occupied by General Hovey's expedition, 20,000 strong, Dec. 2; Van Dorn defeats the Federal cavalry in battle of Coffeeville, Dec. 5; Holly Springs surrendered to the Confederates, Dec. 20; unsuccessful attack of Federals on Vicksburg......Dec. 27-29, 1862 Important military operations during 1863: Colonel Grierson with Federal troops makes a raid through the State from Tennessee to Louisiana, Apri