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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 7: military operations in Missouri, New Mexico, and Eastern Kentucky--capture of Fort Henry. (search)
loyalty and disloyalty within its borders General Canby and Colonel Sibley, 186. battle of Valverritory of New Mexico, was intrusted to Colonel E. R. S. Canby. Such was the arrangement of the mili moved slowly, by way of Fort Thorn, and found Canby at Fort Craig, on the Rio Grande, Feb. 19, 18arson's regiment. The panic was so great that Canby ordered a return of all the forces to the fortight o'clock the next morning, Feb. 21, 1862. Canby sent Lieutenant-Colonel Roberts, with cavalry,el Thomas Green, of the Fifth Texas regiment. Canby, considering victory certain for his troops, we picture is from a sketch by one of Colonel. Canby's subalterns. forward and charged furiously upof the most disgraceful scenes of the war, and Canby was compelled to see victory snatched from hisen, and the spirit shown by a large portion of Canby's troops satisfied him that, notwithstanding hfor these were threatened by the forces of Colonel Canby, approaching from below. He accomplished [6 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 13: the capture of New Orleans. (search)
Never mind us! Burn the city! Military officers impressed vehicles into the service of carrying cotton to the levees to be burned. Specie, to the amount of four millions of dollars, was sent out of the city by railway; the consulates were crowded with foreigners depositing Twiggs's House. this was the appearance of Twiggs's residence when the writer visited it, in the spring of 1866. it was a large brick House, at the junction of camp and magazine streets, and was then used by General Canby, the commander of the Department, as the quarters of his paymaster. their money and other valuables for safety from the impending storm; and poor old Twiggs, the traitor, like his former master, Floyd, fearing the wrath of his injured Government, fled from his home, leaving in the care of a young woman the two swords which had been awarded him for his services in Mexico, to fall into the hands of the conquerors who speedily came. Parton's Butler in, Yew Crleans, page 264. On his