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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 82 6 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 55 1 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 55 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 20 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 37 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 24 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 23 3 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 22 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. 21 5 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 18 0 Browse Search
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. It must be borne in mind that both wings of our army were then separated four or five miles from General Warren. General Meade instructed General Warren to wait until the right and left were heard from. Soon after, the roar of artillery was heard, and just then news came of the position of the left wing. The rapid cannonading came from General Gregg's cavalry division, who were engaging the enemy briskly on the plankroad. Heavy firing was heard shortly after at Morton's Ford, where General Custer's cavalry were skirmishing with Stuart's cavalry. During all this time, while General Warren was awaiting further orders and information, the enemy were artfully changing their lines, endeavoring to turn General Warren's right flank. While manaeuvring our forces, Lieutenant-Colonel Josselyn, commanding the Fifteenth Massachusetts volunteers, was seriously wounded, and fell into the hands of the enemy. This determination on the part of the rebels, induced General Warren to make a feint
Va., Wednesday Morning, March 2, 1864. General Custer's reconnoitring expedition returned to camth his insignificant force being apparent, General Custer retired-his column up the Stannardsville r approach. Without a moment's hesitation, General Custer conceived and executed a plan for his extrnger of their friends' position, and believing Custer determined to cross at Burton's Ford, came dow the river to their support. It was then that Custer's tactics became apparent to the astonished enommand. The tactical ability displayed by General Custer, is spoken of in the most complimentary teess generally known that the reconnaissance by Custer, supported by infantry, was a simple diversioness southward. After a brief engagement General Custer retreated on the Stannardsville road. Finrear. The next morning about nine o'clock General Custer marched toward the right road, and having oceed. No intelligence had been received from Custer. His troops had consumed their scanty store[18 more...]
e officer must use his discretion about the time of assisting us. Horses and cattle which we do not need immediately, must be shot rather than left. Every thing on the canal and elsewhere, of service to the rebels, must be destroyed. As General Custer may follow me, be careful not to give a false alarm. The signal-officer must be prepared to communicate at night by rockets, and in other things pertaining to his department. The quartermasters and commissaries must be on the lookout for ther above Richmond and rejoin us. Men will stop at Bellona Arsenal and totally destroy it, and every thing else but hospitals; then follow on and rejoin the command at Richmond with all haste, and, if cut off, cross the river and rejoin us. As General Custer may follow me, be careful and not give a false alarm. Programme of the route and work. The following is the exact copy of a paper, written in lead-pencil, which appears to have been a private memorandum of the programme that Dahlgren ha