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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 347 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 317 55 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 268 46 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 147 23 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. 145 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 141 29 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 140 16 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 134 58 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. 129 13 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 123 5 Browse Search
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ksburg Railroad. Gen. Lee, nor to allow his adversary to proceed alone, ordered Ewell to advance and strike him in the flank and rear, and thus compel him to return to his former position — Ewell marched cut of the trenches late in the afternoon, and encountered the enemy a little before sunset. A sharp, brief combat ensued, th In consequence of the unsteadiness of a portion of the corps here alluded to Ewell did not press his advantages, nor bring off some forty five wagons which he capreturn. Since different accounts of the attack upon Johnson's division, of Ewell's corps, on the morning of the 12th have been given to the public, and since albattle, and who was in a position to understand what was going on as fully as Gen. Ewell himself, for the facts so far as they fell under his own eye. The following iation: On the morning of the 12th Johnson's division occupied the right of Ewell's corps. Haves's brigade being on his left; then J. M. Walkers, (Stonewall,) n
From Yankeedom. Petersburg, May 24. --Northern dates to the 21st have been received. Grant telegraphs that an effort was made on Thursday evening by Ewell's corps to turn the Yankee right, which was promptly repulsed. Three hundred prisoners fell into Yankee hands, besides many killed and wounded. Yankee loss 600 wounded, 150 killed and missing. Stanton assures the Northern press that over 25,000 veteran reinforcements have been sent to Grant. There are no reports from Butler. The Red river is blockaded at many points by rebel shore batteries. Gen. Canby, who is about to assume command, promises to remove them early. Sigel has been removed, and Major General Hunter succeeds him. A dispatch from Sherman, dated Thursday night, at Kinston, states that during that day he had pushed a column round Kinston, in pursuit of Johnston, as far as Cassville. A hard fight for Atlanta is looked for. The Herald states that among the passengers on b
The Daily Dispatch: May 25, 1864., [Electronic resource], Reported Capture of a Blockade Runner. (search)
na river, some twenty-five miles due north from Richmond. By reference to the map the reader will see that Grant, having moved to the right of Spotsylvania C. H. across the Ny, the northern branch of the Mattaponi, might safety throw his army down the east bank of the latter stream on our right flank, advancing all the time upon the are of a circle in the direction of Richmond. Gen. Lee was informed of this movement, and succeeded in checking it momentarily on the evening of the 19th, when Ewell marched out of the trenches and struck the enemy in flank and rear. The Federal army having been transferred to the east side of the headwaters of the Mattaponi, which it was impossible to prevent, and having commenced to move down and probably across to the south side of that river, no alternative was left Gen. Lee but to make a new disposition of his forces. The intervention of the river and the dense woods between the Mat, the Ta, the Po and the Ny (from which is derived the name of the