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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 604 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 570 8 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 498 4 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 456 2 Browse Search
William A. Crafts, Life of Ulysses S. Grant: His Boyhood, Campaigns, and Services, Military and Civil. 439 3 Browse Search
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) 397 3 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. 368 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 368 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 334 0 Browse Search
Owen Wister, Ulysses S. Grant 330 0 Browse Search
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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 2: birth.-career as officer of Engineers, United States army. (search)
who had slept beneath the same blanket, drank from the same canteen, and formed those ties of steel which are strongest when pledged amid common dangers around a common mess table, were to be marshaled under the banners of opposing armies. Ulysses S. Grant was then twenty-five years old, a lieutenant of the Fourth Infantry, self-reliant, brave, and fertile in resources. He fought with old Zach at Palo Alto, Resaca de la Palma, and at Monterey; was at Vera Cruz, and in all the battles which foouacked, fought, and bled side by side on the burning sands of old Mexico, imagine that in less than two decades McDowell would be training his guns on Johnston and Beauregard at first Manassas, while McClellan, Pope, Burnside, Hooker, Meade, and Grant would each in turn test the prowess of Lee; nor did their old commander, Scott, dream he was training these young men in practical strategy, grand tactics, and the science of war, in order that they might direct the information thus acquired agai
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 12: Gettysburg. (search)
it secure. Halleck, from his office in Washington, urged him to Push forward and fight Lee before he can cross the Potomac. And Mr. Lincoln was cramming him with the comforting information that Vicksburg, on the Mississippi, had surrendered to Grant on July 4th, and that if Lee's army could be destroyed, the rebellion would be over. While waiting at Williamsport General Lee received the news of the capture (by raiding Federal cavalry) of his son, General W. H. F. Lee, who was wounded at B therefore only eight when the war closed. He was greatly admired for his rapid, springy walk, high spirit, bold carriage, and muscular strength. When a colt he took the first premium at the Greenbrier Fair, under the name of Jeff Davis. General Grant also had a horse called Jeff Davis. The general changed his name to Traveler. He often rode him in Lexington after the war, and at his funeral Traveler followed the hearse. He was appraised by a board in August, 1864, at $4,600 in Confedera
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 13: campaign in Virginia.-Bristol Station.-mine Run.-Wilderness. (search)
d, and Hood, had served in the Fourth Infantry-Grant's old regiment-and was thirty years of age whens turned toward Parker's Store to meet Hill. Grant discovered that he had Lee's army on his rightosition. Lee's plan was to feign attack on Grant's right and assail his left flank, Grant's to ent. On the 18th and 19th he attacked again. Grant lost eighteen thousand three hundred and ninethe Federals. Hancock's corps was brought from Grant's right during the stormy night before and masoncentrated his efforts to retake the salient, Grant to hold it. The musketry fire with its terrifiJunction, May 23, 1864, the general wrote: General Grant, having apparently become tired of forcingnsive lines showed the skill of the engineer. Grant crossed his army at two points some miles apartage of his position. Warren, on the right of Grant's army and Hancock on the left, supposed, afte James and up the York, landed, and marched to Grant. Lee was also re-enforced by a division of No[53 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 14: siege of Petersburg. (search)
de several attempts to capture the city before Grant took him under his charge, but failed. Grant,ain on the north side of the James what troops Grant was crossing to its southern side, because his but General Lee pronounced against the plan. Grant and Meade, satisfied that nothing more could bcourse on the subject of salvation. Lee and Grant, dissimilar in many characteristics, were simiondition to make a vigorous charge. Meade and Grant objected, the former because they were untriedr it was a horrible affair; and what promised, Grant said, to be the most successful assault of the days after Hancock and Hill had their battle, Grant next endeavored to break the Southern lines onwork and too strong to be carried. After this Grant's left on the south side was further extendedoke to break the chains forged to confine him. Grant had so extended his left that he thought he mihe tactical details. Sherman by water visited Grant on March 27th, told him he would be ready to m[30 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 15: evacuation of Richmond and the Petersburg lines.--retreat and surrender. (search)
sky above the fated city. At the same time Grant rode into Petersburg between rows of closed ho a happier moment in his life, as, seizing General Grant's hand, he congratulated him on his succes with unconquered and unconquerable hearts. Grant gave orders for a vigorous pursuit in two coluto the shoulder. The end which Lee feared and Grant expected had come. For some days the latter humphreys's attack that day. Humphreys received Grant's note at 8.30 P. M., and Grant, Lee's reply aGrant, Lee's reply after midnight, which read: April 7, 1865. General: I have received your note of this date. Thosurrender. R. E. Lee, General. Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant. The next morning a reply was wo armies. R. E. Lee, General. Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant. The Federal flag of truce acct purpose. R. E. Lee, General. Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant. Grant, who received this noteto effect. R. E. Lee, General. Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant. The formalities were conclude[1 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Index. (search)
Austin, Stephen F., mentioned, 31. Averell, General William W., mentioned, 241, 242, 340, 341. Babcock, Colonel, of Grant's staff, mentioned, 392, 393. Ball, Mary, mentioned, x. Banks Ford, Va., 244. Banks, General Nathaniel P., mentiajor, mentioned, 182. Floyd, John B., 113, 117-119, 123, 125, 134. Fort Brown, Texas, 65, 66. Fort Donelson taken by Grant, 131. Fort Fisher, fall of, 368. Fort Hamilton, 30. Fort Henry captured, 131. Fort Monroe, 75, 135, 137, 308. 139. Grace Church, Lexington, Va., 411. Grace Darling, Lee's horse, 181. Graham, William, mentioned, 405. Grant, Ulysses S., mentioned, 46, 48; character, 326; crosses the Rapidan, 328; in the Wilderness, 332; dispatch to Halleck, 336; cro, 136, 137, 157, 166, 169, 170, 175, 176, 177, 197, 207, 218, 219, 221; warning to Hooker, 240; mentioned, 243, 262, 264; Grant and Lincoln meet, 382; Lincoln in Richmond, 382; assassination of, 400. Little Napoleon-McClellan, 214. Little Roun