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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
g retained in the field beyond the fall election, and thus be deprived of voting against the supply of further men or money for the war; and some, also, says Professor Jacobs (Rebel Invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania, page 10), who were Pennsylvania College. brave and patriotic in words, could not make up their minds to expoould meet only Pennsylvania militia, but when the terrible fire was opened upon them, the fearful cry spread through their ranks, the Army of the Potomac! --see Dr. Jacobs's Rebel invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania, page 43, and Swinton's Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, page 359. Pettigrew's brigade was terribly shatteredactors in the scenes, of the official reports of the opposing commanders and their subordinate officers; narratives of correspondents with the armies, and of Professor Jacobs and others who have published interesting monographs concerning the battle. Special acknowledgment is due to Colonel J. B. Batchelder, for his communication
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 3: political affairs.--Riots in New York.--Morgan's raid North of the Ohio. (search)
ssed the Ohio into Indiana, at Leavenworth, to test the temper of the people. They swept through two or three counties in that region of the State, but were captured June 19, 1868. when making their way back, by the Leavenworth Home Guards, under Major Clendenin, and the steamer Izetta. Morgan started northward a little later, June 27. with thirty-five hundred well-mounted men and six guns. He crossed the swollen Cumberland River at Burksville, July 1, 2. after some opposition from General Jacobs's cavalry, Morgan's artillery and baggage was crossed on hastily-constructed scows, and the troops swam their horses. and pushed rapidly on to Columbia, where he was encountered July 3. and kept in check for three hours by one hundred and fifty of Wolford's cavalry, under Captain Carter, who was killed in the affray. After partly sacking the town, the raiders proceeded to destroy a bridge over the Green River, at Tebb's Bend, where they were confronted July 4. by two hundred Michig
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
eport of Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant, of the Armies of the United States--1864-65, July 22, 1865. While Butler's main army was making movements toward Richmond, Kautz was out upon another raid on the railways leading to that city from the South and Southwest. He left Bermuda Hundred on the 12th of May, with two brigades, Composed of the Third New York, First District of Columbia, and Fifth and Eleventh Pennsylvania. The brigades were commanded respectively by Colonel Spear and Major Jacobs. and passing near Fort Darling, swept on the are of a circle by Chesterfield Court-House and struck the Richmond and Danville railway, at Coalfield Station, eleven miles west of the Confederate capital. He struck it again at Powhatan; menaced the railway bridge over the Appomattox, which was strongly guarded; swept around eastward, and struck the road again at Chula Station; and then, with a part of his command he crossed to the Southside railway at White and Black Station, while the rem