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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 78 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 66 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 66 4 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. 49 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 37 5 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 29 3 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 27 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 22 8 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 22 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 20 2 Browse Search
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George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 2: Harper's Ferry and Maryland Heights—Darnstown, Maryland.--Muddy Branch and Seneca Creek on the Potomac—Winter quarters at Frederick, Md. (search)
rcumstances that gave rise to the battle of Ball's Bluff, and the main features of that massacre, belong to this story, and may be told in a few words. General Charles P. Stone commanded what he called a corps of observation, on the Maryland side of the Potomac River. His pickets extended from the mouth of the Monocacy, on the north, to meet with those of Banks's division on the south. Stone occupied Poolsville as his headquarters. Between the twentieth and twenty-second of October General McCall had advanced from the Army of the Potomac on the right bank of that river as far as Drainsville, his object being to ascertain the number and intentions of the enemy at Leesburg. In co-operating with this movement General Stone sent a large force to Edward's Ferry, and increased the command at Harrison's Island. At Edward's Ferry, three miles from Poolsville, Stone made a feint of crossing the river, on the 20th, at one o'clock P. M. Several boat-loads of troops crossed and recrossed,
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Index (search)
eral McClellan to move against the enemy, 99. His interview with R. M. Copeland, 256, 267 (notes). His action in regard to the promotion of General Gordon, 259. Little Washington, Va., sickness in the army at, 277. Lotbrop, Rev. Dr., preaches to the Sec-ond Mass. Regiment in camp at Darnstown, Md., 55, 56. M Macdowell, Va., battle of, 179. Mason, Colonel, 124. Mathews, Major, of the Forty-sixth Penn., dangerously wounded at Cedar Mountain, 304. Maulsby, Colonel, 110. McCall, General, Federal officer in Civil War, 64. McClellan, General George B., 29. His policy of caution, 60. Confidence of the writer in, 99. Is placed at the head of the army of the Potomac, and deposed as commander-in-chief, 101. Takes the field under the President's Order No. 1, 103. His excellent organization of the army, 113. His new plan of operations, and orders to Banks to pursue Stouewall Jackson, 133. 134. Protests against the withdrawal of his army from Harrison's Landing, 2