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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 204 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 144 2 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. 113 11 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 93 1 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 73 3 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 60 12 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 60 6 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 55 15 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 51 3 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 42 18 Browse Search
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ree. The country was appalled at the disaster of Bull Run. it could not be denied that Gen. McDowell had failed. War is inexorable.--It sacrifices lives and reputations with remorseless hand. Public opinion demanded that McDowell be instantly displaced from the command of the army of the Potomac.--Neither the President nor Gen. Scott dared to resist the execution of the decree. It is now felt that great injustice was done to McDowell. But a victim was demanded to appease popular clamor, and he was offered up in looking around for his successor, it was found that the selection was cod with such ponderous masses of artillery, and led by such experienced officers as Heintzelman, McDowell, Franklin, Sumner, Hooker, Smith, McCall, Cassy, Doubleday, and their associates, who have seen distinguish themselves, the grand army of the Potomac, whether its nominal board be McClellan, McDowell, or Hallack, or Fremont, or the President of the United States, (Its Constitutional Commander-I
ants64 Second Lieutenants84 Privates5,500 Cannon125 Arms10,000 Steamboats Floating batty Horses, mules,2,000 Wagons1,000 --besides forty thousand dollars' worth of provisions and ammunition unestimable. The regiments captured were the Fortieth, Forty-sixth and Fifty-fifty Tennessee; Third, Eleventh and Twelfth Arkansas; the First Alabama, and the New Orleans Pelican Guard. The situation. The rebels, if the following be true, are again on the retreat without a fight. Gen. McDowell sends a dispatch from his headquarters, indicating the fact that Fredericksburg and vicinity have been evacuated by the rebel troops, who had gone down to Richmond, Yorktown, &c. In his dispatch the General states how he obtained the information, which, if the source be reliable is very important. The news from Yorktown is not of a very material character. Three slight skirmished occurred on Friday, but resulted in a trifling loss to our forces. One thing appears certain, that the