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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 75 11 Browse Search
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley 67 5 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 49 1 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 34 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. 27 9 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 26 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 23, 1862., [Electronic resource] 22 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 18 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
capturing twenty-two men. The expedition, commanded by General Nelson, was to go up the Licking River, pass through Prestonb of the Ohio is navigable above Piketon, and thus afforded Nelson great facilities for revictualling his army. The Confederirginia whence they drew large supplies of salt and lead. Nelson was trying to surround Williams, so as to capture him, witan generals; and a newspaper correspondent who accompanied Nelson, affirming in advance the success of the movement, had theelieved the report of this imaginary victory for two days. Nelson's expedition was to have more modest results. On the 7th pon John's Creek, he went, with seven hundred men, to meet Nelson, and waited for him at the Ivy Creek pass. The road, conser directed a heavy discharge of musketry upon its flank. Nelson's soldiers drew back in confusion before this unexpected n able to defend that position for any length of time; but Nelson never came to attack it, and allowed himself to be overtak
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
d to Piketon, of which place, as we have seen, Nelson had for a while taken possession. This corps es. The first division of Buell, commanded by Nelson, should also be already on the field of battle. This was the brigade of Ammen, belonging to Nelson's division, that rushed forward so opportunelyking his way through swamps almost impassable, Nelson had arrived with his infantry in front of Pittanding during the night, with the artillery of Nelson, whose last brigade was landing at the same ti Tennessee. Before sunrise the divisions of Nelson and Crittenden, deployed one in rear of the oe of an army yet victorious the first shock of Nelson's attack. The latter, being alone in line, fivulnerable points in the positions occupied by Nelson. At seven o'clock the two adversaries renew tin motion at the same time. The latter attack Nelson with extraordinary vigor for fatigued troops, gnal given by Buell, his three divisions under Nelson, Crittenden, and McCook, put themselves in mot[7 more...]