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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 730 6 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 693 5 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 408 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 377 13 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 355 5 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 345 5 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 308 2 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 280 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. 254 2 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 219 1 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 2: civil and military operations in Missouri. (search)
ee pieces of cannon, fell upon Moore's force, of about four hundred in number, in the village of Athens, where the assailants were repulsed and utterly routed. The Unionists now flocked to Moore's victorious standard; and these being aided by General Pope, the Secessionists north of the Missouri River were soon made to behave very circumspectly. In the mean time, the loyal civil authorities of Missouri were making efforts to keep the State from the vortex of secession. The popular Conventioe sent to his Department. On hearing of the disaster at Bull's Ruln, he left for the West, and arrived at St. Louis on the 26th of July, where Colonel Harding, Lyon's Adjutant-General, was in command. Fremont had already issued orders for General John Pope to proceed from Alton, in Illinois, with troops to suppress the, armed Secessionists in Northern Missouri, John C. Fremont. who, as we have observed, had commenced the destruction of railways, and depredations upon the Unionists. Frem
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 3: military operations in Missouri and Kentucky. (search)
uld give him immediate aid. He had reason to believe that a large portion of General Pope's five thousand men in Northern Missouri, sent for the purpose under Generalhose of Davis at Jefferson City, in giving all needed relief to Mulligan. General Pope telegraphed to General Fremont on the 16th, saying: The troops I sent to LexFremont was disappointed. Whilst expecting tidings of success, he received from Pope Sept. 22. the sad news of Mulligan's surrender. The active and vigilant Price, in Northeastern Missouri with 8,000 men. They were effectually broken up by General Pope. In this work a severe fight occurred at Blue Mills, on the Missouri, thirtyd in five divisions under the respective commands of Generals David Hunter, John Pope, Franz Sigel, J. A. McKinstry, and H. Asboth, and accompanied by eighty-six piecates was substantially adopted. They were to be assailed simultaneously by Generals Pope and McKinstry in the front, by Generals Sigel and Lane in the rear, and by
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 4: military operations in Western Virginia, and on the sea-coast (search)
ittle blockading squadron, consisting of the war steamer Richmond, sloops-of-war Vincennes and Preble, and steam-tender Water-Witch, all under the command of Captain John Pope. This squadron had been placed there by Flag-officer McKean, commander of the squadron off Pensacola, for the purpose of guarding the several entrances to the Manassas, and some fire-rafts were sent down — to burn them. A little later, Commander Robert Handy, of the Vincennes, mistaking the meaning of a signal from Pope, abandoned his ship; placed a slow match at the magazine, and with his officers and crew fled, some to the Richmond and some to the Water Witch. Happily, the fire send news of his great victory to Richmond. The only damages inflicted by Hollins were slight bruises on the coal schooner, sinking a large boat, and staving Captain Pope's gig. When his dispatch and the facts were considered together, they produced great merrimnent throughout the country at the expense of the weak Confederate C
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 5: military and naval operations on the coast of South Carolina.--military operations on the line of the Potomac River. (search)
was struck thirty-four times. Its mainmast was injured beyond hope of repair, its rigging was cut, and it was made to leak badly. Dupont reported it at thirty-one, of whom eight were killed. The Confederate officers reported their loss in both forts at fifty, of whom ten were killed in Fort Walker, but none in Fort Beauregard. On the evening succeeding the battle, a procession of seventeen boats, from the Wabash, conducted the remains of the dead to their burial-place on Hilton Head, near Pope's mansion, in a grove of palm and orange trees, not far from the fort; and on the following day, Nov. 8, 1861. Dupont issued a stirring general order, in which,. after speaking in praise of his officers and men, he said: The flag-officer fully sympathizes with the officers and men of the squadron, in the satisfaction they must feel at seeing the ensign of the. Union once more in the State of South Carolina, which has been the, chief promoter of the wicked and unprovoked rebellion they have b
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 7: military operations in Missouri, New Mexico, and Eastern Kentucky--capture of Fort Henry. (search)
fugitive slaves excluded from military camps Pope in Missouri Price's appeal to the Missourians,g over the country. He accordingly sent General John Pope, who, as we have already observed, had bments of these guerrillas in Western Missouri. Pope had been acting with vigor during the latter pa time comparative good order was restored. Now Pope was charged with similar duties. On the 7th ofe disaffected Missourians, and at the time when Pope was ordered to his new field of operations, aboto join Price. To prevent this combination was Pope's chief desire. He encamped thirty or forty mie Blackwater, at or near Milford, North of him, Pope sent Colonel Jefferson C. Davis and Major Merridnight the prisoners and spoils were taken into Pope's camp, and the next day the victors and the vaquished moved back in the direction of Sedalia, Pope's starting-place. In the space of five days th to secession in that State for the moment, and Pope's short campaign gave great satisfaction to all
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 9: events at Nashville, Columbus, New Madrid, Island number10, and Pea Ridge. (search)
his call for bells to cast into cannon, 238. Pope's March on New Madrid Confederates strengtheni Confederates at New Madrid. He dispatched General Pope from St. Louis on the 22d of February, withhat might lessen their speed. In the mean time Pope's main column moved on, traversed with the greaPope's Headquarters near New Madrid. While Pope was waiting for his siege-guns, the Confederatela formed by Reel Foot Lake and Madrid Bend. Pope's four siege-guns (three 32-pounders and an 8-ihnson. for the purpose of co-operating with General Pope. At Columbus he was joined by the Twenty-sto attempt to cross the river with any means at Pope's command. He tried to induce Foote to allow ss Landing, below Tiptonville (Tennessee), where Pope intended to disembark his troops (then on the story for the Nationals. At noon he signaled to Pope that the batteries were* silenced. The steamermbers of the islands. operations in the siege, Pope did not lose a man, nor meet with an accident; [19 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 11: operations in Southern Tennessee and Northern Mississippi and Alabama. (search)
es in that direction, was occupied by National troops. General Pope had arrived in the mean time, April 22, 1862. with the General George H. Thomas, and composed the right wing. General Pope commanded the left, and General Buell the center. The ontending armies on the 3d of May. 1862. On that day General Pope sent out Generals Paine and Palmer with detachments orcements for Beauregard were thus effectually cut off. Pope left a brigade to hold Farmington and menace Beauregard's rth, May, 1862. and drove them back. Eight days afterward, Pope re-occupied the post with his whole force, and, at the samee the Confederates were driven back. On the following day, Pope expelled them from their advance batteries, and Sherman pla down the Mississippi River. This was soon begun, with General Pope's army on transports. Memphis was the main object of t, and he soon drove Hollins to shelter below the fort. General Pope, whose troops had landed on the Arkansas shore, was una
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 14: movements of the Army of the Potomac.--the Monitor and Merrimack. (search)
asury, to the effect as to what he intended doing with his army, and where he intended doing, McClellan answered, that the movements in Kentucky were to precede any from Washington. McDowell's Notes. This part of the plan of the General-in-Chief (the movements in the West) was soon gloriously carried out, as we have already observed; and before the Army of the Potomac had fairly inaugurated its campaign, in the spring of 1862, the active little army under Grant, and the forces of Buell and Pope, in connection with Foote's gun-boats and mortars, had captured Forts Henry and Donelson, Nashville and Columbus; had driven the Confederates out of Kentucky; had seized the Gibraltar of the Mississippi (Island Number10); and had penetrated to Northern Alabama, and fought the. great battles and won a victory at Shiloh. See Chapters VII., VIII., IX., and X. At that conference, McClellan expressed his unwillingness to develop his plans, always believing, he said, that in military matters
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 16: the Army of the Potomac before Richmond. (search)
. Marks's Peninsula Campaign, page 294. However, it was obeyed, and by the evening of the 3d of July, 1862. the Army of the Potomac was resting on the James; and on the 8th, what was left of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was behind the defenses at Richmond. McClellan made his Headquarters in the mansion at Berkeley, the seat of the Harrison family, near Harrison's Landing, The picture above shows the appearance of the mansion at the time the writer was there, in the spring Westover.--Pope's Headquarters. of 1865, when it was a signal-station. It was the residence of Dr. Starke when the war broke out. It is about five miles below City Point, on the opposite side of the river . There President Harrison was born. The estate was called Berkeley. A short distance below it, on the same side of the river, is the old family mansion of the Westover estate, that belonged to the Byrds in colonial times. It was famous as the center of a refined social circle on the Virginia Peninsula
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 17: Pope's campaign in Virginia. (search)
draw those that were there, and unite them with Pope's in covering Washington City. Accordingly, on to General G. W. Cullum, January 27, 1863. Pope assumed the command of his army in the field ino throw his whole army with crushing force upon Pope, and to seize his communications with Frederi citz-Hugh Lee's cavalry taking position opposite Pope's left, and Jackson, with Stuart's cavalry, poshis movement had been so thoroughly masked that Pope was completely deceived, and on the previous evn routed, and in the conflict he lost a leg. Pope and Lee were now both in a most critical positi Jackson, there was a gap of two marches, which Pope might occupy to Lee's mortal hurt. But Pope waound he had occupied the previous evening, gave Pope the impression that his foe was retreating alonpen communication with Pope. Second, to leave, Pope to get out of his scrape, and at once use all opt. 2, 1862. when it was allowed a brief rest. Pope now repeated with greater earnestness his reque[98 more...]
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