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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 17 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 12 0 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 0 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 11 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 1, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters 4 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 4 0 Browse Search
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f the disaster, and to endeavor, it possible, to regain the lost works and to retrieve the disasters of the day. With lightning speed the Virginians and Georgians, moving by the left flank, came to the rescue, under the lead of their gallant commander, who, be it known, was utterly unacquainted with the configuration of the lines or the nature of the ground. Barely had Gen. M. placed his old brigade in position when the Yankee hordes, with a fresh yell, bounded for ward. Mahone's men, like Putnam's at Bunker Hill, reserved their fire until they saw the whites of their adversary's eyes — not a difficult matter since many of the combatants were contraband of sooty hue. At the word fire the Yankees would stagger and begin to fire back. The order to charge is given, and the men dash forward and the Yankees give back in their sui generis rabid style into and beyond the line of breastworks. Our men pursuing, mount the breastworks, and bestow upon the enemy a plunging fire, which tells wi
f the disaster, and to endeavor, it possible, to regain the lost works and to retrieve the disasters of the day. With lightning speed the Virginians and Georgians, moving by the left flank, came to the rescue, under the lead of their gallant commander, who, be it known, was utterly unacquainted with the configuration of the lines or the nature of the ground. Barely had Gen. M. placed his old brigade in position when the Yankee hordes, with a fresh yell, bounded for ward. Mahone's men, like Putnam's at Bunker Hill, reserved their fire until they saw the whites of their adversary's eyes — not a difficult matter since many of the combatants were contraband of sooty hue. At the word fire the Yankees would stagger and begin to fire back. The order to charge is given, and the men dash forward and the Yankees give back in their sui generis rabid style into and beyond the line of breastworks. Our men pursuing, mount the breastworks, and bestow upon the enemy a plunging fire, which tells wi