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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 707 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 112 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 89 1 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 87 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 73 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 67 5 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 44 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. 37 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 29 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 1: operations in Virginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. (search)
nd the brigade of General Bartlett on the left. Newton's division followed, in support of Brooks's, and Sedgwick's artillery was posted at a toll-gate in the rear. A sanguinary conflict quickly ensued. Bartlett dashed forward, captured the school-house garrison, and, with furious onset, drove the Confederates, and seized the crest of the hill. The triumph and possession was brief. Wilcox soon drove him back, released the school-house prisoners, and seized their custodians, and, with General Semmes, pushed the Nationals back to Sedgwick's reserves, near the toll-gate, where the well-served batteries of Williston, Rigby, and Parsons, under Colonel Tompkins, checked the pursuers. The conflict had been short, sharp, and sanguinary, and increased Sedgwick's loss in the morning at Fredericksburg to about five thousand men. Wearied and disheartened, the National troops, like their foes, slept on their arms that night, with little expectation of being able to advance in the morning. Hoo
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
m the morning of the 1st until the evening of the 3d of July, was reported by Meade to be 23,186, of whom 2,834 were killed, 13,709 were wounded, and 6,648 were missing. A greater portion of the latter were prisoners. Lee, as usual, made no report of his; losses. He spoke of them as severe. a careful estimate, made from various statements, places the number at about 80,000, of whom about 14,000 were prisoners. Generals Barksdale and Garnett were killed. Generals. Armistead, Pender, and Semmes were mortally wounded; Generals Hood and Trimble were severely wounded, and Generals Anderson, Hampton, Heth, Jones, Pettigrew, Jenkins, and Kemper, not so badly. but each rested on the night after the battle, in ignorance of the real condition and destination of the other. Lee felt that his situation was a perilous one, owing to the strength of the enemy's position, and the reduction of our ammunition, Lee said, in his report, a renewal of the engagement could not be hazarded, and the d
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 16: career of the Anglo-Confederate pirates.--closing of the Port of Mobile — political affairs. (search)
14th of June, 1864. and on the following day, Semmes, having made arrangements for all needful assi was glad to oblige the writer, and remained. Semmes then made ample preparations. He deposited va from the breakwater at Cherbourg, followed by Semmes at a distance of about a mile. The Alabama watempted to close and board his antagonist, but Semmes fought shy. His ship sheered off and steamed aing, and Winslow's fire was again reserved. Semmes, in a letter to J. M. Mason, the Confederate Ein the text, which was corroborated by that of Semmes's friend Lancaster, shows the untruthfulness of the pirate's account. Semmes declared that the midship section of the Kearsarge was on both sideswas fast sinking. before going into action, Semmes made a speech to his crew, in which he declare Alabama was found to be actually sinking, and Semmes saw his friend Lancaster near, he changed his . At Southampton a public dinner was given to Semmes and his officers; and Admiral Anson, of the Br[2 more...]
25; in favor of peace, 1.244; too in firm to take the field, 1. 580; retirement of, 2.130. Secessionville, battle of. 3.187. Sedgwick, Gen., wounded at Antietam, 2.478; hit victory over Early at Fredericksburg, 3.35; perilous position of, 3.36; compelled to recross the Rappahannock, 3.38; at the battle of Rappahannock Station, 3.107; death of, 3.306. Selma, capture of by Gen. Wilson, 3.517; destruction of Confederate property in, 3.518. Seminary Ridge, battle of, 3.61. Semmes, Capt., Raphael, commander of the Sumter, 2.568, and of the Alabama, 2.569. Senators, expulsion of ten from Congress, 1.572. Seven Pines, battle of, 2.409; visit of the author to tb battle-field of in 1866, 2.439. Seward, Wm. H., declares his adherence to the Union, 1.226; on the Trent affair, 2.163; attempt to assassinate, 3.569. Sewell's Point, attack on rebel works at, 1.486, Seymour, Gen. F., his expedition to Florida, 3.461-3.469,. Seymour, Horatio, on the arrest of Vallandigh