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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 174 2 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. 92 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 87 1 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 84 0 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 78 16 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 71 11 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. 51 9 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 46 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 36 0 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 34 0 Browse Search
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George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 3: through Harper's Ferry to Winchester—The Valley of the Shenandoah. (search)
dway between Charlestown and Bunker Hill; General Shields halted at Martinsburg, and General Sedgwi, through Snicker's Gap to Centreville, while Shields, with his division of about six thousand men,as the second division of his corps under General Shields; but Jackson did not know that, nor did Ae), as the ranking officer on the field after Shields was hurt, was in command of the Federals. Annded to deceive him was always claimed by General Shields. It was part of his feint to move forwar in pursuit. On the 22d, when Ashby drove in Shields's pickets, he discovered only what he supposewhich 46 were officers. In addition to this, Shields claims to have captured 2 guns, 4 caissons, and 1,000 small arms. Our loss was (from Shields's official report), in killed and wounded, 504. our papers so reported. A German aid to General Shields performed marvels of gallantry,so he saidl, in front of which was Colonel Sullivan, of Shields's brigade, and, for some purpose of offence, [10 more...]
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 4: the Valley of the Shenandoah (continued)—Return to Strasburg. (search)
d for Mount Jackson. The leading column, commanded by General Shields, and comprising his division, was formed at midnight,ne mile to two, then unites with it at Harrisonburg. When Shields advanced, a small force, as a flanking column (should the rt time before we came up. We followed one mile in rear of Shields, until the hot sun beat down upon our troops, and the duste road. The turning column comprised two brigades, one of Shields's division commanded by Colonel Dunning, and my own. With s they touched the ground. In the morning we learned that Shields had the night before passed through the town, and gone fouassanutten town, and thence to Luray. Colonel Sullivan of Shields's division, who had been left to guard Columbia Bridge, inand artillery) were directed to return to Strasburg, while Shields with his division was ordered to cross the Blue Ridge and in a safe ddp6t, all the superfluous transportation which Shields had abandoned. In brigade drills, labor upon the field-
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 5: return to Strasburg (continued)—Banks's flight to WinchesterBattle of Winchester. (search)
p of 8,000 men (including cavalry) in Banks's corps, and 11,000 in Shields's division; Milroy and Schenck, with 6,000 men (in front of Generaranquil at Harrisonburg until the fifth of May, when, as narrated, Shields's division marched towards Fredericksburg to join General McDowell at that place. On the fourteenth of May General Lee heard of Shields's movement towards Front Royal, and wrote Jackson that it was very dered to return, several hundred disabled men left in our charge by Shields's division were put upon the march, and our wagon train ordered fogth Newtown was reached, and here we found the dead body of one of Shields's men killed in Steuart's daylight attack upon our ambulances and ally, in seeking General Banks without success, he came across General Shields's surgeons, but they had no appliances for any one but GeneralGeneral Shields's sick. Then he searched unknown places, and found an ambulance; but the driver was afraid to go back, so the aid procured a soldie
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 6: battle of Winchester (continued)—Federal retreat across the Potomac to Williamsport. (search)
nchester, and 64 not removed from Strasburg,--left there with two surgeons and attendants. At Winchester, Dr. Stone of the Second was left in charge. In addition to these surgeons, there were eight others who fell into the enemy's hands. General Shields, when he marched for Fredericksburg, left 1,000 sick and disabled men at Strasburg. Banks says, Surgeon King, division surgeon, exhibits the disposition of them, but does not say what it was. Of material, Banks makes the following statemtly exaggerated his strength. Their lowest estimate placed the combined strength of the enemy at twenty thousand. See Jackson's Valley Campaign, p. 111, in which the total of Jackson's command is placed at 15,000 or 16,000. In the pursuit of Shields and Fremont, the battles of Cross Keyes and Port Republic, the march of Jackson to unite with the Army of Virginia, we did not participate; therefore I leave them with no other allusion. On the thirty-first of May, the enemy at Bunker Hill, Ma
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Index (search)
Colonel, Rebel officer, 124, 126. G Garnett, General, Rebel officer, 124, 126. Offends Jackson in his fight with Shields, and is relieved of his command, 127. In battle of Cedar Mountain, 292. Geary, Colonel, Federal officer under Banks,ach Winchester, 117, 118. His character compared to Cromwell's, 118. Retreats from Winchester, 118. -and is whipped by Shields in pursuit, 122-131. Blames General Garnett for his defeat, 127. His official report of the battle, 128, 130 (note). Ist great odds, 188. His defeat and capture at Cedarville (Va), 189. Kimball, Colonel, commands Federal forces (after Shields) in the fight with Stonewall Jackson, 126. Kimball, Major, 73, 74, 75. King, General, brigade commander under McDohenandoah River, the, how it was forded by the lFederals in pursuit of Jackson, 155. Beauty of its valley, 156, 170. Shields, General, Federal officer in the Civil War, 113, 114, 120. Whips Stonewall Jackson after his retreat from Winchester