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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 230 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 200 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 162 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 114 6 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. 101 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 87 9 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. 84 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 70 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 58 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 55 1 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
eat battle, made him cautious and prudent, and he would not consent to a renewal of the conflict at Gettysburg. So he lay there, quietly awaiting the development of the disposition and plans of his antagonist, until Sunday morning,. the 5th, when it was well known that Lee's whole Army, excepting a few pickets, was on its way toward the Potomac. Then, having been re-enforced the day before by the advance division of General Couch's militia, who had come up from the Susquehanna under General W. F. Smith, he ordered Sedgwick's comparatively fresh corps to commence a direct pursuit, and sent. Kilpatrick to harrass the fugitives and destroy their train on the Chambersburg road. The greater part of the Army remained to rest, and to succor the wounded and bury the dead. Sedgwick overtook the rear-guard of the Confederates ten miles from Gettysburg, at the Fairfield Pass of South Mountain, and reported to General Meade that it was easily defensible by a small force, against him. Meade
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 5: the Chattanooga campaign.--movements of Sherman's and Burnside's forces. (search)
speedily and bountifully furnished. In concert with General W. F. Smith, who had been appointed Chief Engineer of the army, ss the river and hold the road passed o ver by Hooker. General Smith was to go down the river from Chattanooga, under cover he movements of Hooker and Palmer might be made openly, but Smith's could only be performed in secret. Hooker crossed at Brieached on the 28th; and on the nights of the 26th and 27th, Smith successfully performed his part of the plan. Eighteen hundn length, which commanded Lookout Valley. The remainder of Smith's force, twelve hundred strong, under General Turchin, had,ttanooga. Before night the left of Hooker's line rested on Smith's at the pontoon bridge, and Palmer had crossed to Whiteside or so of Brown's Ferry, and, as we have observed, touched Smith's troops. Being anxious to hold the road leading from the ore of the Tennessee. These, under the direction of General W. F. Smith, commenced the construction of a pontoon bridge ther
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
Heckman's brigade, of Weitzel's division, held Smith's right. After a gallant fight it was overwheted and then withdrew. Meanwhile the front of Smith's column and the right of Gillmore's (the formage 178. made their repulse an easy task. General Smith had caused the stretching of telegraph wirng this, Beauregard renewed his effort to turn Smith's right, and so far succeeded, with a heavier t, from Bethesda Church, so as to connect with Smith; and Burnside was withdrawn entirely from the atch Station road on the left, the Sixth next, Smith's command adjoining these, and Warren and Burnn barges to City Point, and the command of General Smith was re-embarked at the head of the York, aensive movements. It was for this reason that Smith was so quickly sent back to Bermuda hundred, ato risk all by attempting to gain more. General Smith, in his Report of operations before Peterst said, in speaking of these operations of General Smith: between the lines thus captured and Peter[26 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 13: invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania-operations before Petersburg and in the Shenandoah Valley. (search)
onfederates were greatly encouraged and comforted by it. Grant was disappointed, but not discouraged, by the failure of the 30th. He paused about twelve days, and then ordered Hancock to attack the Confederates in front of Deep Bottom. Hancock was joined, for the purpose, by the remainder of the Tenth Corps (to which Foster's division belonged), under Birney, Several changes had been made. General Gillmore was succeeded in the command of the Tenth Corps by General Birney, and General W. F. Smith, of the Eighteenth Corps, was succeeded by General Ord. and Gregg's cavalry division; and for the purpose of misleading the foe, the whole expeditionary force was placed on transports at City Point, and its destination was reported to be Washington City. That night August 12, it went up the James River to Deep Bottom; but so tardy was the debarkation, that an intended surprise of the Confederates was prevented. It was nine o'clock in the morning August 13. before the troops were
.602. Letcher, Gov., action of in relation to secession, 1.193. Letters of marque issued by Jefferson Davis, 1.373. Lexington, Mo., siege and surrender of, 2.66-2.70; Fremont censured for failing to re-enforce, 2.70. Lewinsville, Gen. W. F. Smith's reconnoissance toward, 2.135. Libby Prison, proposition to blow up with gunpowder, 3.291; cruelties practiced on prisoners in, 3.595. Liberty Gap, capture of, 3.122. Lieb, Col. H., his defense of Milliken's Bend with colored troop1. Strasburg, Gen. Banks at, 2.392. Streight, Col. A. D., raid of in Georgia, 3.119; captured with his command, 3.120. strong, Gen., repulsed at Fort Wagner, 3.202, 204. Stuart, Col. J. E. B., attacks a reconnoitering force under Gen. W. F. Smith. it. 135; his raid in the rear ol the Army of the Potomac, 2.416; raid of in the rear of Pope, 2.451; at Manassas Junction, 2.454; his incursion to Chambersburg, 2.484; escape of from a perilous position, 3.104; death of, 3.312. Sturgis, Ge