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The Daily Dispatch: October 1, 1864., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 18, 1864., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 4 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 4 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 4 0 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. 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 10, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 4 0 Browse Search
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folk boat. General Wilcox is temporarily in command of the corps. We give a variety of details, official and unofficial, in regard to the recent engagement in Mobile Bay. The Federal loss in vessels was one monitor sunk and one gunboat destroyed. The loss in killed and wounded, including those who went down in the Tecumseh, is estimated at two hundred and forty men. The Confederate loss was one iron-clad and two cotton-clads, captured, together with their officers and crews. Fort Gaines surrendered, and its garrison of six hundred men is held as prisoners of war. No details of the surrender of the fort are given. On the 8th, the right wing of Sherman's army had advanced three miles northward of Atlanta and to within a mile and a half of the Macon road. On the 10th, Sherman had reached, by gradual approaches, to within a mile of the Macon road. At every step he fortified his position very strongly. The Confederate works are represented to be very formidable, and i
The Daily Dispatch: August 18, 1864., [Electronic resource], Ran away from my farm, at the Half-way House (search)
d in the engagement of the 5th instant. The Advertiser of the 10th gives the following comprehensive view of the situation of affairs: To persons abroad and unacquainted with the topography of Mobile bay, it will be well to explain that Fort Gaines is twenty-nine miles from the city, on the east end of Dauphin island, and was intended to be one of the defences of the main entrance to the Bay from the Gulf. Fort Morgan is on the opposite shore. It has always been a matter of query what FFort Gaines was built for. Between it and Fort Morgan there is a water expanse of three and a half miles, but the ship channel is on the Fort Morgan side, and every heavy vessel passing is obliged to run within a mile of the guns of Morgan. On the Fort Gaines side the water is shallow, and no ship could pass within effective range of its guns. When the fleet ran in on Friday, we do not learn that Fort Gaines fired a gun. Fort Powell lies a little to the west and north of Fort Gaines and