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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 65 19 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 41 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1862., [Electronic resource] 20 4 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 20 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1862., [Electronic resource] 17 1 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. 16 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 10, 1862., [Electronic resource] 14 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 14 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 12 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: January 27, 1862., [Electronic resource], The New York Herald upon the Somerset affair. (search)
nto East Tennessee and occupy those important railway and telegraphic communications between the rebel government and the rebel army in Virginia and their confederates, supplies and reinforcements of the South western States, Thus our army, from Somerset, is now in a position to march forward and completely separate the rebels in Virginia from the rebels of the Southwest, and to liberate in East Tennessee, and all that surrounding mountainous region, a hundred thousand loyal Union men. Secondly,st Tennessee, and all that surrounding mountainous region, a hundred thousand loyal Union men. Secondly, hrough this opening Gen. Ruell may move up into the rear of Richmond, or over into South or North Carolina, in co-operation with our seaboard land and water forces. Thirdly, the local advantages gained by this Somerset victory comprehend the control of the neighboring cost mines and salt springs, the navigation of the Cumberland river down to Nashville, and then we should otherwise have "
s, while that of a larger one may be extremely difficult; for the strength of the material does not increase with its weight, and there are limits beyond which no structure could be carried and withstand its own gravity.--But, enough of this, as I am not writing an essay on bridge-building, but merely putting down a few random thoughts which presented themselves while standing before Frink's patent suspension bridge over the east branch of the Elizabeth river. The news of the defeat at Somerset was received here with a great deal of sadness and hints of mismanagement on the part of general officers were freely bruited about.--As no definite information, beyond that contained in the Yankee account, had been received, it was generally conceeded the better plan to wait for further intelligence before condemning any one. It seems to be a settled opinion, however, that something was wrong, for no one doubts the bravery of the soldiers engaged. The distance of the locality of the batt
res. Petersburg, Jan. 25. --The follow dispatch, dated at Knexville last night, has been received here: Gen. Crittenden rallied his forces at Monti cello, and will make a stand there. Monticello is only twenty-five miles from Somerset. The flying, frightened fugitives have greatly exaggerated our disaster. Nashville, Jan. 24, (via Mobile, 25.)--The most reliable information we have received here of the engagement at or near Somerset is to the effect that onSomerset is to the effect that only two regiments--Col. Battle's Tennessee and Col. Statham's Mississippi--Were engaged in the fight near Mill Springs. The estimated number of our killed and wounded, and prisoners taken from us, varies from three to five hundred. Gen. Crittenden, with nearly all his force, is now at Monticello. Stores and equipments are being sent to him. The Confederates, after spiking their cannon, threw them into the river. The enemy got but one cannon. They also got about two thousand horses a