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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
ance by Fremont as soon as he was informed of Jackson's appearance, and which had arrived after a moincidence the regiment placed at the head of Jackson's column bore the same name as the one he wasn the same day a body of troops detached from Jackson's army should experience nearly as bloody a ccult mountain passes which separated him from Jackson's base of operations, and which it would haveThe fate of Richmond trembled in the balance; Jackson's column, thrown at a lucky moment into the p of those who directed the operations against Jackson from Washington, this general might yet have g. These brave troops dismounted and covered Jackson's retreat by an energetic resistance; but thed his march, was pressing him in the rear. Jackson's situation was again full of peril. Leavingunder the impression that he had the whole of Jackson's army before him, allowed himself to be held: Gaines' Mill. THE alarms occasioned by Jackson's success did not prevent the battle of Fair [2 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
sion of all the towns lying along its course as far as Vicksburg, the fortifications of which had stopped the progress of his vessels on the 18th of May, 1862. Situated at an almost equal distance from Memphis and New Orleans, this little town stands upon a point where the left bank of the river commands its course, and forms one of those high banks called bluffs. It is connected with the great Memphis and New Orleans railway, the Mississippi Central, by a branch which strikes this line at Jackson, the capital of the State. But its peculiar importance was derived from the fact that on the opposite bank lies the head of a railway running into the State of Arkansas. Vicksburg, therefore, was the bond between the western part of the Confederacy and the other slave States. Although the latter branch, pompously called the Vicksburg and Texas Railroad, did not run beyond the little town of Monroe, it greatly facilitated the importation of the agricultural products of the Western States,
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
the side of McPherson, Sedgwick, Bayard, Reno, Richardson and their gallant adversaries A. S. Johnston, Jackson, Stuart and A. P. Hill. His death created some confusion in the Federal lines; but darkness soon put an end to hostilities, reducing Jackson's success to insignificant proportions. Pope, in the mean while, did not think he could maintain himself in the defensive position he had taken. The discouragement of his soldiers had at last invaded his own mind. The two armies of the Pototeach the Washington authorities nothing. The Confederate reports place the losses sustained by Lee's army, from the 23d of August to September 2d, at the following figures: Longstreet's corps, four thousand seven hundred and twenty-five men; Jackson's corps, four thousand three hundred and eighty-seven; total, nine thousand one hundred and twelve. It has been impossible for us to find complete information regarding the losses of the Federal army during the same time. It is probable that
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
o divisions —Rousseau's, numbering seven thousand men, and Jackson's, composed of two brigades of new formation, only five thother side, separated the left of Harris from the right of Jackson's division. The latter was drawn up in two lines, Terrill the hands of the Confederates. Webster, who came up with Jackson's second brigade, checked for a moment the rush of the vic. Webster, after having momentarily rallied the debris of Jackson's division, was, in turn, mortally wounded. Out of five outh-east toward Corinth. This last line again divides at Jackson, some distance from Humboldt, and its western branch runs uns from Corinth; and finally the viaduct of the line from Jackson to Grand Junction, near the village of Bolivar. Abandonhborhood of Corinth. The remainder of his own army was at Jackson, in the rear, so that it could easily be conveyed by rail he Hatchie lower down, in order to threaten the village of Jackson and cut the railway between those two important posts. On