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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. 2 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 28, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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ds. chieftain and clansmen. valor and enthusiasm. the first gun. the start. Beauregard's summary. difficulties of description. skirmishing. the first collision. the onset. Hildebrand routed. Prentiss driven back. the surprise. reinforcements. Sherman's stronghold. Cleburne's assault. a repulse. General Johnston on the right. rout of Federal front. Sherman broken. Sherman routed. Confederate right. Federal left turned. plan of battle discussed. II. mid-day p. 599. New line of battle. Second engagement. Polk on the centre. Confederate alignment. terrible fighting. Grant's personal movements. Grant and Buell. Federal left falls back. the combat. the Hornet's nest. Wallace and Prentiss. Gibson's assaults. Anderson's, Polk's, and Cheatham's assaults. Hardee and Sherman. the Kentuckians. Cleburne's brigade. confusion there. Confederate centre and right. Hurlbut's position. the Federal key. Statham's attack. stubborn resistance. a memorable ch
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The Peninsular campaign. (search)
Franklin's Corps was drawing in its right to take a more concentrated position, the enemy opened a sharp artillery fire.and made at one point a spirited attack with two Georgia regiments, which were repulsed by the two regiments on picket. Sumner's and Heintzelman's Corps and Smith's division of Franklin's were now ordered to abandon their intrenchments, so as to occupy, on the morning of the 29th, a New position in rear, shorter than the old and covering the crossing of the Swamp. This New line could easily be held during the day, and these troops were ordered to remain there until dark, to cover the withdrawal of the rest of the trains, and then cross the Swamp and occupy the positions about to be abandoned by Keyes's and Porter's Corps. Meanwhile Slocum's division had been ordered to Savage's Station in reserve, and, during the morning, was ordered across the Swamp to relieve Keyes's Corps. This was a critical day; for the crossing of the Swamp by the trains must be accomplish
New line of steamers. --Two new propellers, the P. F. Brady and A. Brearly, have been put upon the route between Baltimore and Petersburg, designing to make weekly trips, leaving each end of the route every Saturday. Baltimore seems to appreciate the importance of encouraging trade with the South, and the business men of that city invest freely in providing means of transportation.