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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 703 687 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 558 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 529 203 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 90 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 83 23 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 81 23 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 68 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 66 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 62 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 54 0 Browse Search
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s from the 18th to the 24th inst. We give a summary of such news as they contain: Summary of the ten days fight in Spotsylvania — what the Yankees gained and what they have lost. A correspondent of the New York News, writing from Fredericksbut was therein stated that after the terrible conflict of Thursday last, General Lee evacuated his position in front of Spotsylvania and retired to another line beyond that place, and near the Tu River. The statement was based on the reports of persoturns out that the story was nothing but a fabrication from beginning to end General Lee still holds his lines between Spotsylvania and General Grant's front. He still holds the rifle pits and breastworks that were charged by every corps in Grant's ck; and after a charge, they immediately retired again to shelter. In the succeeding engagements, and particularly at Spotsylvania, they were protected by rifle pits and breastworks. Our men had to charge on these positions often being exposed to a
The General news. Our reasons will observe from our columns that the general news is neither extensive nor interesting. The armies of Lee and Grant are so near to each other that a collision appears unavoidable at an early day.--This would inevitably have taken place before this time had it not been for the terrible lessons the enemy received in Spotsylvania, and the wholesome with which they inspired the enemy. If we may trust the telegraph, Gen. Johnston is leading the enemy a rough dance in Georgia. We are sanguine in the belief that his late retreat was strategical merely, and not enforced, and that he will eventually triumph over Sherman. The Yankees pretend to believe that we are on the verge of destruction. But gold, that most obstinate of skeptics refuses to be convinced, and attends at 188. We believe than a week Gen. Lee will send it up beyond that figure.
Clown.--Master, did you know I had been a soldier? Master.--No. 1 Not It C. --But I was a soldier, though, and I fit at the battle of Water Gruel, (probably Waterloo.) M.--Ah! and what exploit did you perform? C — I made three French soldiers run. M.--Ah! how did you contrive to do that? C — Why, I ran first, and every one of them took after me. We were forcibly reminded of this witticism by the following commentary of the New York Tribune upon the accounts of the operations in Spotsylvania given by some of the Richmond press: "We elsewhere, from Richmond papers of the 18th and 19th some interesting news which has not before reached us. We fear that cal readers may not put full faith in some of the statements but then the high-toned chivalry of the South would not condescend to its, not even to keep up the spirit of their fighting white trash — of course not. According to these accounts the several con of Lee, and Grant have been a series of unbroken successes for the<