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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 1: operations in Virginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. (search)
ginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. Position of the Army of the Potomac fortifications there, 41, 42. the siege of Suffolk by Longstreet, 43. Peck's defense of Suffolkngstreet driven away services of the Army at Suffolk, 44. While a portion of the National troopagainst General J. J. Peck in the vicinity of Suffolk, on the south side of the James River, and otps operating against General John J. Peck, at Suffolk. Ever since the Confederates lost Norfolk, ng body of National soldiers was stationed at Suffolk, at the head of the Nansemond River, and upons of Major General J. J. Peck commanding at Suffolk, Va. And vicinity. endanger Fortress Monroe. Hng the Blackwater, and on the railway between Suffolk and Petersburg, for an immediate advance. n pontoon bridges, and made a forced march on Suffolk April 1863. with about twenty-eight thousands that you were enabled to hold Longstreet at Suffolk. It has been asserted that Longstreet join[8 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
upplies, his forces were in a perilous situation. The enlistments of his nine months and two years men, to the number of almost thirty thousand, were expiring; and at the close of May, 1863. his effective army did not exceed eighty-eight thousand men. His cavalry had been reduced by one-third since March, and in every way his army was sadly weakened. Lee, meanwhile, had been. re-enforced by the remainder of Longstreet's troops, which had been brought up from before the fortifications at Suffolk, See page 42. and the chief had reorganized his army into three corps, commanded respectively by Longstreet, A. P. Hill, and Ewell, Probably at no time during the war was the Confederate army more complete in numbers, equipment, and materials, than at the middle of June, 1863, when, according to the most careful estimates made from the Confederate official returns, there were at least 500,000 men on the rolls, and more than 300,000 present, and fit for duty. Full one-half of the whit
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 6: siege of Knoxville.--operations on the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia. (search)
Carolina. Richmond with the Carolinas, and then forming a junction with the National forces at Suffolk and Norfolk. He moved on without much hinderance, other than that of felled trees and broken by further attempts of Foster to establish communication with the National forces at Norfolk and Suffolk, and he was compelled to content himself with sending out raiding expeditions to keep the Confeeneral D. H. Hill. That leader was directed to make a diversion in favor of Longstreet, before Suffolk, See page 48. when he marched in force upon New Berne, and with twenty guns attacked an unfied post by water. He left General Palmer in command at New Berne, and sent to General Peck, at Suffolk, for aid. Hill soon invested the place, and on the 30th of March 1863. demanded its surrender. drove him into the interior of the State, when he marched to re-enforce Longstreet in front of Suffolk. See page 41. Foster continued to send out raiding parties, who made many captures, brok
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
miral Lee, were rapidly ascending that stream for the purpose of seizing City Point. The transports were preceded by three army gun-boats, under the command of General Charles R. Graham, formerly of the navy. The remainder of the naval force consisted of four monitors, the iron-clad Atlanta, and ten gun-boats, commanded by Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, whose flag-ship was the Malvern, formerly a blockade-runner. At the same time General A. V. Kautz, with three thousand cavalry, moved out from Suffolk, forced a passage over the Blackwater River, and, pushing rapidly westward, struck the Weldon railway at Stony Creek, some distance south of Petersburg, and burned the bridge there; while Colonel Robert M. West, with about eighteen hundred cavalry (mostly colored men), advanced from Williamsburg up the north bank of the James River, keeping parallel with the great flotilla of war vessels and transports on its bosom. This expedition, and the advance of the Army of the Potomac from the north
572. Loan of $250,000,000 authorized by Congress, 2.30. Logan, Gen. J. A., at the first battle of Atlanta, 3.386. Longstreet, Gen., operations of against Suffolk, 3.41-3.44; his siege of Knoxville, 3.171-3.175. Lookout Mountain, occupation of by Bragg's forces, 3.143; movements of Hooker toward, 3.152; Bragg preparing tPeace Party, factious opposition of, 2.18. Peace proposition of S. S. Cox, of Ohio, 2.29. Pea Ridge, battle of, 2.256. Peck, Gen. John J., his defense of Suffolk against Longstreet, 3.41-3.44. Peirce, Gen., charged with an expedition against Big and Little Bethel, 1.504; later services of, 1.511. Pelicaus flag, bless 2.484; escape of from a perilous position, 3.104; death of, 3.312. Sturgis, Gen. S. D., at the battle of Wilson's Creek, 2.53; defeat of near Gun Town, 3.247. Suffolk, siege of, 3.41-3.44. Sumner, Gen., at the battle near Fair Oaks Station, it 412; at the battle of Fredericksburg, 2.492. Sumter, Confederate cruiser, caree