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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 16 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 16 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 14 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 14 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
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Central Railroad, and to advance at three A. M. on the twenty-sixth, and turn Beaver Dam. A. P. Hill was to cross the Chickahominy at Meadow Bridge, when Jackson's adntrenchments, and forced him to take refuge in his works, on the left bank of Beaver Dam, about a mile distant. This position was a strong one, the banks of the creeoods on its banks and destroying the bridges. Jackson being expected to pass Beaver Dam above, and turn the enemy's right, a direct attack was not made by General Hir point nearer the Chickahominy. Before they were completed, Jackson crossed Beaver Dam above, and the enemy abandoned his intrenchments and retired rapidly down theted camps. Battle of the Chickahominy. After repairing the bridges over Beaver Dam, the several columns resumed their march, as nearly as possible, as prescribetempted to cut Jackson's communications by destroying the Central Railroad at Beaver Dam. This force did no serious damage; but to prevent the repetition of the atte
General Ewell in the lead. After crossing Beaver Dam, we halted to dislodge a force of the enemy,posted it so as to shell the enemy's rear on Beaver Dam; after which they retired, leaving the routetrength and development on the other side of Beaver Dam, and had the banks lined with his magnificen fire, and succeeded in crossing the creek, (Beaver Dam,) and gaining the wood, dislodging the enemyour expectations, located on the far side of Beaver Dam, that my right was separated from them by a orning General Jackson moved directly across Beaver Dam. I took a circuitous route to turn that stro cover his left flank, he having formed, at Beaver Dam, a junction with the divisions which marchedmand sent to that vicinity after the raid at Beaver Dam, has, at my request, submitted a report, whiing to that place. I then proceeded on to Beaver Dam, and found the road had been repaired, readyot. No casualties. II. In the action at Beaver Dam, on the morning of the twenty-seventh, my re[4 more...]
t about his intentions; Fitz Lee's brigade, at Hanover Court-House, (where also were my headquarters,) and a battery of horse artillery to each. On the sixteenth of August, 1862, in pursuance of the commanding General's (R. E. Lee) secret instructions, I put this brigade on the march for the vicinity of Raccoon Ford, near which point the army under his command was rapidly concentrating. General Fitzhugh Lee was directed by me to proceed the next day from near Davenport's Bridge, opposite Beaver Dam, across to the vicinity of Raccoon Ford, where I promised to join him on that evening, (seventeenth.) I proceeded, on the cars, directly to the commanding General, whom I found near Orange Court-House. My command was now augmented by the addition of another brigade, Robertson's, and it was intended to concentrate the bulk of this force near Raccoon Ford, cross, and attack the enemy's communications in rear of Culpeper Court-House, simultaneously with a blow by the main body in front. I r