hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 46 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 38 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 34 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 24 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers 20 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 14 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 14 0 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 14 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II.. You can also browse the collection for Roanoke (United States) or search for Roanoke (United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 5 results in 3 document sections:

nd by 7 had his forces in motion. Moving up to within sort range of the enemy's intrenchments, his men were formed in order of battle, and opened fire along their entire front; the ground being swampy on the left, and elsewhere cut up by gullies and ravines which opened toward the enemy, affording no protection from his fire. The naval battery was in our center, Gen. Reno's brigade on the right, Gen. Parke's in the center, and Gen. Foster's on the left; and the regiments most effective at Roanoke were all honorably distinguished here, as were the 4th and 5th Rhode Island, the 8th and 11th Connecticut, 9th New Jersey, and 51st Pennsylvania. There was, of course, a great disparity of numbers — probably three to one--but this was in effect a contest wherein infantry were required to charge and carry strong intrenchments, well provided with artillery. The loss was naturally much the greater on our side. After an hour's sharp fighting, the 21st Massachusetts, Col. Clark, accompanied b
N. C. Hoke besieges Wessells in Plymouth the Rebel ram Albemarle disables our vessels Wessells surrenders the Albemarle fights our fleet off the mouth of the Roanoke is beaten off by them blown up by Lt. Cushing Plymouth retaken wild's raid into Camden county. the XXXVIIIth Congress having assembled, Dec. 7, 1863. anroyed a gunboat of 800 horse-power, mounting 4 heavy guns — all at a cost of 35 killed and wounded. The next blow was struck at Plymouth, near the mouth of the Roanoke, which was held for the Union by Gen. Wessells, with the 85th New York, 101st and 103d Penn., 16th Conn., and 6 companies from other regiments — in all 2,400 men.m to a fresh encounter, on more equal terms. They had not long to wait for it. The Mattabesett, Sassacus, and Wyalusing, were lying 20 miles off the mouth of the Roanoke, when our picket-boats, which had been sent up the river to decoy the ram from under the protecting batteries of Plymouth, reported her coming; May 5, 3 P. M.
Burbridge, Gen., at Fort Hindman, 293; at Vicksburg, 315. Burke, Col., 63d New York, relieves General Meagher at Antietam, 208. Burks, Col., Texas, killed at Stone River, 282. Burnside, Gen. Ambrose E., his expedition sails from Fortress Monroe, 73; operations of, on the North Carolina coast, 73-81; captures Roanoke Island, 75-6: Newbern, 77; Fort Macon, 78; at South Mills, 79-80; returned to Fortress Monroe, 80; allusion to, 127; commands a division at Antietamn. 208-209; his Roanoke proclamation as to Slavery, 244; commands the Army of the Potomac, 342; fights Lee at Fredericksburg, 343 to 349; his mud march --relieved from his command, 351; assigned to the department of the Ohio, 427; his advance on Knoxville, 428; captures Cumberland Gap, 480; his order in regard to persons declaring sympathy for the enemy, 489; his conquests in North Carolina, 535; arrest of Mr. Vallandigham, military sentence, and public sensation, 489; 490; he crosses the Potomac, 564; marches on