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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. 98 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 82 10 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 69 3 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 58 8 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 40 0 Browse Search
Lt.-Colonel Arthur J. Fremantle, Three Months in the Southern States 32 0 Browse Search
Allan Pinkerton, The spy in the rebellion; being a true history of the spy system of the United States Army during the late rebellion, revealing many secrets of the war hitherto not made public, compiled from official reports prepared for President Lincoln , General McClellan and the Provost-Marshal-General . 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 26 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 24 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 21 1 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for San Antonio (Texas, United States) or search for San Antonio (Texas, United States) in all documents.

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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the American army. (search)
ch enormous blocks with sharp angles are piled up in heaps. These streams of lava, called pedregales, were impracticable for cavalry and artillery; the infantry even could not keep their ranks; and the small but compact villages of Contreras, San Antonio, and Churubusco formed a line on that same ground difficult to carry. Nearer the capital rose the rock of Chapultepec (the hill of locusts), crowned with strong Spanish fortifications of the seventeenth century which command all its approachento the basin of Mexico, was continued until the taking of the capital. It always proved successful in the face of an enemy unable to make any sudden movement without falling into the greatest disorder. When arrived in front of Contreras and San Antonio, the Americans meet with a more vigorous resistance than they had anticipated. Their first attack is repulsed; their artillery, too weak to have any effect upon houses solidly roofed, is crushed by the superior calibre of the Mexican guns. T
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—secession. (search)
rd with the rebels. He suffered himself to be surrounded, in the village of San Antonio, by the militia under the command of McCulloch, and, hiding his treason undNorthern ports, he was detained under various pretexts. The capitulation of San Antonio was not long in bringing forth its fruit; by intimidating the Unionists of Tsudden attack. Moreover, the regular troops included in the capitulation of San Antonio, which, according to that agreement, should have been restored to their counr comrades, betrayed through the defection of Twiggs, were, some of them, in San Antonio with Colonel Waite, the remainder with Major Sibley at Indianola, where theythe government of Washington, they no longer recognized the capitulation of San Antonio, and that all the Federal troops which happened to be on their territory mus until they could be exchanged. Waite and the officers who were with him in San Antonio experienced the same fate. There was still left a detachment of the Eighth