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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., Chapter
: 23 Bowling Green. (search)
John D. Billings, Hardtack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life, Index. (search)
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Index. (search)
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter
: campaign in 13 Virginia.- Bristol Station.-mine Run.- Wilderness. (search)
Chapter 13: campaign in Virginia.-Bristol Station.-mine Run.-Wilderness. For three weeks Lee waited, hoping to be attacked, and then suddenly, on October 9th, put his own army in motion with a design of making a wide circuit around his antagonist's right, to manoeuvre him out of Culpeper to his rear, and force him to deliver battle by intercepting his march toward Washington. He left a small force of infantry and cavalry to hold his old line on the Rapidan, which the Union cavalry attacke
side, with here and there a few narrow roads.
Grant did not manoeuvre, so it suited him in that respect; but his preponderance of numbers could not be made effective, and his men were in each other's way, just as Hooker's had been in this same Wilderness nearer to Chancellorsville.
Artillery was of but little service, mounted cavalry none; no man could command the battle, because no man saw but a few yards around him. Two hundred thousand men were mixed up in a wild, weird struggle, like a hol
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Left flank movement across the
Chickahominy and James- -visit to Butler-the movement on Petersburg-the investment of General Lee Petersburg (search)
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History, Chapter