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John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 6 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 6 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 2 0 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, The camp, the battlefield, and the hospital: or, lights and shadows of the great rebellion 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 4, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 1 1 Browse Search
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Narrow escape of Gen Morgan. A correspondent of the Atlanta Confederacy writes the following account of a narrow escape from the Yankees, made by the dashing Morgan, and vouches for its truth. We see statements of the same affair in other papers: While Gen. Morgan's command was at Gallatin he received information that a large division of the Abolition army was approaching Nashville by the way of Tyree Springs. He accordingly selected three hundred men from the brigade for the purpose of ambushing them and capturing their wagon train. He arrived at the road just as the head of the Yankee column was approaching, and, selecting a good position, succeeded in pouring a very destructive fire into them. The General arranged his men on the side of the road, and placing himself at the head of the line instructed them to retain their fire until he gave the signal, which was to be the firing of his own pistol. The signal was given, and immediately three hundred double-barrelled g