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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 340 340 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 202 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 177 51 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) 142 2 Browse Search
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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 I. 130 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 2: civil and military operations in Missouri. (search)
enty-five miles distant, in the direction of St. Louis, safely conducting a Government train, five Rolla, a point of railway communication with St. Louis, on the 19th of August, where Camp good hopeains, including New Mexico. Headquarters at St. Louis. He remained a short time in New York,. wherionists. Fremont made his Headquarters in St. Louis at the house of the late Colonel Brant, an e some yet in the Fremont's Headquarters in St. Louis. service were in a state of mutiny on that s for new recruits, who were now coming into St. Louis in considerable numbers, and were compelled he applied to the National Sub-Treasurer at St. Louis for a supply. That officer had three hundreand defensive action. He strongly fortified St. Louis against external and internal foes, and prepquadron was in charge of Captain B. Able. at St. Louis, on the night of the 30th of July, he left ts, August 5th, 1861. Fremont returned to St. Louis on the 4th of August, having accomplished th[10 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 3: military operations in Missouri and Kentucky. (search)
ations for a battle, 83. Fremont returns to St. Louis his reception, 84. General Grant in Kentucr, three hundred miles, by its course, above St. Louis, and occupying an important frontier positioand another directed by Captain C. Clark, of St. Louis. General Parsons took a position southwest argely over-estimated, Fremont's force in St. Louis alone, at that time, was estimated at 20,000 not give aid to Price, nor seriously menace St. Louis. In this service, as we have seen, they wer exile. Offering his services to Fremont at St. Louis, he was charged with the duty of recruiting 4th, Fremont and his Staff left the army for St. Louis. The parting with his devoted soldiers was very touching, and his reception in St. Louis Nov. 8 1861. was an ovation like that given to a vic in the following electrographs:-- St. Louis, Missouri, November 11, 1861. Maj.-Gen. George B.d a retrograde march from Springfield toward St. Louis at the middle of November, followed by a lon[3 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 7: military operations in Missouri, New Mexico, and Eastern Kentucky--capture of Fort Henry. (search)
water, 182. Halleck declares martial law in St. Louis Price driven out of Missouri, 183. Hunter'e States a naval armament in preparation at St. Louis, 198. Foote's flotilla preparations to bre of General Scott. The Headquarters were at St. Louis. General Hunter, whom Halleck superseded, wd starving, they sought refuge and relief in St. Louis. Seeing this, the commander determined to aal order, he directed the Provost-Marshal of St. Louis (Brigadier-General Curtis) to inquire into te 23d of December he declared martial law in St. Louis; and by proclamation on the 25th this systemthe most aristocratic portion of the city of St. Louis. forward, along the line of the railway towaississippi River, had been in preparation at St. Louis and Cairo, for co-operation with the militarer Walke; Essex, Commander W. D. Porter; and St. Louis, Lieutenant Commanding Paulding; and the woosoon afterward the armored gun-boats (Essex, St. Louis, Carondelet, and Cincinnati) were sent forwa[1 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 8: the siege and capture of Fort Donelson. (search)
had already hurried back to Cairo with the Cincinnati, Essex, and St. Louis, to prepare mortar-boats for the new enter-prise, leaving Commandt, in the face of this terrific storm, Foote, with his flag-ship (St. Louis ) and the other armored boats, slowly moved nearer and nearer in rom the Confederate shot and shell, Fifty-nine shot struck the St. Louis, thirty-six hit the Louisville, twenty-six wounded the Carondelethe country to their destinatiog produced a profound sensation. A St. Louis journal mentioned al e arrival there of ten thousand of them, on late post, in honor of the glorious achievement. The women of St. Louis, desirous of testifying their admiration of General Halleck, in weir name. This was done in the parlor of the Planters' Hotel, in St. Louis, on the evening of the 17th of March, 1862, by Mrs. Helen Budd, wdonors. In his brief reply, General Halleck assured the women of St. Louis that it should be used in defense of their happiness, their right
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 9: events at Nashville, Columbus, New Madrid, Island number10, and Pea Ridge. (search)
mor was true. On the evening of the day after the surrender of Fort Donelson, Feb. 16, 1862. Commodore Foote sent the St. Louis up the Cumberland to the Tennessee Iron Works, six or seven miles above Dover. These belonged, in part, to John Bell, of Nashville. Six days after the formal surrender of that city, General Halleck telegraphed to General McClellan from St. Louis, March 4. Columbus, the Gibraltar of the West, is ours, and Kentucky is free, thanks to the brilliant strategy of the impetus to a force destined to strike a fatal blow at the Confederates at New Madrid. He dispatched General Pope from St. Louis on the 22d of February, with a considerable body of troops, chiefly from Ohio and Illinois, to attack that post. Pope ; Carondelet, commander Walke; Mond City, Commander Kelley; Louisville, Commander Dove; Pittsburg, Lieutenant Thompson; St. Louis, Lieutenant Paulding; and Conestoga (not armored), Lieutenant Blodgett. The mortar-boats were in charge of Captain H.
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 10: General Mitchel's invasion of Alabama.--the battles of Shiloh. (search)
d; as both Lick and Snake Creeks forced the enemy to confine his movements to a direct front attack, which new troops are better qualified to resist than when the flanks are exposed to real or chimerical danger. Lewis Wallace's division was detached and stationed at Crump's Landing, to observe any movements of the Confederates at Purdy, and to cover the river communications between Pittsburg Landing and Savannah. The latter was made the depot of stores, to which point General Halleck at St. Louis continually forwarded supplies of every kind. From the time of Grant's arrival at Savannah March 17, 1862. until the first week in April, very little of interest occurred. The commander-in-chief continued his Headquarters at Savannah; and there seemed to be very little apprehension of any attack from the Confederates. No breast. works were thrown up, or abatis formed in front of the National army, at whose rear lay the broad and deep Tennessee River. The greater portion Ruins of
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 11: operations in Southern Tennessee and Northern Mississippi and Alabama. (search)
ent down the Tennessee with their human freight, carried scores of sick and wounded soldiers who never reached their homes alive. General Halleck arrived from St. Louis, his Headquarters, on the 12th of April, 1862. and took command in person of the armies near Pittsburg Landing. He found General Grant busily engaged in prepar it was soon again ready for offensive operations. This result was charged to Halleck's tardiness; and experts declared their belief that, if he had remained in St. Louis a week Halleck's Headquarters at Corinth. this was the dwelling of Mr. Symington when the writer visited Corinth, late in April, 1866. it was one of the holotilla, raised the flag over that stronghold likewise. June 5. The same evening the flotilla of gun-boats Benton, Captain Phelps; Carondelet, Captain Walke; St. Louis, Lieutenant-commanding McGonigle; Louisville, Captain Dove; Cairo, Lieutenant Bryant. anchored at about a mile and a half above Memphis, and the ram fleet The
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 19: events in Kentucky and Northern Mississippi. (search)
the Confederates approaching Corinth, 518. battle of Corinth, 519. fierce contest at Fort Robinett repulse of the Confederates Rosecrans pursues them, 522. Buell superseded by Rosecrans, 523. We left the Lower Mississippi, from its mouth to New Orleans, in possession of the forces under General Butler and Commodore Farragut, at the beginning of the summer of 1862; See the latter part of chapter XIII. and at the same time that river was held by the National forces from Memphis to St. Louis. General Thomas was at the head of a large force holding Southwestern Tennessee, See page 296. and Generals Buell and Mitchel were on the borders of East Tennessee, where the Confederates were disputing the passage of National troops farther southward and eastward than the line of the Tennessee River. Beauregard's army was at Tupelo and vicinity, under General Bragg. See page 294. Halleck had just been called to Washington to be General-in-Chief, and Mitchel was soon afterward tran
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 20: events West of the Mississippi and in Middle Tennessee. (search)
s in Missouri, that it was very difficult to keep them in check. Schofield's army of volunteers and militia was scattered over Missouri in six divisions, Colonel John M. Neill, of the Missouri State Militia, commanded the northeastern part of the State; General Ben Loan the northwestern; General James Totten the central; General F. B. Brown the southwestern; Colonel J. M. Glover, of the Third Missouri cavalry, at Rolla; and Colonel Lewis Merrill, of the National Volunteer cavalry, at St. Louis. and for two months a desperate and sanguinary guerrilla warfare was carried on in the bosom of that Commonwealth, the chief theater being northward of the Missouri River, in McNeill's division, where insurgent bands under leaders like Poindexter, Porter, Cobb, and others, about five thousand strong, were very active. On the 6th of August, 1862. McNeill, with one thousand cavalry and six guns, and Porter, with about twenty-five hundred men of all arms, had a desperate fight of four hours
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 21: slavery and Emancipation.--affairs in the Southwest. (search)
ounded, and 17 missing. The fleet lost three killed and twenty-six wounded. Churchill reported his loss at not exceeding 60 killed and 80 wounded, but McClernand saw evidences of a much greater number hurt. The spoils of victory were about 5,000 prisoners, 17 cannon, 8,000 small arms, and a large quantity of ordnance and commissary stores. After dismantling and blowing up Fort Hindman, burning a hundred wagons and other property that he could not take away, embarking his prisoners for St. Louis, and sending an expedition in light-draft steamers, under General Gorman and Lieutenant Commanding J. G. Walker, Jan. 18, 1862. up the White River to capture Des Arc and Duval's Bluff, The expedition was successful. Both places were captured without much trouble. Des Arc was quite a thriving commercial town on the White River, in Prairie County, Arkansas, about fifty miles northeast of Little Rock. Duval's Bluff was the station of a Confederate camp and an earth-work, on an elevated
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