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Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 103 1 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 57 1 Browse Search
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. 48 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 46 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 43 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 42 2 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 41 1 Browse Search
Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley) 40 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 35 1 Browse Search
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ling, upon the mountains as a line of defense. Wise left Col. J. L. Davis at Richmond for the organization of Wise's legion from Virginia and North Carolina volunteers, and proceeded to Lewisburg andiven back and forced to recross the river. General Wise, whose report is followed in this account o energy of Rosecrans as a column leader. General Wise, though jubilant over his victory, realizedt was made in creditable order, and on the 27th Wise and his army passed through Gauley, destroying actically expelled from transmontane Virginia. Wise lay in the Greenbrier valley, and the remnant oest Virginia. Among the volunteers who joined Wise at this time were about 300 from Boone and Logaad been directed to move to Covington, Brigadier-General Wise toward the same point, and Col. Angus oved to Covington and thence to the vicinity of Wise's troops at White Sulphur Springs. General WiseGeneral Wise immediately objected to passing under the command of General Floyd, and an embarrassing situation f[11 more...]
aintained constant communication with Floyd and Wise; To add to the difficulties of the situationd advanced to that place, peremptorily ordering Wise to follow on the 14th, to which Wise responded gust, Lieutenant-Colonel Croghan, in advance of Wise, had two skirmishes on the turnpike, one near Hntry ambuscade, with a loss of 8 or 10 wounded. Wise, previous to this, had marched to the Gauley rt Gauley. During this period, the troops under Wise and the militia south of the river kept up a c men to oppose the six regiments of Rosecrans. Wise returned Tompkins' regiment, but declined to seeparated from Floyd's command. In this letter, Wise estimated the Confederate forces at 1,200 infanerry decisive so far as the troops with him and Wise were concerned. He reported that he could have the Gauley river, and moved to a junction with Wise near Dogwood gap. Cox advanced on the 12th ahe rear, which appears to have been selected by Wise. Here the latter established Camp Defiance, an[19 more...]
ved the day at a critical moment; soon had the command of a colonel, became lieutenant-colonel of the Eighth cavalry regiment, and was recognized as one of the leaders in the military occupation of the Kanawha valley by the Virginia forces. After Wise and Floyd had retired to Greenbrier county he remained in the Guyandotte valley, fighting for his home and the Old Dominion. He was promoted brigadier-general August 5, 1862, and in the latter part of August and the first of September made a dariat Charleston, in the Kanawha valley, under commission from Governor Letcher, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, for the organization of troops in the military department of Western Virginia. He gathered about 6,000 men for the commands of Generals Wise and Floyd, who subsequently operated in that region, and formed the Thirty-sixth regiment, Virginia infantry, of which he took command, with a commission as colonel. This regiment, made up of the best blood of the western Virginia counties,