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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 218 4 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 76 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 66 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 61 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 50 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 2 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 II. 34 2 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 25 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 25 1 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 22 2 Browse Search
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William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 11 (search)
. Sixth Corps. First Division, Brigadier-General H. G. Wright. First Brigade, Brigadier-Generaly the left of the Sixth Corps, the division of Wright forming the connection; but, owing to the thiclved the whole of Ricketts' division, and then Wright's. But, as has been seen, it had no serious ch afforded to sacrifice the best division. General Wright succeeded to the command. During the afhin the lines of Spottsylvania, Burnside's and Wright's corps on the Union side, and Hill's corps onfederate side. Burnside left that afternoon. Wright, with the Sixth Corps, prepared to follow. Hiunity to assume the offensive, made a sally on Wright's front, and opened an attack, which, however,ing fire. As it was, he succeeded in breaking Wright's line at one place; but a heavy artillery firbreast one face of this triangle; Warren's and Wright's corps were abreast the other face. Now, whe the passage of the Chickahominy: so that when Wright and Smith arrived, it was no longer the slight[2 more...]
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 12 (search)
anding on the left bank of the James. The corps of Wright and Burnside, by an exterior route, crossed at Jonith him much booty, but little glory. Next day General Wright began pursuit, but did not overtake the enemy t at this time, temporarily under the command of General Wright—Sheridan being absent at Washington. The posce was, however, to cover the general retreat which Wright now ordered, as the only practicable means of reunifirst good position between Middletown and Newtown, Wright was able to rally and reform the troops, form a coming the arrival of Sheridan have perhaps caused General Wright to receive less credit than he really deserves.n arrived; a compact line of battle was formed, and Wright was on the point of opening the offensive. Wright Wright certainly had not the style of doing things possessed by Sheridan, but no one who knows the steady qualities oetrieved whatever his troops had lost of honor. General Wright had already brought order out of confusion and
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 13 (search)
the Appomattox to Dinwiddie Courthouse, and was in the following order: Parke, Wright, Ord, Humphreys, Warren, Sheridan. In the morning Sheridan was to cut loose frvery five yards of front. Confronting this line were the Union corps of Parke, Wright, Ord, and Humphreys. But the point of dispute was nowhere along these locked lhe Union force to break directly through the Petersburg defences. Indeed, both Wright and Ord, ascertaining from their reconnoissances the comparative nakedness of tearning the success at Five Forks, ordered an attack to be made by the corps of Wright, Parke, and Ord, the following morning. Being apprehensive, however, that Leesault was opened, from the Appomattox to Hatcher's Run, by the troops of Parke, Wright, and Ord. Parke on the right, with the Ninth Corps, carried the outer line of iund holding an inner cordon of works, from which Parke could not force them. Wright, with the Sixth Corps, next on the left of the Ninth, assaulting at four A. M.,
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, Index. (search)
ick's Ford, General Garnett defeated and killed—West Virginia campaign ended, 39. Cedar Creek, the battle of, 561; General Wright commanding in Sherdan's absence, 561; retreat of the Union army beyond Middletown, 562; Sheridan arrives in front, 56y Swamps, the army among after Fair Oaks, 140. Circle of the Hunt, 565. Cold Harbor, the battle of, 481; success of Wright and Smith, 483; positions of the two armies, 484; the Union army repulsed at every point, 485; criticism on tactics of, 4nion left (Warren's), disposition of the, 588; Lee's centre and left still intact, 600; Lee's centre assaulted by Parke, Wright, and Ord, 601; Confederates pressed back to chain of works close around, 602; the defence of Fort Gregg, 602; evacuated bill (see also Sheridan), 558. Winthrop, Major, killed at Bethel, 32. Wistar's raid to Bottom's Bridge, 398. Wright, General, at battle of Cedar Creek, 561; credit due to at battle of Cedar Creek, 563. Yellow Tavern, Sheridan's victory at