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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 8: the siege and capture of Fort Donelson. (search)
Buckner was directed to strike Wallace's division, which lay across the Wynne's Ferry road, at about the same time, so that it should not be in a condition to aid McClernand. Pillow expected, he said, to roll the enemy in full retreat over upon General Buckner, when, by his attack in flank and rear, they could cut up the enemy and put him completely to rout. Pillow's report to Captain Clarence Derrick, Assistant Adjutant-General, written at his home in Columbia, Tennessee, on the 18th of February, 1862. McClernand's division was well posted to resist the assailants, had they been on the alert; but the movement of the Confederates appears not to have been even suspected. Reveille was just sounding, and the troops were not under arms; and so sudden and vigorous was Pillow's attack, that the whole of Grant's right wing was seriously menaced within twenty minutes after the presence of the Confederates was observed. Then vigor and skill marked every movement, and Pillow's attempt
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 21: slavery and Emancipation.--affairs in the Southwest. (search)
spirators were doing at Richmond while their armies were in the field. The Confederate Congress, so called, reassembled in Richmond on the 18th of November, 1861, and continued in session, with closed doors most of the time, until the 18th of February, 1862, when its term as a Provisional Congress, made up of men chosen by conventions of politicians and legislatures of States, expired. On the same day a Congress, professedly elected by the people, In most instances these elections were a Palermo, Sicily. Mr. Adams, the American minister in London, was so well satisfied from information received that she was designed for the Confederates, that he called the attention of the British Government to the matter so early as the 18th of February, 1862. But nothing effective was done, and she was completed and allowed to depart from British waters. She went first to Nassau, and on the 4th of September suddenly appeared off Mobile harbor, flying the British flag and pennants. The bloc