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William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 131 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 79 3 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 66 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 57 3 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. 50 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 41 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 32 8 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 26 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 23 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 4 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 1: operations in Virginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. (search)
performed by both parties, To General Getty was intrusted the river line below Onondaga battery (see map on page 42), the key of the position, extending about eight miles in length. During the siege General Getty stormed and carried, with the Eighth Connecticut and Eighty-ninth New York, aided by Lieutenant Lamson and the gun-boats, a Confederate battery on the west branch of the Nansemond. He captured 6 guns and 200 prisoners. General Peck mentioned with commendation Generals Corcoran, Terry, Dodge, and Harland, and Colonels Dutton and Gibbs, commanding front lines; Colonels Gurney and Waddrop, commanding reserves; Colonels Spear and Onderdonk, of the cavalry. and Captain Follet. chief of artillery. The forts were in charge of the following officers: Fort Union, Colonel Drake; Nansernond, Colonel Hawkins; Halleck, Colonel Sullivan; Draw-bridge Battery, Colonel Davis; Battery Mansfield, Colonel Worth; the Redan and Battery Sosecrans, Colonel Thorpe; Battery Massachusetts, Capta
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 7: the siege of Charleston to the close of 1863.--operations in Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas. (search)
e pickets, with two hundred rounds of ammunition for each. When all was in Bomb and splinter-proof. this was the appearance of one of the bomb and splinter-proofs of Gillmore's works on Folly Island, at the time of the writers visit there, in the spring of 1866. this picture is from a photograph by Samuel A. Cooley, photographer of the Fourth Army Corps. readiness, Gillmore proceeded to distract the attention of the Confederates, and mask his real design, by sending July 8. General A. H. Terry, with nearly four thousand troops, up the Stono River, to make a demonstration against James's Island, while Colonel Higginson, with some negro troops, went up the Edisto to cut the Charleston and Savannah railway, so as to prevent troops from being sent from the latter to the former place. Higgins went in the gun-boat John Adams, with two transports, but in his attempt July 10. to reach the railway he was repulsed, and returned with two hundred contrabands, See explanation of t
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
he railway was made early on the morning of the 9th, by a force composed of the divisions of Generals Terry, Ames, and Turner, of the Tenth Corps, and of Weitzel and Wistar, of the Eighteenth. General cover of these guns the Confederates assailed the advance of the divisions of Generals Ames and Terry. The pickets of the former were driven from their rifle-pits, and the line of the latter was fo lines having drawn a large portion of the troops from Butler's front, that officer sent out General Terry on the same day, June 16, 1864. to force Beauregard's lines, and destroy and hold, if possible, the railway in that vicinity. Terry easily passed through those lines, and reached the road without much opposition, and was proceeding to destroy the track, when he was attacked by Pickett's d Butler, in the event of an exigency such as had now occurred; but it arrived too late to assist Terry, and the latter, after a sharp engagement, was driven back to the defenses of Bermuda hundred, w
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 13: invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania-operations before Petersburg and in the Shenandoah Valley. (search)
d Birney's corps attacked them nearer the river. But the delay had allowed Lee to send re-enforcements, and the operations of the day were of little account to the Nationals, excepting advantages gained by Birney, who captured four guns. Considering Richmond in danger, Lee rapidly sent re-enforcements, and the Nationals were compelled to adopt new plans and make other dispositions. On the morning of the 16th, August. General Birney made a direct attack on the Confederate lines with General Terry's division. That gallant officer carried the lines, and captured nearly three hundred men, with three battle-flags; but the foe soon rallied in heavier force, and drove him back. In the mean time, Gregg, supported by Miles's fighting brigade, of Barlow's division, had been operating on the Charles Defenses of Richmond and Petersburg. City road, with the view of drawing the Confederates out of their intrenchments. He drove their van some distance, and killed their General Chamb
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 17: Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--the capture of Fort Fisher. (search)
ok higher up the river for a passage, and marched his troops to Sister's Ferry, or Purysburg. The delay caused by the flood prevented Slocum getting his entire wing of the army across the Savannah River until the first week in February. In the mean time, General Grant had sent to Savannah Grover's division of the Nineteenth Corps, to garrison that city, and had drawn the Twenty-third Corps, under General Schofield, from General Thomas's command in Tennessee, and sent it to re-enforce Generals Terry and Palmer, operating on the coast of North Carolina, to prepare the way for Sherman's advance. Sherman transferred January 18. Savannah and its dependencies to General Foster, then commanding the Department of the South, with instructions to follow Sherman's inland movements by occupying, in succession, Charleston and other places. Hardee, with the troops with which he fled from Savannah, was then in Charleston, preparing to defend it to the best of his ability. Sherman had advise
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 18: capture of Fort Fisher, Wilmington, and Goldsboroa.--Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--Stoneman's last raid. (search)
men, was placed under the command of General Alfred H. Terry, with instructions to proceed in tranas not landed. and the successful movements of Terry on the peninsula, all the vessels carrying 11-on the assailants from musketry and cannon. Terry's Report. As soon as the sharp-shooters we Fear, to the ocean, thus strongly confronting Terry. Behind these Hoke had about six thousand menf eight thousand men to full twenty thousand. Terry was then also occupying Fort Caswell and Smithort Fisher with General J. D. Cox's. division, Terry was pushed forward. Feb. 11. He drove the Conwithin rifle-shot of the wharves of the city. Terry, meanwhile, was pushing up in pursuit of Hoke,ith very little opposition. In the mean time, Terry had moved March, 15. from Wilmington with a preturned the same day, he sent. dispatches to Terry and Schofield, informing them that he should mntonsville, the former entered that place, and Terry laid a pontoon bridge over the Neuse River, te[18 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 21: closing events of the War.--assassination of the President. (search)
n the 6th of April, Sherman was informed of the victory at the Five Forks, and the evacuation of Petersburg and Richmond, he put his whole army in motion as quickly as possible, and moved on Johnston, who was yet at Smithfield, on the Neuse, with full thirty thousand men. It was on the 10th of April 1865. that Sherman's army moved, starting at daybreak. Slocum's column marched along the two most direct roads to Smithfield. Howard's moved more to the right, feigning the Weldon road; and Terry and Kilpatrick pushed up the west side of the Neuse, for the purpose of striking the rear of Johnston's army between Smithfield and Raleigh, if he should retreat. Johnston knew that resistance would be in vain, and did retreat through Raleigh, and along the lines. of the railway westward, toward Greensboroa. Jefferson Davis and his cabinet were then at Danville, where they had been playing Government for four or five days, making that village the new capital of the Confederacy. At Danv
attempt of W. H. F. Lee to surprise, 3.21. Goldsboroa, N. C., Foster's expedition against, 3.181; capture of by Gen. Schofield, 3.494; junction of Schofleld's, Terry's and Sherman's forces at, 3.503. Goldsborough, Commodore Louis M., naval operations of on the coast of North Carolina, 2.166-2.175. Grafton, National troopsank movement at Chancellorsville, 3.27; death of, 3.31. Jacksonville, abandoned by the Confederates, 2.321. James Island, defeat of Gen. Benham at, 3.187; Gen. Terry's movement against, 3.201; battle on, 3.203. James River, crossed by the Army of the Potomac under Grant, 3.333. Jefferson City, proceedings of the loyal 85; Thomas's campaign in against Hood, 3.416-3.429. Tennessee Iron Works, destruction of, 2.232. Tennessee, ram, capture of in Mobile harbor, 3.442. Terry, Gen. A. H., his movement against James's Island, 3.201; his Fort Fisher expedition, 3.485. Te<*>as, secession obstructed in by Gov. Houston, 1.62; respect for the Un