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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 191 93 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 185 3 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 182 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 156 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 145 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 128 0 Browse Search
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 106 18 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 103 3 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 84 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 80 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.33 (search)
verse, the implication, as to his desires, but said that his command was At 'em boys! Let the credit of this unique order rest where it may. them on us, for, don't you see, we could shut off Yankey navigation in the Mississippi and starve the enemy out at Vicksburg. Oh, we enjoyed the prospect, for we outnumbered the garrison at Helena two to one. The city of Helena lies in the lowlands on the Arkansas shore. Its water front was guarded by the gunboat dyler, famous at Forts Henry and Donelson. On the land side there was an unbroken chain of fortifications extending from the river bank above the town to the bank below. The western front of the city was about half a mile in length and just outside the limits, nearly opposite the centre, was a heavy earthwork, mounting siege guns. I give you these details to show that the contract was a good-sized one. Yet there was a heap in our favor. The Yankees had but 4,000 men in Helena, and although they had plenty of cannon they lack
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.37 (search)
ginia, July 18, 1861. It was known as the Charlotte Grays. The Regiment went West, and shed its first blood at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Returning to Virginia in May, 1862, it was put in Pickett's Brigade, with the Eighth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, lieutenant. Thomas N. Read, first sergeant, died since the war. William P. Morrison, second sergeant, wounded at Fort Donelson, and died. Thomas B. Smith, third sergeant, wounded at Gettysburg. Peyton R. Lawson, fourth sergeant, killed atSmith, Edward, dead; Smith, William Henry; Smith, Lea, killed at Gettysburg; Sharpe, Josiah; Steele, Pete, wounded at Fort Donelson and Gettysburg; St. John, Alexander, killed at Gettysburg; Thomas, Rice, killed at Fort Donelson, first man killed inFort Donelson, first man killed in the company; Trent, Booker, died 1862; Vaughan, Merritt, died 1862; Williams, W. W., died since the war; Williams, Charles B., died since the war; Williams, Thomas, died during the war, at Gettysburg; Williams, C. W.; Williams, A. L. P., gallant co
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.58 (search)
rkable and exciting Incidents–Surrender of Fort Donelson. To the Editor of the Dispatch: , General Floyd's Brigade was sent to Fort Donelson, Tennessee. My battery proceeded to Clarksvillerom where we were conveyed by a steamer to Fort Donelson, leaving all our baggage behind, which we ts made a desperate and powerful attack on Fort Donelson. The cannonading was terrific and incessarals Floyd and Pillow, on the steamer from Fort Donelson, to Nashville, Tennessee, February 16, 186d to perform that duty, and he surrendered Fort Donelson to General U. S. Grant on the morning of ter of them were exchanged. The capture of Fort Donelson was one of General Grant's first importantls Floyd and Pillow made their escape from Fort Donelson and reached Nashville the next morning. of Nashville in consequence of the fall of Fort Donelson. Hopes were entertained by many of the cinia. My company having been captured at Fort Donelson, and not having any command to report to,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The laying of the corner-stone of the monument to President Jefferson Davis, (search)
4; his remarkable career, 367; beauty of is character, 370; his gentleness and fidelity to principle, 371; his tenderness, 372; his public service 373; his capacity for government, 375: demeanor in prison, 377. De Lagnel, Colonel J. A., 233. Donelson, Fall of Fort, 317. Donohoe, John C., 138 Duel of Clingman and W. L. Yancey, 304. Duke, Colonel Basil, 194. Early, General Jubal A.; an unrepentant rebel, 176; disparity between his and Sheridan's forces, 179. Ellyson, Hon., J. Taylattalion, Armory Guards, with roster, 231. Flag, History and description of the Confederate, 117. Flournoy, Colonel T. S., 133. Ford, Captain N. P., 284. Forrest. Dispatch of General N. B., to General L. Polk, 92. Forts; Curtis, 197. Donelson, 197, 317. Fisher, 276, Henry, 198. Morris' Island, 228. Sumter, 14, 228. Franklin, Tenn., Carnage at battle of, 189. Frazier's Farm, Battle of, 102. Fredericksburg, Battle of, 99. Front Royal, May 23, 1862, Battle of, 131. Funk