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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 94 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 69 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 24 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 18 0 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 16 0 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. 16 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 14 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 14 0 Browse Search
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Sewell's Mountain and pass the Hawh's Nest, where Generals Floyd and Wise are, on the road from Lewisburg to the Kanawha Salines and to Guyandotte; you cross Cheat Mountain, where Generals Lee and Loring are, on the Staunton and Parkersburg turnpike road. Braddock's army crossed Cheat Mountain and Cheat river, on its march to PiCheat Mountain and Cheat river, on its march to Pittsburg, then Fort Duquesue. But you cross Sawell's Mountain in going from the Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs to Cincinnati and to Kentucky, on the route pursued by Lewis and his army in 1774, on their way to fight the Indians at Point Pleasant, where Logan was killed. In short, your course from Staunton to the mouth of Gauley, near which Generals Floyd and Wise are operating, is due West; whereas the course from Staunton to Beverly and Cheat Mountain, where Gens. Lee and Loring are operating, is almost due North. From the mouth of Gauley to Beverly, from the Hawk's Nest to Rich Mountain, is a very long distance, more than a hundred miles, the way ob
to march to Richmond. Old Scott indicated the grip he intended to take upon this devoted city, by slowly closing his hand until his fist was doubled. The several routes indicated the fingers of the hand. Butler's was one finger, McClellan's was another, his own was the third, a force from Norfolk on the South side was the fourth, and another force from the Tennessee Railroad was to be the fifth. Well, the march began in military state. Butler got as far as Bethel, McClellan got to Cheat Mountain, and old Scott got to Bull Run. Baffled, defeated, surrounded, out up in all directions, the Mandarins are, even now, giving forth to the world that they are preparing a mightier event. It was Richmond before; it is to be the whole South this time. The New York Herald, the Big Gong of the Mandarin concern at Washington, almost sinks beneath the weight of this mighty subject. The army of the Celestial is to drink dry rivers as they pass. The cattle on a thousand hills are to be s