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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 999 7 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 382 26 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 379 15 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. 288 22 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 283 1 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. 243 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 233 43 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 210 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 200 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 186 12 Browse Search
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way, never to recover the ground during the day. This was the place they massed their forces, (near the centre,) so as to cut us in twain, but were foiled. About this time the largest number of our forces were engaged, and I believe, including Longstreet's corps on our right, that we had engaged actively in the fight more than 50,000 men at one time. I have heard that only a few brigades fought at a time, coming up to relieve each other, but being myself near the centre, and looking around, I enerals to have this battle come off so soon, as our men were worn down with fatigue in marching; but we were compelled to do so to save the forces in Maryland. The forces left, after we took so many to surround Harper's Ferry, were small, and Longstreet's forces could not have extricated themselves without fighting this battle. I believe I can safely say that this battle in its magnitude far exceed any yet fought by our forces, and is not excelled by the battle of Waterloo itself. S.
t first supposed. General Height, of Ga., was wounded in two places; Gen. Branch, of North Carolina was killed; Gen. Longstreet was wounded, Major General Anderson, commanding a division, was wounded, and Gen. Colquit, of Ga., was killed. T conversed with many of them and have not found one who does not admit a severe defeat to their arms. They say that if Longstreet and Stuart had fought as Jackson they would have completely routed our army. Longstreet promised Gen. Lee to hold the Longstreet promised Gen. Lee to hold the stone bridge at all hazards, but did not do it, and suffered a terrible defeat at the hands of General Burnside. But their successful retreat is the subject of great congratulation among these rebel officers. "When you make retreats," said one of ten. McClellan met the guide who conducted the cavalry force from Harper's Ferry, and enabled them to escape and capture Longstreet's train. He complimented him for his services, and remarked, that if Colonel Miles had held out 24 hours longer he wou