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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 59 59 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 56 56 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 36 34 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 29 29 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 27 27 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 25 25 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 24 24 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 24 24 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 25, 1863., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 22 22 Browse Search
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General a message here from Column a large of wounded. was killed the United States of the sent at 3 P. M., on the following intelligence had bee there. of 40,000 men, attacked Gen. our troops, who manner. was killed at the head of his captured a large number of guns and prisoners. undoubtedly be completely destroyed The New York Herald, on these dispatch and repeats its the Southern States to return to the under Price and Van Dorn had been force in that vicinity, made up Corinth army. brought away from New Orleans and the new After their defeat at the rebels rapidly as possible all the forces they that neighborhood for the purpose of a sudden blow at Corinth, overweighting was securing that important. strategic plan for future operations. This on Friday last with forty thousand men, defeated and is a very important one just at this Following up the triumphs at South and the success movements of
by the telegraphic dispatch in another column, that after his discomfiture on Friday, the enemy, largely reinforced, renewed the engagement at Corinth on Saturday, and that after a furious engagement, lasting throughout Saturday and Sunday, General Van Dorn was forced to retreat, with heavy loss. This news is the more painful that we had been led to anticipate a complete victory Corinth; but it should by no means discourage us. We have of late had a succession of good fortune almost unprecede expect, in such a war as this, to be always victorious. There is no cause even for despondency, far less despair. The army we are told is safe, and that is come comfort, though we had much rather have hoard that it was victorious. Before Van Dorn's telegram we had heard that the enemy at Corinth were 40,000 strong, and strongly fortified. Our own force the Yankees had rated at 25,000 men. We thought it an extraordinary achievement to capture so strong a place (so strongly defended) by a
The Daily Dispatch: October 9, 1862., [Electronic resource], Affairs in the Kanawha valley — Sale of Salt. (search)
printed and laid before the House. Not agreed to. the House then proceeded to the consideration of the special order, to wit: the bill reported from the Judiciary Committee to authorize the President to suspend the writ of habeas corpus in certain cases. Mr. Jones, of Tenn., took the ground that there was no power in Congress to declare martial law, but it had the power to authorize the President to suspend the writ of habeas corpus. martial law, in his judgment, was what Gen. Van-Dorn had defined it to be in Mississippi--the will of the officer who declares it; but he believed that whoever declared it, did so unconstitutionally. Mr. Dargan, of Ala., said there was nothing in the Constitution relative to martial law, nor any power in Congress to declare it. The nearest approach to it. If any at all, was the power vested in Congress to suspend the writ of habeas corpus in times of invasion, insurrection, or rebellion, if by the terms of the Constitution martial law coul
emy's breastworks. They also gained the town, but the enemy held out stubbornly on his left until reinforcements arrived, when, on Sunday, they fell upon Gen. Van-Dorn in overwhelming numbers, forcing us to relinquish our positions, and to retreat. The fight continued almost uninterruptedly during Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. uccess before the attack. No officers have yet arrived here, nor any of the wounded. Having driven in the enemy's skirmishers, the combined forces of Van-Dorn and Price attacked them in their entrenchments, at 9 A. M., Friday, driving them out, capturing nine pieces of artillery, and continued repulsing them — slowly dri at Corinth, who were brought off. The enemy made no attempt to follow up from Corinth, nor did the Bolivar force, after their defeat at Davis's bridge. Van Dorn was conspicuous for daring, and Price, as usual, felt at home in the Sunday shower, each escaping unhurt. Price's command was the first in the entrenchments