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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 70 4 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. 40 4 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 29 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 28 2 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 25 3 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 22 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 19 9 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 18 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 16 0 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 16 0 Browse Search
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From the Peninsula. The Federal forces on the Peninsula are not stationary. We learn through a letter from Turner's ford, ten miles this side of Diascund bridge, written yesterday, that the Yankees were reported to be advancing upon the latter point; but the writer adds that no signs of them have yet been seen. It is stated that our scouts near Diascund captured a Yankee mail Sunday, with a dispatch from Gen. Dix to Keyes, ordering him to march on Richmond, as those were the instructions from the War Department at Washington. It is added that this letter was sent to the War Department here. From the White House we learn that the Federal have made a slight advance. They occupy Tunstall's station, four miles this side chiefly with a cavalry force. The camp is to the right of Tunstall's station, between the Williamsburg road and the railroad. The Yankee steamers on the Pamunkey were very busy Sunday and yesterday traveling up and down the river. The person who commun
pring Run and Sir John's Run were both burned. The devastation has been extensive and complete. The same correspondent saw droves of fat cattle driven South through Martinsburg, and large numbers of horses, the fruits of plander in Western Maryland and Pennsylvania. The advance up the Peninsula. The plan of the Yankee raid up the Peninsula, as we gather from letters in the Northern papers, was this; Gen. Wise was supposed to have a regiment of his command at Diascund Bridge. Keyes sent three regiments up James river to land on the Chickahominy, and thus draw Wise's attention to his right, while Gordon's division was to go up and attack him in front. When Gordon's advance reached the Twelve mile ordinary he sent forward a regiment of infantry, two squadrons of cavalry and a section of artillery, under Col. West. to attack the force which it was supposed Wise would leave at Diascund Bridge after sending a portion of his troops to the Chickahominy to stop the advance t