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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 49 3 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 34 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 33 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 33 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 30 2 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 21 7 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 17 3 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
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 16 0 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 I. 13 5 Browse Search
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rgin's Esp edition. A telegram, dated Memphis 18th instant, says: The expedition of Gen. Sturgis, which left Memphis on the 1st, in coming in. We learn from an officer that they met a large force attacked them suddenly, and a most desperate fight ensued, resulting in the death of Sturgis, with the loss of his wagon train and ammunition. The last was a most severe loss, as StuSturgis had run out of ammunition and was obliged to destroy and abandon his artillery. Many of his infantry were captured, but the exact number is not known. General Sturgis's force consisted of 3General Sturgis's force consisted of 3,000 cavalry and 5,000 infantry. The N. Y. Times says the above reads as though sent by the rebels themselves. Official dispatches refer to the defeat of Sturgis as a "disaster." Gen MSturgis as a "disaster." Gen Morgans expedition. A telegram from Lexington, Ky, states that on the 12th inst. Gen Burbridge defeated the rebels at Cynthiana, killing some three hundred, and taking 400 prisoners. Morgan's comm
From Gen Morgan. Mobile, June 18. --A special dispatch to the Register, dated Senatobia, June 17th, states that Morgan's forces, estimated at from three to five thousand, whipped Gen Hobson, capturing his whole command of 1,500 at Cynthiana. Frankfort had been attacked and the barracks burned, but the attacking party were repulsed. It is reported that Burbridge routed Morgan on the 12th, but the report is not credited. There was wild excitement in Louisville, as Morgan had dispatched a note to the city authorities stating that he should attack them. The Federal force there was inadequate for its defence. Gen. Sturgis, it is reported, has been arrested on charges preferred by Grierson.