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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 834 834 Browse Search
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 436 332 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 178 2 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 153 1 Browse Search
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies. 130 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 126 112 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 116 82 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 110 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 76 6 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 74 20 Browse Search
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Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864. At length there is an and to the lull in the battle storm hereabouts, and Grant, tired of the indiscriminate slaughter that has attended his efforts to destroy Gen. Lee's army by assaulting its breastworks, having some time since betaken himself to sapping and mining, to-day sprung a mine near the centre of our lines, in Bushred Johnson's front, on the Boxter road, about one and a half miles below town. Our officers were not taken altogether by surprise, and yet the men on whose line the explosion occurred were considerably demoralized. As early as 2 o'clock this morning Gen. Lee sent word around his lines that the enemy were making demonstrations along the lines in front of Bermuda Hundred, but that it was by no means unlikely-that the real attack might be made somewhere else. In obedience to this suggestion everything in the department of the Army of Northern Virginia was on the qui vive. About five o'clock this morning the mine was
From Petersburgexplosion of one of Grant's mines. repulse of the enemy-large captures of prisoners, colors &c. The Breach retaken! [from our own Correspondent.] Petersburg, Va., July 29, 1864. The whole of the spring and two thirds of the summer have past and neither Petersburg nor Richmond have fallen yet.--Grant, as you know, still maintains a show of force along our entire front at this place, but it is very evident that the bulk of his force is elsewhere. A part of itable. The troops in the trenches have many improvised comforts which persons at distance little dream of — though, of course, soldiering is not the most pleasant business in the world, even under the most favorable circumstances. X. Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864. At length there is an and to the lull in the battle storm hereabouts, and Grant, tired of the indiscriminate slaughter that has attended his efforts to destroy Gen. Lee's army by assaulting its breastworks, having some