Battles and leaders of the civil war (Google eBook)

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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buel
Century Co., 1887 - Biography & Autobiography
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Contents

EVENTS OF 18612
709
EARLY OPERATIONS ON THE POTOMAC RIVER PROFESSOR J RUSSELL SOLEY
143
CAMPAIGNING TO NO PURPOSE Recollections CL cc
153
THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN GENERAL GEORGE B MCCLELLAN
160
YORKTOWN AND WILLIAMSBURG Recollections 1 WARREN LEE GOSS
189
THE OPPOSING FORCES AT WILLIAMSBURG VA Composition Strength and Losses
200
MANASSAS TO SEVEN PINES GENERAL JOSEPH E JOHNSTON
202
OPPOSING FORCES AT SEVEN PINES Composition Strength and Losses
218
THE NAVY IN THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN PROFESSOR J RUSSELL SOLEY
264
STUARTS RIDE AROUND McCLELLAN COLONEL W T ROBINS
271
THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY IN
279
NOTES ON THE BATTLE OF McDOWELL
298
THE OPPOSING FORCES IN THE VALLEY CAMPAIGNS Composition Losses and Strength
299
THE OPPOSING FORCES IN THE SEVEN DAYS BATTLES Composition Losses and Strength
310
THE CHARGE OF COOKES CAVALRY AT i GENERAL P ST GEORGF COOKE
344
ON THE CONFEDERATE RIGHT AT GAINESS MLL GENERAL E M LAW
363
McCLELLANS CHANGE OF BASE AND MAI GENFRAL DAMEL H HILL
383
THE SEVEN DAYS INCLUDING FRAYSERS GEmRAL AMES LONGSTREET 396
371
THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC AT HARRISONS GEORGE L KILMER l7
395
THE REARGUARD AT MALVERN HILL J BREVETMAJOR HENRY E SMITH 11 GENERAL ERASMUS D KEYES
436
THE SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN GENERAL JOHN POPE
449
IN VINDICATION OF GENERAL RUFUS KING CAPTAIN CHARLES KING 495
80
THE OPPOSING FORCES AT THE SECOND BULL RUN Composition Strength and Losses
497
THE TIME OF LONGSTREETS ARRIVAL AT GROVETON
527
THE SIXTH CORPS AT THE SECOND BULL RUN GENERAL WILLIAM B FRANKLIN
539
LEES INVASION OF MARYLAND
554
THE BATTLE OF SOUTH MOUNTAIN OR 1 GENERAL DANIEL H HILL 55
575
NOTES ON CRAMPTONS GAP AND ANTIETAM GENERAL WILLIAM B FRANKLIN
591
THE OPPOSING FORCES IN THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN Composition Strength and I
598
THE SURRENDER OF HARPERS FERRY GENERAL JULIUS WHITE
612
THE OPPOSING FORCES AT HARPERS FERRY VA Composition Strength and Losses
618
THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM GENERAL JACOB D COX
630
THE INVASION OF MARYLAND GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET
663
SHARPSBURG GENERAL JOHN G WALKER 675
617
A WOMANS RECOLLECTIONS OF ANTIETAM MARY BEDINGER MITCHELL
686

Common terms and phrases

A. P. Hill abatis advance aide-de-camp Antietam army Army of Virginia arrived artillery attack batteries battle Beaver Dam Creek Boonsboro Bottom's Bridge bridge Brig.-Gen Brigade loss Brigadier-General came Capt Captain captured cavalry Centreville Charles City Chickahominy City road Cold Harbor Colonel command Comte de Paris Confederate Confederate army corps crossed D. H. Hill's divisions of Franklin Drewry's Bluff enemy enemy's engaged eral Fair Oaks Farragut Federal field fight fire Fitz John Porter flank force Fort Fort Craig Fort Jackson Fort Magruder Fort Monroe Fort St Frayser's farm Fredericksburg Fremont front Front Royal G. W. Smith Gainesville George Sykes George W Gordonsville Groveton guns Gustavus W Hagerstown Hanover Court House Harper's Ferry Harriet Lane Harrison's Landing Harrisonburg Heintzelman Hill Hill's division howitzers infantry J. E. B. Stuart Jackson James James River John Johnston Kearny King's division Lee's Lieut Lieut.-Col line of battle Longstreet Loudoun Heights Louisiana MAJOR-GENERAL Malvern Hill Manassas Manassas Junction mand Maryland campaign Maryland Heights McClellan McDowell Meadow Bridge Mechanicsville miles morning Mountain move movement near night North Carolina o'clock officers Orleans Pamunkey Peninsular campaign Pennsylvania Port Republic Porter position Potomac railroad rear regiments retreat Richmond river Savage's Station says Secretary of War sent Seven Pines Sharpsburg Shepherdstown side Silas Casey soon South Mountain Stonewall Jackson troops Union army Varuna vessels Virginia Warrenton Washington West Point White Oak Swamp William Williamsburg Williamsburg road woods wounded York River Yorktown