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A. P. Hill action advance Amelia Courthouse Army of Northern arrived artillery assailed assault attack bank batteries bridge brigade Burnside campaign captured cavalry Centreville Chancellorsville Chickahominy Colonel column command Confederate Courthouse Creek crossed D. H. Hill defence directed division enemy enemy's Ewell Ewell's Fifth Corps fire Ford forward Fredericksburg front Grant guns Hancock Harper's Ferry Hatcher's Run Heintzelman held Hill Hill's Hooker hundred infantry intrenched Jackson James River Johnston Lee's left flank line of battle Longstreet loss Manassas manoeuvre McClellan McDowell Meade miles military morning move movement night Ninth Corps Northern Virginia o'clock officer operations Petersburg plankroad position Potomac Railroad Rapidan Rappahannock re-enforcements reached rear regiments Report repulsed retreat Richmond ridge right flank road Second Corps Sedgwick Shenandoah Shenandoah Valley Sheridan side Sixth Corps skirmish Spottsylvania success Sumner thousand tion troops turnpike Union army Union force Valley Warren Washington woods
Page 616 - April 7, 1865 GENERAL : — I have received your note of this date. Though not entertaining the opinion you express on the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia...
Page 371 - tis true, By force and fortune's right he stands; By fortune which is in God's hands, And strength which yet shall spring in you. This voice did on my spirit fall, Peschiera, when thy bridge I crost, ' 'Tis better to have fought and lost, Than never to have fought at all.
Page 86 - That the 22d day of February, 1862, be the day for a general movement of the land and naval forces of the United States against the insurgent forces.
Page 620 - I propose to receive the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia on the following terms, to wit: Rolls of all the officers and men to be made in duplicate. One copy to be given to an officer designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer or officers as you may designate. The officers to give their individual paroles not to take up arms against the...
Page 316 - In one word, I would not take any risk of being entangled upon the river, like an ox jumped half over a fence and liable to be torn by dogs front and rear, without a fair chance to gore one way or kick the other.
Page 618 - GENERAL : I received at a late hour your note of to-day. In mine of yesterday I did not intend to propose the surrender of the army of Northern Virginia, but to ask the terms of your proposition.
Page 87 - That the heads of departments and especially the Secretaries of War and of the Navy, with all their subordinates, and the general-in-chief, with all other commanders and subordinates of land and naval forces, will severally be held to their strict and full responsibilities for prompt execution of this order.
Page 618 - North entertain the same feeling. The terms upon which peace can be had are well understood. By the South laying down their arms they will hasten that most desirable event, save thousands of human lives, and hundreds of millions of property not yet destroyed.
Page 589 - On the morning of the 31st, General Warren reported favorably to getting possession of the White Oak road, and was directed to do so. To accomplish this, he moved with one division, instead of his whole corps...