Fighting by Southern Federals: In which the Author Places the Numerical Strength of the Armies that Fought for the Confederacy at Approximately 1,000,000 Men, and Shows that 296,579 White Soldiers Living in the South, and 137,676 Colored Soldiers, and Approximately 200,000 Men Living in the North that Were Born in the South, Making 634,255 Southern Soldiers, Fought for the Preservation of the Union

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Neale publishing Company, 1912 - Southern States - 408 pages

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Page 156 - The condition of things in the mountain districts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama menaces the existence of the Confederacy as fatally as either of the armies of the United States.
Page 124 - Pickett's division was detached from the First Corps, and Gen. Pickett placed in command of the Department of Virginia and North Carolina, with his headquarters in the city of Petersburg. While in command of this Department he was instructed to make an attack upon Newbern, North Carolina, then in possession of the Federal forces, and thoroughly fortified. His forces, scattered over the wide-spread limits of his department, were concentrated...
Page 181 - President, is charged with the conduct of military operations in the armies of the Confederacy.
Page 328 - Oneida, and in the expedition against New Orleans he commanded the advance division in the attack on Forts Jackson and St. Philip and by driving off two rams succeeded in relieving the Varuna, and capturing Lieut. Kennon, commander of the Confederate steamer, Governor Moore; commanded the advance division below Vicksburg and participated in both passages of the Vicksburg batteries, the Oneida...
Page 315 - He participated in the bombardment and passage of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the Chalmette batteries, and in the passage of the batteries at Vicksburg.
Page 98 - Ohio, hereby created, will be composed of the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and Kentucky, East of the Tennessee River, and including Cumberland Gap, and the troops operating in its vicinity.
Page 270 - House, drove back the left of the cavalry and threatened to cut off Gordon from Longstreet, his cavalry at the same time threatening to envelop his left flank. Gordon withdrew across the Appomattox River, and the cavalry advanced on the Lynchburg Road and became separated from the army.
Page 173 - ... boats and surprising the enemy's pickets on the south bank of the river. During this night also General JM Brannan, chief of artillery, moved forty pieces of artillery, belonging to the Army of the Cumberland, and placed them on the north side of the river so as to command the ground opposite, to aid in protecting the approach to the point where the south end of the bridge was to rest.
Page 16 - At the close of the reading, the late Chief-Justice Taney which the two Presidents rode was surrounded by military, so as to prevent any violence, if it should be attempted. 1 "I caused to be organized," says General Scott, "the elite of the Washington Volunteers, and called from a distance two batteries of horse artillery, with small detachments of cavalry and infantry, all regulars."— Autobiography of General Seott, iii.
Page 266 - ... army toward Burkeville. This deprived us of the use of the railroad, and rendered it impracticable to procure from Danville the supplies ordered to meet us at points of our march. Nothing could be obtained from the adjacent country. Our route to the Roanoke was, therefore, changed, and the march directed upon Farmville, where supplies were ordered from Lynchburg. The change of route threw the troops over the roads pursued by the artillery and wagon trains west of the railroad, which impeded our...

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