The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1892 - Confederate States of America
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If you can find copies of this set,, the copies were even becoming rare. You might want to add Foxe's reports to this set as well. for it covers the medical aspects from wounded to dead for the Union and Confederate armies>>land and naval. Read full review

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Page 121 - Wallace, with some odds and ends, and part of what came up with Ricketts, was so badly beaten yesterday at Monocacy, that what is left can attempt no more than to defend Baltimore. What we shall get in from Pennsylvania and New York will scarcely be worth counting, I fear. Now what I think is...
Page 170 - ... Regents at their next meeting. I append a tabular statement of Courses, number of students pursuing them, and hours a week spent by the instructors in the classroom and Microscopical Laboratory. FIRST SEMESTER. SECOND SEMESTER. VM SPALDING. II. FROM THE DEAN OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY. In compliance with your request, I have the honor to make the following statementsrespeeting the work done in, and the needs of, the Department of Medicine and Surgery.
Page 276 - As soon as the rebel army is known to have passed Hunter's forces, recall Wright and send him back here with all dispatch, and also send the Nineteenth Corps. If the enemy have any notion of returning, the fact will be developed before Wright can start back.
Page 121 - He thinks that with the 100-days' men and invalids we have here we can defend Washington, and scarcely Baltimore. Besides these there are about 8,000, not very reliable, under Howe at Harper's Ferry, with Hunter approaching that point very slowly, with what number I suppose you know better than I. Wallace, with some odds and ends and part of what came up with Ricketts was so badly beaten yesterday at Monocacy that what is left can attempt no more than to defend Baltimore.
Page 434 - SIR : I have the honor to report, for the information of the major general commanding, that the situation here is not improving since my last report.
Page 391 - Army. No. 88. — Ca/ptain Marcy to Major Porter. CAMP SCOTT, UT, June 12, 1858. MAJOR: I have the honor to report that in obedience to Special Orders No. 50, dated headquarters army of Utah, Camp Scott, Utah Territory, November 24, 1857, directing me to proceed to New Mexico for the purpose of procuring animals for service in Utah, I left Camp Scott on the 27th day of November last, having an escort of forty soldiers from the 5th and 10th regiments...
Page 69 - The troops of the Department of North Carolina and Virginia serving with the Army of the Potomac in the field under Major-General Smith will constitute the Eighteenth Army Corps, and Maj.-Gen.
Page 596 - Burnside will spring his mine, and his assaulting columns will immediately move rapidly upon the breach, seize the crest in the rear, and effect a lodgment there.
Page 684 - ... of two miles brought us within the rear line of defenses thrown up to cover the retreat. CHAPTER VIII. THE FIRST DAY AT GETTYSBURG. " HARRY, I 'm getting tired of this thing. It 's becoming monotonous, this thing of being roused every morning at four, with orders to pack up and be ready to march at a moment's notice, and then lying around here all day in the sun. I don't believe we are going anywhere, anyhow." We had been encamped for six weeks, of which I need give no special account, only saying...
Page 616 - Sheridan, commanding cavalry corps, will proceed at dark from the vicinity of Deep Bottom to Lee's mill, and at daylight will move with his whole corps, including Wilson's division, against the enemy's troops defending Petersburg on their right by the roads leading to that town from the southward and westward. 7. Major Duane, acting chief engineer, will have the pontoon trains parked at convenient points in the rear, prepared to move.

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