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A. P. Hill action advance Antietam Army of Northern artillery assailed assault attack bank batteries battle of Chancellorsville Bridge brigade Bull Run Burnside Burnside's campaign cavalry Centreville Chambersburg Chancellorsville Chickahominy Colonel column command Confederate Courthouse crest crossed Culpepper D. H. Hill defensive directed division enemy enemy's Ewell Ewell's fire flank Ford forward Franklin Fredericksburg front Gettysburg guns Hancock Harper's Ferry heights Heintzelman held Hill Hill's Hooker hundred infantry Jackson James River Johnston junction Lee's Longstreet Manassas Maryland Maryland Heights McClellan McDowell McLaws Meade miles military morning move movement night Northern Virginia o'clock operations Peninsula plankroad Pope Porter position Potomac Railroad Rapidan Rappahannock re-enforcements reached rear regiments Report retreat Richmond ridge road Second Corps Sedgwick Shenandoah Shenandoah Valley Sickles side Sixth Corps Sumner thousand tion troops turnpike Union army Valley Warren Warrenton Warrenton turnpike Washington York River Yorktown
Page 614 - 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 369 - 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 618 - 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 314 - 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 616 - 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 616 - 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 587 - 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...