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CONFEDERATE
MILITARY HISTORY



A LIBRARY OF CONFEDERATE STATES HISTORY, IN TWELVE VOLUMES, WRITTEN BY DISTINGUISHED MEN OF THE SOUTH, AND EDITED BY GEN. CLEMENT A. EVANS OF GEORGIA. . . . .



VOL. III.



Atlanta, Ga.

Confederate Publishing Company

1899

 


Copyright, 1899,
by Confederate Publishing Company.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

  1. CHAPTER I. Virginia in 1860—Her Seven Grand Divisions—Geological Characteristics, Climate and Agricultural Products—Her Population—Political and Historical Importance
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    3
  2. CHAPTER II. Slavery in Virginia—The Agitation of the Slavery Question—Distribution of Slaves in the State—John Brown's Invasion
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    17
  3. CHAPTER III. From John Brown's Execution to the Federal Invasion—The Election of President Lincoln—Meeting of the Virginia Convention—Governor Letcher's Reply to the Call for Troops—Seizure of Harper's Ferry—Union with the Confederate States
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    32
  4. CHAPTER IV. The Plan of Invasion—Northwestern Virginia—Grafton, Philippi and Rich Mountain—May to July, 1861
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    43
  5. CHAPTER V. The First Kanawha Valley Campaign, April to July, 1861
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    57
  6. CHAPTER VI. The First Shenandoah Valley Campaign, April to July, 1861
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    63
  7. CHAPTER VII. The Bull Run, or Manassas, Campaign, January to July, 1861
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    91
  8. CHAPTER VIII. Operations about Norfolk and Yorktown—Battle of Big Bethel—Burning of Hampton
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    123
  9. CHAPTER IX. The Tygart's Valley and Cheat Mountain Campaign—Battle of Greenbrier River, or Camp Bartow—Battle of Alleghany Mountain
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    152
  10. CHAPTER X. Operations along the Potomac—From First Manassas to Battle of Leesburg
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    178
  11. CHAPTER XI. Battle of Leesburg—Operations on the Lower Potomac and East Shore—Action at Dranesville
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    187
  12. CHAPTER XII. Stonewall Jackson's Romney Campaign
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    197
  13. CHAPTER XIII. Review of Military Conditions, Spring of 1862
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    208
  14. CHAPTER XIV. Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign of 1862
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    214
  15. CHAPTER XV. The Peninsula Campaign of 1862—Yorktown, Williamsburg and Seven Pines
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    269
  16. CHAPTER XVI. The Seven Days' Battles before Richmond
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    281
  17. CHAPTER XVII. Stonewall Jackson's Cedar Run Campaign
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    304
  18. CHAPTER XVIII. Lee's Campaign against Pope in Northern Virginia
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    315
  19. CHAPTER XIX. The Maryland Campaign against McClellan
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    335
  20. CHAPTER XX. The Fredericksburg Campaign
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    360
  21. CHAPTER XXI. The Chancellorsville Campaign and Death of Jackson
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    375
  22. CHAPTER XXII. The Campaign in Pennsylvania
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    395
  23. CHAPTER XXIII. The Autumn and Winter Campaigns of 1863
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    423
  24. CHAPTER XXIV. The Wilderness Campaign against Grant
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    431
  25. CHAPTER XXV. The Battles of Spottsylvania Court House—The Defeat of Sigel and Butler
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    445
  26. CHAPTER XXVI. The Maneuvers on the North Anna River
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    458
  27. CHAPTER XXVII. The Richmond Campaign of 1864
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    463
  28. CHAPTER XXVIII. Early's Lynchburg and Valley Campaigns
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    476
  29. CHAPTER XXIX. The Siege of Petersburg
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    516
  30. CHAPTER XXX. Closing Events in Southwest Virginia and the Valley
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    539
  31. CHAPTER XXXI. The Appomattox Campaign and Lee's Surrender
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    546
  32. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    558
  33. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    573




LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

  1. Anderson, Joseph R.
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    576
  2. Armistead, Lewis A.
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    576
  3. Army of Virginia, Position of Troops, Aug. 27, 1862
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    321
  4. Ashby, Turner
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    576
  5. Barton, Seth M.
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    576
  6. Beale, Richard L. T.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    576
  7. Bethel, Battle of (Map)
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    136
  8. Chambliss, John R.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    576
  9. Chancellorsville, Salem Church and Fredericksburg (Map of)
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    Between pages 384 and 385
  10. Chilton, Robert H.
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    576
  11. Cocke, P. St. George.
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    576
  12. Colston, Raleigh E.
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    576
  13. Corse, Montgomery D.
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    576
  14. Dearing, James.
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    576
  15. DeLagnel, Julius A.
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    610
  16. Echols, John
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    576
  17. Floyd, John B.
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    626
  18. Fredericksburg, Map of Battle
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    369
  19. Garland, Samuel
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    674
  20. Garnett, Richard B.
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    642
  21. Garnett, Robert S.
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    642
  22. Gettysburg, Map of Battlefield
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    416
  23. Harris, David B.
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    642
  24. Heth, Henry
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    610
  25. Hotchkiss, Jed
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    1
  26. Hunton, Eppa
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    626
  27. Imboden, John D.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    626
  28. Jackson, William L.
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    610
    1. Jenkins, Albert G.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      674
    2. Johnson, Edward
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    3. Jones, John M.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      642
    4. Jones, John R.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      610
    5. Jones, Samuel
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      626
    6. Jones, William E.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    7. Jordan, Thomas
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      610
    8. Kemper, James L.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      642
    9. Lee, Edwin G.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    10. Lee, Fitzhugh
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      642
    11. Lee, George W. C.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    12. Lee, William H. F.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    13. Lilley, R. D.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      626
    14. Lomax, Lunsford L.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      626
    15. Long, Armistead L.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      642
    16. McCausland, John
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      610
    17. Magruder, John B.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      674
    18. Mahone, William
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    19. Manassas, Map of First Battle
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      Between pages 96 and  97
    20. Maury, Dabney H.
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      674
    21. Mechanicsville and Cold Harbor, Map of Battlefield.
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      288
    22. Moore, Patrick T.
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      658
    23. Munford, Thomas T.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      610
    24. Page, Richard L.
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      626
    25. Paxton, Elisha P.
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      610
    26. Payne, William H. F.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      642
    27. Pegram, John
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      674
    28. Pendleton, William N.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      674
    29. Pickett, George E.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    30. Pryor, Roger A.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      610
    31. Reynolds, Alexander W.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      626
    32. Richmond and Petersburg. (Map of)
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      Between pages 528 and 529
    33. Robertson, Beverly H.
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      674
    34. Rosser, Thomas L.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      674
    35. Ruggles, Daniel
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    36. Slaughter, James E.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      674
    37. Smith, William
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      626
    38. Starke, William E.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      642
    39. Stevenson, Carter L.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    40. Stevens, Walter H.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      610
    41. Stuart, James E. B.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      626
    42. Taliaferro, William B.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      674
    43. Terrill, James B.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      674
    44. Terry, William
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      674
    45. Virginia, Map of Battlefields.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      Between pages 572 and 573
    46. Walker, Henry H.
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      626
    47. Walker, James A.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      610
    48. Walker, R. Lindsay
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    49. Weisiger, Daniel A.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      658
    50. Wharton. G. C.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      642
    51. Wickham, Williams C.
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      626
    52. Wilderness and Spottsylvania, Maps of Battles
      ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
      440
    53. Winchester, Battle of (Map of Route to)
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      240
    54. Wise, Henry A.
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      610

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