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A. P. Hill advance Alexander American army arrived artillery assault attack bank base batteries battle Bragg bridge Brig.-Gen British campaign Capt carried cavalry column command communications Confederate corps covered Creek crossed defensive destroy detachment direction division east enemy Federal field fight fire flank fleet followed force Ford formed forward four front Grant ground guard guns held Hill Hood House infantry intrenchments Jackson Johnston joined land Lee's Longstreet Maj.-Gen McClellan miles morning Mountain move movement nearly night o'clock operations passed position Potomac railway reached rear received regiments reinforcements rest retreat Richmond ridge river road says Second Brigade sent Sherman side soon started strong taken Tennessee Third Brigade took town troops turned Union United Valley Virginia Vols Washington whole wing withdraw woods
Stran 537 - You I propose to move against Johnston's army, to break it up, and to get into the interior of the enemy's country as far as you can, inflicting all the damage you can against their war resources.
Stran 153 - ... forces upon points of collision ; that we must fail unless we can find some way of making our advantage an overmatch for his ; and that this can only be done by menacing him with superior forces at different points at the same time, so that we can safely attack one or both if he makes no change ; and if he weakens one to strengthen the other, forbear to attack the strengthened one, but seize and hold the weakened one, gaining so much.
Stran 295 - The general commanding directs that you keep your whole command in position for a rapid movement down the old Richmond road, and you will send out at once a division at least to pass below Smithfield to seize, if possible, the height near Captain Hamilton's, on this side of the Massaponax, taking care to keep it well supported and its line of retreat open.
Stran 76 - For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.
Stran 338 - Here the enemy had assumed a position of great natural strength, surrounded on all sides by a dense forest filled with a tangled undergrowth, in the midst of which breastworks of logs had been constructed, with trees felled in front so as to form an almost impenetrable abatis. His artillery swept the few narrow roads by which his position could be approached from the front, and commanded the adjacent woods.
Stran 18 - Abraham, who had owned a piece of land here in the early times of the colony. The Plains were a tract of grass, tolerably level in most parts, patched here and there with cornfields, studded with clumps of bushes, and forming a part of the high plateau at the eastern end of which Quebec stood. On the south it was bounded by the declivities along the St. Lawrence ; on the north, by those along the St. Charles, or rather along the meadows through which that lazy stream crawled like a writhing snake....
Stran 57 - The acquisition of Canada this year, as far as the neighborhood of Quebec, will be a mere matter of marching, and will give us experience for the attack of Halifax the next, and the final expulsion of England from the American continent.
Stran 334 - It is with heartfelt satisfaction, that the Commanding General announces to the army, that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defences, and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him.
Stran 448 - Nashville and superintend the operation of troops sent to relieve Rosecrans. Soon after we started the Secretary handed me two orders, saying that I might take my choice of them. The two were identical in all but one particular. Both created the "Military Division of the Mississippi...