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Memoirs of the War of Secession (Paperback) Loot Price: R625
Discovery Miles 6 250
Memoirs of the War of Secession (Paperback): Johnson Hagood

Memoirs of the War of Secession (Paperback)

Johnson Hagood

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 Excerpt: ...him. On arriving at the enemy's outpost, they found them retiring, in consequence of which our flag was forcibly detained for some hours. Butler was then an outlaw by proclamation of Confederate authorities for his conduct at New Orleans, and Captain Moloney had been directed to hold no communication with him, but to seek his ends if possible through General Turner, the officer commanding in Hagood's front. Information was obtained, but the exchange failed; though Moloney was informed there would be no difficulty if the proposal was made in form to Butler. BATTLE OF DRURY'S BLUFF. Butler, during the 9th May, incompletely destroyed a part of the railroad by upsetting the road structure, the crossties and rails remaining attached, and it is said intended on the 10th to cross Swift Creek and make a determined effort at the capture of Petersburg; but deceived by tidings from Washington received the night of the 9th, that Lee was in full retreat before Grant, he determined to turn northward and assist in the capture of Richmond. Instead, however, of pressing at once upon the latter place with its meagre garrison, he withdrew aside into his entrenchments at Bermuda Hundreds, leaving the road open for the transfer by the shortest route of the troops which had been confronting him at Swift Creek, into, the immediate southern defenses of the Confederate Capital at Drury's Bluff, and did not march on the latter place until two days afterward. In the meanwhile, Major-General Hoke arrived at Petersburg with the troops (three brigades) which he had had with him in Eastern North Carolina, and, assuming command, put all our forces in march for Drury's Bluff along the turnpike left open by Butler. The movement was a flank march of ten miles along the enemy's front, he bein...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: March 2010
Authors: Johnson Hagood
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 182
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-03053-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-03053-9
Barcode: 9781154030532

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