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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/08/2021 - 2:50pm
From Capt. Wanzer’s Company. Camp Anderson,Washington, July 23d. Dear Sir: – You no doubt have heard of the great battle fought on Sunday last. Our regiment was brought in to the hottest of the affray. I have a painful duty to perform. It is with a trembling hand I inform you of the death of […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/07/2021 - 10:53pm
THE BATTLE OF BULL RUN, FROM AN EYE-WITNESS Camp Lorrilard, July 27. I was an eye-witness of the battle at Bull Run yesterday. The 17th were not in the action, but thinking there would be a brush, I with one of our Captains, Bartram, left our camp early Sunday morning. We met with no adventure, […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/06/2021 - 5:06pm
ADVENTURES AT BULL RUN. We are indebted to Mr. F. J. M. Cornell, for the following private letter received by him from his brother-in-law, Mr. Robert E. Ellerbeck of the 27th Regiment of New York Volunteers for the war. Mr. Ellerbeck is well known to many of our readers. The New York 27th has not […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/05/2021 - 4:41pm
STRAY SHOTS FROM BULL RUN. We are permitted to give a few extracts from a private letter from Frank M. Boutelle, of this city: How they came on to the Field. I was all worn out, having marched double quick for half a mile; the fight had been going on about fifteen minutes. The rebels […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/05/2021 - 3:11pm
LETTER FROM WASHINGTON. We are permitted to make the following extracts from a letter received in this city yesterday, written by an officer in the 2d New Hampshire regiment: Camp Sullivan, 2d N H. regiment,Washington, D. C., Jul 28. Dear —-; — “Everything for the cause; nothing for men,” thought we as the bullets and […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/03/2021 - 3:11pm
CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA FROM APRIL 16 TO JULY 31, 1861 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. – CONFEDERATE O. R. – Series I – VOLUME 2 [S #2] CHAPTER IX, p. 986 Richmond, July 21,1861. Maj. Thos. G. Rhett, Manassas Junction, Va.: Everything is being done that it […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/03/2021 - 3:20pm
CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA FROM APRIL 16 TO JULY 31, 1861 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. – CONFEDERATE O. R. – Series I – VOLUME 2 [S #2] CHAPTER IX, p. 986 Manassas, July 21,1861. We have won a glorious though dear-bought victory. Night closed on the enemy […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/03/2021 - 3:33pm
CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA FROM APRIL 16 TO JULY 31, 1861 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. – CONFEDERATE O. R. – Series I – VOLUME 2 [S #2] CHAPTER IX, p. 987 Manassas, July 21,1861. General S. Cooper, Adjutant-General, Richmond: Night has closed upon a hard-fought field. Our […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/03/2021 - 2:19pm
CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA FROM APRIL 16 TO JULY 31, 1861 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. – CONFEDERATE O. R. – Series I – VOLUME 2 [S #2] CHAPTER IX, p. 983 Richmond, July 19,1861. General G. T. Beauregard, Comdg., &c., Manassas Junction, Va.: We have no intelligence […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 01/03/2021 - 2:33pm
CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA FROM APRIL 16 TO JULY 31, 1861 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. – CONFEDERATE O. R. – Series I – VOLUME 2 [S #2] CHAPTER IX, p. 985 Richmond, July 20, 1861. General Joseph E. Johnston, Manassas Junction, Va,: General: You are a general […]
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