Confederate Military History: a library of Confederate States history, in twelve volumes, written by distinguished men of the South (Vol. 5)


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Confederate Military History: a library of Confederate States history, in twelve volumes, written by distinguished men of the South (Vol. 5)

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Evans, Clement Anselm (1833 - 1911), editor

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Confederate Military History

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Volume 5. South Carolina / by Brig.-Gen. Ellison Capers

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Confederate Publishing Company

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1861 to 1865

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United States

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One of 12 volumes


CHAPTER I. Spirit of Secession The State Militia Charles ton and the Forts The Violated Agreement Major Anderson Occupies Fort Sumter South Carolina Occupies Pinckney and Moultrie The Star of the West Fort Sumter Surrendered Carolinians in Virginia Battle of Manassas
CHAPTER II. Affairs on the Coast Loss of Port Royal Harbor Gen. R. E. Lee in Command of the Department Landing of Federals at Port Royal Ferry Gallant Fight on Edisto Island General Pemberton Succeeds Lee in Command Defensive Line, April, 1862
CHAPTER III. South Carolinians in Virginia Battle of Williamsburg Eltham’s Landing Seven Pines and Fair Oaks Nine-Mile Road Games Mill Savage Station Frayser’s Farm Malvern Hill
CHAPTER IV. The Coast of South Carolina, Summer of 1862 Operations under General Pemberton Engagement at Old Pocotaligo Campaign on James Island Battle of Secessionville
CHAPTER V. General Beauregard in Command The De fenses of Charleston Disposition of Troops Battle of Pocotaligo Repulse of Enemy at Coosawhatchie Bridge Operations in North Carolina Battle of Kinston Defense of Goldsboro
CHAPTER VI. South Carolinians in the West Manigault’s and Lythgoe’s Regiments at Corinth The Kentucky Campaign Battle of Murfreesboro
CHAPTER VII. With Lee in Northern Virginia, 1862 The Maneuvers on the Rappahannock Second Manassas Campaign—Battle of Ox Hill
CHAPTER VIII. The Maryland Campaign The South Mountain Battles Capture of Harper s Ferry Battles of Sharpsburg and Shepherdstown
CHAPTER IX. Hampton s Cavalry in the Maryland Raid The Battle of Fredericksburg Death of Gregg South Carolinians at Marye’s Hill Cavalry Operations
CHAPTER X. Operations in South Carolina, Spring of 1863 Capture of the Isaac Smith Ingraham s Defeat of the Blockading Squadron Naval Attack on Fort Sumter Hunter’s Raids
CHAPTER XI. South Carolina Troops in Mississippi Engagement near Jackson The Vicksburg Campaign Siege of Jackson
CHAPTER XII. South Carolinians in the Chancellorsville Campaign Service of Kershaw’s and McGowan s Brigades A Great Confederate Victory
CHAPTER XIII. Operations in South Carolina Opening of Gillmore’s Campaign against Fort Sumter The Surprise of Morris Island First Assault on Battery Wagner Demonstrations on James Island and Against the Railroad Action near Grimball’s Landing
CHAPTER XIV. Second Assault on Battery Wagner Siege of Wagner and Bombardment of Fort Sumter Evacuation of Morris Island
CHAPTER XV. The Gettysburg Campaign Gallant Service of Perrin’s and Kershaw’s Brigades Hampton’s Cavalry at Brandy Station
CHAPTER XVI. South Carolinians at Chickamauga Organization of the Armies South Carolinians Engaged Their Heroic Service and Sacrifices
CHAPTER XVII. The Siege of Charleston Continued Bombardment of Fort Sumter Defense Maintained by the Other Works The Torpedo Boats Bombardment of the City-Transfer of Troops to Virginia Prisoners under Fire Campaign on the Stono
CHAPTER XVIII. South Carolinians with Longstreet and Lee Wauhatchie Missionary Ridge Knoxville The Virginia Campaign of 1864 From the Wilderness to the Battle of the Crater
CHAPTER XIX. The Atlanta Campaign Battles around Atlanta Jonesboro Hood s Campaign in North Georgia The Defense of Ship s Gap Last Campaign in Tennessee Battle of Franklin
CHAPTER XX. The Closing Scenes in Virginia Siege of Richmond and Petersburg Fall of Fort Fisher South Carolina Commands at Appomattox
CHAPTER XXI. Battle of Honey Hill Sherman s Advance into South Carolina Organization of the Confederate Forces Burning of Columbia Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville Conclusion

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