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History of the First and Second Missouri Confederate Brigades.1861-1865. And, From Wakarusa to Appomattox, a military anagraph. [List of survivors of the First and Second Missouri Brigades; An anagraph from my diary of the war]
St. Louis : Bryan, Brand & Co., 1879, c1878. - 480, 27, [1] pp. ; frontispiece, portraits ; 23 cm. ; LCCN: 02-17574 ; OCLC: 5913156 ; Half-title of pt. 2: Personal reminiscences "From Wakarusa to Appomattox." An anagraph from my diary of the war./ Appendix: List of survivors of the First and Second Missouri Brigades ; rebound in mid-20th century brown library buckram ; spine title: The Confederate First and Second Missouri Brigades ; a few marks in the list of survivors, and at lease one comment of personal recollection in the margins by a former member of the brigades ; a few engraved plates, with that between pages 144/145 having been excised ; apart from the missing plate, Chapters include: The kind of men Missouri gave to the South --The election of i860 -- Some contrasts -- Differences between the North and South-Northern misrepresentations-Address of the Confederate Congress-Federal atrocities in Missouri -- Playing soldier-Camp Jackson-Intense excitement in the State- General Price-Missouri sounds the battle note -- "Awkward squads"-Gallant fight at Boonville-Cole Camp-Battle of Carthage-Sigel and his Dutchmen -- Ben. McCulloch-Preparing for the first great battle-The surprise- Graphic description of the battle-Death of General Lyon -- Battle of Dry Wood-Siege of Lexington-Incidents of the Siege- The conquering Hemp Bales-Surrender of Colonel Mulligan -- General M. Jeff. Thompson-Battle of Fredericktown-Description of the 'Missouri Swamp Fox"-Fight at Blue Mills-Race between Fremont and Price-Fremont's body guard charge Springfield, and get whipped by Col. Taylor-Removal of Fremont -- General Price's Farewell Address to the State Guard -- Description of the Confederate Camp-Sketch of Gen. Henry Little -Officers of the Brigade-Personals -- "We are all gentlemen "-Col. Gates does some hard fighting-Crossing the State line-Captain Clark and his "breakfast"-"A rough road to sleep on "-Gen. Albert Pike and his Indians -- General Van Dom takes command-Gen. Maury's account of the Elk Horn campaign-Sketches of McCulloch and Price-The battle -Capt. Wade, the brave artilleryman-Death of Generals Mc Culloch and Mcintosh-Gallantry of the Missourians -- General Price and his wounded soldiers-Incidents and anecdotes of the battle of Elk Horn-Capt. Churchill Clark and his famous battery-Crossing the Mississippi -- How Gen. Pope "withdrew"-Flaming dispatches by Halleck and Pope-Campaign around Corinth-Gen. Beauregard evacuates Corinth -- General Maury's graphic account of the Iuka campaign-Anecdotes of "Old Pap"-The gallant Captain Bledsoe and his battery -- Death of Gen. Little -- Gallant conduct of the Missouri troops-Dare-devil bravery-Personal deeds of heroism -- Losses, incidents and personals-The soldier and his Colonel-The Federals think the Missourians are "drunk or mad"-Death of Colonel Pritchard -- The army in a close place-Saved by the genius of General Price- More desperate fighting by the Missourians-Deserved tribute from Gen. Van Dorn-Gen. Pemberton assumes command-Review of the army by President Davis-Gen. Price takes a sad farewell of "his boys," -- CAMP ON THE BAYOU. Pleasant times at Grand Gulf-Brilliant expedition of Gen. Cockrell across the river-Bombardment of Grand Gulf-Death of Colonel Wade-Pemberton's mistakes -- BATTLE OF PORT GIBSON. Playing "old soldier"-Retreating towards Vicksburg-Col. Eugene Irwin performs a brilliant movement-Desperate fighting by Gen. Bowen's division -- Vivid account of the battle-Bowen and his men win new laurels- Landis and his battery-Battle of Big Black River-Terrible losses among the Missourians -- Description of Vicksburg and the Confederate works-"Whistling Dick" and "Crazy Jane"-Occupying the works-Grant's army and Porter's fleet surround the doomed city -- A number of daring adventures-Short rations-"Mule Beef" and "Cow Peas"-Exploding the mines-Death of CoL Irwin and Gen. Green-The surrender -- PRICE IN ARKANSAS. -- Battle of Helena-Death of General Bowen-In winter quarters at Demopolis and Meridian ; etc ; VG [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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