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The battle of Fort Stedman (Petersburg, Virginia) March 25, 1865

by William Henry Hodgkins

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Published by Priv. print. in Boston .
Written in English

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  • Fort Stedman, Battle of, Petersburg, Va., 1865

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William H. Hodgkins ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE481.P4 H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49 p.
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24186052M
    LC Control Number02010479
    OCLC/WorldCa9410146

      Battle of Shiloh, also called Battle of Pittsburg Landing, (April 6–7, ), second great engagement of the American Civil War, fought in southwestern Tennessee, resulting in a victory for the North and in large casualties for both February, Union General Ulysses S. Grant had taken Fort Henry on the Tennessee River and Fort Donelson on the Cumberland. The July Blue & Gray magazine is dedicated completely to the Battle of Fort Stedman, fought during the siege of Petersburg at early dawn Ma

    He was wounded at the Battle of Fort Stedman during the Siege of Petersburg. (Petersburg National Battlefield) Sitton, William D. died of wounds He was wounded at the Battle of King’s School House (Battle of Oak Grove) during the Seven Days Battles in Henrico County, Va. (battlefield not preserved)   “The best dispatch you can show me”: Lincoln Reviews the Fort Stedman Prisoners Posted on Ma by Edward S. Alexander “The time had arrived when all, from Generals Grant and Meade to those of the rank and file, were conscious that the final struggle was near,” claimed a Vermont soldier in late March

    March 19 – 21, About the Battle. the Battlefield. After his march to the sea, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman headed north in early to unite with Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s army in Virginia. Only Confederate Gen. Joseph Johnston’s army stood between Sherman and Grant. After briefly blocking Sherman’s advance at Averasboro.   The parts that mention the explosion at the docks in City Point and the rapid narrative that describes the battle of Fort Stedman stand out as a few of the many satisfying moments in the book. Having been a Seasonal Park Ranger at Petersburg National Battlefield, I found "The Last Citadel" an indispensable resource and heartily reccomend it to Cited by:


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The battle of Fort Stedman (Petersburg, Virginia) March 25, 1865 by William Henry Hodgkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Battle of Fort Stedman: Ma (Battle of Fort Stedman, Hodgkins, ) Book Excerpt: The Petersburg Campaign Volume 2: The Western Front Battles September April ; Charge.

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The Author: The battle of Fort Stedman book Henry Hodgkins. The Battle of Fort Stedman (Petersburg, Virginia) Ma (Classic Reprint) [William Henry Hodgkins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The following narrative, which was originally prepared for publication as a magazine article, has far exceeded the ordinary limits of such a paper4/5(1).

The following Union Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Fort Stedman (Ma ) during the Petersburg Campaign of the American Civil though the IX Corps was the principal Union participant between and a.m., the time period which centrally defines this Battle, desultory skirmishing was officially reported by elements of the II, V and VI Corps.

The Battle of Fort Stedman, also known as the Battle of Hare's Hill, was fought on Maduring the final weeks of the American Civil Union Army fortification in the siege lines around Petersburg, Virginia, was attacked in a pre-dawn Confederate assault by troops led by Maj.

Gen. John B. attack was the last serious attempt by. Grabbed a copy of Blue & Gray magazine the other day for the article on the battle of Fort those unfamiliar with the action, it was the last assault of the Army of Northern Virginia on Ma The article is by William Wyrick, a.

At 4 a.m., the assault began. Initially, all went as planned. The 50 men with axes cleared the way. The rear sally port of Fort Stedman was taken by complete surprise and the fort captured in a very short time with minimal shots fired.

The guns of Fort Stedman were turned to fire along the flanks at the Union batteries on either side and to the. Tagged as: blue & gray magazine, cook's brigade, fort stedman, sharpshooters, william wyrick Check out the Siege of Petersburg Online for daily posts on battle accounts in newspaper articles, diary entries, letters and more.

What are your Top 10 Gettysburg Books?See what a panel of bloggers said recently. Want to read some interesting Civil War content from amateurs and. HON. MORRISON, th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. THE BATTLE OF FORT STEDMAN. The event known in the history of the Rebellion as the " Battle of Fort Stedman," which was fought Main the lines near Petersburg, Virginia, has re- ceived at the hand of the general historian only brief and inadequate notice.

years-ago -- The Battle of Fort Stedman, Petersburg Campaign [Excerpted from Confederate States Rangers of the 10th Louisiana Infantry by Michael Dan Jones] Sgt. Joseph C. LeBleu of Lake Charles, La. The Battle of Fort Stedman (Petersburg, Virginia) Ma by William H. Hodgkins Reminiscences of the Civil War by John B.

Gordon, pages – The Final Battles of the Petersburg Campaign: Breaking the Backbone of the Rebellion by. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hodgkins, William Henry, Battle of Fort Stedman (Petersburg, Virginia) Ma Boston, Priv. Print., They had at first a partial success, capturing Fort Steadman and a portion of the line adjacent.

They failed, however, in an attempt on Fort Haskell. The attempts of the Federal troops to regain Fort Steadman appear to have been unsuccessful at the first, but finally the enemy was repulsed with great loss in killed, wounded, and prisoners. Glorious Recollections: J.

Howard Wert's Lost History of the th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry,including the Battles of Bermuda Hundred, Fort Stedman, and Petersburg is a Civil War regimental history originally written in It was not published at the time and has now been edited and supplemented for today's : Posted in Southern Historical Collection | Tagged Battle of Fort Stedman, casualties, Civil War, Henry Armand London, Virginia | Comments Off on 25 March “This is my first and I hope will be my very last fight, as it is anything but agreeable to.

Battle of Fort Steadman, 25 Marcha Confederate attack that weakened the Confederate line around Richmond to breaking point Battle of Fort Stedman, 25 March Home - Book Shop - Wars - Battles - Biographies - Timeline - Weapons - Blog - Full Index - Subjects - Concepts - Country - Documents - Pictures & Maps.

Fort Stedman, Battle of, Petersburg, Va., Publisher Boston, Priv. print. Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights See terms Language EnglishPages: BATTLE MAP | American Battlefield Trust’s map of the Battle of Fort Stedman, Virginia on Ma Stay safe and healthy.

Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Fort Stedman lay at the apex of an arc, with Forts Haskell and McGilvery at the ends.

Union artillery commanded the ground behind Fort Stedman, making any Southern withdrawal a risky business. From there and the high ground east of Fort Stedman, the gunners of the IX Corps sent a hurricane of shells toward the exposed Southerners, driving them Author: Historynet Staff.

“The best dispatch you can show me”: Lincoln Reviews the Fort Stedman Prisoners Posted on Ma by Edward S. Alexander “The time had arrived when all, from Generals Grant and Meade to those of the rank and file, were conscious that the final struggle was near,” claimed a Vermont soldier in late March.

North of Fort Stedman was Fort McGilvery, located near the Appomattox River. A line of breastworks extended southward from McGilvery through Union Batteries VIII and IX. The quarter-mile space between Fort Stedman and Battery IX was the most vulnerable point on the line.

The ground sloped down to an open plain, low-lying and often wet.Union engineers decided to leave Stedman’s trees standing, which was an uncommon luxury for the troops stationed here. With up to six cannons and infantrymen, Fort Stedman was typical of the more than 30 forts that studded the Union siege lines.

What set it apart from other similar forts was that the Confederate line lay only yards away.Get this from a library!

The Civil War, a narrative. v. 14, Fort Stedman to Reconstruction. [Shelby Foote; Time-Life Books.] -- The Civil War: A Narrative Fort Stedman to Reconstruction. Vol. 14 (The Civil War). edition. Time-Life series.