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Personal narratives, Confederate
|Named Person:||Benjamin F Butler; William T Sherman; William Stokes; G K Warren|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
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|Notes:||Also available in typescript and microfilm.|
Describes his enlistment and appointment as major and later lieutenant colonel, skirmishes in South Carolina, skirmish with Afro-American troops (1st South Carolina Negro Regiment) at Green Pond, S.C., a trip with his regiment to join the Army of Northern Virginia, in 1864, encounters with General Benjamin Butler on the Virginia Peninsula, General Sheridan at Trevilian Station, Bowling Green, White House, and Salem Church, and General Wilson near Petersburg.
Topics also include the capture of supplies and Afro-Americans, the Battle of Peebles' Farm, engagement of Boydton Plank Road, Va., encounter with General Warren near Petersburg, orders to join the Army of the Tennessee, an encounter with Sherman, and the disbanding of the regiment instead of surrendering to Sherman.
Also include schedule of dates and miles marched from Columbia, S.C., to Richmond, Va., 1864; and miscellaneous accounts, n.d., of William Stokes.
- Butler, Benjamin F. -- (Benjamin Franklin), -- 1818-1893.
- Confederate States of America. -- Army of Northern Virginia.
- Confederate States of America. -- Army of Tennessee.
- Confederate States of America. -- Army. -- South Carolina Cavalry Regiment, 4th.
- Sherman, William T. -- (William Tecumseh), -- 1820-1891.
- Stokes, William, -- 1833-1905.
- United States. -- Army. -- South Carolina Volunteers, First.
- United States. -- Army -- African American troops.
- Warren, G. K. -- (Gouverneur Kemble), -- 1830-1882.
- African Americans -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions.
- Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
- Sherman's March through the Carolinas.
- South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
- Trevilian Station, Battle of, Va., 1864.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
- Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
- Wilson-Kautz Raid, Va., 1864.