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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), War Diary of Capt. Robert Emory Park, Twelfth Alabama Regiment. January 28th, 1863January 27th, 1864. (search)
d mules in exchange for two excellent ones. April 30. Our brigade moved to the opposite side of Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac R. R., and drew up in line of battle, while our wagon train moved a mile, and remained until 12 o'clock, midnight, and then moved to Guinea's station May i, 1863. Remained all day in great expectancy from so-called Fighting Joe Hooker, who succeeded Burnside. We feel that he is no match for Rodes, Jackson and Lee. Battle of Chancellorsville began. May 2. Rested until night, when we were ordered to move, as rapidly as possible, our trains to Bowling Green. To-day the great battle of Chancellorsville began and General Rodes' old brigade charged the Yankees brilliantly, driving them out of their newly erected brestworks, thrice in succession, and capturing three batteries, with horses and equipments entire attached. Captain McNeely, of Company F, was severely wounded in right leg, below the knee, by a grape shot tearing a hole through the