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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Cursory sketch of the campaigns of General Bragg. (search)
e high compliments of President Davis, paid him before the Legislature of Mississippi the year previous, was called to the command of Hood's corps, and our equally gallant and intrepid Jacob H. Sharp and others, tried and true men, were promoted to the rank of general officers, in which capacity their military skill was more urgently needed and their valuable services could at the same time be rewarded The battles of the 22d and 28th of July, 1864, around Atlanta, and at Jonesboroa on the 31st August following, attested the wisdom of these appointments. And although we were not successful in the immediate results of the battlefield, we showed to the haughty enemy that all chivalry was not buried in the grave of Charlemagne, but some, at least, remained to adorn the brow and make resplendent the character of the Southern officer and soldier. That character to-day of the Southerner which makes him respected abroad and by his enemies, and the latter is by every hellish device endeavori
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 3 (search)
el D. N. Moody. Kershaw's [old] brigade. Second South Carolina, Colonel J. D. Kennedy. Third South Garolina, Colonel W. D. Rutherford. Seventh South Carolina, Captain E. J. Goggans. Eighth South Carolina, Colonel J. W. Henagan. Fifteenth South Carolina, Colonel J. B. Davis. Twentieth South Carolina, Colonel S. M. Boykin. Third South Carolina Battalion, Lieutenant-[Colonel] W. G. Rice. Second army corps. see organization of the army of the Valley District August 20th and 31st, as shown by inspection reports. Notes(b) to (i) refer to that organization. Lieutenant-General Jubal A. Early Commanding. Gordon's division. Major-General John B. Gordon. Hays's brigade. constituting York's brigade. Fifth Louisiana, Colonel Henry Forno. Sixth Louisiana, Colonel William Monaghan. Seventh Louisiana, Colonel D. B. Penn. Eighth Louisiana, Colonel A. DeBlanc. Ninth Louisiana, Colonel William R. Peck. Gordon's brigade. Evans's brigade, Colonel E. N
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 39 (search)
Jenkins's brigade assigned to the division September 11, 1863. Colonel E. Porter Alexander. Fickling's (South Carolina) Battery. Jordan's (Virginia) Battery. Moody's (Louisiana) Battery. Parker's (Virginia) Battery. Taylor's (Virginia) Battery. Woolfolk's (Virginia) Battery. Reserve Artillery army of Tennessee. Major Felix H. Robertson. Barret's (Missouri) Battery. Le Gardeur's (Louisiana) Battery.( Not mentioned in the reports, but in Reserve Artillery August 31st, and Captain Le Gardeur, &c., relieved from duty in Army of Tennessee November 1st, 1863.) Havis's (Alabama) Battery. Lumsden's (Alabama) Battery. Massenburg's (Georgia) Battery. Cavalry. from return of August 31st, 1863, and reports. Major-General Joseph Wheeler. Wharton's division. Brigadier-General John A. Wharton. First brigade. Colonel C. C. Crews. Seventh Alabama. Second Georgia. Third Georgia. Fourth Georgia, Colonel I. W. Avery. Second brigade.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Dairy of Rev J. G. Law. (search)
just outside the town of Richmond. The 30th day of August will ever be memorable in the history of our country, as marking one of the most brilliant victories ever achieved by Confederate arms. And now with gratitude to God for my singular preservation through all the dangers of this bloody day, and a tear for the lamented dead, who have laid their lives upon the altar of our dear native land, I will seek tired nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep, on a soft carpet of blue grass. Sunday, August 31.—We have rested all day, and will probably move on to Lexington to-morrow. Our victory yesterday was a glorious one. We captured all of the enemy's artillery and five thousand prisoners. General Nelson, who was in command of the Federals, was wounded. We also captured the enemy's wagon-train with quartermaster and commissary stores in great abundance. Spent the morning inspecting the fruits of our victory and in gazing with absorbing interest at the long line of prisoners that we w