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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 31 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 21 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 13 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 12 0 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 11 1 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 11 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 2 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 1 Browse Search
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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 15: (search)
o the ranks of Kemper and Garnett and raked the advancing line of Armistead as it moved up in support. Garnett led his brigade forward agathat it checked his onset and he sent back to hurry up Kemper and Armistead. Both these brigades were struggling through the withering fire the wall Garnett was shot from his horse. Kemper had fallen and Armistead had been killed, but officers and men rushed for the wall and pla unequal to avail the gallant survivors of Garnett and Kemper and Armistead. Of the three brigades scarcely a picket line was left to grappl the fire that shot to pieces the brigades of Kemper, Garnett and Armistead. General Wilcox says that he reached the foot of the hill; that right fought at the stone wall, as did Garnett's and Kemper's and Armistead's, and suffered a like repulse. Officers and men from the other d, indeed, but few did. The loss is reported for Garnett, Kemper, Armistead and Wilcox, but there is no report given of the particular loss o
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
Virginia with the Confederate States, was first lieutenant in a military company before the war, which position he resigned to return to his native county. Subsequently he went to West Point and entered the Confederate States service as a private in Company D, Tomlin's infantry battalion, and served in this command until the latter part of 1863, winning promotion to the various grades from corporal to orderly-sergeant. He was then transferred to Company H, Fifty-third Virginia infantry, Armistead's brigade, Pickett's division, Longstreet's corps, army of Northern Virginia, with a commission as first lieutenant. The captain having fallen in battle, Lieutenant Brown took command, and held it during the remainder of the war, receiving promotion to captain. Among the important battles in which he took part were: Seven Pines, Cold Harbor, Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill, Second Manassas, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Suffolk, Gettysburg, Second Cold Harbor, Drewry's Bluff, Be