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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 13 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 12.89 (search)
er road in his front by three regiments, keeping the enemy from advancing to it (Early's report). The remainder of Jackson's corps was that day moved from its camps near Grace church and Moss Neck to Hamilton's — Rodes, in command of D. H. Hill's division, going into line on Early's right, perpendicular to the railroad, and extending to Massaponnax creek. Ramseur's brigade occupied the south side of creek, guarding the ford near its mouth. Rode's line, under the superintendence of Colonels Thompson Brown and Tom Carter, was rapidly and strongly fortified. A. P. Hill's and Trimble's division, the latter under Colston, were formed in rear. And so General Lee waited. Every country boasts its beautiful river, In France, the Seine, with its hills and valleys, forests and meadows, villages, towns and populous cities. In England, the Thames, with its green fields and quiet hamlets. In Austria, the beautiful blue Danube. In Russia, the frozen Neva. In Germany, the castle-lined Rhin
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Ewell's report of the Pennsylvania campaign. (search)
d four batteries of the First Virginia artillery, all under Colonel Thompson Brown, formed the artillery reserve of the corps. To Culpeper under General Milroy. On the 13th I sent Early's division and Colonel Brown's artillery battalion (under Captain Dance) to Newtown on the Vee miles off on the road to Berlin, and Johnson's division with Colonel Brown's reserve artillery between Green Village and Scotland. At Hei shell fired, the wound which has since resulted in his death. Colonel Brown says justly of that calamity : No greater loss could have befalorks already gained. These reports reached me also, and I sent Captain Brown, of my staff, with a party of cavalry to the left, to investigathern Virginia, who had charge of the arrangements, recommended Colonel Brown, my chief of artillery, to cross by the pontoons, and sent to tGeneral Steuart's brigade; and the Baltimore Light Artillery to Colonel Brown's battalion, with which they served with their usual gallantry
The Daily Dispatch: May 10, 1864., [Electronic resource], The movement on Richmond--two more Repulses of the enemy by Gen Lee — affairs on the Southside — feint at Drewry's Bluff — fight expected near Petersburg Today — the Central Railroad Tapped, &c, &c. (search)
usual sad scenes of amputations, resections of limbs, groaning and dying men, saluted the ears and eyes at every step. Our surgeons seemed to be exerting themselves industriously, and I hope with a large degree of success. The enemy are said to have fought during the last two days with great obstinacy. In most instances our men acted up to their ancient fame; some are said to have done badly. Until I know more than I now do my motto shall be nil nist bonum. The loss of Col J Thompson Brown, of the artillery, will not easily be replaced. He was picked off by one of the enemy's sharpshooters whilst reconnoitering on Ewell's front on Friday morning. One of the statements going the rounds — believed by some and disbelieved by others — is one that Gen. Lee started to lead on a Texan brigade, when they to one man cried out, "We will not go forward unless you go back." Last night all was quiet. This morning, about 4 A M, I left the front. Just before day there was so