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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 43 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 20 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 9 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Leading Confederates on the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
Before this report could be investigated by Lieutenant T. T. Turner, of my staff, and Lieutenant Robert Early, sent to investigate it, and Johnson placed in position, the night was far advanced. Gs sometimes justified in a mere retreat. It is the accepted principle of action in a rout. General Early, in his report of this day's work, says the enemy had been routed. He should, therefore, ha (Napier Bartlett, Esq.,) in the account of this rout, he says: Hays had received orders through Early from General Ewell (though Lee's general instructions were subsequently the reverse) to halt at ferred to, was a matter of vital importance. Hays recognized it as such and presently sent for Early. The latter thought as Hays, but declined to disobey orders. At the urgent request of General r the battle that he could have seized the heights without the loss of ten men. Here we see General Early adhering to orders when his own convictions told him he should not do so, and refusing to al