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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
e between that point and the stone bridge, and Evans near this bridge, while Early remained in resesent only Cocke's brigade to the assistance of Evans, recommending the latter to confine himself toemaining two or three hours in front of Tyler, Evans at last perceived that the stone bridge was noFederals to reach the turnpike, in the rear of Evans, than it took the latter to reach it and to dihis skirmishers exchanged the first shots with Evans's sharp-shooters. The latter had found a posie of musketry, is not successful in dislodging Evans. The combat lasts nearly three-quarters of anstant rattling of musketry and subsequently by Evans himself, Bee and Bartow change their directionchecks the Federals, who are already attacking Evans's positions. The battle was at its height; ot aware of the attack that had been made upon Evans; for the slopes of the Manassas plateau conceaely tried, were advancing on the right against Evans's brigade, and Hampton's Legion which had arri[4 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
ion of a few mills from which the enemy had procured considerable supplies. The Confederate general Evans, who was at Leesburg with his brigade, having sent a few troops to worry that detachment, Get enemy, who was watching his every step, and who was preparing to punish him for his rashness. Evans, who had already given evidence of his military skill at the battle of Bull Run, had been on his on the right side of the river for these reinforcements. It was eight o'clock in the morning. Evans, not supposing that the Federals could have committed the imprudence of throwing a few hundred matants whom he might have massed in season on the right side of the river. In the mean while, Evans, who had been advancing with great caution, at last reached the line occupied by Devens's five cernoon of the 22d, this brigade, numbering about four thousand men, was attacked by a portion of Evans's forces. The latter had proceeded as far as Goose Creek, in the hope of meeting with some isol