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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
pon the Secession Creek canal, near the village of Secessionville; it consisted of several batteries strongly armed. General Evans established himself there with three or four thousand men, pushing his pickets to within a few paces of the encampmendeeply ravined by transversal furrows. Colonel Lamar occupied this position with one or two regiments. The remainder of Evans' troops had been posted by General Pemberton, who was in charge of the defence of Charleston, upon the summit of a slightce of Stevens' division. Although the Confederates had got wind of this movement, and although, anticipating the attack, Evans had sent reinforcements to the defenders of Secessionville, which raised their number to three thousand, the latter allowounded, and a large number of men had fallen by his side; his position was becoming critical, when two regiments, sent by Evans to cover his right, encountered Williams, arrested his flank movement, and at the same time the Confederate fieldpieces,
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
vious day, sustained the first shock of the battle. Ricketts, summoned in great haste from the right, came to their relief. Reynolds, on the left of the road, maintained himself with difficulty. It was no longer a question of pursuing the enemy, as Pope had ordered, but of resisting his assaults. Longstreet's entire corps, which had scarcely been in action the day previous, advanced to the attack of the Federal left on the other side of the road. Hood's two brigades, followed by that of Evans, gave the signal of attack along this road. Wilcox, with three Confederate brigades, deployed on his left, Kemper and then Jones, with their divisions, on his right. Anderson, who had arrived from Gainesville, supported this grand attack. While the battle was raging near Groveton, the extreme right of Longstreet, finding no enemy before it, proceeded toward the main road in order to cut the communications of the Federal army. The latter had extended and weakened its line in vain attempts
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
and two other brigades, commanded by Generals Robertson and Evans. At the first news of the movement of the Federals, Smith, hastening to Goldsboroa, had sent Evans to meet the enemy in order to delay his march as long as possible. On the 12th, Fosse, situated at two or three kilometres south of Kingston. Evans with his brigade, numbering about two thousand men, was awaline rushed forward, and without a moment's pause dislodged Evans from the positions he occupied. The Confederates then onlywn of Kingston, where it took possession of nine guns which Evans had abandoned in his precipitate retreat toward Goldsboroa.e thought proper to wait for the arrival of his artillery. Evans did not allow him time, but immediately resumed his march. y was about to take. Thinking that the latter would follow Evans, they were waiting for it along the railroad between Kingstucceeded in massing all his forces upon the point menaced. Evans' brigade, which had been detained for some time at Goldsbor
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
Longstreet's command. 1st Division, Pickett. 1st Brigade, Kemper, 4 regiments; 2d Brigade (formerly Pickett's), 5 regiments. 2d Division, Walker. 1st Brigade, Ransom, 4 regiments, 1 battery; 2d Brigade (formerly Walker), 4 regiments, 1 battery. 3d Division, Hood. 1st Brigade, Anderson, 5 regiments; 2d Brigade, Law, 4 regiments; 3d Brigade, Wofford, 4 regiments of infantry, 1 of cavalry, 3 batteries; 4th Brigade, Toombs, 4 regiments; 5th Brigade, Jenkins, 4 regiments; 6th Brigade, Evans, 5 regiments, 1 battery. 4th Division, McLaws. 1st Brigade, Drayton, 3 regiments; 2d Brigade, Barksdale, 4 regiments; 3d Brigade, Kershaw, 4 regiments, 1 battery; 4th Brigade, Semmes, 4 regiments; 5th Brigade, Cobb, 5 regiments. 5th Division, Anderson. 1st Brigade, Wright, 4 regiments; 2d Brigade, Armistead, 4 regiments; 3d Brigade, Wilcox, 5 regiments; 4th Brigade, Pryor, 4 regiments; 5th Brigade, Featherstone, 4 regiments; 6th Brigade, Mahone, 4 regiments. Jackson's command.
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
Confederate army. Commander-in-chief, General R. E. Lee. 1st corps, Longstreet. 1st Division, R. H. Anderson. Wright's brigade, Armistead's brigade, Wilcox's brigade, Perry's brigade, Featherstone's brigade, Mahone's brigade. 2d Division, Pickett. Kemper's brigade, Jenkins' brigade, Walker's brigade. 3d Division, Ransom. Brigade, ...... (formerly Ransom's); Cook's brigade. 4th Division, Hood. Law's brigade, Toombs' brigade, G. T. Anderson's brigade, Robertson's brigade, Evans' brigade. 5th Division, McLaws. Howell Cobb's brigade, Barksdale's brigade, Kershaw's brigade, Semmes' brigade, Drayton's brigade. Artillery, Walton. 2d corps, Jackson. 1st Division, A. P. Hill. Field's brigade, Gregg's brigade, Thomas' brigade, Lane's brigade, Archer's brigade, Pender's brigade. 2d Division, D. H. Hill. Rodes' brigade, Iverson's brigade, Doles' brigade (formerly Ripley's), Colquitt's brigade, Grimes' brigade (formerly Anderson's). 3d Division, Ewell.