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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 347 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 317 55 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 268 46 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 147 23 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 145 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 141 29 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 140 16 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 134 58 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 129 13 Browse Search
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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 2: the battle of Bull Run (July, 1861) (search)
three miles — he had, in order from the right, Ewell's, D. R. Jones's, Longstreet's, and Bonham's bed from Acquia Creek. It took position behind Ewell, on our right flank. Jackson's brigade also aerently understood by the officers addressed. Ewell, with Holmes, did not advance across Bull Run,on by Beauregard's right, and orders were sent Ewell and Jones to advance. The order to Ewell was Ewell was lost. It never reached him and was never found or accounted for afterward. Jones crossed and waitarly, south of the Run; Jones north of it; and Ewell, with Holmes, south of it at Union Mill's Fordree companies, were brought from Ball's Ford. Ewell's brigade was sent for from Union Mills. Ordeithout having fired a shot all day. Next to Ewell and Holmes came Jones, who had crossed early and waited for Ewell, as has been told. He was also recalled about 11 A. M. About noon he was order army of Potomac Bonham (5 regiments)106676 Ewell (3 regiments)32326 Jones (3 regiments)135770 [2 more...]
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 6: Jackson's Valley campaign (search)
ivision, about 8000 strong, to Swift Run Gap. Ewell, with about as many more, was at Gordonsville,. Then returning quickly, and being joined by Ewell, his whole force should fall upon Banks. Lee committed its entire execution to Jackson. Ewell's division was brought up to Swift Run Gap to t's whole force. He now marched to unite with Ewell and to strike at Banks. Friday, May 16, had bd to fortify and hold. Jackson had now with Ewell's division about 16,000 men. On May 20 he arrie 2d and 6th regiments under Steuart were with Ewell's troops on the right of the attack, Jackson br the command of Brig.-Gen. Geo. H. Steuart of Ewell's command. After the pursuit had been continus reply was that he was under the command of Gen. Ewell and the order must come through him. Such cout four miles to Cross Keys, where he had left Ewell's division holding a selected position against000 infantry, 2000 cavalry, and 12 batteries. Ewell had at first but 6000 infantry and 500 cavalry
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, chapter 7 (search)
hed, within a short distance, a road upon its left, which was being followed by Ewell's column, and the two generals had a brief meeting, but there was no other commosition. On our left Jackson was at Cold Harbor with four divisions, —his own, Ewell's, Whiting's, D. H. Hill's, — and Lawton's large brigade in addition. He confr Firing was heard on the right. Between 4 and 5 P. M. I received orders from Gen. Ewell to move up rapidly. I ordered the ordnance wagons and artillery to halt, andheard on this continent. It was about seven o'clock when at last D. H. Hill, Ewell, Lawton, and a part of Winder were all hotly engaged in the swampy tangle in frged.) D. H. Hill'sdivision,5 brigades,1423 Whiting'sdivision,2 brigades,1017 Ewell'sdivision,3 brigades,764 Jackson'sdivision,3 brigades,91 (Only 1 engaged.) Laf the ground traversed was exposed to but little artillery fire. Trimble, of Ewell's division, made the following observations in his official report: — The s<
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, chapter 8 (search)
across White Oak Swamp. On the Confederate side it was not yet clear what the enemy would do. Ewell's and Jackson's divisions had not been seriously engaged, and Ewell's was sent down the ChickahoEwell's was sent down the Chickahominy about seven miles to Despatch Station, to see if they showed any disposition to cross the stream and retreat down the Peninsula. Stuart's cavalry followed the railroad toward White House. Bottupon McClellan's rear with his whole force. This comprised his own three brigades under Winder, Ewell's three, D. H. Hill's five, Whiting's two, and Lawton's one, — in all 14 brigades, nearly 25,000r Jackson or both to begin, and neither had begun. As Beauregard, at Bull Run, had sent word to Ewell to begin, and then had gone to the centre and waited; as Johnston, at Seven Pines, had given ordthat he did not intend that his men should do all the fighting. Jackson's troops (his own and Ewell's divisions) had had a sharp campaign in the Valley, but the rest of the army at Yorktown, Willi
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, chapter 9 (search)
. Longstreet and Hill were in reserve behind Magruder; and Ewell's and Jackson's own division, behind Jackson. The enemy's dying comrades. . . . Early on the morning of July 2, Gen. Ewell rode upon the field, and coming to the position where mythe parsonage, already overcrowded with troops. Finally Gen. Ewell came up, but it was after dark, and nothing could be accongstreet were close in rear, and Whiting's, Jackson's, and Ewell's divisions were on the left, and Holmes a few miles off on's field. Including with these the losses in Jackson's and Ewell's divisions and Lawton's brigade, the casualties were 599. at Gaines Mill, and 104 at Malvern. Lawton's brigade, and Ewell's and Whiting's divisions, had only been severely engaged ao brigades of Magruder's. Jackson was also up with his own, Ewell's, Whiting's, and D. H. Hill's divisions. Lee did not reac71751192 Jackson's Div.391117208 Lawton's Brig.149275567 Ewell's Div.4764223987 D. H.Hill's Div.558614231743153767 Margr
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 10: Cedar Mountain (search)
d by McClellan's. As early, therefore, as July 13, he had ordered Jackson, with Taliaferro's and Ewell's divisions, to Gordonsville, to oppose reported advances of Pope. The latter had, on July 14, d, instead of concentrating all three into one train behind the whole force. In the next place, Ewell's division, which was to lead and be followed by Hill's, had its route changed without Hill's benow commanded by Winder) getting ahead. Winder presently found his line of march intersected by Ewell's. It was also charged that Hill showed little zeal, being offended that Jackson, with his usualin its operations. The result of all this delay was that it was about 3 P. M. on the 9th before Ewell's division on the right, and Winder's on the left, had formed line in front of Banks's corps, whn encountered at Cedar Mountain, some seven miles south of Culpeper. Lawton's large brigade of Ewell's division and Gregg's of Hill's division, had been left behind to guard the wagon-trains agains
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 11: second Manassas (search)
burned the supplies at Manassas. The head of Ewell's column reached Bristoe about sunset, having going to Manassas, and gave the alarm. While Ewell's division took position to hold off the enemyn's Ford road to Centreville. After midnight, Ewell, who had arrived from Bristoe and gotten some e, with Taliaferro's division on the right and Ewell's on the left. Taliaferro (W. B.) had in his as detached and in observation near Groveton. Ewell had in his front line Lawton's and Trimble's bsick at Gainesville, only about two miles off. Ewell and Taliaferro (W. B.), the two Confederate major-generals, were both seriously wounded, Ewell losing his leg. Probably, for these reasons, less Baylor, on the left) with some help also from Ewell's front line of Lawton's brigade, and Trimble'e, was held by Early's and Forno's brigades of Ewell's division. The left of the line was held by s corps were 39 killed and 267 wounded, and in Ewell's were 44 killed and 156 wounded, a total of 8[8 more...]
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 12: Boonsboro or South Mountain, and Harper's Ferry (search)
, Garnett, Kemper, Jenkins, Anderson, G. T.4 Walker, J. G.Walker, J. G. Ransom2 EvansEvans, Hood, Law3 Reserve ArtilleryWashington Artillery, Lee's Battalion10 Total 1st Corps5 Divisions21 Brigades, 28 Batteries, 112 Guns28 2d Corps Jackson'sEwellLawton, Trimble, Early, Hays7 Hill, A. P.Branch, Archer, Gregg, Pender, Field, Thomas7 JacksonWinder, Jones, J. K., Taliaferro, Starke6 Hill, D. H.Ripley, Garland, Rodes, Anderson, G. B. Colquitt4 Total 2d Corps4 Divisions19 Brigades, 24 Batteeveral batteries on the very ridge held by the Federals, and in easy range. On the left, near the Potomac, Jones's division drove off Federal outposts and also established batteries in effective range on commanding hills. Opposite the centre, Ewell's division under Lawton was moved up near the works, and its smooth-bores posted for direct fire. All was ready by the morning of the 15th, and Jackson had the game in his hands. The Federals, indeed, were naturally depressed. Their affair on
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 13: Sharpsburg or Antietam (search)
egimental commander. In Trimble's brigade, Col. Walker, commanding the brigade, was wounded, with one of his staff, and the brigade lost three out of four regimental commanders and 228 men out of 700 present. Early's, the remaining brigade of Ewell's division, had been sent about dawn to the extreme left, as a support to Stuart's cavalry, which occupied a position whence our artillery could annoy the flank of Hooker's attack. When Lawton was wounded, Early and his brigade were sent for. Les Div. Wofford6941762548 Law5339025468 Artillery41923 Total126826871039 Evans's Brigade4018565290 S. D. Lee's Art.117586 Washington Art.428234 Agg. Longstreet's Corps986525413107550 BRIGADESKILLEDWOUNDEDMISSINGTOTAL 986525413107550 Ewell's Div. Lawton10644721574 Trimble272038238 Early181679194 Hays452892336 Total1961106401342 A. P. Hill's Div. Branch241544182 Archer22161183 Gregg381882228 Pender12103115 Field Field's not engaged. Thomas Thomas's brigade
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 14: fall of 1862 (search)
uns7,334 Walker's Ransom's, Cooke's, No Artillery3,855 Reserve ArtilleryAlexander's Battalion. 6 Batteries, 26 Guns623 Washington Artillery. 4 Batteries, 9 Guns Total5 Divisions, 20 Brigades 24 Batteries, 99 Guns29,916 2D corps, Jackson's Ewell'sLawton's, Early's, Trimble's, Hays's, Latimer's Battalion 6 Batteries, 26 Guns7,716 D. H. Hill'sRodes's, Dole's, Colquitt's, Iverson's, Ramseur's H. P. Jones's Battalion, 5 Batteries, 22 Guns6,944 A. P. Hill'sField's, Gregg's, Thomas's, Lane's Lee and to protect the capital, 198,546 men and about 900 guns. On the same day, Dec. 10, Lee's return showed his present for duty, by divisions, as follows:— 1ST corps, LongstreetSTRENGTH2D corps, JacksonSTRENGTH Anderson's Division7,639Ewell's Division7,716 Hood's Division7,334A. P. Hill's Division11,554 McLaws's Division 7,898D. H. Hill's Division8,944 Pickett's Division7,567Jackson's Division5,005 Ransom's Division3,855Reserve Artillery473 Reserve Artillery623 Total 2d Corps3
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