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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), War Diary of Capt. Robert Emory Park, Twelfth Alabama Regiment. January 28th, 1863January 27th, 1864. (search)
led the brigade. I bought a small watermelon of Sutler Sam. Brewer, for $5.000. Read Border Beagles, by Simms. Lieutenant-General Ewell and Major-General Rodes, reviewed and inspected our brigade and Daniels'. Brigade Christian Association organizeand corn bread. Sept. 8. General Pickett's division marched by our camp. Sept. 9 The Second Army Corps, Lieutenant-General R. S. Ewell, composed of divisions of Major-Generals J. A. Early, R. E. Rodes and Ed. Johnson, was reviewed by General EwGeneral Ewell and General Lee. Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill and Major-General J. E. B. Stuart, and a host of others, gayly dressed generals were present. A number of ladies graced the occasion by their presence. Among them Mrs. Colonel Forsyth, of Mobile. inferior looking men, mostly Dutch or Germans It rained constantly. October 16. Battle's brigade, and indeed most of Ewell's corps, were busily employed tearing up crossties and railroad iron, burning the former and crooking the latter, and all
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Battle of Milford Station. (search)
on the road leading from Spotsylvania Courthouse. H e r e we halted for the night. Early the next morning we found that Ewell's Corps was passing on the road going to Hanover Junction, and we fell into line with them, reaching the Junction sometim his front. After holding this position until sundown, Corse marched his men to the rear, where they fell into line with Ewell's corps early the next morning. We were at that time entirely ignorant of Corse's men being so near to us, otherwise we e heights, Hancock would not have had an easy task to drive us from them. Lee arrived at the junction with the head of Ewell's Corps at 9:30 A. M., on the 22nd, having marched all night, a distance of over thirty miles, from Spotsylvania Courthou. The following is his report to the War Department in Richmond: Hanover Junction. I arrived here with the head of Ewell's Corps at 9:30 A. M. Longstreet is close behind. I expect A. P. Hill to-night. I have as yet seen nothing of the enemy
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Battle and campaign of Gettysburg. (search)
t his division in camp three miles off. General Ewell called a consultation, Early, Rodes and self present. General Ewell stated that information had come of the arrival of the 11th corps of the0 o'clock, and about fifteen minutes after General Ewell had word from General Lee or Hill to marcht. This was about 2.30 P. M. Soon after General Ewell rode to the town, passing a numerous body le was over and we had won it handsomely. General Ewell moved about uneasily, a good deal excited,ery Hill above the town. Returning to see General Ewell, who was still under much embarrassment, Il Lee's staff, that an order was handed to General Ewell in the afternoon of the 1st July to pursuenemy are in a good position. Returning to General Ewell's quarters and meeting him, he at once madguns on Round Top. About sundown on 2d, General Ewell with Johnson's Division, made an attempt trepare to meet them as he desired. 2nd. General Ewell not moving directly on Gettysburg early on[12 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), William Henry Chase Whiting, Major-General C. S. Army. (search)
he centre of General Porter's position, his line having been completely cut in two, and thus rendered no longer tenable. From the flanks where Whiting's Division had burst through, the Federal lines gave way in both directions. R. H. Anderson's brigade, till then in reserve, passed through on the right, and led the way for Longstreet's Division, while on the left the roll of musketry receded towards the Chickahominy, and the cheering of the victorious Confederates announced that Jackson, Ewell and D. H. Hill were sweeping that part of the field. The battle was won, and the Federal infantry was in full flight towards the swamps of the Chickahominy. —Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, p. 363. General Whiting should have been promoted as Major-General immediately after the Seven Days Battles, but unaccountably it was delayed until the next year. With a sense of injustice at the reduction of his command to brigade thereafter, he wrote to General Lee, and transmitted certain
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Confederate cause and its defenders. (search)
the language of Wordsworth: Perfect women, nobly planned To warn, to comfort and command. And what can I say of our leaders in that cause? It is no small thing to be able to say of them that they were cultivated men, without fear, and without reproach, and most of them the highest types of Christian gentlemen; that they were men whose characters have borne the inspection and commanded the respect of the world. Yes, the names of Davis, of Lee, of Jackson, the Johnstons, Beauregard, Ewell, Gordon, Early, Stuart, Hampton, Magruder, the Hills, Forrest, Cleburne, Polk, and a thousand others I could mention, will grow brighter and brighter, as the years roll on, because no stain of crime or vandalism is linked to those names; and because those men have performed deeds which deserve to live in history. And what shall I say of the men who followed these leaders? I will say this, without the slightest fear of contradiction from any source: They were the most unselfish and devoted
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
d, 12. DeArmond, Hon. D A., 300. Denson, Captain C. B., 129. Dew, Thomas R., 352. Dick, Major, Charles, 349. Dismemberment of Virginia by the U. S., 39. Dixon, Lieutenant G. F, Heroic death of, 218. Dualey, Lieutenant, killed, 7. Duncan, Colonel, Blanton, 173. Eager, Rev. G. B., Prayer of, 183. Earle's Battery, 238. Eason, J. M. and T. D,, 67. Elliott, General Stephen, Jr., 233. Ellis, Governor John W., 138 Emilio's History of the 54th Mass., 77, 85, 239. Ewell's Corps, General R. E., 17, 127. Fairly, Major J. S., 140. Faith, Hope and Charity symbolized, 255. Falkner, Captain, Jefferson, 220. Falkner, Major, Address of, 219. Farrar, Judge F. R, Johnny Reb, 261, 302. Federal ruthlessness, 21. Fiske, John, on the influence of the Northwestern territory, 54. Fletcher, Death of Lieutenant, 13. Foe, They honor a former, 308. Fort Fisher, Defence of, 159. Foster, General John C., 19. Franklin. Battle of, 240. Frayser, C