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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 1: operations in Virginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. (search)
ed and ten thousand The Lacy House — Hooker's Headquarters. this is a view of the Lacy House, opposite Fredericksburg, from which Sumner observed the operations of his division on the 13th of December, 1862. see page 492, volume II. here for awhile, after he took command, Hooker had his Headquarters. It was the property of Major J. Horace Lacey, who had been a Major in the Confederate service. His mansion is one of the finest of the older houses in that region, and was built by William Fitzhugh, the father-in-law of the late Geo. W. P. Custis, the proprietor of Arlington House. Sea page 421, volume I. Major Lacey owned the land on which the battle of the Wilderness was fought by Grant and Lee, in 1864. infantry and artillery, with four hundred guns, and a well-equipped cavalry force thirteen thousand strong. The leader of this fine army, like his immediate predecessor, was a zealous patriot and active soldier, and gave the tone of his own emotions to those of his troops.
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.), Brigadier-Generals of the Confederate States Army, alphabetically arranged. (search)
ng the brigades of Marks and Neely. 295McCown, John P.TennesseeGen. A. S. JohnstonOct. 12, 1861.Oct. 12, 1861.1863. Commanding 3d brigade, McCown's division, Army of Tennessee. 296McCray, T. H.ArkansasGen. L. Polk1863.1863.May 14, 1861. Died from wounds received at Pea Ridge; commanding division in Van Dorn's army. 297McCulloch, Benj.Texas May 1, 1861.May 1, 1861.March 18, 1862. In command of Texas; also at one time of a brigade composed of the regiments of Colonels Waterhouse, Flournoy, Fitzhugh and Allen. 298McCulloch, Henry E.TexasGen. Van DornMarch 18, 1862.March 14, 1862.April 23, 1863. Brigade composed of the 1st, 12th, 13th and 14th South Carolina regiments and Orr's Rifles [succeeded General Maxy Gregg in the command], Pender's division, A. P. Hill's corps, Army of Northern Virginia. 299McGowan, SamuelS. CarolinaGen. R. E. LeeApril 23, 1863.Jan. 17, 1863.Jan. 24, 1863. Killed March 7, 1862, at Pea Ridge; commanding Missouri brigade, Price's division, Van Dorn's army. 300M<
asRegimentCavalryCol. Nath'l TownesMay 24, 1862.  Col. W. B. Sims   10thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. C. R. EarpMarch 20, 1863.  Col. M. F. Locke   11thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. J. C. Burks   12thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. W. H. ParsonsOct. 28, 1861.Acting Brigadier-General. 13thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. J. H. BurnettMarch 1, 1862.  14thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. J. L. CampMay 8, 1862.  Col. M. T. Johnson   15thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Geo. H. SweetMay 20, 1862.  16thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Wm. Fitzhugh   17thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Jas. R. TaylorMay 24, 1862.  Col. Geo. F. Moore   18thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Nicholas Darnell, Sr.March 15, 1862.  Col. N. H. Darnell, Jr.   19thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Nath'l M. BurfordApril 10, 1862.  20thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Thos. Coke BassMarch 15, 1862.  21stTexasRegimentCavalryCol. G. W. CarterMarch 8, 1862.  22dTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Jas. G. Stevens   23dTexasRegimentCavalryCol. N. C. Gould   24thTexasRegimen
major. Eleventh Texas, O. M. Roberts, colonel; J. H. Jones, lieutenant-colonel; N. J. Caraway, major. Fourteenth Texas, Edward Clark, colonel; Wm. Bird, lieutenant-colonel; A. H. Rogers, major. Fifteenth Texas, Col. J. W. Spaight. Gould's battalion, Robert S. Gould, major. Daniels' battery, J. M. Daniels, captain. Third brigade, commanded by Col. George Flournoy. Sixteenth Texas, Geo. Flournoy, colonel; Jas. E. Shepard, lieutenant-colonel; W. H. Redwood, major. Sixteenth cavalry, Wm. Fitzhugh, colonel; E. P. Gregg, lieutenant-colonel; W. W. Diamond, major. Seventeenth Texas, R. T. P. Allen, colonel; G. W. Jones, lieutenant-colonel; F. W. Tabor, major. Nineteenth Texas, Richard Waterhouse, colonel; E. W. Taylor, lieutenantcol-onel; W. L. Crawford, major. Edgar's battery, Wm. Edgar, captain. Fourth brigade, commanded by Col. Jas. Deshler. Eighteenth cavalry, James Deshler, colonel; Nicholas H. Darnell, lieutenant-colonel; J. T. Coit, major. Tenth infantry, R. Q. Mills, co
i, Bragg commanding. Garland's and Moore's regiments, Maury's brigade; Sims' and Stone's regiments, Roane's brigade; Greer's regiment and Whitfield's battalion, Hebert's brigade; Crump's, Diamond's and Locke's regiments, J. L. Hogg's brigade; Fitzhugh's, Johnson's, Moore's and Sweet's regiments in a brigade of McCown's division; army of the West, Van Dorn commanding. The Second, under Lieutenant-Colonel Smith, fought gallantly at Farmington, and detachments of Wharton's cavalry were active against the Federal forces at Milliken's Bend. He reported that in the fight which followed, June 7, 1863, Col. Richard Waterhouse and his regiment were particularly distinguished in a gallant charge, and Col. R. T. P. Allen's regiment and Colonel Fitzhugh's regiment (under Lieut.-Col. E. P. Gregg) behaved with bravery. Colonel Allen was slightly wounded but never left his post. Lieutenant-Colonel Gregg and Maj. W. W. Dimond were badly wounded, but the regiment fought on under Capt. J. D. W
the troops within the State east of the Brazos river and north of the old San Antonio road, with headquarters at Tyler, and forwarded troops to Little Rock. Six Texas brigades were put into Arkansas, and he was for a time in command of a division and stationed at Devall's Bluff. Subsequently he was in command of the Northern district of Texas. In the spring and summer of 1863 he operated under General Walker, in command of a brigade composed of the regiments of Colonels Waterhouse, Allen, Fitzhugh and Flournoy, for the relief of Vicksburg, and, under orders from General Taylor, assaulted the almost impregnable Federal works at Milliken's Bend. Returning to the command of his district he labored faithfully for the Confederate cause. In the organization of the Trans-Mississippi army, in the fall of 1864, he was assigned to command of a brigade composed of Col. James Bourland's border regiment, Col. Charles M. Bradford's regiment, Col. Reuben R. Brown's and Col. James E. McCord's, in
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Another account of the fight. (search)
orps was engaged in rebuilding Staunton-river bridge, he had a visit from a Colonel Fitzhugh, who commanded the assaulting force, the object of his visit being an insg on courteous relations with the General was sent for to be questioned by Colonel Fitzhugh in regard to the strength of the Confederate garrison. When he replied th repelling the attack amounted to not more than two hundred and fifty men, Colonel Fitzhugh sprang up and vehemently exclaimed, It is false. As my brother moved to leave the tent, the General exacted of Colonel Fitzhugh an apology for the affront offered to his invited guest—which was accorded. My brother then assured Colonel FiColonel Fitzhugh that a personal inspection of the works on the Charlotte side of the river would satisfy him that they were insufficient to accommodate many more than two hunded and fifty men. Upon reaching the works and inspecting them for a minute Colonel Fitzhugh exclaimed, By God, and turned back in unconcealed disgust. He had stated
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.18 (search)
, Brockenbrough, Adams, Greenhow, Archer, Dabney, Banister, and others, endeared to us in the offices of their decendants. Nor was there deficiency in lights of the law. It may be presumed, however, that their presence would not have aided in pacifying turbulence among the early colonists. Some names were impressed on the annals of Virginia in the latter part of the seventeenth century. Among them I may mention Robert Beverley, Secretary of the Colony and father of the historian; William Fitzhugh, the ancestor of those of the name in the South; Edmund Jenings, Launcelot Bathturst, Maximilian Boush, Maximilian Robinson, William Robertson, Secretary of the Council, and William Byrd (the second of the name), of varied useful and accomplished exemplification, who was a member of the Inner Temple as well as a fellow of the Royal Society. Early in the eighteenth century we have Sir John Randolph, of the Inner Temple and Gray's Inn, John Holloway, William Hopkins For sketches of
of England, Scotland, France, Ireland and Virginia--two years before the Restoration. It was in consequence of this step that the ancient motto of the Virginians was "En dat Virginia quintam. " This Richard Lee had several children: John and Richard the two eldest. Richard was a great scholar, devoting his whole life to study, and a member of the Council of Virginia. He married a Corbin, and had five sons — Richard, Philip, Francis, Thomas, Henry — and one daughter (who married William Fitzhugh, of King George). Richard settled in London as a Virginia merchant. His children came back to Virginia. George married a Wormly — then a Fairfax. One daughter married a Corbin; another, a Turberville: Philip, the second son of Richard Lee, settled in Maryland. Francis, the third son, died a bachelor. Thomas, the fourth son, married a Ludwell--one of the most influential families in the Colony. The issue of this marriage was six sons.--Philip Ludwell, Thomas Ludwell, Richard Henry,<