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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
most important thing for him to do was to retard as long as possible the threatening progress of his foe. The Federal soldiers went into the fight with a great deal of spirit for men who should have been exhausted or discouraged by such a retreat. Banks' small army, deploying outside of Winchester, rushed to the assault of the principal height, situated to the south-west, while his left made head against Ewell's division on the east side. For a moment the hill was swept by the fire of Colonel Gordon's sharpshooters, and the Confederate guns were silenced. But when the Federals attempted to occupy the ground, they were taken in flank and driven back. The same success attended them at first on the left, where they put one of Ewell's regiments to flight. But there also, overwhelmed by numbers, their whole line gave way, and they rushed pell-mell into the streets of Winchester. To increase the confusion, the inhabitants fired upon them from all the windows, and it seemed as if noth
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
Cedar Mountain, Prince across the road, with Geary on his right. Williams' division took position still farther to the right, Crawford's brigade near Geary, and Gordon's, with the cavalry, on the extreme right. It was half-past 4 o'clock when these dispositions were completed. Precisely at this moment Jackson began the attack and being at once attacked in front by Ronald, and in flank by Campbell, who had remained on their right, they succumbed to superior numbers, and were repulsed. Gordon arrived too late to be of any assistance. In fact, the whole of Hill's corps had just appeared on the field of battle, and that general, after sending Thomas touitting his post, these troops abandoned Dunker Church and the adjoining woods, which had been so dearly won a short time before. Williams' second brigade, under Gordon, returned to the charge, and penetrated once more into these woods, under favor of a clearing off of the thick smoke which enveloped the combatants; but it soon
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
gade, Stahel. 2d Division, Von Steinwehr. 1st Brigade, Bohlen. 3d Division, Schurz. 1st Brigade, Krysanowsky; 2d Brigade, Schimmelpfennig; Milroy's Brigade. 2d corps, Banks. 1st Division, Williams. 1st Brigade, Crawford; 2d Brigade, Gordon; 3d Brigade, Gorman. 2d Division, Augur. 1st Brigade, Prince; 2d Brigade, Geary; 3d Brigade, Green. 3d corps, McDowell. 1st Division, Ricketts. 1st Brigade, Tower; 2d Brigade, Hartsuff; 3d Brigade, Carroll; 4th Brigade, Duryea. 2d Drman; 2d Brigade, Dana; 3d Brigade, Howard. 3d Division, French. 1st Brigade, Max Weber; 2d Brigade, Kimball; 3d Brigade, Dwight Morris. 2d corps, Mansfield; 10,126 men strong. 1st Division, Williams. 1st Brigade, Crawford; 2d Brigade, Gordon. 3d Division, Green. 1st Brigade, Goodwich; 2d Brigade, ...... Left wing, Franklin. 6th corps, Franklin; 12,300 men strong. 1st Division, Slocum. 1st Brigade, Newton; 2d Brigade, Torbert; 3d Brigade, Bartlett. 2d Division, Smith.