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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 211 7 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 211 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 156 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 152 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 135 3 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 98 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 70 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 66 2 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 63 5 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 63 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), United Confederate Veterans. (search)
United Confederate Veterans. Fourth official report of Joseph Jones, M. D., L. L. D., of New Orleans, La., Surgeon-General of the United Confederate Veterans, covering the period extending from April 9, 1892, to July, 1893, rendered at the Fourth Annual meeting held at Birmingham, Ala., July 19th and 20th, 1893. 156 Washington avenue, New Orleans, La., July, 1893. Honorable John B. Gordon, General Commanding United Confederate Veterans, Birmingham, Ala.: General,—I have the honor to submit the following report of the results of my labors in behalf of the United Confederate Veterans during the past year—February, 1892, to July, 1893: The Third Annual Meeting and Reunion of the United Confederate Veterans was held in New Orleans, La., April 8th and 9th, 1892, and my labors up to this date were submitted to the General Commanding, and form a portion of the official report of the minutes of the third annual meeting and reunion as reported and published by General George
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Last days of the army of Northern Virginia. (search)
demoralization in the rear of the lines. General Gordon was selected to command the attack, and thon the Ninth corps, which, together with these Gordon made to recapture a part of his line, were so f repair, used the pontoon at Goode's bridge. Gordon taking the Hickory road, recrossed at Goode's ear, and a sharp, running fight commenced with Gordon's corps, which continued nearly all day. An ob the numbers of the enemy enabled them to turn Gordon's position and take some high ground commandin available for line of battle duty, would give Gordon about 5,000 infantry men. Over half of these wmmunition. The strength of the infantry under Gordon in the attack is therefore placed at about 2,5lry rode unmolested on the Lynchburg road, but Gordon's infantry was impeded by a desperate resistance. Gordon's men captured a battery, and still pressed on. It was too late. The infantry under Ordnd Anderson's commands were captured, and when Gordon, after engaging in a running fight for nearly[29 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memorial address (search)
ndicated before the world as one of the best and bravest of all our leaders. It was this same gift that enabled General Hill to select from the lieutenants of his regiment Robert F. Hoke to be made major of his regiment over ten competent captains. It was this intuitive perception of persistent pluck, dash and coolness that prompted him to love and honor George B. Anderson, William R. Cox, Bryan Grimes, Stephen D. Ramseur and Robert D. Johnston, and led him later to urge the advancement of Gordon, Colquitt and Doles, of Georgia. In June, 1861 (a few days after the fight at Bethel), in a letter to his wife he said of Stonewall Jackson, then a colonel in command of a brigade, I see that Jackson has had an engagement and taken many prisoners. I have predicted all along that Colonel Jackson would have a prominent place in the war. Battle of Bethel. On the 6th of June, 1861, Colonel Hill, then at Yorktown, was ordered to make a reconnoissance in force in the direction of Fortress
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The bloody angle. (search)
t. In a short time a courier dashed up to General Gordon with an order. Attention! Left face, forwbreath before another courier dashed up to General Gordon, when the command came quickly, About facefelt that there must be some urgent need. General Gordon, accompanied by a young man, who was detaisaid: What do you want me to do, General? General Gordon was then, he said, the most superb lookingpon Traveler, engaged in conversation with General Gordon. Our brigade came up on a run and went thire as we formed. I saw the dust fly from General Gordon's coat, just above his sword belt. Checkisfied that it was only a little darning for Mrs. Gordon, who was always in reach, and spurred on dodent intention of leading it into action. General Gordon told the General he must go back and said: to tell it. When rising in his stirrups, General Gordon gave the command, Forward! Guide right! lonel Casey directed me to go in search of General Gordon, or some officer on Lee's staff, and direc[3 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.29 (search)
The infantry division, commanded by Major-General John B. Gordon, of Georgia, was among the first toerate veterans, it was forced to fall back. Gordon's division was in motion at a double-quick to sorry to see you in this condition. I am General Gordon. Please tell me who you are. I wish to ailet her know that I died doing my duty. General Gordon replied: Your message, if I live, shall sueast—and take out a packet of letters. As General Gordon unbuttoned the blood-soaked coat and took world. Resting on one knee at his side, General Gordon, in clear tones, but with tearful eyes, re. I would not have them read by others. General Gordon tore them into fragments, and scattered thel. Then, pressing General Barlow's hand, General Gordon bade him good-bye, and, mounting his horse at Washington, where, eleven years later, General Gordon held with honor, as now, a seat as senatorentleman with the title of General Barlow, General Gordon remarked: Are you a relative of the Gen
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Appomattox Courthouse. (search)
officers, at which it was determined to try to force our way the next morning with the troops of Gordon, supported by the cavalry under General Fitz Lee, the command of Longstreet bringing up the rear. With my comrades of the staff and staff officers of General Longstreet and General Gordon, I sought a little much needed repose. We lay upon the ground, near the road, with our saddles for pillows at the shaving can we rode towards Appomattox Courthouse, when the sound of guns announced that Gordon had already begun the attempt to open the way. He forced his way through the cavalry of the enemto meet General Grant. While riding to the rear for this purpose he received the message of General Gordon that his advance was impossible without reinforcements. We rode through the rear guard of t a pension under any kind of a pension law. As soon as General Lee received the report of General Gordon as to the state of affairs in front, he directed that officer to ask for a suspension of hos