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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 16 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 11 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 1 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 5 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 23, 1863., [Electronic resource] 4 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 22, 1863., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 12, 1861., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 3 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Chickamauga-letter from Captain W. N. Polk. (search)
de, determined not to retreat, ordered the command to lie down and hold their position, which was about one hundred and seventy-five yards from the enemy's works. Helm's brigade, of Breckenridge's division, struck the left flank of the works. After two desperate and unavailing efforts to carry them, it was compelled to retire, b. Meanwhile Walker getting well to the right was advancing to the front. Cleburne was engaged in extricating Deshler, in order to bring him to Polk's support. Helm had fallen and his brigade repulsed. Breckenridge, with Stoval and Adams, was yet far to the front fighting in the enemy's rear. There was thus a gap of several ral Polk's brigade leading the line dashed at the works, and after an heroic effort, seized the portion that had opposed such stubborn and successful resistance to Helm, Walthall and Gist earlier in the day, capturing a large number of the enemy. Longstreet now put forth his full strength, as the cheering yells of successful ba
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), [for Southern Historical Society Papers.] (search)
he wreath of fame, The requiem hearts of friends bestow. V. And here and there, some tattered shred Of war-worn battle flag is shown, And touched with awe — for roll of dead Has linked its name with glory's own. Again it waves where cannons roar On Chickamauga's hard fought ground; Or where Stone River's waters pour, And blood and stream are mingling found. VI. Kentucky's sons I Your dead lists bear Of noble worth, full many a name Whose honor is Kentucky's care, Whose memories highest place may claim. Helm, Hanson, Breckenridge — entwines A people's love these names among; As sacred places, be their shrines, In words that ring their deeds be sung. VII. Nor yet to living less. Brave band, Regathered at this Bugle Call, Know this — as comrade's hand grasped hand, In pride Kentucky greeted all. Reunion sweet I No trace of strife, Save only shadows softened down, Whence, lessons learned, enrich each life, Till, warfare o'er, each wears a crown. sally Neil Roach. July 31st,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Battle of Johnsonville. (search)
y statement. I will not attempt a description in detail of this brilliant episode, but confine myself to the especial parts in which I was engaged. On the 29th of October, 1864, at daylight, I found myself Captain of a cavalry company attached to General H. B. Lyon's brigade, then at Fort Heiman, on the west bank of the Tennessee river. Until this time I had been continuously employed in the artillery service under General Breckinridge, then consecutively under Generals Bate, Cheatham, Helm, Preston and Lewis, with sixty days service in heavy artillery during the siege of Vicksburg. My battery was familiarly known as the First Kentucky or Cobb's battery. General H. B. Lyon was its original commander, Major Cobb, of Paducah, succeeding him, whilst I in turn became his successor. On the morning previously mentioned I was with General Lyon's brigade of cavalry concealed on the bank of the Tennessee; a portion of my command had been detailed to assist in working the six-inch Pa