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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 103 5 Browse Search
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D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 89 13 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 81 5 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 37 3 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 36 2 Browse Search
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d portions of the Thirty-third North Carolina regiment distinguished themselves by effective work against him, and won General Heth's hearty praise. During Jackson's triumphant progress, Anderson hotly attacked the Federal front, but there were no Nper understanding of the service of the North Carolina brigades. Pender and Thomas attacked to the left of the road. General Heth, commanding the division after its senior commander's wound, says in his report: Generals Pender and Thomas, on the leuly say my brigade fought, May 3d, with unsurpassed courage and determination. Pender lost 700 men in a few hours. General Heth reports of Lane's assault: Lane's brigade, supported by the Fortieth and Forty-seventh Virginia regiments, and McGowany body of men ever being subjected to a more galling fire than this force. The brigades of Lane, McGowan and a portion of Heth's (Colonel Brockenbrough commanding), notwithstanding, drove the enemy from his works and held them for some time, but wer
shtown or Gettysburg. Hill's advance division, Heth's, reached Cashtown on the 29th of June. From e next morning, July 1st, General Hill advanced Heth and Pender to develop the force of the Federals. As Heth, who had the van, approached Gettysburg, he found his adversaries strongly posted on the northwestern approaches to the town. Heth, little realizing that he was opening in front of that obay's division free to form line of battle. General Heth reports that Colonel Connally and Maj. A. Hulse of Davis, a lull in the battle occurred. Heth reformed his lines, putting Archer's brigade onvision, the first to reach the field, formed on Heth's left; Iverson's North Carolina brigade occupyal of 496. Pender's division moved up behind Heth's lines, now commanded by General Pettigrew, asear of Pickett's right, to guard the flank, and Heth's was supported by Lane's and Scales' brigades fifteen being in Pickett's division and four in Heth's; fifteen regiments were from North Carolina, [12 more...]
he Confederate side, a North Carolina battle; for the two brigades that did nearly all the fighting were both from that State. Just before reaching Bristoe, General Heth, commanding the advance division, was ordered to form line of battle on the road from Greenwich. Accordingly Cooke's North Carolina brigade was formed on the ld reach his post. Davis was held in reserve. A Federal force was soon discovered in Kirkland's front, but one of Poague's batteries caused it to retire, and General Heth was ordered to cross Broad run to follow up Poague's success. It was not known to the Confederate commander that the Federals were in force across the run; fo were those of Heath, Mallon and Owen. Against these two divisions the two North Carolina brigades, under the protest of General Cooke, gallantly advanced. General Heth says of the Federal position: On seeing our advance, the enemy formed his line in rear of the railroad embankment, his right resting on Broad run and hidden by
h, Colonel Ashford. Cooke and Kirkland were in Heth's division, Scales and Lane in Wilcox's division. When Heth's division, the head of A. P. Hill's corps, approached the Federal lines, General Meve divisions were resisted all the afternoon by Heth's and Wilcox's divisions alone, Anderson, Hill'ty, as seen above, were from North Carolina. Heth's division was drawn up across the plank road. pect. As the Federals continued to multiply in Heth's front, Wilcox's division was withdrawn from the flank and put in to relieve Heth. This brought the brigades of Lane and Scales into the thickestphreys (Lane's and Scales'), passed through Heth's lines and advanced at different times as far arying success, but were finally forced back to Heth's position. The Campaign of 1864 and 1865. Lan ordered to return. As it was being withdrawn, Heth's division, under directions from General EarlyEarly, in his account of this affair, says: Heth's division behaved very handsomely, all of the
ured on Clingman's left was held by the Federals and the Confederates intrenched behind it. The loss of the two attacking corps was 2,200 men. That afternoon General Lee telegraphed to the secretary of war: This afternoon the enemy attacked General Heth and were handsomely repulsed by Cooke's and Kirkland's brigades. On the afternoon of the 2d, the divisions of Gordon, Rodes and Heth were ordered to move down the front of the Confederate line in an effort to break the Federal flank. This Heth were ordered to move down the front of the Confederate line in an effort to break the Federal flank. This movement brought on sharp fighting, says Humphreys, but did not accomplish what was designed. General Early reports that his men took several hundred prisoners. Early intrenched on his front, and thus the new lines were almost at right angles. Hill's corps and Breckinridge's men were moved to Hoke's right to meet the massing of Federal troops on that flank. On the morning of the 3d, General Grant ordered an assault by his entire army. The Confederates nerved themselves for stern work all a
ly result of this novel warfare undertaken by General Burnside was the loss of 3,500 lives on the Federal side. On the 16th of August, Hancock's corps being engaged in a demonstration in force to prevent aid going to Early, Birney took a part of the Confederate line at Fussell's mill. Lane's brigade, led by Colonel Barbour (General Lane absent, wounded), recaptured the intrenchments on the Darbytown road, in the presence of General Lee. General Clingman's brigade took part in Mahone's and Heth's attack on Warren's corps on the 19th. In this engagement, General Clingman was so seriously wounded that he was never again able to join his brigade. Hancock's corps marched for the Weldon railroad on the 22d of August That officer was to destroy the road to Rowanty creek. His force consisted of his first division, commanded by General Miles, his second division, under General Gibbon, and Gregg's cavalry. By the 24th, Hancock had destroyed the road nearly to Reams' Station. This roa
C. Latham; the Second, Maj. J. T. Scales; the Third, Maj. W. T. Ennett; the Fourth, Capt. J. B. Forcum; the Fourteenth, Lieut.-Col. W. A. Johnston; the Thirtieth, Capt. D. C. Allen; all of Gen. W. R. Cox's brigade; the Thirty-second, Capt. P. C. Shurord; the Forty-third, Capt. W. J. Cobb; the Forty-fifth, Col. J. R. Winston; the Fifty-third, Capt. T. E. Ashcraft, and the Second North Carolina battalion, all of Grimes' old brigade, commanded by Col. D. G. Cowand. In other divisions—Walker's, Heth's, Wilcox's and Johnson's—were the Fifth, Col. J. W. Lea; the Twelfth, Capt. Plato Durham; the Twentieth, Lieut. A. F. Lawhon; the Twenty-third, Capt. A. D. Peace; the First battalion, Lieut. R. W. Woodruff; all of Gen. R. D. Johnston's brigade; the Sixth, Capt. J. H. Dickey; the Twenty-first, Capt. J. H. Miller; the Fifty-fourth; the Fifty-seventh, Capt. John Beard; all of General Lewis' brigade; the Eleventh, Col. W. J. Martin; the Twenty-sixth, Lieut.-Col. J. T. Adams; the Forty-fourth, Ma
s assigned to command of General Pettigrew's old brigade of Heth's division, A. P. Hill's corps, consisting of the Eleventh,ely wounded. His gallantry was commended in the reports of Heth and Hill. But he was incapacitated from further active dutight division until the 12th, when it was consolidated with Heth's. During 1864 he was in battle from the Rapidan to Cold Hairginia, and fought at Gettysburg in Pettigrew's brigade of Heth's division. In the fierce battle of the first day he was aompanied Lee to Pennsylvania, his brigade forming a part of Heth's division, A. P. Hill's corps. The conduct of his men onttysburg was magnificent, and their loss was terrible. General Heth being wounded, Pettigrew took command of the shattered inful retreat which followed. On the morning of July 14th, Heth's division reached the Potomac at Falling Waters, and while Pettigrew was receiving orders from Heth to remain there in command of the rear guard, a body of about forty Federal cavalr