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Among the officers present were T. J. Jackson and A. P. Hill, who became lieutenant-generals; Stuart, matchlesom most reliable sources, Johnston at once sent Col. A. P. Hill, with his Thirteenth Virginia, regiment, and CTenth Virginia, by special train to Winchester. Colonel Hill, in command, was instructed to also take Colonelovement that misled Johnston and induced him to send Hill to Romney. The advance of Patterson to Hagerstown at Cumberland, had reported himself hard pressed by Hill's move on Romney, and Patterson ordered five regimen moving up the river. After reaching Romney, Col. A. P. Hill, resenting Wallace's raid, sent Col. J. C. Vaugand noon of the 19th, when he returned to his camp. Hill commended the handsome manner in which his orders haody of Federal troops was approaching from the west, Hill's detachment was called back to Winchester. Some rost. (5) Johnston's prompt and bold action in sending Hill to Romney, the quick move of the latter on New creek
ton, Beauregard, Stonewall Jackson, Stuart, Fitz Lee, Longstreet, Kirby Smith, Ewell, Early, Whiting, D. R. Jones, Sam Jones, Holmes, Evans, Elzey, Radford and Jordan—all graduates of West Point. Among those holding inferior positions, but subsequently distinguished, were Munford, Kirkland, Kershaw, Rodes, Featherston, Skinner, Garland, Corse, Cocke, Hunton, Withers, William Smith, Hays, Barksdale, Kemper, Wheat, Terry, Hampton, Shields, Imboden, Allen, Preston, Echols, Cumming, Steuart, A. P. Hill, Pendleton, and others. Stuart, on the 21st, followed the retreating Federals 12 miles beyond Manassas, when his command was so depleted by sending back detachments with prisoners, that he gave up the pursuit and returned to encamp near Sudley church. He advanced to Fairfax Court House on the morning of the 23d, and a little later established his pickets along the Potomac, and in front of Washington, in sight of the dome of the capitol. The infantry of the army was moved to new camps
was a rather formidable earthwork called Fort Magruder, delayed an attack that he might ration his men and reconnoiter on his right; but the impetuous Hooker ordered an attack as soon as he reached the front of the Confederate right, about 8 o'clock in the morning, pushing boldly forward a battery of eleven guns. He twice drove in the Confederate skirmishers by reinforcing his attack. Longstreet, watching the increasing force in his front, reinforced Anderson with the brigades of Wilcox, A. P. Hill and Pickett, and assuming the aggressive, moved against Hooker's flank, which with a stubborn fight was driven back, so that by 11 o'clock he was anxiously calling for help and looking for a diversion in his favor on the Federal right. Sumner ordered Kearny to Hooker's assistance, but he was still miles in the rear, floundering through the rain and mud. Longstreet's attack was successful and resulted in driving away the Federals and the capturing of nine pieces of artillery, but Kearny's
(Jackson's and Branch's) are discovered, Gen. A. P. Hill, with the rest of his division (11,000 meording to his order, would be thus disposed: A. P. Hill moving on McClellan's right flank at Mechanidelayed by a vigorous skirmish. At 3 p. m., A. P. Hill, although he had no sign from Jackson that ered an attack on the new Federal position. A. P. Hill was sent along the main road from Mechanicsvition. This brought Ewell face to face with A. P. Hill, instead of some distance to his left, thus in front of which his line of battle, under A. P. Hill and Longstreet, was advancing toward the enermation he wanted, at about 2:30 p. m., just as Hill was moving his division to assault the Federalsamp. Knowing that Longstreet was on his right, Hill, with his usual impetuous ardor, dashed across nveloped Porter's right and center, relieved A. P. Hill's exhausted men, and, with fixed bayonets, son that day, all along the lines, especially by Hill's North Carolinians and Virginians, Lawton's Ge[14 more...]
but all hardy and well-tested veterans; and on the 27th another 12,000 under A. P. Hill were added to Stonewall's command. Pope's unheard — of orders came to Lee's ings (one of them 10 miles to the rear of Gordonsville to cover the coming of A. P. Hill to his army), Jackson soon found it when Pope moved forward to Culpeper Courtcements to fill this space, and Jackson promptly furnished Thomas' brigade of A. P. Hill's division, and so made his line an unbroken front. The Federal advance onty-seventh had to give way, but at this opportune moment Branch's brigade, of A. P. Hill's division, which Jackson had, by orders, been urging forward during the day,n, at that time, had extended his left with the brigades of Archer and Pender of Hill's division, and thrown his extreme left forward around the upper end of the wheaursuit. The latter pressed forward, from his right, Field's fresh brigade of A. P. Hill's division, with Pegram's battery, which opened on the retreating Federals, a
he movement. As Sigel approached the river, A. P. Hill, who now, in the succession of exchanging mo cautiously, his march up the river, annoyed by Hill's batteries, and it was well into the afternoonsions of Taliaferro (recently Winder) and of A. P. Hill to Manassas Junction, where, during the day,hat region after the First Bull Run battle. A. P. Hill was sent northeastward, by the highway acros, found the way to their ordered destinations. Hill, on the morning of the 28th, took the big road that stream to the stone bridge, followed after Hill and took position on his right, Taliaferro moviwas still seeking for Jackson. The movement of Hill and Ewell toward Centreville, the threatening o 10:30 there was a fierce contention between A. P. Hill and the Federals; but the latter were repulsd the Louisianians of Hays, threw these into A. P. Hill's hot contest on his left, and routed and di. In the morning, Heintzelman moved against A. P. Hill with Ricketts' division, but soon drew back [1 more...]
n the morning of the 15th. The assaulting column, under A. P. Hill, that brave and fearless leader, was ready to spring forg and damaging Longstreet's train on the way. Leaving A. P. Hill in charge of the details of the surrender, and with orde that he could now hold his ground until the arrival of A. P. Hill, R. H. Anderson and McLaws. Later in the day, in a lettMcClellan's 87,000. Orders of urgency called McLaws and A. P. Hill to promptly bring forward from Harper's Ferry their 10,0n to assail the Federal right, knowing, by messages from A. P. Hill, that his command was just about crossing the Potomac, cce southward toward the Potomac. That same hour brought A. P. Hill up from Boteler's ford, and across to the commanding plaur part of the line? Longstreet replied, As bad as can be; Hill, My division is cut to pieces; Hood declared with great emod, which were not sufficiently guarded; but Jackson with A. P. Hill, speedily punished this temerity and drove the Federals
s encamped next above D. H. Hill, while the divisions of A. P. Hill and Taliaferro were placed near the railroad leading to the vicinity of Guiney's station, near the divisions of A. P. Hill and Taliaferro, whence highways led to his divisions, th been chosen for them. Jackson's men were sent for, and A. P. Hill and Taliaferro were put in position, on Longstreet's rigto find Jackson in position at Hamilton's crossing, with A. P. Hill's 10,000 veterans drawn up in a double line, more than a's and Taliaferro's divisions were in order of battle in A. P. Hill's rear, and D. H. Hill's division was in reserve, just tfront of that highland well out into the plain, and near A. P. Hill's left, had been left unguarded, on the supposition that Federal advance came, to turn Jackson's left, and broke A. P. Hill's first line of battle. Gen. Maxcy Gregg gave up his li and Taliaferro, that he had wisely placed in line along A. P. Hill's rear, upon the now disorganized and forward-rushing Fe
imble's division), and he in turn by part of A. P. Hill's division. When the Orange road was reachee old turnpike, while the remaining brigades of Hill's division were left in column to follow along ack a little for this purpose, in order that A. P. Hill might form a new line of battle with his menement toward Fredericksburg. After urging A. P. Hill to promptness in forming his line of battle,hem. Cut them off from the United States ford, Hill. Press them! Jackson, accompanied by his stafd, and where one of them, Captain Howard of A. P. Hill's staff, was captured. The ringing of the alderness tavern, and the command devolved on A. P. Hill, who was soon after wounded in the firing that the Federals opened after Hill's men had fired on Jackson. Rodes now succeeded to the command ofoward Jackson's front, they were driven back by Hill's skirmishers. Sickles then turned the larger ising of the sun he promptly ordered forward A. P. Hill's division to the south of the plank road, i[3 more...]
returned from hospital), and the Third under A. P. Hill—and worked untiringly to get his army into c just behind him, all along the ridge, while A. P. Hill passed the rear of the latter, by Chester gay so doing he would draw Hooker into Maryland. Hill crossed the Potomac at Shepherdstown on the 18tisions of Heth and Pender toward Gettysburg, as Hill says in his report, to discover what was in my y at right angles to the pending combat between Hill and the Federals under Reynolds; fell upon the concentration of his army at Cashtown; and now Hill was engaged, at the very beginning of the day, rigades to the east of the town, and requesting Hill to join his right with a division from Seminarys left. Returning to his headquarters, Lee met Hill and Longstreet. The latter urged that he withde orders for immediate attack by Longstreet and Hill, Lee rode to Ewell's position, on his left, fino rendered no assistance to Early and held back Hill's left, which was to move in concert with Rodes[32 more...]
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