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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 310 68 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 306 36 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 305 15 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 289 5 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 262 18 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 233 13 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 204 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 182 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 170 8 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 146 14 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
nt, Thomas Capehart. No commission. Co. M—Captain, J. C. Jacobs. May 1, 1861. First Lieutenant, Stark A. Sutton. May 1, 1861. Second Lieutenant, F. W. Bird. May 1, 1861. Junior Second Lieutenant, James J. Speller. May 1, 1861. The above is copied from a letter in my possession, which was written, as well as I now recollect, to the Adjutant-General of North Carolina by me when temporarily in command of the regiment. This letter also states that the first field officers were: Colonel, D. H. Hill. May 1, 1861. Lieutenant-Colonel, Charles C. Lee. May 11, 1861. Major, James H. Lane. May 11, 1861; and that the officers of companies A, I and K were as follows: Co. A—Captain, John L. Bridgers. January 12, 1860. First Lieutenant, Whitnel Pugh Lloyd. January 12, 1861. Second Lieutenant, William S. Long. Not given. Junior Second Lieutenant, William Gaston Lewis. January 12, 1861. Co. I—Captain, David P. Bell. January, 1860. First Lieutenant, Montgomery T. Whitaker. Janu<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 2 (search)
many charges made during the afternoon. Let us now draw from the official reports of leading officers. What is there found will not fail to interest and furnish some exceptionally graphic pen-pictures of this historic engagement. First let the Confederate commanders speak. General Lee says: On the right the attack was gallantly made by Huger's and Magruder's commands. Two brigades of the former commenced the action; the other two were subsequently sent to the support of Magruder and Hill. Several determined efforts were made to storm the hill at Crew's house. The brigades advanced bravely across the open field, raked by the fire of a hundred cannon and the musketry of large bodies of infantry. Some were broken and gave way, others approached close to the guns, driving back the infantry, compelling the advanced batteries to retire to escape capture, and mingling their dead with those of the enemy. For want of concert among the attacking columns their assaults were to weak
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 5 (search)
, near the Williamsburg road. On that day Major-General D. H. Hill reported a strong body immediately in his einforced. Written orders were dispatched to Major Generals Hill, Huger and G. W. Smith. General Longstreet bens. The receipt of orders were acknowledged. General Hill, supported by the division of General Longstreetattack in flank the troops who might be engaged with Hill and Longstreet, unless he found in his front force end punctual movement of the troops. Those of Smith, Hill, and Longstreet were in position early enough, howevMajor-General Longstreet, with his own and Major-General D. H. Hill's division—the latter mostly in advance. Hill's brave troops, admirably commanded and most gallantly led, forced their way through the abatis which for highest praise. He was worthily seconded by Major-General Hill, of whose conduct and courage he speaks in theady for action when those of Smith, Longstreet, and Hill moved, I am satisfied that Keyes's corps would have
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 9 (search)
About the year 1837 there was born in Lincoln county three children, each of whom became distinguished in war before attaing his twenty-seventh year; and also from among her accomplished daughters came the wives of Stonewall Jackson, Lieutenant General D. H. Hill, and Brigadier General Rufus Barringer. Ramseur, Hoke, and R. D. Johnson were born within a year of each other, and for distinguished services in the field were promoted and entitled to wear the coveted general's wreath on their coltinguished him in after life. He had an ardent longing for a military career, and though disappointed in his first efforts to secure an appointment as a cadet at the United States Military Academy, he was not cast down. Through the aid of General D. H. Hill, then a professor at Davidson, his second application was successful. He was given his appointment to the Academy by that sturdy old Roman, the Hon. Burton Craige, who before the days of rotation in office was long an able and distinguishe
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Southern Historical Society: its origin and history. (search)
cular, in manuscript, were sent by the Secretary to the following Vice-Presidents of the Society for the several States, who had been appointed: Virginia—General Robert E. Lee. Maryland—Hon. S. Teackle Wallace. North Carolina—Lieutenant-General D. H. Hill. South Carolina—Lieutenant-General Wade Hampton. Georgia—Hon. Alexander H. Stephens. Alabama—Admiral Raphael Semmes. Tennessee—Governor Isham G. Harris. Mississippi—Governor Benjamin G. Humphreys. Texas—Colonel Ashbe the reports, etc., of the Society may be deemed of interest. The first official reports of the Southern Historical Society were published in the New Orleans Picayune, and cognate matter in The Land We Love Charlotte, N. C., conducted by General D. H. Hill. In July, 1869, this publication was merged into The New Eclectic Magazine, published in Baltimore, Maryland, by Turnbull & Murdock. The New Eclectic Magazine was later merged into the Southern Magazine. The Messrs. Turnbul
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 33 (search)
is for duty again. He had a horse killed yesterday by a stray Minnie. I do not know whether he was on him or not. I hope he is able to resume active command of his division and let me return to my brigade. Heth is in command of the troops from Hill's corps on the right, consisting of parts of his own division and Wilcox's. * * [Xx.] Mooresville, N. C., August 25, 1890. See Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume X, page 59, and Volume XV, page 359. To General James H. Lane, Aut Stoneman, then threatening the railroad from Salisbury to Danville. On Sunday, April 16, 1865, Cooke's and Lane's detachments (Seventh and Forty-sixth North Carolina regiments), Lieutenant-Colonel A. C. McAllister commanding, reported to General D. H. Hill, Lee's corps, army of Tennessee, and surrendered with them near Greensboroa, N. C. On the 29th we turned over four-fifths of the arms, retaining one-fifth. Officers were allowed their side-arms. Thirteen (13) commissioned officers and one