lleghany Springs, October 3, 1873.
My dear General. Mr. Marrin has referred to me your letter of the 19th ulto.
I give you, with pleasure, some of the dates you refer to.
I arrived at Petersburg from Weldon (where I had been ordered to from Charleston to await orders) on or about the 14th May, ‘64.
Finding that General Pickett was very ill from fever, I ordered Genl. Whiting, then at Wilmington, to come at once to Petersburg to assume command, while I moved to Drury's Bluff, where General Hoke temporarily commanded.
General W. arrived at about noon on the 13th, & after about one hour's conference with him & leaving with him some written general instructions, I started for Drury's Bluff accompanied by 3 regiments of Colquitt's brigade & part of Col. Baker's Regiment of Cavalry.
When we arrived at Swift Creek I was informed by one of my aids just returning from Richmond that he had met some of Butler's Federal troops on their way to attack Drury's Bluff.
I therefore diverg
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Hamilton, Col. D. H., 237.
Hampton Roads Conference, by Hon. John H. Reagan, 68.
Hare, Lt., killed, 357.
Hare's Hill, Battle of, 175
Harpers' Ferry, Capture of, 254.
Harris, Col. David Bullock 6.
Harrison, Capt., C. Shirley, 139, 285.
Hatchers Run. Battle of, 175.
Hayes, R. B., 163, 321.
Hensley, Major J. O., 139.
Hill, Gen. A. P., 255.
Hill, Gen. D. H., 107, 156.
Hill, Major J. C., 14.
Hobson, Col. Edwin L., 105.
Hoke, Col. W. J., 258, 261.
Holmes, Gen. J. H.,4, 215.
Hopkins, George, 377.
Howletts, Charge at, 12.
Hunter, R. M. T., Sketch of, 193.
Hyman, Col. J. H., 263.
Iverson, Gen., Alfred, 165.
Jackson, Gen. T. J., His Career and Character, 91; his corps, English estimate of, 92: fatal wounding of, 256; incidents in his life at West Point, 309; in a duel, 312; death of, 328.
Jenkins, Gen. M, 7.
Johnson, Gen. B. R., 13, 19, 90.
Johnson, Gen. B. T., 173.
Johnson, Gen., Edward, 170.