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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Records of Longstreet's corps, A. N. V. (search)
to halt and wait further orders. Meanwhile, General Holmes, with six thousand infantry and six batteries, f the enemy's trains passing over Malvern Hill, General Holmes moved his command down the River road about fouiously punished, but bringing off his guns; and General Holmes, seeing the hopelessness of further efforts, wi Confederate army that the enemy had followed after Holmes' retreat at all, and it was therefore always supposken in return. Shortly after the advance of General Holmes, General Magruder was ordered to move to his suhe only arrived at New Market about dusk, after General Holmes had withdrawn, and therefore took no part in thirected, as before explained, to the support of General Holmes' attack. General Magruder was directed to relin support of Armistead, Wright and D. R. Jones. General Holmes, with his division, moved from New Market a sho, to 3,870. Partial returns of Magruder, Huger and Holmes indicate the amount of their losses to be about 3,5
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Letter from General J. E. Johnston. (search)
Letter from General J. E. Johnston. Rev. J. William Jones, D. D., Secretary Southern Historical Society: Dear Sir — In the account of The Seven days fighting published by your Society in the June No. of the Southern Magazine, there are some errors as to the strength of the Army of Northern Virginia in the beginning of June, 1862. As they contradict previous statements of mine, I beg leave to point them out. In the statement of the strength of Holmes' division, at least 4,000 brought by him to the army from Petersburg, June 1st, are omitted; only those brought at the end of the month are referred to — they may have been 6,500. In that of Longstreet's, the strength was near 14,000 June 1st. The six brigades that then joined it had been reduced to 9,000 when they marched, late in August, to Northern Virginia. The cavalry could not have exceeded 3,000, nor the reserve artillery 1,000, June 1st. G. W. Smith's division of five brigades amounted to near 13,000 June 1st; only
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Strength of General Lee's army in the Seven days battles around Richmond. (search)
en General Johnston's narrative assigns to General Holmes. General Johnston says that Ripley's brigaom North Carolina than the number given in General Holmes' official report. General Holmes had unGeneral Holmes had under his command in North Carolina four brigades, which afterwards came to Virginia, and which are nohe troops that came from North Carolina, under Holmes, because that brigade was with the army beforehall, General Ripley's 2,300, and 3,000 of General Holmes', reached Richmond before General Lee commen Days Battles, consisted of those brought by Holmes (9,296), Ripley's brigade (2,366), and Lawton', 9,051; D. H. Hill, 10,000; Magruder, 13,000; Holmes, 6,573; Huger, 8,930; A. P. Hill, 13,000; Whitis probably too large by several thousand; and Holmes' division really was of very little avail in te loss in Huger's division 2,129. The loss in Holmes' division was 51, in Stuart's cavalry 71, and n's command, 6,727; Magruder's command, 2,236; Holmes' division, 51; Stuart's cavalry, 71; reserve a[27 more...]