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William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 94 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 46 18 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 38 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 35 9 Browse Search
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. 33 1 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 23 5 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 0 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 11 3 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 9 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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nd in consideration of the small number of troops at my disposal, and the uncertainty as to the point against which the enemy would hurl the immense force he had massed in town, I deemed it proper that the regiments should remain as they then were, and a wait the happening of events. Very soon, however, the enemy came out from his hiding place and moved in three columns and three lines of battle--twenty thousand strong — against the positions held by my brigade. At the same instant Col. Humphreys was assailed on the left, Cols.Hulder and Carter and the Louisiana regiment on the right, and Col. Griffin in the centre. After a determined and bloody resistance, by Col. Griffin and the Washington artillery, the enemy, fully twenty to one, succeeded in getting possession of Marye's hill. At all other points he was triumphantly repulsed. But seeing the line broken at this point, I ordered the 13th, 17th and the Louisiana regiment to fall back to the crest of Lee's hill, to prevent th