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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1,296 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 470 0 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 418 0 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. 404 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 359 1 Browse Search
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ruary, 1861—that they desired no convention even to consider the propriety of secession. But after the newly-elected President's Springfield speech, after the widespread belief that the Federal government had attempted to reinforce Sumter in the face of a promise to evacuate it, and especially after President Lincoln's requisition on the governor to furnish troops for what Governor Magoffin, of Kentucky, called the wicked purpose of subduing sister Southern States,—a requisition that Governor Jackson, of Missouri, in a superflux of unlethargic adjectives, denounced as illegal, unconstitutional, revolutionary, inhuman, diabolical,—there was a rapid change in the feelings of the people. Strong union sentiment was changed to a fixed determination to resist coercion by arms if necessary. So rapid was the movement of public events, and so rapid was the revolution in public sentiment, that just three months after the State had refused even to consider the question of secession, a conve<
. The next battle in Virginia was at Slash church, near Hanover Court House, on the 27th of May. This, with the exception of one regiment, was purely a North Carolina fight. The Confederate force, one brigade and two attached companies, was commanded by Gen. L. O'B. Branch, of North Carolina, and of the seven regiments present all were from the same State except the Forty-fifth Georgia, Col. T. M. Hardeman. This brigade, after its engagements around New Bern, had been ordered to join Jackson in the valley, but on its way was stopped at Hanover Court House, and kept on lookout duty there. General McClellan, expecting General McDowell to join him in a movement on Richmond, threw forward his right wing under Gen. Fitz John Porter to crush Branch's force out of his path. Porter had in his command Morell's division and Warren's brigade. Branch's force consisted of his own brigade—the Seventh North Carolina, Col. R. P. Campbell, the Eighteenth, Col. R. H. Cowan; the Twenty-eight
ed lines, being otherwise engaged. The plan of the battle was for Jackson to strike the right flank of the Federal intrenchments, while A. P. Hill attacked in front. Jackson was, however, unavoidably delayed, and A. P. Hill, not waiting for his co-operation, attacked impetuously sion sent to reinforce him, awaited the attack of the divisions of Jackson, A. P. Hill, Longstreet, Whiting and D. H. Hill. The battle that ent fighter. D. H. Hill, on the extreme Confederate left, and General Jackson, between him and A. P. Hill, moved their divisions against the at Cold Harbor. Manuscript Monograph on General Hill's Life. General Jackson had this to say of the attack of these brigades: In advancing been expected that General Huger would engage Slocum, and that General Jackson would attack the Federal right, while Longstreet pressed the front. However, both Jackson and Huger found it impracticable to reach the ground in time. Hence Longstreet alone struck the blow in which a
rusted lieutenant, the justly celebrated Stonewall Jackson, with two divisions—his own (so-called),clear that the peninsula was being evacuated, Jackson was reinforced by the division of A. P. Hill.n came. Having received information, reports Jackson, that only a part of General Pope's army wases that he did not intend for Banks to attack Jackson with his corps, but, as the Confederates advar. After the battle at Cedar mountain, General Jackson moved his command to the vicinity of Gord Lee, accompanying Longstreet's corps, joined Jackson, and on the 21st, the Confederate army moved The puzzled Federals had been searching for Jackson, and now that they had found him, they wantede of battle swayed forward and backward. General Jackson had ordered his brigade commanders not toven off the entire field. In the advance of Jackson, Archer's, Thomas' and Pender's brigades actihe Federal army retreated toward Fairfax, and Jackson was sent in pursuit over the Little River roa[15 more...]
d this, General Halleck prevented it. So, General Jackson, General McLaws and General Walker were susage, he received all his orders through General Jackson. This fact seems to have been overlookedoper that I should receive that order through Jackson, and not through Lee. I have now before me this check to the movement of the Federals gave Jackson and his comrades time to receive the surrendeent of this beautiful place, the divisions of Jackson, McLaws and Walker had co-operated. McLaws, nd one or two privates were also struck. General Jackson moved by way of the Winchester & Harper's Jackson's Report. After a brief rest, Jackson and Walker started to join their commander. he battle when they were sorely needed. When Jackson and Walker reported for position, General Lee, Hooker's corps, worn from its struggle with Jackson, withdrew up the Hagerstown pike. General LonGen. A. P. Hill's division was ordered by General Jackson to drive these forces across the Potomac.[10 more...]
ls and ridges just back of Fredericksburg. His line extended parallel to the river, and stretched from a point just across from Falmouth to Hamilton's crossing, a distance of about three miles. His left was under Longstreet, and his right under Jackson. R. H. Anderson's division formed the extreme left of Longstreet. His line reached from Taylor's hill to the foot of Marye's hill. There, in the famous sunken road behind a stone wall, Cobb's brigade of McLaws' division was posted. On the leover in boats under cover of a fearful cannonade from 147 guns on Stafford hills. After Barksdale was withdrawn, the right grand division crossed on the pontoon bridges. Burnside ordered Franklin's grand division to attack the position held by Jackson. Reynolds' corps was selected, and he advanced Meade's division, supported on the right by Gibbon's division; and then, when Meade was fired upon on his left, Doubleday's division was advanced to Meade's left. Meade's attack fell first on Lane
ve toward Anderson's position at midnight on the 30th, and Jackson to move at dawn. General Jackson reached Anderson's hastyGeneral Jackson reached Anderson's hasty works at 8 o'clock, and at once prepared to advance the whole Confederate force. Gen. R. F. Hoke's North Carolina brigade oour regiments and one battalion remained with Early. With Jackson there moved four North Carolina brigades and two regimentsength of his position and his superiority of numbers. General Jackson was therefore sent with his corps, on the 2d, to assaifront, principally where Hancock lay. At 6 o'clock, General Jackson advanced. D. H. Hill's division, under Rodes, held tnt lines. It was during this change in his lines that General Jackson, one of the pillars of Lee's success, was wounded by tf the road, the Eighteenth and Twenty-eighth on the left. Jackson meant to push his attack immediately on with these fresh le line moved forward shortly after daylight, with Remember Jackson as a watchword. The breastworks, where the night attack s
. The men under Wood were exposed to a hot fire on approaching the boat, and, after boarding, they became at once engaged in a desperate hand-to-hand cutlass and pistol fight with the Underwriter's crew. Wood finally captured the vessel, but had to burn it. Few more daring deeds than this were done during the war. On the 28th of January, Gen. J. G. Martin, commanding the Forty-second regiment, Col. J. E. Brown; the Seventeenth regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Lamb; a cavalry force under Colonel Jackson and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeffords, four pieces of the Ellis battery of Moore's battalion (accompanied by the major), and Paris' battery, set out from Wilmington to attack the garrison at Newport barracks, near Shepherdsville. That post was defended by the Ninth Vermont regiment, a Massachusetts heavy battery, and two companies of cavalry. On the 2d of February, General Martin made the attack successfully and captured the barracks, several guns, 70 or 80 prisoners, and many stores. T
ia Morrison, sister of Mrs. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson; the second Rosalie Chunn, of Asheville; the g, and won the unstinted praises of Early and Jackson by the prompt and vigorous manner in which heeven years old. In his last battle under Stonewall Jackson, Chancellorsville, he and his North Caros under heavy fire. At Chancellorsville, General Jackson, after receiving his fatal wound, recogni your ground, sir. This last command of Stonewall Jackson's was obeyed; and more, for in General Lignified and modest. So reserved was he that Jackson knew him only by his gallantry in battle, thethe officer who should take the place of Stonewall Jackson. However that may be, General Lee wroteespecially commended to my notice by Lieutenant-General Jackson, in a message sent to me after he wd to General Lee the stratagem of reinforcing Jackson in the valley, to keep back reinforcements for McClellan while Jackson should move rapidly and strike the Federal flank, and that Whiting volunt