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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, chapter 7 (search)
s order as far as I could to all commanders of troops. This was done, and a general advance being made, the enemy were swept from the field and the pursuit only stopped by nightfall, and the exhaustion of our troops. The batteries of Crenshaw, Johnson, Braxton, and Pegram were actively engaged, Crenshaw and Johnson pretty well knocked to pieces. Pegram, with indomitable energy and earnestness of purpose, though having lost 47 men and many horses at Mechanicsville, had put his battery in condJohnson pretty well knocked to pieces. Pegram, with indomitable energy and earnestness of purpose, though having lost 47 men and many horses at Mechanicsville, had put his battery in condition for this fight also. Lee's official report of this battle was not written until eight months afterward, during which period Jackson's great military genius had manifested itself undimmed by any spell; and with increasing brilliancy on the fields of Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, and Fredericksburg. There was, most wisely and properly, every disposition to ignore and forget the disappointments felt during the Seven Days, and the facts are glossed over wit
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 11: second Manassas (search)
Chapter 11: second Manassas The situation, Aug. 15. Lee's plan. how it failed. a Federal scouting party. Pope Escapes. Stuart's raid. storm frustrates efforts. Lee plans his move. Ropes's criticism. Jackson's march. Aug. 26 Manassas captured. destruction of stores. Pope's move. Lee and Longstreet's march. Pope blunders. Jackson's move. orders captured. Johnson's skirmish. Pope at a loss. Ewell attacks King. hard fighting. losses. Thoroughfare Gap. flanking the Gap. the opposing forces. Sigel's attack. Reno's and Kearny's attack. Hooker's and Reno's attack. Grover's brigade. Porter's corps. Pope versus Porter. Kearny and Reno attack. Longstreet takes position. Longstreet meets King. Pope is misled. Lee awaits attack. the forces. the lines. a surprise. Longstreet comes in. the Henry House Hill. night and rain. no pursuit. Centreville turned. affair at Ox Hill. Stevens and Kearny. casualties. the ammunition supply. Gen. Lee ha
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 13: Sharpsburg or Antietam (search)
Hays452892336 Total1961106401342 A. P. Hill's Div. Branch241544182 Archer22161183 Gregg381882228 Pender12103115 Field Field's not engaged. Thomas Thomas's brigade absent. Total966066708 J. R. Jones's Div. Winder117788 Johnson, B. T. Johnson made no brigade report, but losses have been estimated to conform to the division report.36116152 Taliaferro41132173 Starke8118917287 Total16951417700 D. H. Hill's Div. Ripley110506124740 Garland46210187443 Rodes111Johnson made no brigade report, but losses have been estimated to conform to the division report.36116152 Taliaferro41132173 Starke8118917287 Total16951417700 D. H. Hill's Div. Ripley110506124740 Garland46210187443 Rodes111289225625 Anderson64299202565 Colquitt129518184831 Hill's Art430337 Total46418529253241 Reserve Artillery347 Cavalry1045661 Agg. Jackson's Corps93841279946059 Grand Aggregate Confed.19249381230413,609 Federal casualties. Maryland campaign KILLEDWOUNDEDMISSINGTOTAL Cavalry Affairs, Sept. 3-2012522084 Boonsboro or South Mountain, Sept.143251,403851,813 Crampton's Pass, Sept. 141134182533 Harper's Ferry, Sept. 14-154417312,34712,564 Sharpsburg, Sept. 16-182,7089,54975312,41
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 16: Gettysburg: the first day (search)
rps. Ewell Early6,943 Hays, Smith, Hoke, Gordon Johnson5,564 Stuart, Walker, Nichols, Jones Rodes8,454 Dan marched on the 3d, Rodes on the 4th, and Early and Johnson on the 5th. Longstreet's reserve — the Washington Valley. Rodes moved to Berryville, while Early and Johnson advanced upon Winchester, and, on the 13th and 14thme corps under Jackson 13 months before. Early and Johnson, advancing upon Winchester, made 70 miles in three Laws were starting to follow, when they encountered Johnson's division of the 2d corps cutting in from the leftof being renewed, Lee took no action. Meanwhile, Johnson's division, closely followed by Anderson's, had reamile to the east. Ewell's report says:— Before Johnson could get up, the enemy was reported moving to outft informed of this, and was again about to despatch Johnson on his errand when orders arrived from Lee to draw fatally extended Lee's left flank. About midnight, Johnson's division was moved around the base of Culp's Hill
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 17: Gettysburg: second day (search)
37 infantry brigades were absent; four more (Johnson's division), were out of position east of Cul force the enemy to take the aggressive. Had Johnson's division been brought back from its isolatehe intrenchments upon Culp's Hill in front of Johnson's division of Ewell's corps, who had been alll, as before told, was ordered to attack with Johnson's division when he heard the sound of Longstrlaces and involved much delay. Only three of Johnson's four brigades moved to the attack. His off who got possession only of empty trenches. Johnson's other brigades found the trenches in front d, and the abattis and obstructions in front, Johnson's line was halted at irregular distances, andntended to support, had already ceased. Like Johnson's division, Early was also short of one brigathe following details: — . . . As soon as Johnson became warmly engaged, which was a little beflf. We have already seen that he had allowed Johnson's division to remain all day so far from the [6 more...]
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 18: Gettysburg: third day (search)
The plan of the day. Johnson Reenforced. Johnson's battle. Lee joins Longstreet. a discussiotime. The latter during the night reenforced Johnson with two brigades from Rodes's and one from EThe two brigades sent from Rodes to reenforce Johnson were taken from the new position discovered b we may best here give briefly the outcome of Johnson's battle. He had been ordered by Ewell to t be gotten into their positions before noon. Johnson, however, was himself attacked by the enemy a us we had heard all the morning the noise of Johnson's combats. My 75 guns had all been carefulremarked that he had thought it possible that Johnson's division in the Federal rear might have gaicess. Evidently he was not yet informed that Johnson, about noon, had withdrawn to a defensive posbalance came up. Here it met two regiments of Johnson's division, returning from Staunton, where th7330 Jones5830261421 Latimer's Arty.104050 Johnson's Div.2291,2693751,873 Confederate casual
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 19: battle of Chickamauga (search)
gave the division of Hindman of Polk's corps, Johnson's division, Buckner's corps, and the five bri from left to right: Baird of the 14th corps, Johnson of the 20th, Palmer of the 21st, Reynolds of re wing, and, consent being given, had formed Johnson's division with Fulton and McNair in front, w had further reduced his force by sending Bushrod Johnson with two brigades, 2500 men, to Knoxvilleht loss until he connected about sundown with Johnson's division of the 14th corps, which had formetry and artillery, until after the arrival of Johnson's and Gracie's brigades, which will be referr the river, and, hearing of the coming of Bushrod Johnson's and Gracie's brigades, he decided to awlready been postponed to await the arrival of Johnson's brigades, Leadbetter and Longstreet rode onecond thought Longstreet ordered the recall. Johnson begged to be allowed to go on, as also did Je The casualties in Gracie's brigade162 In Johnson's they were60 And in other commands they [11 more...]
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 20: battle of the Wilderness (search)
er 54 Guns FieldJenkinsAndersonLawGregg Benning 2D corps. Ewell, Early EarlyHaysPegramGordonJohnstonLong 70 Guns JohnsonWalker, Jr.SteuartJonesStafford RodesDanielRamseurDolesBattle 3D corps. Hill Anderson, R. H.PerrinMahoneHarrisWrightWuns. These included Pickett's division of Longstreet's corps, say 5000 men, which rejoined Longstreet about June 1, and Johnson's brigade of Early's division, which was returned to the division on May 6. To recapitulate, the forces under Grant'sion, and answered only with direct orders to Gordon to proceed immediately to make the attack, taking one other brigade, Johnson's, to support his attack. Strange to say, the situation had not changed. The attack took place just as the sun sank back to his place in the Federal line, and then forming his division on the right of Kershaw, he proceeded to intrench. Johnson's division formed on his right and Early's division, now under Gordon, in reserve. The fighting along the lines lasted
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 21: the movement against Petersburg (search)
ury's Bluff and down to the Bermuda Hundreds lines, which had been held by Bushrod Johnson's division, but had been abandoned the night of the 15th when Beauregard hPickett's division entirely regained our lines which had been abandoned by Bushrod Johnson. During these three days, the 15th, 16th, and 17th, Beauregard, while dzed that he would need every available man to defend the city, and he ordered Johnson to leave only Gracie's brigade in his lines, and to come to Petersburg with the rest of his division. Johnson brought about 3500 men, which, with Hoke, gave Beauregard in the morning an effective force of about 14,000 infantry. During the nito assault with a strong column. By that time Kershaw's division had relieved Johnson's, taking its place in the trenches. Hoke, Wise, and none of the artillery cos corps says of the day:— We arrive in Petersburg and Kershaw relieves Bushrod Johnson's division, Field taking position on Kershaw's right. A feeble attack is
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 22: the Mine (search)
P. Hill with Wilcox's and Mahone's division, supported by Johnson's, to meet it. With Wilcox's division, he obstructed the aen the Weldon road, by at least a mile. With Mahone's and Johnson's divisions, he passed through a gap carelessly left betweles of lines about Petersburg but three divisions (Hoke's, Johnson's, and Mahone's), about 18,000 men, most of the rest of his army being 20 miles away. Hoke and Johnson held from the Appomattox on the left to a little beyond the mine. Mahone held follow up the surprise to be given by the explosion under Johnson's division. That it should be the more complete, for two ich they surveyed from the windows of the Gee house, where Johnson made headquarters, on the Jerusalem Plank road, near Haskewith Sanders's brigade, the 61st N. C. and the 17th S. C.; Johnson attacked on the right with the 23d S. C. and the remainingram's battery out of 30 Present 22278 Including these, Johnson reports the casualties in his division (Elliott, Wise, Ran
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