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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 342 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 333 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 292 10 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 278 8 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 277 5 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 267 45 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 263 15 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 252 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 228 36 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 228 22 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 4 (search)
veil that hid the image of the God-like Lee, Johnston himself passed from us, and beyond that great one's supremest powers, than is furnished by Johnston's great double act of soldiership and statesmtions be communicated to to the family of General Johnston, accompanied by our reverent sympathies. untered in trying to make a politician of General Johnston was very amusing, and in this connection of himself and friends, which illustrated General Johnston's straightforwardness, that provoked burss' description of his last interview with General Johnston was so pathetic as to draw tears from theiful oration on the life and character of General Johnston. Dr. Goodwin's Address. The eloquent and ardent admiration which all had for General Johnston, whose unselfish patriotism and military greatly superior numbers enabled him to flank Johnston with comparative ease and safety whenever he South. Under these distressing circumstances Johnston was recalled by Lee to the command of the arm[10 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 5 (search)
nce guard of our cavalry, and made us know Santa Anna was prepared to give us battle there. Wounded in Mexico. Captain Johnston was ordered to make a reconnoissance of his position. C company of the Rifles (now Third cavalry) was a part of hisusketry, and a few minutes later the order came to fall back to the right and left of the road to let the hearers of Captain Johnston pass by. He had received two severe wounds while making a daring reconnoissance, and was borne back to Plan Del Rio oom to another. Darby's coarse humor was irrepressible. Nothing could stop it, and it gave annoyance especially to Captain Johnston, who was as pure as a woman in word and thought. But he lay quiescent, without any expression of pain, though his wwe were in a delicious climate and luxurious quarters. After getting strength enough to walk to Captain (now Colonel) Johnston's quarters (he had been promoted to the lieutenant-colonelcy of the fine regiment of voltigeurs) I went to see him every
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 6 (search)
., March 28, 1891. A memorable day. General Johnston having removed his headquarters from a poffered my services, which were accepted. General Johnston called me in his office and gave me instrd with great difficulty. On my return to General Johnston's headquarters I found General Whiting's . Our lines were pushed forward rapidly, General Johnston and staff riding in front of his line of m a body of woods on our front and left. General Johnston and staff rode back about two hundred yaerrific. I being in a few yards of where General Johnston sat on his horse, dismounted and stood wiide to side, as if trying to dodge them. General Johnston turned toward him and smiling said: Colonsiderably pressed back and the spot where General Johnston fell to be midway between the line of baton't think you are. I then hastened to General Johnston, and we carried him several miles towards report to General R. E. Lee as courier. General Johnston thanked me for recovering his sword and p[2 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memorial services in Memphis Tenn., March 31, 1891. (search)
irect attack, Sherman again flanked him, and Johnston retired and took a position on the northwest ave gained the victory, but for the fact that Johnston rallied his forces with marvellous speed and ble that the Confederate authorities expected Johnston to perform impossibilities, and that upon hisssville. The policy of Sherman was to compel Johnston to fight in open field or retreat. The polics memoirs that General Grant told me that he (Johnston) was about the only general on that side thatherman and Rosecrans were of the opinion that Johnston was one of the greatest generals of the war. , 1864, by General Sherman advancing upon General Johnston at Dalton, Georgia, with (in my judgment)d from which position in front of Atlanta General Johnston informed the speaker soon after the war tard during a truce to bury the Federal dead. Johnston's losses in this engagement were insignificanuent tribute to the life and character of General Johnston. He told in clear-cut, ringing words of [56 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 26 (search)
rkable historical occurrence of the late war. I determined to ask General Joseph E. Johnston to write his account of it, and now have the pleasure to enclose his reply. In his letter to Mr. Peters, which is dated Washington, September 25th, General Johnston says: I have seen lately what is purported to be an account of General Polk's death, probably that to which you refer, for it is an invention from beginning to end. Bate's division, of Hardee's corps, occupied the summit of Pine Moution he was greatly loved and admired in it, and his death was deeply deplored. We had no signal stations then nor ambulances at Marietta. This disposes of the fable of the deciphering of a Confederate signal by a Federal officer. To General Johnston's letter Mr. Peters adds: Bishop Polk's remains were buried outside the chancel-rail of Christ Church, Augusta, Ga. A large and ornate mural tablet in his memory was erected in the church near the chancel. The inscription is in letter
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General R. E. Lee's war-horses, Traveller and Lucy long. (search)
er and Lucy long. The following communication from Major Thomas L. Broun, Charleston, Kanawha county, West Virginia, appeared in the Richmond Dispatch August 10, 1886: In view of the fact that great interest is felt in the monument about to be erected to General Lee, and that many are desirous that his war-horse should be represented in the monument, and as I once owned this horse, I herewith give you some items respecting this now famous war-horse, Traveller. He was raised by Mr. Johnston, near the Blue Sulphur Springs, in Greenbrier county, Virginia (now West Virginia); was of the Gray Eagle stock, and, as a colt, took the first premium under the name of Jeff Davis at the Lewisburg fairs for each of the years 1859 and 1860. He was four years old in the spring of 1861. When the Wise legion was encamped on Sewell mountain, opposing the advance of the Federal Army under Rosecranz, in the fall of 1861, I was major to the Third regiment of infantry in that legion, and my br