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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
adjoining woods, which were occupied by Hood's right and the left of A. P. Hill. The ground through which it would have been necessary to lead the troops in order to concentrate them was rough and difficult, and their march would certainly have been delayed until night. On the other hand, an attack made by a single division would have experienced the same fate as that of Meade. The Confederates, encouraged by this inaction, determined at last, about three o'clock, to take the offensive. Law's brigade attacked the left of Howe's division, posted along the railroad, but it was speedily repulsed with loss; one of its regiments, the Fifty-seventh North Carolina, was almost annihilated, having had two hundred and twenty-four men disabled. In front of Hamilton's Crossing, Birney and Sickles had replaced Meade's and Gibbon's divisions, which had been placed in reserve to recover from their losses. The enemy's artillery had also caused much damage to Doubleday. Despite his forces, th
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
s, and immediately after planted his guns upon the pier, so as to be able to enfilade the decks of the Federal vessels at the first signal. Renshaw rejected the shameful conditions which his subordinate had the weakness to submit to him. But it was too late to recover the ground lost. Nothing remained but to save those vessels that had not fallen into the hands of the enemy with their crews. Whilst the Clifton, the Owasco, the Sachem and the Corypheus were steaming out of Galveston under Law's direction, Renshaw ordered the crew of the Westfield to be transferred to the Boardman, for no effort could avail to save that vessel, and nothing was left but to destroy her. The transfer was accomplished amid some confusion. When nearly completed, Renshaw applied the fifteen-minute match himself, the extreme end of which reached down into the powder-magazine, which was left open; near him was a barrel of turpentine, the head of which had been staved in; the yawl fastened to the vessel wa
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
yard's Division. Brigade, ......; brigade, ..... Reserve Artillery, Hunt. Confederate army. Commander-in-chief, General R. E. Lee. 1st corps, Longstreet. 1st Division, R. H. Anderson. Wright's brigade, Armistead's brigade, Wilcox's brigade, Perry's brigade, Featherstone's brigade, Mahone's brigade. 2d Division, Pickett. Kemper's brigade, Jenkins' brigade, Walker's brigade. 3d Division, Ransom. Brigade, ...... (formerly Ransom's); Cook's brigade. 4th Division, Hood. Law's brigade, Toombs' brigade, G. T. Anderson's brigade, Robertson's brigade, Evans' brigade. 5th Division, McLaws. Howell Cobb's brigade, Barksdale's brigade, Kershaw's brigade, Semmes' brigade, Drayton's brigade. Artillery, Walton. 2d corps, Jackson. 1st Division, A. P. Hill. Field's brigade, Gregg's brigade, Thomas' brigade, Lane's brigade, Archer's brigade, Pender's brigade. 2d Division, D. H. Hill. Rodes' brigade, Iverson's brigade, Doles' brigade (formerly Ripley's), Colq