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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 46 6 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 44 6 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 34 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. 24 2 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 22 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 20 4 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 20 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 14 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 13 3 Browse Search
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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 14: the Richmond campaign. (search)
nsisting of the brigades of Whiting, Hood, and Lawton, which made an aggregate of seven thousand men. There is General Whiting, General Hood, General Lawton, and General I-don't-know-who. I never saching Gordonsville, whither the brigade of General Lawton had gone by railroad, he was arrested for t him. and sent orders to Generals Whiting and Lawton, and to the Brigadiers of his own original divs exhausted, welcome succors arrived under General Lawton. One cause of delay in the arrival of of Jackson, had marched the Georgia brigade of Lawton, nearly four thousand strong. The time had noth enthusiasm and shouted; Huzza for Georgia! Lawton, receiving directions from him, pressed forwarttle, they filled the space between Ewell and Lawton, thus being the third division, counting from of the division of Ewell, and the brigades of Lawton, Winder and Cunningham. These dispositions worced him, by sending the brigades of Trimble, Lawton, Winder and Cunningham; but the difficulties
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 16: second Manassa's. (search)
ier White-Sulphur; while to his right, a mile below, stretched a forest which clothed the ridge overlooking the river on that side. He sent the 13th Georgia from Lawton's brigade across, to occupy the Springs; while Early's brigade, supported by two batteries, was passed over on a ruinous mill-dam a mile below, and occupied the wth to mingle its waters with the Rappahannock. He urged forward, meantime, the construction of a temporary bridge; and, in the afternoon, passed the remainder of Lawton's brigade to the support of Early. But the freshet which had protected his right was now receding. into its banks, and the whole army of Pope was manifestly at masses that they were hurled back before this murderous fire, and the lines re-established. The brigade of Hays from the division of Ewell, now commanded by General Lawton, was first brought to the support of Gregg. The struggle raged until the cartridges of the infantry were in many places exhausted. When Hill sent to the ga
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 17: the campaign in Maryland. (search)
otomac. The division of Ewell, under Brigadier-General Lawton, marched upon the Charlestown turnpikr scourged their right with a resistless fire; Lawton advanced to the attack with artillery and infaer the command of Brigadier-Generals Jones and Lawton, and, after granting his men a few hours' repo, from the division of Ewell (now commanded by Lawton), that they might have a much needed respite dready been described in part. The brigades of Lawton and Trimble were between the Hagerstown road a recalled from this movement to the support of Lawton's brigade, leaving Early to guard the batteriealled from the second line into the first. General Lawton, commanding the division, was severely woueturn to the front and relieve the division of Lawton, and recalled Early with his brigade, to assume river, supported by the shattered remnant of Lawton's brigade, to guard it against the passage of , that of Early, (who was now the successor of Lawton,) and that of D. H. Hill, (which had the day b[1 more...]
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 18: Fredericksburg. (search)
raged in a confused manner within the woods, and the fragments of the line of Hill and of his enemies were mixed in inextricable confusion. It was at this critical moment that General Jackson ordered up his second line. But the Generals commanding it, anticipating his wishes with intelligent zeal, were about to rush into the wavering conflict, when they received his instructions. General Early, whose division covered all the right of A. P. Hill's broken line, threw the Georgia brigade of Lawton, commanded by Colonel Atkinson, directly forward; and then moved the brigade of Walker by its left flank, at a double-quick, until it covered the yawning chasm upon Atkinson's left. The two now dashed for ward upon the confused masses of the enemy, with such a yell as only the Confederate soldiers know how to give. Walker connected his left with the right of Thomas, of Hill's division, who was still showing an unbroken front; and the three brigades swept the intruders in a moment from the