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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 718 4 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 564 12 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 458 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 458 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 376 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 306 2 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 280 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 279 23 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 237 5 Browse Search
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence 216 6 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Last days of the army of Northern Virginia. (search)
orce would reach it first and intervene between Lee and Lynchburg road, which was the only outlet lnd several train loads of supplies sent to feed Lee's army. Our infantry was not yet up, and worn had been the subject of discussion between General Lee and his corps commanders. While Gordon wase engaged up to the 9th, it is safe to estimate Lee's effective cavalry at between two thousand andrms, and the losses were 12,000, it would leave Lee, 24,000 of his line of battle strength of all aed for artillery and cavalry, and it would give Lee 19,300, or if we include Walker's command, 20,7flanks and rear of his army, while Gordon and Fitz Lee attempted to cut out. General Lee, in his repis that 22,633 small arms were surrendered; and Lee did not carry many extra muskets around on wagohen grant began his final operations. Besides, Lee lost some field pieces at Five Forks, when the rous, therefore, to ask anybody to believe that Lee surrendered at Appomattox more field pieces tha[64 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Appomattox Courthouse. (search)
lines of the two armies. This letter of General Lee was dated April 8th. Colonel Marshall contio me General Grant's reply to the letter of General Lee of April 8th, declining to meet General Leethe subsequent arrangement of a meeting between Lee and Grant at McLean's house. He said: The McLean House. General Lee directed me to find a suitable place for the meeting. I rode forwahe orderly who had accompanied me to direct General Lee and Colonel Babcock, of General Grant's stad: About 25,000. General Grant turned to General Lee and said: General, will that be enough? General Lee replied: More than enough. Thereupon General Grant said to General Sheridan, Directy of his letter made by Colonel Parker, and General Lee had signed the answer, Colonel Parker handes sword, because he did not wish to detain General Lee, until he could send back to his wagons, wh Memorable closing scenes. At last General Lee took leave of General Grant, saying he woul[27 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.34 (search)
Feeding General Lee's army. [from the Washington Post, January 25, 1894.] A New version of an incident of the surrender at Appomattox. Editor of the Was Post: The incidents connected with the order for the issue of rations to General Lee's army at the time of the arrangement of the details of the surrender, as gicommissary, and was present in the room during the interview between him and General Lee. After the terms of the surrender had been agreed upon, General Lee said toGeneral Lee said to General Grant: General, I would like my army fed. General Grant turned to me, as his chief commissary, and said: Colonel, feed the Confederate army. I asked: How many men are there? General Grant asked: How many men have you, General Lee? General Lee replied, Our books are lost; our organizations are broken up; the comGeneral Lee replied, Our books are lost; our organizations are broken up; the companies are mostly commanded by noncommissioned officers; we have nothing but what we have on our backs— Interrupting him in this train of thought, I suggested, i
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.37 (search)
knew too well the troops they were opposing, and that Lee had taught them too often the necessity of prudence, crossing. But General Meade was too much in fear of Lee's troops to attack, and he only made an effort when hof this great struggle I am struck with the fact that Lee's army, although it received its first check here aftem, thereby evidencing their entire confidence in General Lee, which they ever continued to have. But we werbeen recalled from the West, where he was sent by General Lee to assist that army, our troops were soon ready tt our troops with gallant A. P. Hill in the lead, General Lee having anticipated this movement, and there commeand pass on to Richmond, but the ever watchful eye of Lee had arranged things differently, and the advance of Wve here the conduct of Grant in contrast with that of Lee as exhibited in the memorable struggle in the Wildern a certain line which had been seized by Hancock, General Lee, with that promptness characteristic of the great
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.38 (search)
War's bravest deeds. [from the Richmond, Va., dispatch, January 30, 1894.] The heroism of private Chew Coleman, of Crenshaw's Battery, at Spotsylvania Courthouse, May, 1864. In the desperate battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, in May, 1864, when Grant and Lee were approaching Richmond on parallel lines, the Crenshaw Battery, of Pegram's Battalion, Army of Northern Virginia, was ordered by General Harry Heth to change its position to another part of the field. While the guns were being limbered up, General Jubal Early rode up and asked the captain of the company where he was going. The captain pointed to the position assigned him, when General Early asked him who had ordered him to go there. The captain replied, General Heth. Well, says General Early, if he has ordered you there, you would better go, but I don't see how you will ever get there. 'Twas a pretty warm place to have called forth such a remark from General Early. The guns were pulled out, the cannoneers moun
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Strategic points. (search)
eld of accident. Had Stuart been in touch with Lee, and the Confederate commander furnished with t August testify of Pope's anxiety to retain and Lee's determination to wrest from him this stragetidiers followed his standard. Against this host Lee could oppose but 52,625 ill-fed and poorly-cladnemy. Grant made three desperate assaults on Lee's works; the attack was made in the forenoon. lvern Hill—the strongest position in his line. Lee's forces were 69,762, and in this, as in othersbattle of Cold Harbor conditions were reversed— Lee was behind the defenses, his army about 49,000.pper fords and menaced the Confederate left. Lee's army numbered 57,117. Matters to others thand rear of Lee's depleted army. The genius of Lee seemed to have been inspired, for by some meansral army was sent with the finest army to crush Lee, yet he failed, and Chancellorsville and the Wid Manassas was evacuated. On the retirement of Lee's army to Fredericksburg in the fall of 1862, a[15 more...]<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
. Johnston, 314. Humphreys, cited, General, 61. Indian Poll Bridge, 327 Jackson, Major C. L., 304. Jackson, Gen. T J.; his system of combine, 38, 118; a Ride for him, 206; his widow described, 340. Jackson, Mrs. T. J., 340. Jackson and Lee, Characters of, 23. Jericho Ford, 318. Johnson, Gen., Edward, 239, 372. Johnston, Gen. J. E., 148; his campaign in Georgia, 314, 325, 354. Johnston, Capt. C. S. Navy, J. W., 291. Jones, M. D, Ll. D , Joseph, 1. Jones, Major-Gen., Samb, Mrs., The heroine of Confederate Point, 289, 258 Lane, Gen. James H., 116. Landmark, Norfolk, Va., cited, 322. Last Battle of the War, 226. Last Blood of the War, The, 343. Lebby, Capt., 268. Leech, Capt., John, W. T., 160. Lee and Jackson, Characters of, 23. Lee, Gen. R. E., grandeur of the character of, 96; at Appomattox, 353; his army, how last fed, 359, 360. Lee, Lieut.-Gen. S. D., Address of, 189. Letcher Battery, 373. Lewis, Owen, 343. Lorena, The Song,