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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
e of their favorite chiefs, Stuart, Jackson, or Lee; at times a division of infantry would even be across that river. At the South-east, General W. H. F. Lee had made an unsuccessful attack, on theso as to watch the course of the river and keep Lee advised of all the movements undertaken by Hooks beginning to feel the effects of the fatigue: Lee was obliged to take this fact into considerationto the whole of Virginia, and not to intercept Lee's communications with Richmond in the most effeand joined Buford again that same evening. W. H. F. Lee, who fully appreciated the importance of thof January under the respective commands of Admirals Lee, DuPont, Bailey, and Farragut; but the lattre-embarked without approaching the enemy. Admiral Lee, thinking that his vessels were too much exon Davis, in pursuance of a desire expressed by Lee, had telegraphed Longstreet to return immediatannock, but the victory had singularly weakened Lee's army. Deprived of Jackson and ten thousand o[29 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
esumed the offensive, and is slowly driving W. H. F. Lee before him, who, while exposing himself in he enemy. During this time the forces of W. H. F. Lee had retired before Buford, who was pressingto use as much vigilance as prudence. Allowing Lee to assume the offensive role, he had to guess he very boundary of the enemy's territory. When Lee had driven Pope's troops, conquered at Manassas hold himself ready to ward off the blows which Lee was about to strike against the most vulnerableering it impossible for him to follow and watch Lee's movements. A fortunate chance, without reliewhich was about to invade the Northern States. Lee's idea was correct: it could not be realized fo whole of which lay between himself and that of Lee, and was marching northward, being greatly in ae was no means of conveying any intelligence to Lee: the passes by which Stuart had calculated to j, where he intended to assist the Third corps. Lee's army, which had been divided for the last eig[73 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Third winter. (search)
nown. On that long line the Southerners have only two cavalry brigades, those of Jones and W. H. F. Lee. commanded by General Lomax and Colonel Beale, with a battery of artillery. The river is guupplies. He halted in that position, for, on the 15th, Halleck had recommended him not to attack Lee on the Rapidan: the storm which was brewing in the West could no longer be averted, and the govertime Tennessee and Kentucky, to bring back Rosecrans' army to the Ohio, and to take advantage of Lee's weakness to crush him before the end of the summer season by a decisive blow. But that audacitest. In fact, by a singular coincidence, at the very moment when Meade had resolved upon action, Lee was preparing, not to retreat, but to take the offensive. A change of position by the Second Fey making him believe that another detachment was leaving the Army of the Potomac for the West. Lee has commenced his movement before Meade. He assigns a double task to his cavalry, which has just
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 6 (search)
ion, Brig.-gen. Trimble. 1st brigade, Brig.-gen. Colston—10th, 23d, 37th Va., 1st, 3d N. C. 2d brigade, Brig.-gen. Paxton, 2d, 4th, 5th, 27th, 33d Va. 3d brigade, Brig.-gen. Nicholls—1st, 2d, 10th, 14th, 15th La. 4th brigade, Brig.-gen. Jones—21st, 42d, 44th, 48th, 50th Va., Engineer Sappers. Second corps Artillery. Reserve artillery, Brig.-gen. Pendleton-Washington Artillery, Alexander's Artillery. Cavalry division. Major-general J. E. B. Stuart. Brigade of Brig.-gen. W. H. F. Lee. Brigade of Fitzhugh Lee. Brigade of Hampton. Brigade of Jones (on the Shenandoah). Effective force of the army of the Potomac before and after the battle of Chancellorsville. date.Present for duty.Present.Absent.Total.Cannon. April 30, 1863 Staff and troops at head quarters3, 7744485 2, 1166,601 Artillery reserve1,6101,7762161,992 First corps17,13019,5956,86226,457 Second corps16,83619,0519,31328,364 Third corps 18,98620,7956,86227,657 Fifth corps15,92018, 2926<
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 7 (search)
4th, 38th N. C. Artillery battalion, Major Poague, 4 batteries. 3d division, Major-general H. Heth. 1st brigade, Archer, 1st, 7th, 14th Tenn., 5th, 13th Batt. Ala. 2d brigade Pettigrew, 11th, 26th, 47th, 52d N. C. 3d brigade Brockenbrough, 40th, 47th, 55th, 22d Batt. Va. 4th brigade Davis, 2d, 11th, 26th, 42d Miss., 55th N. C. Artillery battalion, Lieutenant-colonel Garnett, 4 batteries. Corps artillery, Major McIntosh, McIntosh's and Pegram's battalions; 9 batteries. Cavalry division. Major-General J. E. B. Stuart. 1st brigade, Robertson, 4th, 5th, 59th, 63d N. C. 2d brigade W. Hampton, 1st N. C., 1st, 2d S. C., Cobb's, Davis', and Phillips' Legions. 3d brigade Fitzhugh Lee, 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th Va. 4th brigade W. H. F. Lee, 9th, 10th, 13th, 15th Va., 2d N C. 5th brigade Jones, 6th, 7th, 11th, 12th, 35th Batt. Va. 6th brigade Jenkins, 14th, 16th, 17th, 26th, 34th Batt. Va. Horse artillery, 7 batteries. Independent brigade, Imboden.
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Notes. (search)
on of the decisive battle of Gettysburg we provoked on the causes of Lee's defeat a discussion of this kind, which has been to us of great heow any glossing of the truth. Unfortunately, the printed reports of Lee and his subordinates stop after the battle of Chancellorsville. Hoor the same campaigns, from the following works: Four Years with General Lee, by Colonel Taylor; Personal Reminiscences of General Lee, by thGeneral Lee, by the Rev. J. Wm. Jones; Life of General Lee, by J. Esten Cooke; Pickett and his Men, by W. Harrison; and for that of Vicksburg a narration of thGeneral Lee, by J. Esten Cooke; Pickett and his Men, by W. Harrison; and for that of Vicksburg a narration of the siege by a resident has furnished us with some curious details. Let us quote, in short, among our authors, the most illustrious of all, Geupulously correct: Longstreet, arriving from Gainesville with General Lee, and following the Warrenton turnpike, reached an elevated posittwo corps of the Confederate army at the foot of the hill upon which Lee had posted a portion of his artillery. Kemper's division was on Eva
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
ttery M. 4th U. S. Artillery, Battery E. Detached with General Buford's brigade. Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., May 1-3, 1863. Cavalry not included; only two brigades, Fitz. Lee's and W. H. F. Lee's, were present. First corps. Lieutenant-general Longstreet, with Hood's and Pickett's divisions and Dearing's and Henry's artillery battalions, in South-eastern Virginia. McLaws' division. Major-general Lafayette McLaws. Woffouest, August 4, 1863. Brig.-gen. B. H. Robertson. 4th North Carolina. 5th North Carolina. Jenkins' brigade. Brig.-gen. A. G. Jenkins. 14th Virginia. 16th Virginia. 17th Virginia. 34th Virginia Battln. 36th Virginia Battln. W. H. F. Lee's brigade. Colonel J. R. Chambliss. 2d North Carolina. 9th Virginia. 10th Virginia. 13th Virginia. 15th Virginia. Not Brigaded (?). Imboden's Command. 43d Virginia (Mosby's) Battalion. Stuart Horse Artillery. Captain Tho