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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 895 3 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) 706 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 615 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 536 38 Browse Search
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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 414 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 393 5 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 376 16 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Jackson's Valley campaign of 1862. (search)
er part of Virginia west of the Alleghanies, and the subsequent efforts of Generals Floyd and Wise, and still later of General Lee, availed only to prevent further encroachments of the enemy — not to regain the lost territory. When, therefore, Ge, and that all the forces operating along the line of the Alleghanies southwest of Winchester, and lately commanded by General Lee, should be concentrated under his command. This would have given him 15,000 or 16,000 men, the least force with whicht. His own brigade was promptly sent to him, and one of the brigades of Loring's troops (General Loring had succeeded General Lee) reached him early in December. Subsequently two more brigades under General Loring himself were added, but all theses of the mountains, with even a greatly superior force, was to risk defeat. On the 28th of April Jackson applied to General Lee, then acting as Commander-in-Chief under President Davis, for a reinforcement of five thousand men, which addition to
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
presided, Rev. Dr. W. N. Pendleton (the life-long friend of Lee and his Chief of Artillery during the war) offered the prayeced General Joseph E. Johnston as the life-long companion of Lee, his fellow-cadet at West Point, his sharer in the strugglesthe fact that he was the companion and friend of our beloved Lee from youth till God took him away, and expressed his gratitu of the Lee Memorial Association. The very day on which General Lee died this association was organized by Confederate soldiing in strictest regard to the wishes of the Lee family. Mrs. Lee herself suggested as the artist Mr. Edward V. Valentine, of Richmond, whose bust of General Lee made the year before his death had given such entire satisfaction. Mrs. Lee also apprMrs. Lee also approved of Valentine's design of the recumbent figure. The completed figure in marble has not only given the highest satisfactlentine's genius — this fitting monument to deck the tomb of Lee. The Association have raised in all $22,000, and they now ne
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reminiscences of the campaign of 1864 in Virginia. (search)
of his column reached the point where stood General Lee, like a pillar of cloud, the only remaining It was thrown into line in the presence of General Lee on the left of the road. I shall not attems brought to the attention of mankind — was General Lee. The conception of his appearance in my mid left regiments, I sent a staff officer to General Lee with instructions to say that I had driven be relieved. Judging from this reply that General Lee supposed that my command had exhausted its the only troops on the left of the road. General Lee's line was now thoroughly established, and ave been decisive of the campaign. That of General Lee might have ended as did the battle of Chanc threw him on the defensive. The effort of General Lee was still to come. The plan of attack was t quarter was impending. I communicated to General Lee the information I had received, and began t Captain L. R. Terrell was sent in haste to General Lee to explain the situation and ask for help, [4 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gettysburg. (search)
till further confirm the notion that it was General Lee's intention to attack on Virginia soil. Reered to return to the main command, because General Lee had been informed that the Federal army hadut that General Longstreet returned answer: General Lee's orders are to attack up the Emmettsburg rwar. When I had the brief interview with General Lee before mentioned, he did not appear to be pmuch better results would have followed. General Lee, in his report, says: Longstreet was directw, but from what he knew were the orders of General Lee, that Longstreet should occupy, for my lineohnston was ordered to so. This I know, for General Lee himself told me. But when Major Johnston, wwhich made them eager to try to do whatever General Lee ordered. It was a charge upon the enemy'pear to have been perfectly satisfactory to General Lee; and as the same causes were in existence wI saw the advance. It is intimated here by General Lee that if he had known that our artillery amm[47 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Operations of Second South Carolina regiment in campaigns of 1864 and 1865. (search)
uffering terribly; they and the battery keeping up a well directed fire to the right oblique until the enemy gave way. General Lee now appeared on our left, leading Hood's brigade. We rejoined our brigade on the right of the Plank road, and again a could not reach Richmond by that route, rolled on towards the Pamunkey. He made a feint at Northanna bridge, but finding Lee ready for him, continued his march for the Peninsula. The regiment did good service at this point, four companies holding the bridge successfully against a large force of the enemy. Grant still rolling on by his left flank, Lee marched by his right to be ready to confront him whenever he should offer battle. This he did again at Cold Harbor, about the 1st of Junphart, Major. The regiment remained at Smithfield for some weeks, reorganizing and drilling, and then marched to join General Lee. At Raleigh we heard rumors of his surrender, which were not believed; but soon after they were confirmed by straggle
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The wounding and death of General J. E. B. Stuart-several errors corrected. (search)
ts transmission by that line. Colonel Fontaine, with several members of his family, and Mrs. Stuart were that morning (the 12th) at the depot doing all in their power to relieve the many wounded and dying who had been started to Richmond by General Lee, but captured by the Yankees while on their way and left by them at Beaver Dam, two days before. While there, at about twelve o'clock, Colonel Fontaine received the dispatch, which read as follows: General Stuart has been seriously wounded; cport to the officer next to him in rank, that I did not now presume to disregard his order; and the more so, because I saw that Dr. Fontaine, Major Venable, Lieutenant Garnett, and several of his couriers, were attending him. I remained with General Fit. Lee until the next morning, when he sent me to the city to see General Bragg, and I had an opportunity to spend an hour with my General. More than any brother did I love him; greater loss I have never known. Thus closes the sad account from
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Hampton's report of the battle of Trevylian's depot and subsequent operations. (search)
station on the Central railroad, whilst General Fitz. Lee camped the same night near Louisa Courthd, I determined to attack him at daylight. General Lee was ordered to attack on the road leading f. Soon after these dispositions were made, General Lee sent to inform me that he was moving out toily back, and I hoped to effect a junction with Lee's division at Clayton's store in a short time. rrect. The brigade which had been engaging General Lee having withdrawn from his front, passed hised them in front, driving them back against General Lee, who was moving up to Trevylian's, and capte were all recaptured by General Rosser and General Lee; the latter taking in addition four caissonme during the night. The next day at 12 M. General Lee reported to me, and his division was placede all handsomely repulsed. In the meantime General Lee had, by my directions, reinforced Butler's line, under the immediate command of Major-General Fitz. Lee, charged the works of the enemy, who,[5 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Engagement at Sappony church-report of General Wade Hampton. (search)
attack them at Sappony church, asking him at the same time to place the infantry at Reams' station and to order Major-General Fitz. Lee to take position near there. These dispositions were made by the General-Commanding, and in the meantime my comtoway river. I had not heard one word of the result of the fight at Reams' station, nor did I know the position of Major-General Lee or of the enemy. At 9 o'clock on the morning of the 30th of June I received a note directed to the Commanding officer Stony creek depot, from General Fitz. Lee, saying that he was still pursuing the enemy, capturing prisoners, &c., and that he was five miles from Nottoway river on the Hicksford road. The note went on say that General Lee thought the enemy afteGeneral Lee thought the enemy after crossing the river will try to cross the railroad at Jarratt's depot, and he wished all the available force sent to that point to intercept their march until he gets up. I immediately moved my command in the direction of Jarratt's depot, but when
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Detailed Minutia of soldier life. (search)
eir rear. It was easy to recognize at once General Lee. He rode slowly, calmly along. As he passLooking up, the survivors saw with surprise General Lee approaching. He was entirely alone, and rojourney greatly refreshed. It seems that General Lee pursued the road which the survivors chose,tox to Richmond. The incidents introducing General Lee are peculiarly interesting, and while the wost at once the men on the porch recognized General Lee and his son. They were accompanied by otherelay they entered and approached the house, General Lee preceding the others. Satisfied that it wae right and rear of the house, the voice of General Lee overhauled them thus: Where are you men goiout, addressed the soldiers: Ain't that old General Lee? Yes, General Lee and his son and other ofGeneral Lee and his son and other officers come to dine with you, they replied. Well, she said, he ain't no better than the men that f Well, then, he said, it must be true that General Lee has surrendered. The solemnity of the rema
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Notes on the final campaign of April, 1865. (search)
till late in the day. Colonel Fairfax received me, and conducted me and the two regiments through Petersburg to General Longstreet, who was beyond the creek at General Lee's headquarters on Cox's road; this I think is the name of the road. When near the headquarters, General Longstreet met us, and ordered me to advance on the left pull the guns into position until the enemy were prepared to drive it away from the position. The enemy's line was in the edge of the woods, some mile beyond General Lee's headquarters, with batteries near; nothing between. We went to the position indicated, which was about six or eight hundred yards from the enemy's line in ith the enemy close up. Its organization was perfect, and it was not at all demoralized. I saw many men with tears streaming from their eyes when it was known that Lee had surrendered. They gathered in groups and debated the question whether we should not cut our way out and escape. Most of them were in favor of the attempt. Th
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