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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 87 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 82 4 Browse Search
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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 69 1 Browse Search
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Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 57 3 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 57 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 38 4 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 29 3 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Magruder's Peninsula campaign in 1862. (search)
ic Peninsula was a fitting theatre for John Bankhead Magruder. The field was full of heroic associarly consummation in complete success. When Magruder took command of the troops in the Peninsula hand infantry, and made a spirited attack upon Magruder's audacious little army on the morning of the Southern capital for the invading army. But Magruder, brave as Ney, meteoric as Murat on the fieldalmost any man; but instead of being unnerved Magruder seemed to find both pride and pleasure in strstrated the great qualities of soldiership in Magruder, and the unsurpassed courage, constancy and dGeneral McClellan through the Peninsula, when Magruder's broad, brilliant, and versatile capacities possible energy and ingenuity to thwart him. Magruder now rose to the full height of his highest ind be borne away like thistle by the wind, General Magruder knew that he had nothing to rely upon excing him to do it. But the strategic genius of Magruder threw a spell over him and made him see a mou[7 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The First North Carolina Volunteers and the battle of Bethel. (search)
, and anxious for a brush. There are some regiments here, and General Magruder is commander of the post. A battery is being erected, which we troops, consisting of Virginians and North Carolinians under General Magruder, at Bethel Church, York county. Before telling you of the bate excursions into the interior, of which this was the boldest, General Magruder determined to put a stop, and accordingly filled the place aftMonday morning, about six hundred infantry and two guns, under General Magruder, left the camp and proceeded towards Hampton; but after advanc them to be, qualified for their posts and strangers to fear. General Magruder commanded the whole force, and is a brave and daring officer. taken to Hampton. We had not a single man killed or wounded. Colonel Magruder came up that evening and assumed command. On Sunday, the 9tH. Hill, Colonel First Regiment North Carolina Volunteers. Colonel J. B. Magruder, Commander York Line. The prisoners captured near York
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Thomas J. Jackson. (search)
e whiskey good? He answered: Yes, very; I like it, and that's the reason I don't drink it. Other biographical data. Thomas Jonathan Jackson was born in Clarksburg, W. Va., (then a part of Virginia,) January 21, 1824. At the age of eighteen he was appointed to West Point, but owing to the fact that he was poorly prepared to enter that institution he never took a high standing in his classes. He was graduated in 1848 and ordered to Mexico, where he was attached as a lieutenant to Magruder's battery. He took part in Scott's campaign from Vera Cruz to the city of Mexico, and was twice breveted for gallant conduct—at Cherubusco and Chapultepec—attaining the rank finally of first lieutenant of artillery. After the Mexican war he was on duty for a time at Fort Hamilton, New York harbor, and subsequently at Fort Meade, Fla., but in 1851 ill health caused him to resign his commission in the army and return to his native State, where he was elected Professor of Natural Sciences an
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Joseph E. Johnston. (search)
sula, open the James and press on to Richmond before reinforcements could arrive. Two things baffled his purpose—first, Magruder's inflexible intrenchments; second, Johnston's alertness. On the day McClellan began his movement from Fortress Monroe, Johnston began the movement to swell Magruder's handful. It was on the 5th of April that McClellan was brought to a halt, in front of Yorktown and the supporting fortifications. As the conclusion from the artillery duel of this day, which was protktown to terms by a more gradual procedure. There is, however, no parallel to the confession extorted from McClellan by Magruder. From the final parellel, it was thought siege batteries would be ready to open on the 6th of May. Johnston's computove in the Confederate picket. It was in front of Fort Magruder, one of a cordon of redoubts, thirteen in number, which Magruder's forethought had constructed. It was just two miles from the venerable shades and spires of Williamsburg. Within two
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Social life in Richmond during the war. [from the Cosmopolitan, December, 1891. (search)
lver-tonged orator, William L. Yancey, of Alabama; the profound logician and great constitutional lawyer, Ben. Hill, of Georgia; the able, eloquent, and benevolent Alexander H. Stephens, also of Georgia; the voluble but able Henry S. Foote, of Mississippi; the polished William Porcher Miles, of South Carolina; ex-President John Tyler, of Virginia; the present Senator Vest, of Missouri, and the proximity of the army to Richmond rendered it possible for General Jeb Stuart, A. P. Hill, John Bankhead Magruder, Joseph E. Johnston, and other officers of distinction to contribute their contingent to its brilliant intellectual life during that sanguinary period. Benjamin, Stephens, Yancey and Hill. I have never known a man socially more fascinating than Judah P. Benjamin. He was in his attainments a veritable Admiral Crichton, and I think, excepting G. P. R. James, the most brilliant, fascinating conversationalist I have ever known. He was a great social lion in Richmond during the wa