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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st-3d, 1863. (search)
Henry Gantt (w), Lieut.-Col. John T. Ellis (k); 28th Va., Col. R. C. Allen (k), Lieut.-Col. William Watts; 56th Va., Col. W. D. Stuart (m w), Lieut.-Col. P. P. Slaughter. Brigade loss: k, 78; w, 324; m, 539 =941. Armistead's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Lewis A. Armistead (k), Col. W. R. Aylett: 9th Va., Maj. John C. Owens (k); 14th Va., Col. James G. Hodges (k), Lieut.-Col. William White; 38th Va., Col. E. C. Edmonds (k), Lieut.-Col. P. B. Whittle; 53d Va., Col. W. R. Aylett (w); 57th Va., Col. John Bowie Magruder (k). Brigade loss: k, 88; w, 460; m, 643 = 1191. Kemper's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. James L. Kemper (w and c), Col. Joseph Mayo, Jr. (w): 1st Va., Col. Lewis B. Williams (w), Lieut.-Col. F. G. Skinner; 3d Va., Col. Joseph Mayo, Jr., Lieut.-Col. A. D. Callcote (k); 7th Va., Col. W. T. Patton (k), Lieut.-Col. C. C. Flowerree; 11th Va., Maj. Kirkwood Otey (w); 24th Va., Col. William R. Terry (w). Brigade loss: k, 58; w, 356; m, 317 = 731. Artillery Battalion, Maj. James Dearing: Va. Battery
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., chapter 5.63 (search)
o Helena on the 13th of July. Meanwhile the Confederate Government, yielding to the importunities of General Price and of the representatives of the States west of the Mississippi, and alarmed by the progress of the Union armies in that direction, determined to prosecute more vigorously the war in the West, and to make some effort to recover Missouri and that part of Louisiana which the Union armies had conquered. Accordingly, just after McClellan's change of base to the James, General J. B. Magruder, who had won distinction in the Virginia campaign and was believed to be an officer of great ability and force, was assigned to the command of the Trans-Mississippi, which was now, for the first time, made a separate department. He was told that Hindman, Dick Taylor, and Price would be ordered to report to him — Taylor to command the forces in Lousiana, Hindman Major-General T. C. Hindman, C. S. A., from a photograph. the District of Arkansas, and Price the army which was to be se
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., chapter 5.75 (search)
d Clifton, the latter under Lieutenant-Commander R. L. Law; the Harriet Lane, Commander J. M. Wainwright, and the Owasco, Lieutenant-Commander John Guest, took possession of Galveston in October without a conflict. Colonel Burrell, with only 260 men, was sent — to hold the town. The flotilla, which carried a heavy armament, was disposed about the harbor and bay, and held the town for two months, but without proper precautions against attack. At daybreak on the 1st of January, 1863, General Magruder, commanding the Confederate forces in Texas, made a vigorous attack on the city. The bridge by which alone troops could march to the town, and which might easily have been destroyed, was left unguarded. The Confederates, early in the night, planted batteries unobserved just out-side the town, and abreast of the Harriet Lane, which lay in a narrow channel near the shore. A little farther to the eastward, abreast of the town, were the gun-boat Sachem and the yacht Corypheus. A mile fa
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The capture of Port Hudson. (search)
r Magruder. On the 21st of December three companies of the 42d Massachusetts, under Colonel Isaac S. Burrell, were dispatched from New Orleans, without disembarking. Holcomb's 2d Vermont battery was sent with them, but, waiting for its horses to arrive, did not go ashore. Burrell landed at Kuhn's wharf on the 24th, took nominal possession of the town, but really occupied only the wharf itself, protected by barricades and the 32 guns of the fleet under Commander W. B. Renshaw. Major-General J. B. Magruder, who had been barely a month in command of the district of Texas, had directed his attention as soon as he arrived to the defenseless condition of the coast, menaced as it was by the blockading fleet; thus it happened that Burrell's three companies found themselves confronted by two brigades (Scurry's and Sibley's, under Colonel Reily), an artillery regiment, 14 heavy guns, and 14 field-pieces. Magruder had also caused two improvised gun-boats to be equipped under an old Californ
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Colonel John Bowie Magruder. (search)
Colonel John Bowie Magruder. Historical Sketch of his life. By Col. Wm. H. Stewart, Portsmouth, Va. John Bowie Magruder was born on tJohn Bowie Magruder was born on the 24th day of November, 1839, at Scottsville, in Albemarle county, Virginia. He was the oldest son of Benjamin H. Magruder and Maria Minor,son, was appointed adjutant of the 57th Virginia regiment. Colonel John B. Magruder was assigned to an independent command and posted on the Wlly, your obedient servant, Ro. Johnson, A. A. A. G. To Col. J. B. Magruder, 57th Virginia regiment, Commanding, White Marsh Road. Thshattered and immortalized Pickett's splendid division. Colonel John Bowie Magruder fell mortally wounded within twenty steps of the enemy's On the spot where he thus gloriously fell mortally wounded, Colonel Magruder was made prisoner and carried to the hospital in Gettysburg. oyalty, will rest undimmed by the dust and lapse of ages. John Bowie Magruder, in the flower of his manhood, in the 24th year of his age,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
374. Longstreet, General, James, his delinquency at Gettysburg, 195. Lowell, General Charles R., 273. Loyall, Commander B. P., 136. McCabe, W. Gordon, 286. McCaslan, Captain W. E., killed, 196. McCausland, General, John, 179. McClure, Colonel A. K., 366. McGuire, Dr., Hunter, his able report on school histories, 98. McGuire, Prof. J. P. Address by, 352, 359 McDowell, Battle of, 43. McLaws, General L., 55. McCaw, Dr J. B., 335. McMasters, Lieutenant, killed, 316 Magruder: Colonel John Bowie, Sketch of, 205. Marshall, Colonel, Thomas, killed, 15. Marye's Heights, 225. Mason, Wiley Roy, 338 Massachusetts advocated secession, 65. Massie, Captain LIV., killed, 9 Matthews, James P.. 26 Mattison, J. W., 157. Mauk, Sergeant John H., 26. Maury, General D. H., Sketch of, 335; comrades at West Point, 336; in the Mexican war 337; last days in the U. S. army, 339; in tile C. S. army, 341; funeral services of, 347; tributes to, 349 Maury, Jr., D H.