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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 123 3 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 117 1 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 101 3 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 58 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 50 16 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 41 3 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 39 5 Browse Search
Lt.-Colonel Arthur J. Fremantle, Three Months in the Southern States 28 12 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 19 1 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 18 8 Browse Search
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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter3 (search)
ntil the end of December, military operations were practicable; but, from that time to the beginning of spring, the condition of the country south of the Potomac and east of the Blue Ridge would have made them extremely difficult-indeed, almost impossible. The quantity of rain that fell, and of snow, always melting quickly, made a depth of mud rarely equaled. The Confederate troops fought bravely and well wherever they encountered those of the United States, in 1861. At Bethel, under Magruder and D. H. Hill; at Oakhill, under Price and McCulloch; on the Gauley, under Floyd; on the Greenbrier, under H. R. Jackson; on Santa Rosa Island, under R. H. Anderson; at Belmont, under Polk and Pillow; on the Alleghany, under Edward Johnson, and at Chastenallah, under McIntosh. On all these occasions they were superior to their adversaries, from greater zeal and more familiarity with the use of fire-arms. The thorough system of instruction introduced into the United States army gradually
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 4 (search)
e forces in North Carolina, and the second to Magruder's army near Yorktown. Major-General Holme 10th, the President was convinced, by Major-General Magruder's reports, that the entire army just be Peninsula as soon as possible, reaching General Magruder's headquarters early in the morning; and olute and judicious course on the part of General Magruder was of incalculable value. It saved Riches, to command the channel between them. General Magruder had placed his left there, because it is ld be adopted without delay; and, leaving General Magruder's headquarters at nightfall, I hastened bas he entered it. After describing to him Magruder's position and the character of his defensivethe Appendix. at the President's request, General Magruder's defensive arrangements, as I had done trces available for the purpose, near Richmond-Magruder's troops, and Huger's from Norfolk, to arrivet-and assail the Federal army when, following Magruder, it came within reach. In the discussion [1 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 5 (search)
Take command on the Peninsula. General Magruder's defensive preparations. inform War Depansports, in readiness to move up York River. Magruder's division formed the Confederate right wing, and daily cannonading, generally directed at Magruder's left, or Longstreet's right, and the constrfor service in a day or two; Longstreet's and Magruder's divisions by the Warwick road, through Willmbled at Williamsburg about noon of the 4th. Magruder's division, temporarily commanded by Brigadie, twelve miles from Williamsburg; Smith's and Magruder's divisions were stationary; Colonel Fitzhugh cleared, the march was resumed. Smith's and Magruder's divisions followed the road by New Kent Cound Smith's in reserve, behind Hill's left and Magruder's right. Generals Jackson and Ewell, the rigade, and thinking it injudicious to engage Magruder's division yet, as it was the only reserve. Confederate side, ten brigades in Smith's and Magruder's divisions, six of which were fresh, not hav[8 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Letters. (search)
bout Williamsburg by noon on the 4th, and were ordered to march by the road to Richmond, Major-General Magruder leading. Early in the afternoon the cavalry rear-guard on the Yorktown road was drivs to support the cavalry. He met the enemy near the line of little works constructed by Major-General Magruder's forethought, made his dispositions with prompt courage and skill, and quickly drove thmbers. I regret that no report of this handsome affair has been made by General McLaws. Major-General Magruder's march was too late to permit that of Major-General Smith's the same afternoon. His di Williamsburg. Major-General Smith's division reached Barhamsville, eighteen miles; and Major-General Magruder's (commanded by Brigadier-General D. R. Jones) the Diascund Bridge on the Chickahominy r means of subsistence compelled the army to move on toward Richmond; the divisions of Smith and Magruder taking the road by New Kent Court-House, those of Longstreet and Hill that along the Chickahomi