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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.27 (search)
ade an attack they were repulsed with heavy loss and several prisoners were captured. The enemy turned the flank at about 4 P. M., and the Southern troops were again compelled to retreat. Cook's, Scales' and McRae's North Carolina Brigades and McGowan's South Carolina Brigade, the troops on the right of the break in the line, formed the corps. The North Carolina Regiments, 13th, 22d, 27th and 40th, were thrown out to check the enemy while the other troops endeavored to cross, hoping to rejoigon-train get ahead for safety, and an attempt was made to throw a temporary bridge across the creek in order to cross. The cavalry had been in the rear guard, and about 2 o'clock they came rushing up and reported that the enemy were pursuing. McGowan's brigade was enabled to cross the bridge, which was not yet completed, but the other troops followed the wagons and crossed at a ford about three miles above the bridges. By this time the enemy were in sight, but no attack was made. The inten
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.39 (search)
nt-General A. P. Hill to advance against him as promptly as possible. General Hill left his camp near Petersburg on the night of the 24th, and marching south halted near Armstrong's Mill, about eight miles from Petersburg. On the morning of the 25th he advanced to Monk's Neck Bridge, three miles from Ream's station, and awaited advice from Hampton. The Confederate force actually present at Ream's station, consisted of Cooke's and MacRae's brigades of Heth's divisions, Lane's, Scales' and McGowan's brigades of Wilcox's division, Anderson's brigade of Longstreet's corps, two brigades of Mahone's division, Butler's and W. H. F. Lee's division of cavalry, and a portion of Pegram's battalion of artillery. Being the central regiment of the brigade, MacRae's line of battle was formed on it, as was customary. Just previous to the assault upon General Hancock's command, the regiment was posted in the edge of a pine thicket, about 300 yards from the breastworks held by the Federal troops
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
6. Knox, Myra E., 323. Lamb, Hon., John, 208. Laughton, Jr., Capt. John E., 347. Lee Camp, No. 1., C. V., 91. Lee, Gen., Fitzhugh, 276. Lee, Gen. G. W. Custis, 38, 286. Lee, Gen. R. E, Surrender of, 300; Birthday of, observed, 354. Lee, Stephen D., 103. Lee, Gen. W. H. F., 277. Leigh, Benj. Watkins, 187. Lewis, R. B., 351. Lincoln, Abraham, 69, 380. Lyons, Capt. J. L., 184. McClellan, Gen. G. B., 154. McCrady, Col., Edward, 237. McDowell, Miss, Lillie, 281. McGowan, Gen., Samuel, 211. Magruder, Gen. J. B., 154, 217. McGuire, Dr., Hunter, 91. McIntire, Adj't D. N., 257. McLaws, Gen Fayette, 101. Mahone, Gen., Wm., 82. McLaughlin, Maj., M. McR., 257. McRae, Col. D. K., 153, 157, 164. McRae, Gen., Wm., 339. McRae, Capt., killed, 257. Malvern Hill, Battle of, 95, 160, 183, 208, 212. Manassas, Battle of, 4. Marshall, Col. E. G., 78. Marigny, Col. M,, 182. Maryland Campaign, The, 226. Mason, Hon. J. M., Tribute to, 186. Maury, Gen. D. H
re, what appeared to be a steam ship-of-war. She fired several guns which were distinctly heard. The Mercury announces the following military appointments: Under the bill to raise a division of 10,000 volunteer troops, his Excellency the Governor has made the following appointments: Gen. M. L. Bonham, of Edgefield, Major General; P. H. Nelson, of Sumter, Brigadier General; Major T. G. Rhett, late of the United States Army, now on the Western frontier, Brigadier General; Samuel McGowan, of Abbeville, Brigadier General; A. C. Garlington, of Newberry, Brigadier General. Miscellaneous. Yesterday, at the office of Esquire Horne, fourteen Irishmen were sworn to support the Constitution and laws of South Carolina, to obey her Governor and other officers set over them, and to defend the State against its enemies. They were recruits, enlisted in the service of the newly independent State.--Memphis Appeal, 16th inst. When President Jefferson Davis passed through
the ladies for surgical instruments. It has been expended very advantageously. In addition to the distinguished ex-Senator of Texas, Hon. Louis T. Wigfall, who is now on duty at Castle Pinckney, ex-Governor Means, Hon. James Chesnut, Gen. Samuel McGowan, and the Hon. R. B. Boydton, have also tendered their services to Brigadier General Beauregard, and have received appointments on his Staff. General McGowan will act as Quartermaster-General, and General Boylston as Commissary-GenerGeneral McGowan will act as Quartermaster-General, and General Boylston as Commissary-General. All honor to such gallant Chiefs, who, in the hour of danger, are as ready to draw the sword in defence of their State and a righteous cause, as to vindicate either in our legislative councils. Medical students disposed to volunteer as Hospital Stewards and Nurses should report immediately to the Surgeon General. The time is at hand, if it has not arrived, when all spies in the camp should be detected, exposed and expelled. It is not a time for tolerating the presence of transie
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