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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), four years with General Lee --a Review by General C. M. Wilcox. (search)
ion, but after he had driven the enemy out of the lines. Two brigades of Anderson's division (Perrin's and Harris') and McGowan's brigade of my division were sent to recapture the salient. The first to reach the vicinity of the salient was the Alader a heavy fire, much of it from the salient, the enemy occupying traverses at and near it. The South Carolina brigade (McGowan's) was the next to reach the main or front line. It had to cross under a heavy fire also. Its commander, General McGowGeneral McGowan, was seriously wounded, and did not personally reach the front line. Colonel Brockmar, Thirteenth South Carolina, senior colonel of the brigade, was killed before reaching the front or outer line. General Harris was the senior officer of these ision and a portion of Wilcox's on the 25th of August, under the direction of General A. P. Hill. The force engaged was McGowan's, Lane's and Scales' brigades of my division,. and Anderson's brigade of Field's division, attached to my command, two
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Hart's South Carolina battery--its War guidon — addresses by Major Hart and Governor Hampton. (search)
battery--its War guidon — addresses by Major Hart and Governor Hampton. We had the privilege of attending the thirty-fourth anniversary of the Washington artillery of Charleston, South Carolina, on the 22d of February last, and of hearing General McGowan's splendid oration and the other speeches of the occasion. We had intended publishing at the time the following report of the speeches of Major Hart and Governor Hampton, but were prevented from doing so by circumstances over which we had no control. We give the report now, and are quite sure that it will give pleasure to friends of the Confederacy everywhere and especially to those who wore the gray. At the close of General McGowan's oration, and as soon as the thunders of applause which followed its completion had subsided, Captain Ellison A. Smyth announced that the dearly-cherished and historic guidon of Hart's battery, tattered and torn and stained with the shot and shell and smoke of an hundred battles, would be transfe
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of General S. McGowan of battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Courthouse. (search)
Report of General S. McGowan of battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Courthouse. [We are indebted to our gallant friend, General McGowan, for a number of his reports, and take pleasure in giving the following in continuation of the reportGeneral McGowan, for a number of his reports, and take pleasure in giving the following in continuation of the reports of the campaign of 1864, the publication of which was begun in our August number.] headquarters McGowan's brigade, lines near Petersburg, September 1st, 1864. Major — In obedience to orders from division headquarters, July 15th, 1864, I haMcGowan's brigade, lines near Petersburg, September 1st, 1864. Major — In obedience to orders from division headquarters, July 15th, 1864, I have the honor to submit the following report of the engagements of this campaign in which my brigade participated under my command. Wilderness. About noon of Wednesday, 4th May, under the orders of Major-General Wilcox, my brigade left their wiss, and were always conspicuous for coolness and gallantry. I have the honor to be, Major, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, S. Mcgowan, Brigadier-General. To Major J. A. Engelhard, Assistant Adjutant-General, Wilcox's Light Divis
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Wilderness. (search)
Lieutenant E. Brown, Captain E. Cowan and Captain J. M. McCarly, of the Fourteenth; Captain L. Rogers, Captain R. S. Cheshire, Lieutenant L. T. Reeder, Lieutenant A. Sinclair and Lieutenant-Colonel G. McD. Miller, of the Rifles, wounded. In all these operations I take pleasure in acknowledging the great assistance of my staff. Major A. B. Wardlaw, Brigade Commissary, Major Harry Hammond, Brigade Quartermaster, Lieutenant C. G. Thompson, Ordnance Officer, were active and efficient in their appropriate departments. Captain L. C. Haskell, A. A. General, and Lieutenant G. Allen Wardlaw, Aid-de-Camp, were everywhere in the field of battle where duty and honor called. Both of these officers had their horses killed under them in the Wilderness, and were always conspicuous for coolness and gallantry. I have the honor to be, Major, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, S. Mcgowan, Brigadier-General. To Major J. A. Engelhard, Assistant Adjutant-General, Wilcox's Light Division.