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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gregg's brigade of South Carolinians in the Second. Battle of Manassas. (search)
either side were engaged at any time during the afternoon. General McGowan, who made the report for our brigade after General Gregg's deah Carolina, also met a soldier's death. Colonels Barnes, Edwards, McGowan, Lieutenant-Colonels McCorkle, Farrow and McCrady, and Major Brocks to the loss of the reports of this battle. The report of General McGowan, admirable as it is, was made several months after the battle,t, then the Twelfth (Colonel Barnes), and then the Fourteenth (Colonel McGowan); the last mentioned regiment thrown back along the worm fenceove them back across the railroad track with great slaughter. General McGowan reports that the opposing forces at one time delivered their vt enables me thus to supply an omission in the facts furnished General McGowan when, after the deaths of General Gregg and Colonel Barnes, anstep by step we pressed on them every inch gained by us, until Colonel McGowan, with the Fourteenth of our brigade and the Forty-ninth Georgi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Appendix. (search)
Appendix. In Caldwell's history of Gregg's-McGowan's brigade, the loss of the brigade at Manassas, is given as follows. The official reports make the loss 619, a small discrepancy which might easily creep in, and which it is impossible now to correct KilledWounded.Aggregate. First Regiment24119143 Orr's Regiment—Rifles1997116 Twelfth Regiment.24121145 Thirteenth Regiment26118144 Fourteenth Regiment85765 —————— Total101512613 The following were the casualties among the offi O. E. Edwards, Lieutenant-Colonel T. Stobo Farrow and Major B. T. Brockman, Captains R. L. Bowden, P. A. Eichelberger, J. W. Meetze, Lieutenants J. D. Copeland, J. S. Green, W. T. Thorn, J. B. Fellows, R. M. Crocker; Fourteenth Regiment: Colonel Samuel McGowan, Captains Charles M. Stickey and Joseph N. Brown, Lieutenants W. J. Robertson, M. T. Hutchins,—— Carter, and John H. Allen—33. Total, killed and wounded, 44. Lieutenant-Colonels Cadwallader Jones, of the Twelfth, and Will
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), From the Rapidan to Spotsylvania Courthouse. (search)
General Kershaw extended so as to allow Ramseur to be withdrawn, and as Daniel's right was unprotected, Ramseur was sent in there. He retook the works to Daniel's right along his whole brigade front by a charge of unsurpassed gallantry. But the salient was still held by the enemy, and a most deadly fire poured on his right flank. Accordingly, Harris's Mississippi brigade, which came to my assistance about 9 A. M., was sent to Ramseur's right; but as it still failed to fill the trenches, McGowan's South Carolina brigade, which arrived an hour later, was ordered to the same point. Only part of this brigade succeeded in reaching the trenches and joining Harris's brigade. Spite of the terrible flank-fire to which they were yet exposed, the brave troops of these three brigades held their ground till 3 A. M. the 13th May, when ordered back to the new line. General Daniel was killed and General Ramseur severely wounded early in the day, but the latter refused to leave the field. The