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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 180 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 177 57 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 142 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 100 4 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 98 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 86 14 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 80 12 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 77 3 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 76 2 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 74 8 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for McLaws or search for McLaws in all documents.

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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Leading Confederates on the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
he fight on the 3d of July, says: Had Hood and McLaws followed or supported Pickett, and Pettigrew a The movement was begun on the 3d of June. McLaws' division of my corps moved out of Fredericksb our right, with Hood on our extreme right and McLaws next. Hill's corps was next to mine, in frontelf of this galling flank fire. This drew General McLaws a little further to the right than Generalrting brigades of Anderson's division to cover McLaws' flank by echelon movements, as directed, therpposite side; but having become separated from McLaws, and gone beyond the other two brigades of thehis presence, gave me orders to put Hood's and McLaws' divisions in this column of attack. This I dthought of giving any such an order. Hood and McLaws were confronted by a largely superior force of that I was sent with two divisions-Hood's and McLaws'-to reinforce our army then in Georgia. The rmption that he should have advanced Hood's and McLaws' divisions to the attack opened by Pickett, on[10 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A review of the First two days operations at Gettysburg and a reply to General Longstreet by General Fitz. Lee. (search)
fight as early as possible on the next morning; and two divisions, McLaws and Hood's, of the three in the remaining corps the same night bivos flanking of General Lee's orders, viz., marching Hood, who was in McLaws' rear and not governed by General Lee's dilatory orders, by the mosthe head of his column reached the top of the hill. He then halted McLaws and ordered Hood forward. At the time our movement was discovered mile and a half from the position finally reached by Hood. Had General McLaws pushed on by the route across the field he] would have been in , the slowness of the march, the time unnecessarily lost by halting McLaws, and the time lost in getting into action after the line was formed states, to find himself considered by Gen. Longstreet in charge of McLaws' division, First corps, Army Northern Virginia. I dwell on this poman's artillery battalions — the three former marching with Hood's, McLaws', and Pickett's divisions, and the two latter constituting a corps
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Numerical strength of the armies at Gettysburg. (search)
rate army, it would raise the effective strength of the former to fully 115,000 on the 27th day of June, four days previous to the battle. View these figures as one will, the disparity in numerical strength is very apparent. Historical accuracy being my great aim in all that I have to say upon this subject, I hasten to correct the error into which I have inadvertently fallen along with Mr. Swinton. Strength of the army of Northern Virginia, May 31st, 1863. commands.Present for Duty.Effective Total. Enlisted Men.Officers. First Army Corps: General Staff13 Anderson's Division6,797643 McLaws' Division6,684627 Hood's Division7,030690 Pickett's Division6,072615 Total First Corps26,5832,58829,171 Second Army Corps: General Staff17 A. P. Hill's Division8,501798 Rodes' Division7,815648 Early's Division6,368575 Johnson's Division5,089475 Total Second Corps27,7732,51330,286 Cavalry9,53675610,292 Artillery4,4602424,702 Total effective Army of Northern Virginia 74, 4561
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Longstreet's Second paper on Gettysburg. (search)
broken through the advice of General Early, and that in this attack Hood's and McLaws' divisions did the best fighting ever done on any field, and encountered and drI quoted from General Lee's report as follows: But having become separated from McLaws, Wilcox's and Wright's brigades advanced with great gallantry, breaking successive lines, etc. But having become separated from McLaws, etc., were compelled to retire. This is certainly sufficient authority; but I quote further. General Ander: A strong fire was poured upon our right flank, which had become detached from McLaws' left. This testimony is corroborated by General McLaws, the division commandeGeneral McLaws, the division commander on his right, and by General Humphries, the brigade commander on his right. It is a plain case. General Wilcox was given the directing brigade and ordered to cover McLaws' left flank. He failed to do this. There is no doubt that he and his. troops fought gallantly, as did those of Wright's and Perry's brigades. Their courag