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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson, Confederate States army. (search)
position. He always fails to drive us. But he was never content with the defensive, however successful or however exhausting. In this most destructive battle he was looking all of that day for a chance to make the counter-stroke. He urged General McLaws, who had been sent to his assistance, to move forward and attack the enemy's right flank, but General McLaws was so hotly engaged with those directly in front, that he never had an opportunity to do what General Jackson desired. Other efforGeneral McLaws was so hotly engaged with those directly in front, that he never had an opportunity to do what General Jackson desired. Other efforts, with the same intent, marked his conduct during all that day. His tactics were almost always offensive, and by his marvellous strategy and skill, by his consummate daring and absolute confidence in himself and his men, he made up for his deficiency in numbers. When circumstances obliged him to act upon the defensive, always at such times he kept in view the counter-stroke. He did not wish to fight at Fredericksburg. His objection was, that there was no room for this return blow in the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
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 45, 309. Mechanicsville, Battle of, 160, 249. Miller, Walter L., 60. Monocacy, Battle of, 174. Morris Islan