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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Williamsburg and the charge of the Twenty-fourth Virginia of Early's brigade. (search)
t is seen the gallant Fifth North Carolina coming up at the double-quick to our aid, led by that preaux chevalier, Colonel Duncan McRae, his horse briskly trotting in advance. A cheer bursts forth and all take heart and still press forward. But thestruggle. While the men were in the act of climbing this fence, the writer seeking a gap where his horse could pass, Adjutant McRae communicated to him General Hill's order to retire immediately; whereupon, anticipating that the enemy would reform ashot and shell through their devoted ranks with awful destruction. The retreat was the signal for slaughter, and, as Colonel McRae says, the regiment was scarcely harmed at all till the retreat began --the loss was desperate in a few moments afterwgades of the division, or with the other two regiments of their own brigade, all of whom were within a thousand yards. If McRae had not come up, and by sending his Adjutant back, furnished the Major-General with a ready messenger, by whom to order t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Terry's Brigade, formerly John M. Jones's. (search)
ns. Co. H. 1st Sergeant Wm. W. Andrews, Private John C. Campbell, Wm. A. Ingram, Private Alsim J Kearns, Jesse M. Provo. Co. I. 2d Sergeant Francis M. Bridges, Corporal Jas. S. Elliott, Private Wm. P. Crowder, Thomas Cosner, Private Elcary Davis, William Langsing, Hardin E. Tucker. Co. K. 1st Sergeant Alexander C. Graham, 2d Corporal Alexander Arnett, Private Geo. H. Askew, Wiley H. Brently, Private Neil Graham, David T. Grady, Dan'l J. McLauin, Duncan McRae. [110] Thomas's Brigade. Edw'd L. Thomas, Brig.-General. R. T. Taylor, Maj. and Q. M. A. R. Nisbet, Capt. and A. C. S. E. A. Higgin, Capt. and A. Q. M. E. L. Lewis, 1st Lt. and A. D. C. Richard P. Lester, Col. 14th Ga. James M. Shannon, Lt. and Adj't 14th Ga. Hiram Perdue, 1st Lt. Co. A, 14th Ga. W. N. Ryle, Capt. Co. B, 14th Ga. W. J. Smith, 1st Lt. Co. B, 14th Ga. H. Low, Capt. Co. C, 14th Ga. W. J. M. Preston, 1st Lt. Co. C, 14th Ga. J. A. L. Hull,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.19 (search)
th Virginia, Lieutenant-Colonel Whittle; the Twenty-third North Carolina, Colonel Hoke, and the Fifth North Carolina, Colonel McRae. The rest of the division, with the Second Richmond Howitzers, were also there to support and assist. Hill willt is seen the gallant Fifth North Carolina, coming up at the double-quick to our aid, led by that preux chevalier, Colonel Duncan McRae, his horse briskly trotting in advance. A cheer bursts forth, and all take heart and still press forward. But thstruggle. While the men were in the act of climbing this fence, the writer seeking a gap where his horse could pass, Adjutant McRae communicated to him General Hill's order to retire immediately; whereupon, anticipating that the enemy would re-form shot and shell through their devoted ranks with awful destruction. The retreat was the signal for slaughter, and as Colonel McRae says, the regiment was scarcely harmed at all till the retreat began; the loss was desperate in a few moments afterwa