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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
report at once to Major-General I R. Trimble, of Ewell's corps, with orders to them to put me in command of the Maryland troops serving with them. With the commission and orders, he issued to me this authority: Sir,—You are hereby authorized to recruit from Marylanders and muster into service companies, battalions and regiments of infantry, cavalry and artillery, to serve for the war, and to be attached to and form part of the Maryland Line. By command of the Secretary of War. Samuel W. Melton, Major and A. A. G. Colonel Bradley T. Johnson. I joined the army on July 2d, but—as, in the graphic language of General Ewell, This is no time for swapping horses—I did not get my command to which I had been ordered. I was assigned to command the Second brigade of Jackson's division. On November 1, 1863, General Lee directed me to collect the Maryland troops and proceed to Hanover Junction, and ordered to report to me at once the Second Maryland Infantry, the First Maryland <
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Maryland line in the Confederate Army. (search)
report at once to Major-General I R. Trimble, of Ewell's corps, with orders to them to put me in command of the Maryland troops serving with them. With the commission and orders, he issued to me this authority: Sir,—You are hereby authorized to recruit from Marylanders and muster into service companies, battalions and regiments of infantry, cavalry and artillery, to serve for the war, and to be attached to and form part of the Maryland Line. By command of the Secretary of War. Samuel W. Melton, Major and A. A. G. Colonel Bradley T. Johnson. I joined the army on July 2d, but—as, in the graphic language of General Ewell, This is no time for swapping horses—I did not get my command to which I had been ordered. I was assigned to command the Second brigade of Jackson's division. On November 1, 1863, General Lee directed me to collect the Maryland troops and proceed to Hanover Junction, and ordered to report to me at once the Second Maryland Infantry, the First Maryland <