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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 2 Browse Search
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to take his whole corps with him in his flank movement, promptly marched, first southward, then southwestward, to the Brock road, thence northwestward, by that road, to the plank road, thus traversing nearly the entire front of Hooker's position, and turning his right. He then formed his command in three lines of battle, with Rodes (D. H. Hill's division) in front, supported by Colston (Trimble's division), and he in turn by part of A. P. Hill's division. When the Orange road was reached, Paxton's Stonewall brigade, of Trimble's division, was advanced on that road so that it constituted an extension of Rodes' right when the forward movement took place. General Lee, in his report, describes the origin of Jackson's flank movement in these words: I decided against it [an attack upon Hooker's central works] and stated to General Jackson, we must attack on our left as soon as practicable, and the necessary movement of the troops began immediately. In consequence of a report recei
nty-seventh Cavalry battalion Partisan Rangers (Trigg's battalion. Transferred to Twenty-fifth Cavalry): Edmundson, Henry A., major, lieutenant-colonel. Twenty-seventh Infantry regiment: Carpenter, Joseph, lieutenant-colonel (appointment declined); Echols, John, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Edmondson, James K., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Frazer, Philip F., major; Gordon, William W., colonel; Grigsby, Andrew J., major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Haynes, Charles L., lieutenant-colonel; Paxton, Elisha F., major; Shriver, Daniel M., major, lieutenant-colonel. Twenty-eighth Artillery battalion: Tabb, William B., major. Twenty-eighth Infantry regiment: Allen, Robert C., major, colonel; Paul, Samuel B., lieutenant-colonel; Preston, Robert T., colonel; Spessard, Michael P., major; Watts, William, major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Wingfield, William L., lieutenant-colonel; Wilson, Nathaniel C., major. Twenty-ninth Infantry battalion. (No field officers given. Most of line of
he served with marked efficiency as superintendent of the public schools of Norfolk. In 1841 he married Miss Alexina Taylor, of Norfolk, Va. Brigadier-General Elisha Franklin Paxton Brigadier-General Elisha Franklin Paxton, who fell at Chancellorsville while leading the Stonewall brigade, was a native of Rockbridge county,Brigadier-General Elisha Franklin Paxton, who fell at Chancellorsville while leading the Stonewall brigade, was a native of Rockbridge county, Va., of Scotch-Irish and English descent. His grandfather, William Paxton, commanded a company from Rockbridge at the siege of Yorktown in 1781. His father, Elisha Paxton, served in the war of 1812. General Paxton was educated and graduated at Washington college, Va., and at Yale college, and in 1849, at the head of his class ih him is this, that he is the only officer who ever commanded the Stonewall brigade who survived the war. All of the others, Generals Jackson, Winder, Garnett and Paxton, were killed in battle. Colonels Allen, Botts and Baylor, while temporarily in command of the Stonewall brigade, also fell at the head of their troops. As the s
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.11 (search)
(appointed commander Confederate Navy, June 14, 1861, and commanded naval stations, Charlottesville, N. C.; Savannah, Ga., and commanding Fort Morgan and outer defenses of Mobile Bay); died at Hagerstown, Md., August 9, 1901. Commands—Brigade composed of Twenty-first Alabama Regiment, Infantry; First Battalion Alabama Artillery; First Battalion, Tennessee Heavy Artillery; four companies, Seventh Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, and a portion of the First Alabama Confederate Regiment. Elisha Franklin Paxton, major, adjutant-general's department, August 15, 1862, staff of General T. J. Jackson; brigadiergeneral, November 1, 1862; killed at Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863. Commands—Brigade composed of Second, Fourth, Fifth. Twenty-seventh and Thirty-third Regiments, Virginia Infantry, Trimble's Division, Jackson's Corps, A. N. Va. William H. Payne, captain Black Horse Troop, —--, 1861; major Fourth Virginia Cavalry, September 12, 1861; lieutenant-colonel Fourth Virginia Cavalry, June<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Garnett, R. K., 109 Garnett, Robert S., 109 Killing of, 146 Heth. Henry. 109 Hill, Ambrose P., 109 Hunton, Eppa, 110 DeLagnel, Julius, 110 Lee Edwin G., 110 Lee, Fitzhugh, 110 Lee, Geo. W. Custis, 110 Lee, Robert E., 110 Lee, Wm. H. F., 111 Lilley. R. D., 111 Lomax. Lunsford L. 111 Long, Armistead L. 112 Magruder, John B., 112 Mahone, Wm., 112 Maury, Dabney H. 112 McCausland, John, 113 Moore, Patrick T., 113 Munford, Thos. T., 113 Page, Richard L., 113 Paxton, E. F., 113 Payne W H., 114,285 Pegram John 114 Pemberton John C., 114 Pickett, Geo. E., 115 Pendleton Wm. N. 114 Pryor Roger A., 115 Randolph, Geo. W, 115 Reynolds, Alex W., 115 Robertson, Heverley H., 115 Rosser, Thos. L., 116 Ruggles, Daniel, 116 Slaughter, J. E., 116 Smith, Wm., 117 Stevens, Walter H., 117 Stevenson, Carter L., 117 Stuart J E. B, 117 Taliaferro Wm. B., 118 Terrell James B., 118 Terry, Wm., 118 Terry. W. R., 119 Walker, Henry E., 119 W