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officers into other commands. From the material assembled at Raleigh, the First regiment was soon formed and hurried away to Virginia under Major Hill, whom it elected colonel. Then, says Major Gordon, whose excellent article on the Organization of the Troops furnishes many of these facts, the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh soon followed. The first six were sent to Virginia, the Seventh to Hatteras. These regiments were under the following colonels: Solomon Williams, W. D. Pender, Junius Daniel, R. M. McKinney, Stephen Lee and W. F. Martin. However, many of them were soon reorganized. Between the 15th of June and the 18th of July, the Eighth, Colonel Radcliffe; the Tenth, Colonel Iverson; the Eleventh, Colonel Kirkland; the Twelfth, Colonel Pettigrew; the Thirteenth, Colonel Hoke; the Fourteenth, Colonel Clarke, were organized. It will be noticed that no Ninth regiment is included in these fourteen. There was some controversy about the officers of this regime
d him there. Captain Reilly's battery and Colonel Pender's Sixth North Carolina regiment were underis, had, however, fallen in the action. Colonel Pender's Sixth North Carolina regiment arrived on in advance of Whiting's other regiments. Colonel Pender was ordered to move forward, with the assu the evening, the enemy had failed to make out Pender's colors. At a glance Pender saw that the enePender saw that the enemy was situated so far to his left and rear as to make his capture almost a certainty should their o the line fairly attained its new bearing, Colonel Pender commanded, By the right flank, charge! Bewn. During the progress of this battle, Colonel Pender's coolness, quickness and readiness of ress, who was on the field, that riding up to Colonel Pender, he said, I salute you, General Pender. CGeneral Pender. Colonel Pender afterward said to a friend, My promotion on the field for good conduct realized the drColonel Pender afterward said to a friend, My promotion on the field for good conduct realized the dream of my life. When General Smith saw his brigades hotly engaged, and some of them badly repulse
ortified line was deemed especially glorious. Pender's North Carolina brigade, made up of the Sixte the right of Field's advanced brigade. Under Pender's personal direction, Col. W. J. Hoke, of the ry. Of this attack Judge Montgomery says: Pender and his brave Carolinians swept over the plainGen. D. H. Hill to send one of his brigades to Pender's assistance, and Riplev's was sent. Memoria (Conner) received a severe wound in the leg. Pender's Report. Ripley's arrival brought two morlina and the Forty-fourth Georgia, united with Pender on the right, and the Third North Carolina andty-second, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth, of Pender's brigade. The work before them was enough toate in the afternoon. Then Field, followed by Pender with his North Carolinians, pressed eagerly fo exposing a flank, was scattered by a volley. Pender continued to move forward, driving off a batterifled pieces. It was the charge of Field and Pender that finally broke the obstinate line of McCal[2 more...]
ate. Archer was now up to the front line, and Pender's North Carolina brigade struck Gordon's flank victory was largely due to Branch's front and Pender's flank attack, and the North Carolina soldierscattered by the brigades of Archer, Field and Pender. General Taylor was mortally wounded, and his Thirty-seventh, Lieut.-Col. W. M. Barbour; in Pender's brigade, the Sixteenth, Capt. L. W. Stowe; evens, next fell on Hill's left. Branch's and Pender's North Carolinians and Early's Virginians hadever, only after prolonged and costly effort. Pender, seeing that Thomas was in sore need of supporto the railroad line. During this battle, General Pender was knocked down by a shell, but refused tthat had been threatened by a cavalry attack. Pender was kept on the left until Archer and Thomas wthe advance of Jackson, Archer's, Thomas' and Pender's brigades acting in concert had rendered mostt of this fight was borne by Branch, Gregg and Pender. Col. R. H. Riddick, whose power as a disci[2 more...]
n Ewell's division; Branch with five regiments, and Pender with four, were under A. P. Hill; Garland with five Harper's Ferry railroad. On nearing the town, General Pender, in command of his own, Archer's and Brockenbroith much noise and little destruction. Just as General Pender prepared to move his infantry forward in assauls were two purely North Carolina ones, Branch's and Pender's. General Longstreet, to whose corps Jones belongeforces that might come against him by bridge No. 4, Pender's and Brockenbrough's, and threw Branch's, Gregg's tive volleys, the tide of the enemy surged back. Pender's brigade was not actively engaged. In Branch's, Gss the Potomac. Hill advanced with the brigades of Pender, Gregg and Thomas, in his front line, Lane (Branch'd Thomas was in small force and soon brushed away. Pender met a sharp infantry fire. His Carolinians were noained under artillery fire the rest of the day. General Pender in his report pays a high compliment to the Twe
t, and then Hood holding Longstreet's right. In Hood's division there were three North Carolina regiments. Jackson's troops were massed along the line of the Fredericksburg & Potomac railroad. A. P. Hill held the front line without much cover. Pender's North Carolina brigade, Lane's North Carolina brigade, and Archer's mixed brigade were on A. P. Hill's front line. They were supported by the brigades of Thomas, Gregg and Brockenbrough, respectively. Taliaferro and Early formed a third line,hed off, dragging Colonel Hoke, whose foot was caught in the stirrup. He was rescued by Colonel Oates' men. Colonel Oates said of the Twenty-first North Carolina: The Tarheels moved them down in files. Scales' address in Fredericksburg. Pender's brigade, stationed to Lane's left, was not exposed to so severe an ordeal as Lane's. When the skirmishers and sharpshooters in his front became too annoying, his Twenty-second regiment, Major Cole, drove them away. Colonel McElroy, with the Si
regiments. Two of these brigades, Lane's and Pender's, were in A. P. Hill's division, commanded bye third line. Two of his brigades, Lane's and Pender's, were entirely composed of North Caroliniansis lines with A. P. Hill's division in front. Pender and Thomas were on the left of the plank road, Pender's right resting on the road; Lane, McGowan and Archer were on the right of the road and in tf the service of the North Carolina brigades. Pender and Thomas attacked to the left of the road. or commander's wound, says in his report: Generals Pender and Thomas, on the left, found the enemy lt that drove the Federals off the field. General Pender says of his men: I can truly say my brigad portion of Iverson's brigade and a portion of Pender's and two regiments of O'Neal's, under the personal leadership of Pender, assailed the part of the enemy's battery and line resting on the road. cial Report. The rest of Rodes', Iverson's and Pender's troops were repulsed, and this exposing the [2 more...]
he 30th, with his former division, now commanded by Pender, who was promoted to a major-generalship when Genert morning, July 1st, General Hill advanced Heth and Pender to develop the force of the Federals. As Heth, who left as a reserve, and to collect his stragglers. Pender's division was formed just behind Heth; Lane's brigf the town, and from which he was quickly driven by Pender's fine division. No troops could have fought bettef 316 killed and wounded, out of a total of 496. Pender's division moved up behind Heth's lines, now commanttigrew, as General Heth had been wounded; and when Pender found Heth's men much exhausted and greatly reduced adjutant-general, who made the official report for Pender's division, said of Scales' North Carolinians: Geneof the hill to make reply to the enemy's fire. General Pender rushed up, urging the men to stop only to reforarolina lost many of her most soldierly sons. Gen. W. D. Pender, the State's senior officer on the field, was
remainder of his life. He died October 4, 1878. Major-General William Dorsey Pender Major-General William Dorsey Pender was born in EMajor-General William Dorsey Pender was born in Edgecomb county, N. C., February 6, 1834, at the country home of his father, James Pender, a descendant of Edwin Pender, who settled near Norfcted captain of his company, H of the Thirteenth, and succeeded General Pender as colonel in the following October. He was engaged in the skioss of blood forced him to a halt. It was to his regiment that General Pender said: I have nothing to say to you but to hold you all up as models in duty, courage and daring. In his official report Pender referred to Colonel Scales as a man as gallant as is to be found in the servral June 13, 1863, and on his return was assigned to the command of Pender's old brigade. In the first day's fight at Gettysburg he fought wiacrifices at Chancellorsville, lost in all nearly 550 men. With General Pender at his side he was carried back to Virginia in an ambulance, an