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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 284 4 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 217 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 199 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 161 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 117 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 89 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 88 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 87 1 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 85 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 80 2 Browse Search
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the left of Cobb and on the prolongation of his line, the Twenty-fourth North Carolina stood. General Ransom was in charge of a North Carolina division of eight regiments, and this was assigned place behind McLaws on the reserve line, and immediately behind the crest of Marye's and Willis' hills. The immediate care of this important point was committed to General Ransom. The eight regiments of this division formed two brigades, one Ransom's own, the other Cooke's. To Ransom's right was Pickett, 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 li
91. division: The division on the left of Pickett, under command of General Pettigrew, was in cen, and Weidrich's Eleventh corps battery and Pickett's reserve batteries near the brow of the hillecame necessary. It was finally decided that Pickett's division from Longstreet's corps, and Heth'ettigrew, was assigned the duty of supporting Pickett's division. Others have been found ignorant ugh of their country's history to assert that Pickett's attack failed because it was not supported nd Pettigrew was ordered to dress his line on Pickett. Pickett's assault failed for the same reason their important services. Almost uniformly Pickett's splendid charge has been glorified, and Petlay. Pettigrew's men were North Carolinians, Pickett's were superb Virginians. To show that on thk but deliberate view of the field over which Pickett had advanced, I perceived that the enemy's fihad 229 killed in their two days of fighting; Pickett's fifteen regiments had 224 killed. That is, [19 more...]
North Carolina at the opening of 1864. Gen. George E. Pickett, with a division of troops, was sent tderal garrison at New Bern seems to have been Pickett's objective. General Pickett had in his commGeneral Pickett had in his command Corse's Virginia brigade; Gen. M. W. Ransom's brigade, composed of these North Carolina regimenthe Sixth, Colonel Folk. The artillery under Pickett's orders consisted of the Tenth North Carolin98. Acting under General Lee's orders, General Pickett, on the 20th of January, set three columnttack Fort Anderson, Barrington's ferry. General Pickett, with Hoke's brigade, three regiments of dvanced on New Bern by the Dover road. General Pickett, in his official report, states his plan d upon them, but no assault was ordered. General Pickett reports: There was unfortunately no co-opcreek to carry out his part of the plan. General Pickett waited one day for him and then retired hwn brigade, the brigade of Ransom, and one of Pickett's under Terry. When Cooke returned, his ship
most military men when he says: In the opinion of a majority of its survivors, the battle of Cold Harbor should never have been fought. He then adds: It was the dreary, dismal, bloody, ineffective close of the lieutenantgen-eral's first campaign with the army of the Potomac, and corresponded in all its essential features with what had preceded it. Battles and Leaders. General Lee's army was posted as follows: Hoke's division was on his right, near Cold Harbor. Then came Kershaw, Pickett and Field, of Longstreet's corps. Ewell's corps under Early, and Early's division under Ramseur, occupied the center, A. P. Hill holding the left. There were present in the army thus posted, so far as may be made out from the meager reports, the following North Carolina troops: Martin's, Clingman's, Daniel's (now commanded by Brig.-Gen. Bryan Grimes), Ramseur's (now under Brig.-Gen. W. R. Cox), Johnston's, Cooke's, Kirkland's (now under MacRae), Lane's, Scales', and Hoke's (under Lewis an
First battalion. During the battle of Chancellorsville he fought at Fredericksburg, where he was wounded May 4th, so seriously as to prevent his participation in the Pennsylvania and Rappahannock campaigns. In January, 1864, he reported to General Pickett at Petersburg, where his brigade was sent, and forwarded to North Carolina. In the latter part of the month he organized the movement against New Bern from Kinston. At the head of one column he successfully surprised and captured the enemyand take the field. With this brigade, composed of the Seventeenth, Forty-second, Fiftieth and Sixty-sixth regiments, he went into camp near Wilmington and soon had as well-drilled and equipped a command as the Confederate army possessed. When Pickett made his demonstration against New Bern in February, 1864, Martin successfully attacked and drove the Federals from Newport. When the campaign of 1864 opened in Virginia he was called to Petersburg, and reaching there May 14th, was first in the