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ery. There was no fire from infantry from the front for at least half an hour; none from the left for twenty minutes, and but few shots from the right. Major W. H. Powell, acting aide-de-camp of General Ledlie, the commander of the first division of the Ninth corps, at the time of the explosion, in his article entitled The Tr their necks, others to their waists, and some with only their feet and legs protruding from the earth. * * * The whole scene of the explosion, continues Major Powell, struck every one dumb with astonishment as we arrived at the crest of the debris. It was impossible for the troops of the Second Brigade to move forwargade commanders could realize the situation, the brigades became inextricably mixed in the desire to look into the hole. * * * * From the next paragraph of Major Powell's article it appears that Colonel Pleasants was in error as to the extent of the demoralization of the Confederates incident upon the explosion, as the South C
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Battalion of Artillery, 35. Pegram. Col. Wm., his ardor and courage, 72. Petersburg, Va., Battles Around, in 1864, 41. Picheret, Rev. Father H. A., Impressive Prayer by, 295. Pike, Gen., Albert, Death of, 94. Pitcher, Gen. James A., 48. Pleasants. Lt.-Col. Henry 23. Point Lookout Prison Life, Address by Col. C. T. Loehr, 113; Account of, by Rev. J. B. Traywick, 431. Poindexter, Charles, 422. Polk, Gen., Leonidas, His Life at West Point, 371; death of, 380. Powell, Maj. W. H., His article, The Tragedy of the Crater, 23. Porter, Gen., Fitz John, on the Battle of Malvern Hill, 64 Prison Pens North, Hon. A. M. Keiley on, 333. Quintard, Rt. Rev. Chas. Todd, 192. Ragland House, The, 5. Ramseur. Gen. Stephen D., His Life and Character, Address by Gen. W. R. Cox, 217; parentage of. 225; Gen. R. E. Lee's tribute to. 237; death of; personal appearance of, 258. Rations of a C. S. Soldier in 1864, 409. Rebel The first, in North America, 262; an hono