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eneral Lee to bring Harris's Mississippi brigade from the extreme right; General Lee met the brigade and rode at its head until under fire, when a round shot passed so near to him that the soldiers invoked him to go back; when he said, If you will promise me to drive those people from our works, I will go back, the brigade shouted the promise, and Colonel Venable says: As the column of Mississippians came up at a double quick an aide-de-camp came up to General Rodes with a message from Ramseur that he could hold out only a few minutes longer unless assistance was at hand. Your brigade was thrown instantly into the fight, the column being formed into line under a tremendous fire and on very difficult ground. Never did a brigade go into fiercer battle under greater trials; never did a brigade do its duty more nobly. Letter from Colonel C. S. Venable, Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol VIII, p. 106, March, 1880. A portion of the attacking force swept along Johnson's li
the enemy began to advance in heavy force on Ramseur's position, on an elevated plateau between Abville road. Nelson's artillery was posted on Ramseur's line, covering the approaches as far as praa piece of woods, behind the interval between Ramseur's line and the Red Bud. Rodes was directed toBud and the Berryville road, moving to attack Ramseur on his left flank, while another force pressehis battle, beginning with the skirmishing in Ramseur's front, had lasted from daylight until dark,ed on the enemy, and he was soon in retreat. Ramseur and Pegram advanced at once to the position fletown. An advance by Gordon and Kershaw and Ramseur was ordered, but after it had been made for shaw's, and Gordon's lines, and the attack on Ramseur's and Kershaw's fronts was handsomely repulseass of them continued to resist all appeals. Ramseur succeeded in retaining with him two or three r left in check for one hour and a half until Ramseur was shot down, and the ammunition of the arti[2 more...]
3, 492-98, 501-13. Pritchard, Colonel, 595. Edward, 200. Private property confiscation, 138-39. Protestant Episcopal Church South, established, 634. Pryor, General, 103, 131. Q Queen of the West (ship). Capture of the Indianola, 202-03. R Rains, Gen. G. J., 68, 354, 481. Description of use of sub-terra shells, 78-79. Command of submarine defense, 174-75. Gen. George W., 93, 131, 481. Raleigh (frigate), 171. Raleigh (tug), 165, 166. Rails, General, 597. Ramseur, General, 438, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454. Randolph, General, 70, 75, 82, 170. Testimony concerning evacuation of Norfolk, 75. Ransom, Gen., Robert, 1.33, 294, 426, 428-29, 430, 431. Read, Lt. C. W., 219. Reagan, John H., 579, 581, 589-90, 594, 595. Reams' Station, Battle of, 544. Reconstruction, 591, 608-40. Oath of allegiance prescribed by Johnson's Proclamation, 608-09. Occupation by military force, 609. Reorganization of state governments, 609. Civic Rights Bill, 614, 615.