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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), An important Dispatch. (search)
and Chattanooga, General Thomas says: I then proceeded to Rossville, accompanied by Generals Garfield and Gordon Granger, and immediately prepared to place the troops in position at that point. One brigade of Negley's Division was posted in the gap on the Ringgold road, and two brigades on the top of the ridge to the right of the road, adjoining the brigade in the road; Reynold's Division on the right of Negley's, and reaching to the Dry Valley road; Brannon's Division in the rear of Reynolds's right, as a reserve; McCook's Corps on the right of the Dry Valley road, and stretching toward the west, his right reaching nearly to Chattanooga creek; Crittenden's entire corps was posted on the heights to the left of Ringgold road, with Steadman's Division of Granger's Corps in reserve behind his left; Baird's Division in reserve and in supporting distance of the brigade in the gap; McCook's Brigade of Granger's Corps, was posted as a reserve to the brigade of Negley's on the top of th
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.36 (search)
Chancellorsville. [from the Richmond Dispatch, Feb. 7, 1897. 1 Retrospective glance at the battlefield. Graphic description of the fight. Gallant part of the 55th Virginia Regiment. An interesting paper. Read before Wright-Latane camp of Tappahannock. At a recent meeting of Wright-Latane Camp, Confederate Veterans, Captain Albert Reynolds, Company F, Fifty-fifth Virginia Regiment, and second lieutenant commander of the camp, read the following paper: Ever since the war I have had a desire to revisit some of the fields on which I did battle for my country, but never had an opportunity to do so till last summer, while visiting relatives in Spotsylvania county, when my brother proposed to take me to the Chancellorsville battlefield. So early Monday morning, the last day of August, we started towards the courthouse, but leaving that to our right, came to quite a pretty monument situated in the forks of the road and dedicated to Major-General Sedgwick, of the Federal army,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.60 (search)
arrived about 2 o'clock in the morning. We encamped there, but expecting an attack, our horses were held saddled and our arms ready to hand. July 1st.—At daybreak we were again in the saddle and on the road to Gettysburg. During the forenoon we heard heavy cannonading from that direction, and soon we learned that the two hostile armies had met unexpectedly. The Federal troops were finally defeated, but the loss on both sides was heavy, and that of the Union army the most severe. General Reynolds, the commanding general, was among the dead, and thousands of prisoners were taken by our victorious troops. July 2d.—In the morning we advanced into the valley between Seminary Ridge and the mountain range held by the Union army. Jenkins' Brigade was posted in a piece of woodland, part of yesterday's battlefield, in sight of the seminary and the city of Gettysburg. Both armies had been reinforced and concentrated during the night. General Stuart, with the main force of our cavalr
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The laying of the corner-stone of the monument to President Jefferson Davis, (search)
ew, General J., 16, 260. Pickett, General George E., Appointment of to West Point; his characteristics, 151. Pickett, Mrs. La Salle Corbeil, 154. Polk, General, Leonidas, 130. Pope, Movements in the war of General John, 353. Pouncing on pickets, 213. Powell, C. H., 359. Randall, James R., 277 Rawlins, General John A., 154. Ray, Rev. George H., 365. Reams' Station, Battle of, 103, 337. Rebels, benefactors of the world, 368. Reconstruction in Texas. 41. Reynolds, Captain, Albert, 205 Richardson Guards, Madison county, Company A, 7th Virginia Infantry, Roll of, 361. Richardson, General William H., 363. Riddell, Dr. Thomas J., 323. Roane, Lieutenant, killed, 207. Roanoke Grays, Muster-roll and casualties of, 291. Roller, A. H., 294. Ruggles, General, Daniel, 66. Ruffin, Edmond, 111. Ruffin, Julian M., 111. Sailor's Creek, Battle of, 83, 250. St Nicholas, Capture of the Federal steamer, 88. Salem Church, Action at. 100. Savannah