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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 95 3 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 33 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 9 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 3 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 2 2 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
s of controversy would in this address gladly have been avoided, I cannot pass unnoticed a remarkable paragraph in Colonel Alfred Roman's work, The Military Operations of General Beauregard. At page 267, after mentioning General Meade's order to G and the orders given to General Hancock, at 9:25 and to General Warren at 9:45, to suspend all offensive operations, Colonel Roman, basing his statement upon statements made by General Bushrod Johnson and Colonel F. W. McMaster, Colonel McMastersion, caused by an assault of the enemy, and returned to the lines they had occupied in the morning. The error of Colonel Roman in placing the orders of General Meade to his corps commanders to suspend operations and withdraw their troops anteriexceptional want of care in the preparation of matter published to the world as history. Especially is this true, as Colonel Roman was a staff-officer of General Beaureguard, and ought to have been better informed as to the subject whereof he wrote
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 9 (search)
months at this institution. He early displayed that decision of character and force of will that distinguished him in after life. He had an ardent longing for a military career, and though disappointed in his first efforts to secure an appointment as a cadet at the United States Military Academy, he was not cast down. Through the aid of General D. H. Hill, then a professor at Davidson, his second application was successful. He was given his appointment to the Academy by that sturdy old Roman, the Hon. Burton Craige, who before the days of rotation in office was long an able and distinguished member of Congress from our State. Ramseur spent the usual term of five years at the Academy, and was graduated with distinction in the class of 1860. Among his class-mates of national reputation were Generals James H. Wilson and Merritt, Colonel Wilson, commandant at United States Military Academy, and Colonel A. C. M. Pennington, United States army. Through his courtesy, sincerity and