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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 168 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 135 15 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 133 1 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 88 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 81 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 74 0 Browse Search
General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant 61 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 41 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 36 0 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 35 1 Browse Search
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before him. General McClellan appeared on the field a few moments after Baker had retired, and said to Captain Ruffin, who had been captured, that the bold charge had won his admiration. By June 30th, McClellan's retreating forces had reached the intersection of the Long Bridge and Charles City roads, just north of Malvern hill. There Longstreet, supported only by the division of A. P. Hill, attacked the position held by the divisions of McCall and Kearny, reinforced by the divisions of Sedgwick and Hooker and a brigade of Slocum. This was a square stand — up fight, with no intrenchments of any sort on either side. It had been expected that General Huger would engage Slocum, and that General Jackson would attack the Federal right, while Longstreet pressed the front. However, both Jackson and Huger found it impracticable to reach the ground in time. Hence Longstreet alone struck the blow in which all were expected to participate. On opening the battle, General Longstreet sent B
e northeast angle of the wood, which it held until Sedgwick's division came in bold march. The Sixth Regimeerly Banks') had also been thrown into confusion. Sedgwick, of Sumner, was in the lead, and his three brigadee extreme Federal left, upon the left flank of Sedgwick's lines, which were soon thrown into confusion; an, and in spite of the heroic bravery of Sumner and Sedgwick, with most of their officers (Sedgwick being severSedgwick being severely wounded), the division was driven off to the north with terrible losses, carrying along in the rout part of Confederate officers in regard to the repulse of Sedgwick's divisions are not more than the facts warrant. tam and Fredericksburg, p. 91. In this rout of Sedgwick, the North Carolina regiments were destructive parivision commanders. Thus, comments Palfrey upon Sedgwick's defeat at the end of the second stage of this gres of the morning were lost. The disappearance of Sedgwick ended the serious fighting on the left. But Sumne
r a new attack when word from Fredericksburg made other action necessary. General Sedgwick's corps had crossed the Potomac, captured the heights intrusted to Early, thing in war. McLaws took position at Salem church. Brooks and Newton, of Sedgwick's corps, lost 1,500 men in an attempt to move him, but failed. General Lee thn to reinforce McLaws, and directed these forces and Early's command to strike Sedgwick. This was done, and though a loss of 2,000 men was inflicted, Sedgwick after Sedgwick after holding his ground until night crossed the river, and Lee's flank was clear. Sedgwick's corps sustained a loss of 4,590 in these engagements. Rebellion Records, XSedgwick's corps sustained a loss of 4,590 in these engagements. Rebellion Records, XXV, 1, 191. In this last battle, Hoke's brigade was most actively engaged in the charge against Howe. The main assault was made upon Howe's left by the brigades of Hke was wounded in this charge. His brigade lost first and last 230 men. As Sedgwick was retreating toward the river, Manly's battery was called into play, and Gen
; Thirty-eighth, Colonel Ashford. Cooke and Kirkland were in Heth's division, Scales and Lane in Wilcox's division. When Heth's division, the head of A. P. Hill's corps, approached the Federal lines, General Meade ordered Getty's division of Sedgwick's corps, supported by Hancock's corps, to attack the Confederates and drive them back to Parker's store, so that Hancock might connect with Warren's left. Hancock formed the divisions of Birney, Mott, Gibbon and Barlow on Getty's left. These f as careful a reconnaissance as the proximity of the lines permitted, decided that the part of Lee's line held by Doles' brigade was vulnerable to front assault. Accordingly a storming force was organized. Colonel Upton, with three brigades of Sedgwick's corps, twelve regiments in all, led the storming columns against the works held by Doles and his three Georgia regiments. Upton was followed by Mott's division of Hancock's corps. This division numbered seventeen regiments. The attack of th