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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 189 43 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 75 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 60 18 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 54 18 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 35 17 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 35 19 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 33 1 Browse Search
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p in the Confederate army, which he promptly accepted, and on reporting to the war department at Montgomery was assigned by President Davis to the command at Harper's Ferry. He reached that place Friday, May 23d, accompanied by his staff, Col. E. Kirby Smith, assistant adjutant-general (afterward lieutenant-general); Maj. W. H. C. Whiting, of the engineers (who fell at Fort Fisher a majorgen-eral); Maj. A. McLean, quartermaster, and Capt. T. L. Preston, assistant adjutant-general. Within an A. C. Cummings, was added to Jackson's brigade; the Sixth North Carolina to Bee's; the Eleventh Georgia to Bartow's, the Ninth Georgia having joined that brigade soon after the troops left Winchester; and a fifth brigade was formed, for Brig.-Gen. E. Kirby Smith, of the Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Alabama and the Nineteenth Mississippi regiments, and Stanard's Virginia battery. At that time the effective strength of the regiments in the army of the Shenandoah did not much exceed 500 men
, while he looked after the immediate combat, which was provided for by placing Smith's Forty-ninth Virginia, ordered up from Cocke's brigade on Bull run, on Jackson Federal left; Jackson, with strong and steady blows, pierced its center, while Smith's Virginians and Gartrell's Georgians charged on its right. This bold movementlow to decide the fortunes of the day. Providentially for the Confederates, E. Kirby Smith's brigade of 1,700 fresh and rested soldiers, the last of the available reithe wood to the left of the Sudley road, a Federal bullet seriously wounded General Smith, and the command devolved upon Col. Arnold Elzey, a most efficient successoded; in Bee's, 95 killed (including General Bee), 309 wounded and 1 missing, in Smith's, 8 killed, 19 wounded (including General Smith). No separate returns are giveGeneral Smith). No separate returns are given of the losses in the batteries of Imboden, Stanard, Pendleton and Alburtis, of the army of the Shenandoah, all of which took a conspicuous part in this battle.
right near Shady Grove. I have heard nothing yet of Smith's troops reaching White House. If I can get up to ah side of the James, even after a fresh corps, under Smith, should reach his right. On the morning of the 31stm his left, with the Sixth corps and the corps under Smith, holding Warren, Burnside and Hancock in position tod Harbor at 9 a. m. of that day, closely followed by Smith's; that these maneuvered, and at 2 p.m. found that trd the cannon of Sheridan, and soon after Wright and Smith attacked Lee's right wing with their whole force. T these headquarters. In conjunction with Wright and Smith, he will this morning fall upon Lee's right. . . Warattack. Hancock refused to even give it to his men. Smith, with the Eighteenth corps, writes, That order I ref each of those three corps (Hancock's, Wright's and Smith's) carried forward their approaches. Hancock's lineile a brigade of infantry, supporting the cavalry at Smith's store, drove the enemy from that point. On the
heridan's movement was greatly aided by the plunging fire of his massed artillery on the commanding ridge in front of Early's center. A few infantry and some artillery rallied on the hill at theFour-mile house, not far back from Fisher's hill, and for a time checked the rather feebly sustained pursuit of the enemy. The Confederate army retreated rapidly, the enemy following to Tom's brook, some three miles in the rear of Early's position at Fisher's hill, where they were again checked by Smith's brigade, of Wharton's division, and gave up the pursuit. The retreat continued all night, the army reaching Mt. Jackson at an early hour on the morning of the 23d, where it remained in line of battle during the day, skirmishing some with the enemy's cavalry, which came up and threw a few shells, but made no earnest attempt to advance. The trains were sent across the North Fork of the Shenandoah, by a bridge that the engineering company of Captain Hart had completed the day before. After
ving many of the latter stuck in the mud between Staunton and Waynesboro. On the 4th, Rosser, having collected a portion of his command, followed down the Valley, after the force conveying the prisoners, and encamped at Middle river. On the 5th, William L. Jackson arrived at Buffalo gap and sent a portion of his cavalry to aid Rosser, by way of the War Springs turnpike to Harrisonburg, where Rosser fell on the enemy's rear, late in the day, and pursued them to Melrose. On .the 6th, Colonel Smith's brigade followed down the Valley to join Rosser, who pursued the enemy to Rude's hill, where he again made a vigorous attack on their rear, on the 7th, and came very near recapturing the Confederate prisoners, McNeill having placed his rangers in front of them, at the bridge over the North Fork, thus bringing them between two fires, but they escaped by a ford on a farm road leading west. ward. Rosser made his attack at 10 a. m. This was probably the last noteworthy engagement that too
th battalion Reserves (also called Sixteenth): Smith, John H. A., major; Smith, Robert, lieutenant-valry battalion): French, William H., colonel; Smith, Frederick F., major; Tavenner, William C. . latton, George S., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Smith, Isaac N., major; Tompkins, Christopher Q., co Robinson, John A., major, lieutenant-colonel; Smith, George H., colonel; Thompson, William T., maj, colonel; Reid, L. Wiber, lieutenant-colonel; Smith, Thomas, major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel. major; Finney, Louis C. H. lieutenant-colonel; Smith, Charles, colonel Thirty-ninth Militia regim, William Allen, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Smith, Francis W., major. Forty-first Militia regward, lieutenant-colonel; Smith, Caleb, major; Smith, William, colonel. Fiftieth Infantry regimer, Philip Peyton, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Smith, Timoleon, major, lieutenant-colonel; Stuart, or; Lang, David B., major, lieutenant-colonel; Smith, George H., colonel: Imboden, John D., colonel[7 more...]
ef engineer of the army during the Bath and Romney expedition, winning special mention by Stonewall Jackson. When Gen. E. Kirby Smith was assigned to the department of East Tennessee, Barton was sent to his assistance, with promotion to brigadier-gthe staff of General Bragg at Tupelo, Miss., as chief of engineers, July, 1862, and later became chief of staff of Gen. E. Kirby Smith, in command in east Tennessee. In that capacity he participated in the Kentucky campaign and the battle of Richmonding. In November he was promoted brigadier-general and assigned to the command of a cavalry brigade of Tennesseeans in Smith's army. With his brigade he participated in the battle of Murfreesboro, and subsequently was upon outpost duty and variothe Fort Donelson campaign, Colonel Reynolds was ordered in April to collect his regiment and go to the support of Gen. E. Kirby Smith, at Knoxville. A few weeks later, he was in command of a brigade composed of the Thirty-ninth and Forty-third Geo