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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), four years with General Lee --a Review by General C. M. Wilcox. (search)
, capturing many of the prisoners. My report of this battle was published over two years ago by the Southern Historical Society. On page 164 is a return of the army then commanded by General Johnston, endorsed Army near Richmond, Department of Northern Virginia, May 21, 1862. This return is supposed to give the strength of the army as at that time. It was given by divisions. There were four divisions. Two of these, Longstreet's and Magruder's, had each six brigades; the other two, G. W. Smith's and A. P. Hill's, had, according to this return, each five brigades. My brigade was of Longstreet's division, and numbered by this return 2,616. Colston's brigade was the weakest, and it had 1,750; the next weakest was R. H. Anderson's, 2,168. My brigade at the time was composed of four regiments: all had volunteered for the war. Up to about the 25th of March, 1862, it had been composed of five regiments, with a four-gun battery attached. A few days after the army had reached the Ra