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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), War Diary of Capt. Robert Emory Park, Twelfth Alabama Regiment. January 28th, 1863January 27th, 1864. (search)
oud to our dying day. I rejoice that I belong to such a patriotic body of heroes. Jan. 27. General Battle sent the following communication to each regiment in his brigade: headquarters Battle's brigade, January 26, 1864. The Brigade Commander has the pleasure of presenting the subjoined communication from Major-General Rodes: headquarters Rodes' Division, January 26, 1864. Brigadier-General Battle, Commanding Battle's Brigade. General:—I have just received your message by Captain Smith, informing me of the glorious conduct of my old brigade in reenlisting for the war without conditions. Conduct like this, in the midst of the hardships we are enduring, and on the part of men who have fought so many bloody battles, is in the highest degree creditable to the men and officers of your command. I always was proud, and now still more so, that I once belonged to your brigade. As their Division Commander, and as a citizen of Alabama, I wish to express my joy and pride, and a
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Charles Jones Colcock. (search)
al citizen and soldier of the old Regime. According to Gen. Gustavus W. Smith, his commanding officer, Col. Colcock, of the third South Ctrict, in which the battle was fought. Of course when Major-General Gustavus W. Smith, with the small force of Georgia infantry, arrived on but they graduate gentlemen as well as soldiers at West Point. General Smith, as a soldier, knew that Colonel Colcock was very familiar withmmand of the guns. The writer, in an official interview with General Smith the morning after the victory, congratulated him on his timely cisive success of the day before. Pointing to Colonel Colcock, General Smith replied: Captain! congratulate that gentleman; he was the actiitled to the honors he has won. Colonel Colcock, in reply to General Smith, paid a glowing tribute to the Georgians and Carolinians, who had held their ground all day. General Smith was surely a man of noble impulses and high character to have waived the command to a junior o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Fragments of war history relating to the coast defence of South Carolina, 1861-‘65, and the hasty preparations for the Battle of Honey Hill, November 30, 1864. (search)
termined resistance to check and delay the enemy should be made by the local troops; that General G. W. Smith, with an infantry force, was on the way and would be at Grahamville at sunrise, 30th. red and robbed by two negroes. Georgia militia at Honey Hill and their gallant leader, General G. W. Smith. Night had closed in; the column of attack, with their guns, stores and supplies, had hat eventful night, I introduce here proper mention of the distinguished officer, General Gustavus W. Smith, C. S. A., in command of the Georgia infantry, that a statement of his own, may be permane Georgia, who, by their gallant co-operation, made the victory of Honey Hill possible. General G. W. Smith was a native of Kentucky, and graduated from West Point in the class of 1842. I append tlass, as a fitting introduction to this interesting narrative: 5. William S. Rosecrans; 8. Gustavus W. Smith; 9. Mansfield Lovell; 12. Alex. P. Stewart; 16. Martin L. Smith; 17. John Pope; 24. Abn
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), William Henry Chase Whiting, Major-General C. S. Army. (search)
curity of our march required that he should be disloged, and General G. W. Smith was entrusted with this service. He performed it very handsthe support of Pickett and Pettigrew, was at fault there. General G. W. Smith shows (Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. II, 241) t disturb you. * * * I am glad to hear you are doing well. * * * G. W. Smith has returned to duty, and I learn General Johnston is progressin the perusal of the following letter to the speaker, from General Gustavus W. Smith (now of New York city), [since dead—died June 24, 1896—Edl as Confederate, officers who knew him. Very truly yours, Gustavus W. Smith. On the 28th February, 1863, the long delayed promotion oognition, but to accept and work on for the good of the cause. General Smith said, Accept, I beg you, what in justice should have been done zens of earnest, imploring requests of the Secretary of War, of General Smith, of General Lee, of General Bragg when stationed at Richmond in