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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 1 (search)
kson; A. P. Hill, who won the grade of lieutenant-general; Stuart, matchless as commander of outposts; and Pendleton, Generainsburg, driving before it the little body of cavalry that Stuart was able to gather. Colonel Jackson directed his brigade ield-piece, Commanded by Captain Pendleton himself. which Stuart joined with his little detachment, engaged the enemy's leawhere for caps as well as cartridges. On the 15th, Colonel Stuart reported that the Federal army had advanced from Martipracticable, was to be preferred, as quickest and safest. Stuart's first report was expected to give the means of judging o, of leaving the protection of the infantry. This enabled Stuart to maintain his outposts near the enemy's camps, and his srning their movements quickly, and concealing our own. Stuart's expected report showed that the Federal army had not advvered it. To delay this discovery as long as possible, Colonel Stuart was instructed to establish as perfect a cordon as his
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 2 (search)
and men-before sunrise. The artillery and cavalry were directed to continue their march by the wagon-road, under Colonels Stuart and Pendleton. At night, Captain Chisholm, an officer of General Beauregard's staff, arrived, bringing a suggesttacks of the heavy masses of the enemy, whose numbers enabled them to bring forward fresh troops after each repulse. Colonel Stuart contributed materially to one of these repulses, by a well-timed and vigorous charge upon the Federal right flank witng the Federal right flank, and fall upon it. On the way he was reenforced by five companies of cavalry, commanded by Colonel Stuart, and a battery under Lieutenant Beckham. He reached the position intended just when the Federal army, reformed, was in reserve near me, was directed to cross Bull Run at Ball's Ford, and strike that column in flank, on the turnpike; and Stuart, with the cavalry he had in hand and Beckham's battery, pursued the fugitives on the Sudley road. The number of prisoner
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter3 (search)
ving the enemy and preparing for active service. Mason's and Munson's Hills occupied. Colonel J. E. B. Stuart. General McClellan in command of the Federal forces. consequences of want of preparatrt-House, with strong outposts at Munson's and Mason's Hills, with the cavalry on their flanks. Stuart, who commanded it, had already impressed those who had opportunity to observe him, with the sagaby my acquaintances in public life, in Richmond at the time, to this letter. On the 11th Colonel Stuart ascertained that a body of Federal troops had advanced to Lewinsville. To prevent it from hand by a bold attack drove them off in confusion. It was the escort of a reconnoitring officer Stuart's report.-a brigade of infantry, a battery of eight guns, and a detachment of cavalry. At thpedient to fall back from Centreville to the line of the Rappahannock. On the 20th, Brigadier-General Stuart was sent to forage in the southeastern part of the county of Loudon, with an escort of
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 4 (search)
he country people were invited to divide this meat among themselves, as soon as Hill's brigade, in passing, had taken as much of it as it could transport. General Stuart occupied the line of Bull Run with the cavalry, during the night of the 9th, and at ten o'clock next morning set fire to the abandoned storehouses. Early on ssed the Rapidan and encamped between Orange Court-House and the railroad-bridge. Ewell's division, however, was left in its position near the Rappahannock, with Stuart's cavalry, in observation of a Federal division that had followed our march to Cedar Run, where it halted. The line of the Rappahannock had been taken tempor the south side of the Rapidan, where it was in better position to unite with the Confederate forces between Richmond and the invading army. Ewell's division and Stuart's brigade remained on the Rappahannock, in observation. Before the end of the month, General Randolph was appointed Secretary of War, which enabled the milita
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 5 (search)
e Federal force on the field continued to increase, Pickett's and Colston's brigades also reenforced ours. At noon the fighting was reported by Longstreet and Stuart to be so sharp, that D. H. Hill's division, which had marched several miles, was ordered back to Williamsburg, and I returned myself; for at ten o'clock, when therallel to the main road, found no lurkers or stragglers from Longstreet's and Hill's divisions. The day after the action those troops marched at daybreak, and Stuart's at sunrise, and encamped soon after noon at the Burnt Ordinary, twelve miles from Williamsburg; Smith's and Magruder's divisions were stationary; Colonel Fitzhumunication between the two parts of the Confederate army. At night, when the major-generals were with me to receive instructions for the expected battle, General Stuart, who had a small body of cavalry observing McDowell's corps, reported that the troops that had been marching southward from Fredericksburg had returned. This
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Letters. (search)
order to advance will be given by the commander-in-chief. 5th. Colonel Cocke's brigade, supported by Colonel Elzey's brigade, will march via Stone Bridge and the fords on the right, thence to the attack of Centreville, the right wing to the left of the Fourth Division, more or less distant according to the nature of the country and of the attack. The order to advance will be given by the commander-in-chief. 6th. Brigadier-General Bee's brigade, supported by Colonel Wilcox's brigade, Colonel Stuart's regiment of cavalry, and the whole of Walton's battery, will form the reserve, and will march via Mitchell's Ford, to be used according to circumstances. 7th. The light batteries will be distributed as follows: (1.) To General Ewell's command; Captain Walker's, six pieces. (2.) To Brigadier-General Jones; Captains Alburtis's and Stannard's batteries, eight pieces. (3.) To Brigadier-General Longstreet's; Colonel Pendleton's and Captain Imboden's batteries, eight pieces. (