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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gregg's brigade of South Carolinians in the Second. Battle of Manassas. (search)
lank of the columns Pope had ordered to press forward in our pursuit. Jackson was fully aware of Pope's movements, and to meet King he had at noon sent forward Taliaferro and Ewell through the woods along the deep cuts and steep embankments of the unfinished railway towards the Centreville pike. Here he formed his line in a woodn one-third of their forces engaged dead or wounded on the field, while we suffered heavily, and lost both of the division commanders engaged—Generals Ewell and Taliaferro—who were wounded. We lay that night on the hard and rocky sides of the railroad cut, knowing that many of us who did sleep were sleeping their last sleep onade. So Hill's Light Division was posted and ready for the day's bloody work. Eweli's division, under General Lawton, formed the centre of Jackson's line, and Taliaferro's, under General Starke, was on the extreme right. We had been posted in our position but a few moments, I think, when the crack of the rifles in the woods i
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reunion of the Virginia division Army of Northern Virginia Association. (search)
g was made by General Banks, who always saw the rebels through a powerful magnifying glass whenever Stonewall Jackson was about. In response to calls, General W. B. Taliaferro made a brief and stirring speech, which was loudly applauded. The officers of last year insisted upon a change, and a committee consisting of Captain C. A. Bohannon, General William McComb, and N. V. Randolph reported the following who were unanimously elected: For President: Major-General William B. Taliaferro. Vice-Presidents: Major-General William Smith, Colonel Charles Marshall, Colonel James H. Skinner, Captain P. W. McKinney, Brigadier-General Thomas T. Munford. es in the hall the Association and the invited guests repaired to Saenger Hall, where an elegant banquet was spread and the good things heartily enjoyed. General Taliaferro presided, and Judge George L. Christian acted as toast-master and read the toasts. The regular toasts and the respondents were as follows: The Infantry: