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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 91 5 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 52 2 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 40 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 33 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 28 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 27 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 27 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 24 4 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 24 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 23 1 Browse Search
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, was 62,696. Four Years with General Lee, by Walter H. Taylor, p. 50. I now proceed to inquire what cause repulse of Fremont's advance was so easy that General Taylor describes it as offering a temptation to go beyo late. But the condition was truly critical. General Taylor describes his chief at that moment thus: Jacksoice, Delightful excitement. He then briefly gave Taylor instructions to move against the battery on the plaIn this critical condition of Winder's command, General Taylor made a successful attack on the left and rear oeaving both caisson and limber. Thus occupied with Taylor, the enemy halted in his advance, and formed a lineime reenforcements were brought by General Ewell to Taylor, who pushed forward with them, assisted by the wellntly met, I copy a description from the work of General Taylor: The fighting in and around the battery wastriot, who has been gathered to his fathers, to add Taylor's explanation: Ere long my lost Seventh Regiment, s
s I did not think it judicious to inform the enemy of the numerical weakness of our forces. The following statements have been taken from those papers by Major Walter H. Taylor, of the staff of General Lee, who supervised for several years the preparation of the original returns. A statement of the strength of the troops undericersEnlisted Men Longstreet's command1,92726,489 Jackson's command1,62921,728 Reserve artillery50716 —————— Total No report of cavalry.3,60648,933 Major Taylor, in his work, Four Years with General Lee. states: In addition to the troops above enumerated as the strength of General Johnston on May 21, 1862, there wf three brigades. The total strength of these three brigades, according to the Reports of the Operations of the Army of Northern Virginia, was 5,008 effectives. Taylor says: If the strength of these five be added to the return of May 21st, we shall have sixty-two thousand six hundred and ninety-six (62,696) as the effec
herefore, in the usual course, sent to him. After the evacuation of Frederick City by our forces, a copy of General Lee's order was found in a deserted camp by a soldier, and was soon in the hands of General McClellan. The copy of the order, it was stated at the time, was addressed to General D. H. Hill, commanding division. General Hill has assured me that it could not have been his copy, because he still has the original order received by him in his possession. To these remarks Colonel W. H. Taylor adds the following note: Colonel Venable, one of my associates on the staff of General Lee, says in regard to this matter: This is very easily explained. One copy was sent directly to Hill from headquarters. General Jackson sent him a copy, as he regarded Hill in his command. It is Jackson's copy, in his own handwriting, which General Hill has. The other was undoubtedly left carelessly by some one at Hill's quarters. Says General McClellan, Upon learning the contents of this orde