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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 41 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 38 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 34 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 23 1 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 23 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 16 0 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 15 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 2 Browse Search
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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), Life in Pennsylvania. (search)
, and its face turned once more toward Virginia. I may mention here that it has been absurdly said that General Lee ordered me to put Hood's and McLaws' Divisions in support of Pickett's assault. General Lee never ordered any such thing. Colonel Taylor says that General Lee, in his presence, gave me orders to put Hood's and McLaws' Divisions in this column of attack. This I deny, and do not suppose he will claim that any one else heard the order. If the reader will examine any of the mapshat there is a great difference between fresh soldiers and those who have just come out of a heavy battle. It has been charged that the delay of the attack on the 3d was the cause of the failure of Ewell to co-operate with Pickett's attack. Colonel Taylor says that Ewell was ordered to attack at the same time with me, mine being the main attack. He says: General Longstreet's dispositions were not completed as soon as was expected. General Ewell, who had orders to co-operate with General Lo
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The mistakes of Gettysburg. (search)
, and with the same results-except that if I had attacked earlier I should have had Geary's Division of the Twelfth Corps in my immediate front in addition to the Third Corps. This would certainly have been the effect of a sunrise attack. Colonel Taylor, in referring to the hour of my battle on the 2d, says: Round Top, the key of their position, which was not occupied in the morning, was now held in force. The answer to this statement, direct and authoritative, is at hand. General Meade saousand. It seems, from recent publications, that my column of attack on the 2d was only about twelve thousand. It was given me as fifteen thousand men at the time. I doubt now if thirty thousand men could have made a successful attack, if Colonel Taylor is correct in his idea as to the manner in which General Lee would have fought them. He says that General Lee ordered that the column should go to the attack with its right flank exposed to the enveloping forces on the Federal left. Under t