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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 12: Boonsboro or South Mountain, and Harper's Ferry (search)
Chapter 12: Boonsboro or South Mountain, and Harper's Ferry Choice of moves. interior lines. policy of invasione two divisions of D. R. Jones and Evans, was to march to Boonsboro and await the return of the forces from Harper's Ferry. H. Hill, leaving two brigades in Turner's Gap, came on to Boonsboro. This change was caused by the collection of a force of ned. Lee and Longstreet with only 14 brigades were about Boonsboro. McLaws and Anderson with 10 brigades were between HarpeThere was no need to place Longstreet as far away even as Boonsboro. A safer movement would have been to unite Longstreet wirs to Hagerstown, and had also followed the march back to Boonsboro. I was now ordered to cross the Potomac at Williamsport,from Harper's Ferry, and crossed our line of retreat from Boonsboro. It had captured and destroyed the reserve ordnance traithe Confederate cavalry. The Confederate casualties at Boonsboro are not reported separately, except Rodes's brigade, whic
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 13: Sharpsburg or Antietam (search)
ition to our supply was grateful, for the expenditures had been something, at Boonsboro, Crampton's Gap, and Harper's Ferry; and the loss of the 45 loads, burned by olve the utter destruction of his army. At Manassas, at Ox Hill, and even at Boonsboro and Crampton's Gap, he had had recent evidence that there was in the Federal on this continent. Longstreet and D. H. Hill, after their night march from Boonsboro, took line of battle in front of Sharpsburg early on the morning of Sept. 15. B. Anderson, comparatively fresh, and Rodes who had been severely engaged at Boonsboro, losing one-third of his force. Here Hill received the united attacks of botd to Hagerstown, with Longstreet's corps, and on the 14th returned with it to Boonsboro. That night, when the army was put in motion for Sharpsburg, Pendleton was oand campaign KILLEDWOUNDEDMISSINGTOTAL Cavalry Affairs, Sept. 3-2012522084 Boonsboro or South Mountain, Sept.143251,403851,813 Crampton's Pass, Sept. 14113418253