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by Major-Gen. McClellan, stretches across the Williamsburgh road between Bottom's Bridge and Seven Pines, and is distant about a mile from the latter. I caused that camp to be fortified with rifle-e, closed upon the whole circumference of a semi-circle, described from my headquarters, near Seven Pines, with a radius of two miles. A considerable space about the fork of the road at Seven PineSeven Pines was open, cultivated ground, and there was a clear space a short distance in front of Casey's redoubt at the wood-pile. Between the two openings we found a curtain of trees, which were cut down tonothing unusual at Fair Oaks, I gave some orders to the troops there, and returned quickly to Seven Pines. The firing was becoming brisk, but there was yet no certainty of a great attack. As a pr H — Naglee's Camp. I--Rebel line, 1st June. J--Union line, Sickles's, 1st June. K — Seven Pines. L--First line of defence. M--Second line of defence. N--Third line of defence.
enandoah campaigns. Daniel S. Donelson, led his brigade in the Tennessee campaign, notably at Murfreesboro. Robert H. Anderson, Colonel of the 5th Georgia Cavalry; promoted Brigadier-General July 26, 1864. James H. Lane, led his brigade at Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and in the Wilderness campaign. William B. Bate, led his brigade in Bragg's Tennessee campaigns, notably at Chickamauga. Roger Atkinson Pryor, fought his brigade on the Peninsula, where it bore a conspicuous part at Seven Pines. Cadmus M. Wilcox, led his brigade at Manassas, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Winfield Scott Featherson, originally Colonel of the 17th Mississippi; promoted for gallantry at Ball's Bluff; led his brigade on the Peninsula. Henry L. Benning, led his brigade in the principal battles of Longstreet's Corps, including Gettysburg, Chickamauga and the Wilderness. Edward Aylesworth Perry, commanded a regiment on the Peninsula; was wounded at Frayser's Farm; led his br
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Official diary of First corps, A. N. V., while commanded by Lt.-General R. H. Anderson, from June 1st to October 18, 1864. (search)
uld be discovered to be withdrawing. June 9th Enemy still in force in front. Early removed from the left, and Field and Pickett extend to fill the old trenches as far as Dickerson's house. June 10th, 11th and 12th No change in our line. Affairs quiet. June 13th The enemy is discovered to have disappeared from our front. The troops are at once put in motion. Kershaw, Pickett and Field crossing the Chickahominy at McClellan's bridge — trains by New bridge. We march by Seven Pines and over to the Charles City road, move down that, turn off at Williams' and bivouac near the battlefield of Frazier's farm. A little skirmishing at Riddle's shop by A. P. Hill. June 14th Quiet. No enemy immediately in front. Supposed to have crossed the James. In the evening orders are received to take position on Three Mile creek. June 15th Gary reports the enemy advancing and passed Nance's shop. Movement suspended in consequence. June 16th Pickett and Field move
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 17: Gettysburg: second day (search)
great extent of the Confederate lines, about five miles — and their awkward shape, making intercommunication slow and difficult. Second, was the type or character of the attack ordered; which may be called the echelon, or progressive type, as distinguished from the simultaneous. The latter should be the type for any battle in the afternoon. Battles begun by one command and to be taken up successively by others, are always much prolonged. We had used this method on four occasions, —at Seven Pines, Gaines Mill, Frazier's Farm or Glendale, and Malvern Hill, —and always with poor success. Our effort this afternoon will be seen to be a monumental failure. General instructions were given to each corps commander, but much was left to their discretion in carrying them out. More than one fell short in performance. It was about 3 P. M. when Hood's division, in the advance, crossed the Emmitsburg road about 1000 yards south of the Peach Orchard. The enemy's artillery had opened upon <