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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 37: pursuit of Hunter. (search)
. A. Walker and R. D. Johnston) had been severely wounded; and four (Stafford, J. M. Jones, Daniel, and Doles) had been killed in action. Constant exposure to the weather, a limited supply of provisions, and two weeks service in the swamps north of the Chickahominy had told on the health of the men. Divisions were not stronger than brigades ought to have been, nor brigades than regiments. On the morning of the 13th, at two o'clock, we commenced the march; and on the 16th, arrived at Rivanna River near Charlottesville, having marched over eighty miles in four days. On the 15th we passed over the ground, near Trevillian's depot, on which Hampton and Sheridan had fought on the 11th and 12th. Hampton had defeated Sheridan and was then in pursuit of him. Grant, in his report, says that on the 11th Sheridan drove our cavalry from the field, in complete rout, and, when he advanced towards Gordonsville, on the 12th, he found the enemy reinforced by infantry, behind well-constructed r
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 50: operations in 1865. (search)
ire, had the misfortune to fall into the hands of the enemy. All the wagons of Wharton's command were absent getting supplies; but those we had with us, including the ordnance and medical wagons and my own baggage wagon, fell into their hands. On the 3rd, I rode, with the party that was with me, towards Charlottesville; but on getting near to that place, we found the enemy entering it. We had then to turn back and go by a circuitous route under the mountains to Gordonsville, as the. Rivanna River and other streams were very much swollen. On arriving at Gordonsville, I found General Wharton, who had made his escape to Charlottesville on the night of the affair at Waynesboro, and he was ordered to Lynchburg, by the way of the Central and Southside Railroads, to take command of Echols' brigade, and aid in the defence of the city. General Long was ordered to report to General Lee at Petersburg. The affair at Waynesboro diverted Sheridan from Lynchburg, which he could have capt
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Index. (search)
ichardson, General (U. S. A.), 149, 151 Richardson, Lieutenant, 7 Richmond, Va., 1, 3, 10, 44, 46, 51, 56, 57, 73-77, 85, 88-92, 103-04-05, 132-33, 154, 160, 164, 168, 190, 235, 237, 251, 286, 327, 340-41, 344, 358-59, 361, 369, 371, 375, 380, 382, 429, 435, 456, 458-59, 465-66, 476 R., Fred. & Po. R. R., 166, 168, 359, 361, 465 Rich Patch Mountain, 331 Ricketts Division (U. S. A.), 388, 391 Ridge Road, 65 Ridgeville, 254 Ringgold, 254 Ripley, General, 158 Rivanna River, 464 River Road, 168, 180, 194, 202-03- 204-05 Robertson, General B. H., 93, 94, 103, 110 Robertson's Tavern, 318, 319 Robinson's River, 93, 295, 303, 343 Rockbridge County, 328, 340, 366, 369, 381, 462 Rock Creek, 267, 268, 270, 271, 380 Rock-fish Gap, 369, 371-72, 382, 434-35, 462-63 Rockingham County, 366 Rockville, 389, 394, 417 Rodes, General R. E., 51, 52, 54, 57, 60-65, 192-195, 212-217, 236- 240, 251, 254-55, 263-64, 266- 276, 281, 284, 302-307, 316-322, 344-48, 351, 360-63, 37