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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 587 133 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 405 1 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 139 3 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 119 1 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 111 3 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for Yorktown (Virginia, United States) or search for Yorktown (Virginia, United States) in all documents.

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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.13 (search)
n, while attached to General J. B. Magruder's headquarter's before Yorktown, we consider as well deserving publication, as it was (so far as kJ. B. Magruder, then commanding the Army of the Peninsula, near Yorktown, Va. In the spring of 1862, when General McClellan, of the Union Armn-boats, he found Gen. Magruder entrenched across the Peninsula at Yorktown, from the York to the James river. Hardly had McClellen made his tly strengthened their positions. Magruder's headquarters were at Yorktown, while Joseph E. Johnston took up his headquarters at Major Lee's lloon force was ordered to move to another point, somewhere nearer Yorktown, as the General did not think it safe that the balloons should go that occurrence. One night, just before the body fell back from Yorktown and fought the battle of Williamsburg (which was the 5th of May, 1as blown out over York river, which, although half a mile wide at Yorktown, is three or four miles wide where I was now suspended in the air.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The honor roll of the University of Virginia, from the times-dispatch, December 3, 1905. (search)
186—. Griffin, J. W., Chapl., Va., Roanoke Co., Va. Grivot, W. P., Capt., La., Forsythe, Ga., 1864. Grogan, K., Md., Greenland Gap, Va., 1863. Guiger, G. H., Va., Gettysburg, Pa., 1863. Gunn, S. R., Miss., Leesburg, Va., 1861. Garland, H. A., Col., Mo., Franklin, Tenn. Haden, J. W., Va., Petersburg, Va., 1864. Hairston, H., Md., Cascade, Va., 1862. Hairston, G. S., Miss., Shiloh, Tenn., 1862. Hale, S., Capt., Va., Spotsylvania, Va. Hall, G. A., Lt., Ga., Yorktown, Va., 1862. Hall, R. H., Capt., Va., 1863. Hall, B., Col., Ala., Montgomery, Ala. Haliday, D. W., Ga., Manassas, 1862. Hambrick, J. A., Maj., Va., Drewry's Bluff, 1864. Hamer, C. F., Capt., Miss., Cayuga, Miss. Hamilton, B. H., Col., S. C. Hamlet, J. C., Lt., Va. Hamlin; W. B., Adjt., Va., Petersburg, Va. Hammond, G. W., Lt.-Col., Va., Floyd's Farm. Hamner, N. B., Va., Boonsboro, Md., 1863. Hancock, W. H., Va., Winchester, Va., 1864. Hare, T. E., Lt., Tenn.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Twelfth Alabama Infantry, Confederate States Army. (search)
here during the fall and winter, and moved to Yorktown in the spring of 1862 It was under fire therewas killed by a shell thrown in the camp near Yorktown. The next one to fall was Lieutenant Hammondin B. B. Gayle. Elected lieutenant-colonel at Yorktown. Promoted colonel after the death of Colonel Captain J. H. Darwin. Promoted to captain at Yorktown. Killed at Seven Pines. Captain M. B. Robeutenants: J. H. Darwin; E. Ryan, promoted at Yorktown, killed at Seven Pines; A. E. Hewlett. Sec, Albert W. Seay, Daniel S. Patterson. The Yorktown election and reorganization. April 28th, 1re not alone in this particular. The army at Yorktown was one clothed in rags. The battle of Williamsburg. Yorktown was evacuated by Johnston May 4, 1862, at night. He marched steadily, but waed captain of his company. During the trying Yorktown campaign, and in the arduous retreat to Richmmpany F, were re-organized while stationed at Yorktown. R. H. Keeling, J. W. McNeeley and I were re[2 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Returning Confederate flags. (search)
be with his men at Gettysburg? Could these battered and torn and soiled banners speak to us to-night, what a story of sacrifice and suffering and anguish and bloodshed and death would they unfold? It does not take much stress of the imagination for these old soldiers to interpret the silent story they tell. They represent over fifty organizations of Virginia troops. Some saw first Manassas and heard the shouts of the victors on that historic field. Others waved along the ramparts at Yorktown and saluted John Bankhead Magruder as he passed over the sacred soil on which the Father of his country won American Independence. Others were borne in triumph at Gaines' Mill and Cold Harbor; at Savage Station and Frasier's Farm, or went down amidst carnage and death on Malverns' blood-stained hill. Others passed from hand to hand at Slaughter's Mountain, until the field was red with blood and the Thirteenth Virginia led by gallant James A. Walker saved the day. Some were borne in tri