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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 9: battle of Cedar Run. (search)
ight or nine miles from Culpeper CourtHouse, not far from Cedar Run, and in his front, in some open fields, bodies of the eneching his movements. On our right was Cedar Run or Slaughter's Mountain, and between it and Culpeper road were the large opuld advance on the right, over ,the northern end of Slaughter's Mountain, with the rest of the division, and that I would be the Culpeper road crossed a small branch, a tributary of Cedar Run, and then passed for some distance through a, thick woods ground sloped off to our right to a bottom on a prong of Cedar Run, the whole country between us and Slaughter's Mountain coSlaughter's Mountain consisting of open fields. The northern end of the mountain was opposite my right and about a mile distant. On my left was tg interval between my right and the northern end of Slaughter's Mountain, where General Ewell was, I posted the 12th Georgiawell's division being posted on the end and side of Slaughter's Mountain, and the other divisions crossing the Culpeper road
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 10: operations on the Rappahannock. (search)
nside's Corps under Reno, was in the County of Culpeper, north of the Rapidan; but before we were ready to move it commenced to fall back to the northern bank of the Rappahannock. On the 20th, our whole army, now consisting of two wings under Longstreet and Jackson respectively, and Stuart's cavalry, crossed the Rapidan-Longstreet at Raccoon Ford, and Jackson at Somerville Ford,--the cavalry having preceded them early in the morning. Jackson's wing, comprising the same force he had at Cedar Run, camped at Stevensburg on the night of the 20th. On the 21st he moved past Brandy Station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in the direction of Beverly's Ford on the Rappahannock. Jackson's division under Brigadier General Taliaferro was in front and moved to the ford, where there ensued some cannonading, and a fight between a portion of our cavalry and the enemy on the northern bank. Ewell's division bivouacked in the rear of Taliaferro near St. James' Church. On the morning of
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 16: battle of Sharpsburg or Antietam. (search)
he facts, about the strength of General Lee's army at this battle. The whole of the troops then constituting that army had belonged to the army which opposed McClellan in the battles around Richmond, except Evans' and Drayton's brigades, and such absentees as had returned, and there had been troops then belonging to the army, which had not left Richmond, exceeding the number in the said two brigades. There had been heavy losses in the battles around Richmond; and the subsequent losses at Cedar Run, on the Rappahannock, at Manassas and in the vicinity, at Maryland Heights and in Pleasant Valley — where McLaws had been severely engaged,--and at South Mountain, had very materially weakened the strength of the army. Besides all this, since crossing the Rappahannock we had been without regular supplies of food, and had literally been living from hand to mouth. Our troops were badly shod and many of them became barefooted, and they were but indifferently clothed and without protection a
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Index. (search)
, 237, 239, 240, 284, 295, 332, 343, 366-369, 371, 396, 407, 414, 439, 455, 476 Shepherdstown, 139, 162, 253-54, 284, 408-09-10 Sheridan, General (U. S. A.), 40, 371, 379, 406-411, 414, 419, 427, 430, 433, 437, 441, 452-53, 456, 459, 461, 465-66, 475 Sherman, General (U. S. A.), 40, 393 Shields, General (U. S. A.), 241, 399, 475 Shippensburg, 263, 270 Sigel, General (U. S. A.), 102-03, 112, 158, 369, 370, 383-84, 393-94, 396, 399 Silver Spring, 389, 395 Skinner, Lieutenant Colonel, 80 Slaughter's Mountain, 93, 94, 96, 97, 101 Sloan's Regiment, 31 Smith, Captain, 20 Smith, Colonel Geo. H., 49, 386, 389 Smith, Colonel W. D., 50, 193, 333, 423 Smith, Colonel Wm., 32, 106, 120, 125-26-27, 142, 147, 153 Smith, General E. K., 33, 36, 38, 51, 52, 157, 468 Smith, General G. W., 51, 56, 58, 63 Smith, General, Wm., 186, 188, 191, 206, 221-22, 224-228, 230, 232- 234, 239, 242-43, 247-48-49, 253, 259, 267-272, 273, 275 Smith, Governor of Virginia, 306 Smithfield, 383, 408, 410, 414