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William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 942 140 Browse Search
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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 23: at York and Wrightsville. (search)
h Mountain, on the pike from Chambersburg to Gettysburg. There were no indications of any enemy neaalong the pike, which was the direct road to Gettysburg, in order to skirmish with and amuse the eneoff the retreat of such force as might be at Gettysburg. Accordingly, Gordon was sent on the pike dthere was but a comparatively small force at Gettysburg, and I halted to wait for the infantry, whosthe camp near Mummasburg. I then rode to Gettysburg, and finding Gordon in possession of the tow well armed and equipped. It had arrived in Gettysburg the night before and moved out that morning rmination of their campaign. On entering Gettysburg myself I called for the town authorities in rly the next morning along the railroad from Gettysburg to Hanover Junction on the Northern Central on of cavalry on the pike from York towards Gettysburg, to ascertain if any force of the enemy was ce, the performances of the militia force at Gettysburg and Wrightsville amounting in fact to no res[6 more...]
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 24: battle of Gettysburg. (search)
ose of following the road from that point to Gettysburg until I reached the Mummasburg road. After ing a short distance for Heidlersburg on the Gettysburg road, I received a dispatch from General Ewehad crossed the mountain, was moving towards Gettysburg against a force of the enemy, which had arriision had turned off from Middletown towards Gettysburg by the way of Mummasburg, and ordering me to therefore moved on until I came in sight of Gettysburg. Hooker had been supplanted in the command Buford's division of cavalry, had reached Gettysburg; the cavalry on the 30th of June, and the ined the enemy. When I arrived in sight of Gettysburg I found the engagement in progress on the Cing back that flank. On the hill in rear of Gettysburg, known as Cemetery Hill, was posted some artory might have been made decisive, so far as Gettysburg was concerned, by a prompt advance of all thelbow. For some distance on the right of Gettysburg the ground in front of the line was open and[1 more...]
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 25: retreat to Virginia. (search)
July 3rd, Ewell's corps was withdrawn from its position in and to the left of Gettysburg, and moved to the right, to the Cashtown road, where it took position on Semi, the other corps retaining their positions. My brigades were withdrawn from Gettysburg to the new position at two o'clock in the morning of the 4th and were formed Before day on the morning of the 5th our army commenced retiring from before Gettysburg. The loss in my division in the battle, beginning with the first and endi46, and missing 149, total 434. 194 of my command were left in hospitals near Gettysburg, the rest being carried off. The loss of our army was heavy, as was that of tat, and though diminished in numbers it was as ready to fight the enemy as at Gettysburg. As night was setting in, on the 12th, my division was taken out of the lould probably have resulted in a much heavier loss to us than we sustained at Gettysburg, though the enemy might have been repulsed. Situated as we were, it was simp
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter 26: treatment of prisoners, wounded and dead. (search)
of July, and it was evidently intended to embarrass us while in Pennsylvania, with the guarding and sustenance of such prisoners as should fall into our hands. This order found us in possession of more than 6,000 prisoners taken on the 1st at Gettysburg. About 3,000 of them were paroled, but their paroles were not recognized and they subsequently returned to the army without being exchanged, including some officers who solemnly pledged their honor to surrender themselves as prisoners in thnd they were carried to Virginia and held in custody. In addition to our willingness to parole these men, General Lee proposed to make an exchange of prisoners after the battle, but it was declined. Now if the prisoners brought off by us from Gettysburg subsequently suffered in prison, who was responsible for that suffering? The order in regard to the recognition of paroles was in violation of the well recognized principles of modern warfare. In the most ancient times, a captive taken in
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Appendix: the testimony of letters. (search)
r moved out of the Confederacy --but I know you did not like some haversack anecdotes which were entirely to your credit, and which endeared you to thousands of our people. You were so fortunate, or unfortunate, as to be considered the wittiest man in the army and doubtless many clever and witty things were put upon you in consequence. Heaven bless you always! D. H. Hill. Kentucky Military Institute, Farmdale, Ky. General J. A. early: Captain Sam Gaines went to the reunion at Gettysburg some years ago and while standing at the point taken by you (Hays' and Hoke's brigades on Cemetery Heights) he says a Federal officer, who was also in the battle, told him that your charge was more serious than you or our people seemed to be aware of,--that you really had passed in rear of Meade's headquarters and that Meade and his staff would certainly have been your prisoners had you been supported on your right, so that you could have held the ground you had taken. The officer pointed
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Index. (search)
Gardner, Lieutenant Colonel, 27 Garland, General S., 12, 158 Garnett, Lieutenant, 8 Garnett's Expedition, 336 Gayle's House, 357 General Conscription, 64 Georgetown, 42, 134, 387 Georgetown Pike, 387, 389, 390, 391 Georgia Troops, 27, 49, 50, 67, 78, 81, 95, 97, 98, 99, 107, 109, 111, 115, 116, 118, 124, 125, 127, 131, 153, 173-77, 180, 185, 190, 193, 259, 280, 333, 336, 349, 362, 388, 390, 393, 468 Germana Ford, 317, 319, 324, 325, 344, 346 Germantown, 40 Gettysburg, 254-58,264, 266,267,271, 272, 275, 276, 278, 279, 282, 286- 288, 290, 478 Gibbon, General (U. S. A.), 198, 206, 209, 225 Gibson, Captain, 28 Gibson, Colonel, 153 Gilmor, Major H., 333-34, 338, 340, 383, 394, 460 Gilmore, General (U. S. A.), 393 Gloucester Point, 59, 61 Godwin, Colonel, 249, 274-75, 311- 314 Godwin, General, 423, 427 Goggin, Major, 449, 451 Goldsborough, Major, 243 Goodwin, Colonel, 385 Gordon, General J. B., 192, 209-11, 221-25,227,229,230,23