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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 16 2 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 11 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 9 1 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1862., [Electronic resource] 5 5 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 4 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 3 Browse Search
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s, of McLaw's division, under command of Kershaw, (McLaw not yet having arrived with the remainder of his division,) were ordered to assault the ridge. Here a desperate struggle ensued.--Kershaw carried the position again and again, and lost it as often. It was evident that the enemy had the advantage both in position and numbers, but the brave Carolinians and Mississippians did not stop to consult the odds against them. Gen. Longstreet very properly, however, sent Gracie's, Kelley's, and Trigg's brigades, of Preston's heroic division, to their support. A vigorous and simultaneous assault was then made, and the enemy finally driven with great slaughter from the crest of the ridge and down its side. Preston and his entire command behaved with distinguished gallantry, and, like the veteran Kershaw and his loyal followers, excited the admiration of all who witnessed their conduct. Kershaw captured nine guns, a number of small arms, and some prisoners; and Humphreys took 435 p