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sed the Rappahannock at Warrenton Springs. On the twenty-third, General Longstreet directed Colonel Walton, with part of the Washington artillery and other batteries of his command, to drive back a fh loss. Some of the batteries of Colonel S. D. Lee's battalion were ordered to aid those of Colonel Walton, and, under their united fire, the enemy was forced to abandon his position on the north sidtillery fire, which was responded to with effect by some of General A. P. Hill's batteries. Colonel Walton placed a part of his artillery upon a commanding position, between General Jackson and Longse turnpike. The batteries of Colonel S. D. Lee took the position occupied the day before by Colonel Walton, and engaged the enemy actively until noon, when firing ceased and all was quiet for severalmediate care of this point was committed to General Ransom. The Washington artillery, under Colonel Walton, occupied the redoubts on the crest of Marye's hill, and those on the heights to the right a
he enemy's position. My personal staff, Majors Sorrel, Manning, Fairfax, and Walton, Captain Goree and Lieutenant Blackwell, displayed great gallantry, intelligencperate charge on the enemy's batteries. Majors Sorrel, Manning, Fairfax, and Walton, Captain Goree, and Lieutenant Blackwell, of my personal staff, displayed their company Washington artillery. camp Longstreet, Va., July 19, 1862. Colonel J. B. Walton, commanding Battalion Washington Artillery: Colonel: In obedience to rifle guns, to General Longstreet, at his headquarters at Phillips's house. J. B. Walton, Colonel, commanding. General Longstreet ordered me to follow, with my us with at least five different species of projectile. During this fire, Lieutenant Walton, Corporal Davidson, and privates Hewitt and John Goodwin, were struck by observation extended, both officers and men behaved well. Major Holiday, Adjutant Walton, Captain Galliday, and Sergeant-Major Baldwin, were particularly brought u
ithstood, and to a charge of cavalry which it instantly repulsed; and when the left flank, for a time, gave way under an overwhelming force, the right, and particularly the Twenty-third Virginia regiment, which deserves special mention for its firmness and admirable conduct in the engagement, remained unbroken. Colonel Taliaferro particularly mentions Major Stover, commanding Tenth Virginia regiment; Lieutenant-Colonel Curtis, commanding Twenty-third Virginia, who fell mortally wounded ; Major Walton, Twenty-third Virginia; Colonel T. C. Williams, of the Thirty-seventh Virginia, who was wounded; Major Wood, Thirty-seventh Virginia; Lieutenant-Colonel Jackson, of the Forty-seventh Alabama regiment; Colonel Sheffield, of the Forty-eighth Alabama regiment, who was severely wounded; Major Aldrich, Forty-eighth Alabama regiment, severely wounded; and of his A. A. G., Lieutenant-Colonel F. Coleman. The batteries of the division, engaged in the action, were those of Captains Carpenter, Poag
Major Breckenridge, and Lieutenants Kelso and Walton, were wounded in the action, conspicuously disniacavalry. Lieutenant Kelso, Lieutenant Walton, List of the Killed, Wound the day my command was held as support to Colonel Walton's artillery, also with orders to defend thCaptain Boyce's battery. I also requested Colonel Walton, of the artillery, to open fire on the eneave the honor to be, Very respectfully, J. B. Walton, Colonel and Chief of Artillery, Right WinWalton, Colonel, commanding. Report of Colonel Walton of battle of Sharpsburg. headquartersoldier. I am, Major, very respectfully, J. B. Walton, Colonel, commanding. Report of Colone right and left of the turnpike, relieving Colonel Walton, of the Washington artillery of New Orleanmy, in which Captain Reilly was ordered by Colonel Walton to participate until his rifle ammunition dge, Lieutenant Kelso, of company A, and Lieutenant Walton, of company C, were severely wounded. P[7 more...]