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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Fortification and siege of Port Hudson—Compiled by the Association of defenders of Port Hudson; M. J. Smith, President; James Freret, Secretary. (search)
IV, says: The investment was not made complete until the 26th of May, when General Weitzel arrived, when the line, as formed, was, first, Weitzel on the north, restiWeitzel on the north, resting on the river and crossing Sandy creek; then Grover; then Augur; while General Thomas W. Sherman's command constituted the extreme Federal left reaching the river. The troops or commands engaged on May 27 were Weitzel's brigade (division?), Grover's division, Emory's under Colonel Payne, and the divisions under Major-Generao rush forward and fill up the ditch with cotton bags; and then the balance of Weitzel's old brigade. The Eighth Vermont, the One-hundred-and-fifteenth and One-hundrocession, which warned us of the reception with which we were to meet. General Weitzel's aides were endeavoring to make their way on foot through the dense mass,eneral commanding (from General Banks's Campaign of Port Hudson). Right—General Weitzel and General Grover. (Banks's Report, page 146). Centre—General Augur, <
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Campaign of 1864 and 1865. (search)
. But my skirmish line did their duty too well for that. The plan of the enemy was to make a show in our front, whilst Weitzel with his division of infantry and Kautz's of cavalry should, under cover of the forest, move some distance to our left, eft flank. Generals Lee and Longstreet discovering his game, directed me to move with my division to the left to resist Weitzel and Kautz. I was still the extreme left of the army, and leaving my strong skirmish line out, which, with such assistanthe Williamsburg road, whilst Gary's cavalry should move to and hold the Nine-Mile road. I had hardly formed line when Weitzel emerged from the wood in front and charged us. He got in about three hundred yards of my line, when his troops, unable tt with very heavy loss to the enemy. We buried next day one hundred of his dead near our lines. Among our captures was Weitzel's medical director. This closed on the north side the fighting of the campaign of 1864. From this time forth my left r