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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
joined Huger, and following them closely with his united forces was to form the Confederate right in the general attack. Wise's legion, with other troops hitherto posted on the right bank of the James, crossed the river at Drury's Bluff; they were mportance had taken place on the banks of this river, while the battles of Frazier's Farm and Glendale were being fought. Wise's legion had come down the James for the purpose of forestalling if possible the Federals at Turkey Bend. In order to do e of them, the Galena, had just taken General McClellan on board, who desired to make a reconnaissance up the river, when Wise's attack commenced. Rodgers immediately threw a few of Parrott's hundred-pound shells in the direction in which the enemyguns from the Federals, while the latter only carried off four flags, to which must be added two pieces of artillery which Wise had left at Malvern in Porter's hands. But the Federals had reason to consider themselves fortunate in not having paid de
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
st Brigade, Rhodes; 2d Brigade, Colquitt; 3d Brigade, Garland; 4th Brigade, G. B. Anderson; 5th Brigade, Ripley. 3d corps, Magruder. 1st Division, Magruder. 1st Brigade, Howell Cobb; 2d Brigade, Griffith. 2d Division, D. R. Jones. 1st Brigade, Toombs; 2d Brigade, G. T. Anderson. 3d Division, McLaws. 1st Brigade, Kershaw; 2d Brigade, Semmes. Huger's Division. 1st Brigade, Armistead; 2d Brigade, Ransom; 3d Brigade, Mahone; 4th Brigade, Wright. Holmes's Division. 1st Brigade, Wise; 2d Brigade, Daniel; 3d Brigade, Walker. Cavalry Division, Stuart; 9 regiments. Reserve Artillery, Pendleton. The exact strength of this army has never been officially stated, but it is easy to form a calculation. It comprised thirty-seven active brigades, averaging five regiments each. Allowing only four hundred and fifty men to every regiment—that is to say, less than one half of the normal force—we get at the figure of two thousand two hundred and fifty men as the strength of e