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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 215 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 180 0 Browse Search
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz) 135 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 132 0 Browse Search
Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert 100 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 92 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 87 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 72 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 59 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 56 0 Browse Search
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John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War., General Pegram on the night before his death. (search)
ght five or six thousand dollars in Confederate money. As we came up-Captains Robert Lee, Philip Dandridge, and myself-this gentleman complained in animated termose days the besetting sin of every true cavalry-man! Ii. At nightfall General Lee retired from Cattail Creek toward Dinwiddie Court-House, the enemy having ren road to reach Petersburg that night. I determined to try, and so informed General Lee, who thereupon requested me to carry a dispatch which he had just written, tn, and I replied: Well, I don't believe you are a Yankee; I belong to General Lee's army. All right; so do we, was the answer. You can come over at the fGordon's extreme right. Not finding General Gordon, I had been requested by General Lee to communicate with Pegram. His headquarters were near the junction of t when I met him, in February, 1865, he was commanding the advance brigade of General Lee's right wing, and had held his ground all day against the severest assaults
Lee's last battles. 1. General Lee's retreat from Petersburg will rank among the most remaew April days-would involve the question of General Lee's soldiership. This question I have neithethe two. The truth of the whole matter is that Lee was not surprised; that he foresaw clearly whatings there as a sort of permanent arrangement. Lee, in the estimation of these persons, was the spy remarkable that under these circumstances General Lee should make an attempt to save his army — tthat sole means was rapidly slipping away. General Lee must move, if he moved at all, on the line Upon this obvious view of the situation, General Lee, in February, issued orders for the removale elite of the Federal force was thrown against Lee's right. Such an assault, in his enfeebled conh material to form an unbiassed judgment of General Lee and his retreat. I am mistaken if the narr and not uninteresting matter for history. General Lee's personal bearing upon this critical occas[28 more...]