and personal staff, and with Ewell's corps, two detached brigades, and two divisions of Hill's corps, with artillery and cavalry, marched by the most direct course for Grant's army.
Longstreet, who was near Gordonsville then with two divisions (Pickett's was south of James River), was directed to follow, as well as Anderson's division of Hill's corps which was on Rapidan Heights.
On the 5th, in two columns, Lee advanced by the old turnpike and plank roads, which, leading east from Orange Courunprepared to find Lee's lines of battle between them.
The Confederate army was posted upon two long lines of an obtuse-angle, whose strong apex rested on the river.
It had received its first re-enforcements in the force under Breckinridge and Pickett's division, and Hoke's brigade of Early's division — in all seventy-five hundred men. And the whole army was in good condition; but its commanding general was ill, and so was one of his corps commanders, while another had been disabled by wounds
e, General W. H., 375.
Peace Conference, 86.
Peck, General, 243.
Pegram, General, John, 114, 115, 369.
Pelham, Major, John, killed, 242.
Pender's North Carolina brigade, 252.
Pendleton, Edmund, 80.
Pendleton, General W. N., 260, 276, 302, 293, 414.
Perote, castle of, 40.
Perry, Colonel Herman H., 390.
Perry, Commodore Matthew C., 18.
Petersburg battery, 358.
Petersburg nearly lost, 348; mine exploded, 357; evacuated, 379.
Pettigrew, General, 270; killed, 307.
Pickett, General, 225; mentioned, 288; charge at Gettysburg, 294; defeated, 296; mentioned, 376, 421, 422.
Pierce, Franklin, 96.
Pillow, General Gideon J., 38, 47.
Pipe Creek, Pa., 273.
Pleasonton, General, 210, 254, 263.
Plymouth Rock, 83.
Polk, James K., 32.
Pope, General John, 173, 177, 180, 184, 186, 191, 193.
Pope's Creek Church, 6, 48.
Porter, General, Fitz John, 103, 140,
Porter, Major, Giles, 61.
Porteus, Bishop, 7.
Pottawattamies, massacre of, 75.
Powers Hill, Gettysburg,