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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 347 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 317 55 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 268 46 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 147 23 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 145 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 141 29 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 140 16 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 134 58 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 129 13 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 123 5 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The relative strength of the armies of Generals Lee and Grant. (search)
anassas, had ever before entered the field with, and that, too, according to General Badeau's estimate, against a larger army than General Lee had ever before commanded in an active compaign, except, perhaps, during the Seven Days Battles around Richmond. General Badeau's recollections of the Confidential field returns, mentioned by him, is evidently very confused. It is very probable that when the battle in the Wilderness opened, on the 5th of May, between one corps of General Lee's army (Ewell's), and the Army of the Potomac, the infantry of the latter army amounted to about 98,000 men, as that would be about the proper proportion of that arm, the rest being cavalry and artillery — the Ninth Corps not coming up until the night of the 5th, and going into action for the first time early on the morning of the 6th, during which day also Longstreet's two divisions came up from near Gordonsville, where they had been for some time. This state of facts may account for General Badeau's mi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.4 (search)
, skillful and thoroughly trained. His men regarded him as second only to General Lee, excelled by none other. Robert E. Rodes was born at Lynchburg, Virginia, and graduated at the Virginia Military Institute; served two years as assistant professor, and afterwards became chief engineer of the A. & C. R. R. of Alabama. He entered the army as captain of a company from Tuscaloosa, was elected Colonel of the Fifth Alabama Regiment, and soon after promoted Brigadier-General, and succeeded General Ewell in command of the Fifth, Sixth and Twelfth Alabama and Twelfth Mississippi regiments. The latter regiment was transferred, and its place supplied by the Third and Twenty-sixth Alabama regiments. He was wounded at Seven Pines and Sharpsburg. At Chancellorsville, in command of D. H. Hill's old division, he led the advance, and swept everything before him. His clarion voice shouting, Forward, men, over friend or foe, electrified his troops, and they were irresistible. They pushed on, un
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Lee's final and full report of the Pennsylvania campaign and battle of Gettysburg. (search)
March into Pennsynlvania. On the night of Ewell's appearance at Winchester, the enemy in fronthe offensive. In the meantime the progress of Ewell, who was already in Maryland, with Jenkins' cathe enemy moving northward. On the 22d, General Ewell marched into Pennsylvania with Rodes' and ngstreet and Hill were put in motion to follow Ewell, and on the 27th, encamped near Chambersburg. n was required to accompany the advance of General Ewell and General Early, with whom it performed resolution. About 2 1/2 P. M. the advance of Ewell's corps, consisting of Rodes' division, with C right division in Longstreet's attack. General Ewell was instructed to make a simultaneous demoof the enemy. Hill's artillery, and part of Ewell's, was ordered to open simultaneously, and the of the following day and took position on General Ewell's left. His leading brigade under Generale 3d August, leaving the cavalry at Culpeper. Ewell had been previously ordered from Madison, and [23 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General J. E. B. Stuart's report of operations after Gettysburg. (search)
prisoners of war, escorted by another corps (Longstreet's), occupied the centre, and the third (Ewell's) brought up the rear. The cavalry was disposed of as follows: two brigades on the Cash Town ry confirmed the statement of the citizen, and informed me to my surprise that a large portion of Ewell's corps trains had preceded the army through the mountains. It was nearly night. I felt it of s brigade holding the line of Longstreet's corps, Baker's, of Hill's corps, and the remainder of Ewell's corps. A pontoon bridge had been constructed at Falling Waters, some miles below Williamsport, where Longstreet's and Hill's corps were to cross and Ewell's corps was to ford the river at Williamsport, in rear of which last, after daylight, the cavalry was also to cross, except that Fitz. , through Front Royal and Chester Gap, while Baker's brigade was ordered to bring up the rear of Ewell's corps, which was in rear, and Jones' brigade was ordered to picket the lower Shenandoah as lon
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General George H. Steuart's brigade at the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
Company A, 2d Maryland Infantry. Lamar Hollyday, D. R. Howard, Privates Company A, 2d Maryland Infantry, C. S. A. General O. O. Howard, in an article in the Atlantic Monthly for July, entitled Campaign and battle of Gettysburg, says: It was Ewell's effort on our right to assist Lee's main attack after Williams' and a part of Geary's division had been withdrawn, and ordered off to reinforce the right. [Left.] The enemy's troops took quiet possession of the points vacated, and really sleptThe reply came shortly: The Twelfth Corps is regaining its lines. By seven o'clock the battle was fully joined. The Confederates were determined to hold on, and disputed the ground with great obstinacy; but after a lively contest of five hours, Ewell was driven beyond Rock creek, and the breast-works were occupied and held. July 3d Steuart's brigade (composed of the First and Third North Carolina, Second Maryland, Tenth, Twenty-third and Thirty-seventh Virginia regiments), separated from o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General R. E. Bodes' report of the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
tysburg. [General R. E. Lee's, General Longstreet's, General Ewell's and General Early's reports of the Gettysburg campaigport of General Stuart's cavalry. Halting, under Lieutenant-General Ewell's orders, at Botts' place, I subsequently, under he Fodderstack road, and acting under orders from Lieutenant-General Ewell, I resumed the march, and bivouacked about one an verbal instructions in a personal interview with Lieutenant-General Ewell--on the 22d the division resumed its march, and o and General Early, rejoined my command next day, Lieutenant-General Ewell accompanying me. General Jenkins had, in the mal Hill's corps was moving upon Gettysburg, by order of General Ewell the head of the column was turned in that direction. Wunity seemed to me close at hand. I sent word to Lieutenant-General Ewell, by Major Whiting of my staff, that in a few momer. I caused this movement to be executed, acting under General Ewell's orders. These precautions were proper, as the enemy
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General A. P. Hill's report of battle of Gettysburg. (search)
the communications of Harrisburg with Philadelphia, and to co-operate with General Ewell, acting as circumstances might require. Accordingly, on the 29th I moved Ginformation to the General Commanding, and to start Anderson early; also to General Ewell, informing him, and that I intended to advance the next morning and discoveountering a determined resistance. About half-past 2 o'clock the right wing of Ewell's corps made its appearance on my left, and thus formed a right angle with my le, under Colonel Walker, was left to guard Mannassas Gap, until relieved by General Ewell. The brigade was attacked whilst there by an overwhelming force of the enemy, but stubbornly held its ground until relieved by Ewell's corps, when it marched with him to Culpeper. General Ewell speaks in high terms of the admirable conducGeneral Ewell speaks in high terms of the admirable conduct of this brigade. Continuing the march on the morning of the 24th, at Newby's cross-roads a brigade of the enemy's cavalry attempted to arrest our march. Heth's d