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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)
resistance, but soon gave way, the cavalry and artillery retreating towards Williamsport, the infantry towards Shepherdstown, under cover of night. The route taken The trains, with such of the wounded as could bear removal, were ordered to Williamsport on the 4th July, part moving through Cashtown and Greencastle, escorted by Ga number of wagons and ambulances were captured. They succeeded in reaching Williamsport on the 6th, but were unable to cross the Potomac on account of the high stagThe army then took a position previously selected, covering the Potomac from Williamsport to Falling Waters, where it remained for two days with the enemy immediately throwing up entrenchments along his whole line. By the 13th the river at Williamsport, though still deep, was fordable, and a good bridge was completed at Fallingrdingly given to cross the Potomac that night — Ewell's corps by the ford at Williamsport, and those of Longstreet and Hill on the bridge. The cavalry was directed t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General J. E. B. Stuart's report of operations after Gettysburg. (search)
y Captain Emack, came from the direction of Williamsport, whither he had gone with the portion of thes. He informed me of Imboden's arrival at Williamsport. Having reached Cavetown, I directed Gent the enemy's designs were directed against Williamsport, where I was informed by General Jones our most vigorous attack to save our trains at Williamsport. Our force was very perceptibly much smaller failed me, I hoped to raise the seige of Williamsport, if, as I believed, that was the real objecemy's design. Hagerstown is six miles from Williamsport, the country between being almost entirely cleared, I heard the sound of artillery at Williamsport. The cavalry, except the two brigades withh was ordered to its former position on the Williamsport road. The enemy observing this from his modge, and otherwise, to cross at the ford at Williamsport. The operation was successfully performed aggressive attitude towards our flank, near Williamsport and Hagerstown, to the defence of its own c[9 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General R. E. Bodes' report of the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
d the immediate entrance into Maryland, via Williamsport, or any other point near there which eventsthe enemy's retreat towards Hedgesville and Williamsport, and to report to me what force, if any, heThe whole march from Culpeper courthouse to Williamsport, which was an extremely rapid one, was execicers and men of the division. A halt at Williamsport was absolutely necessary, from the conditios. As soon as possible after arriving at Williamsport, a strong guard was placed over it, and thebedience to orders, the command remained at Williamsport during the 16th, 17th and 18th, in which tis of leather were bought by Major Paxton at Williamsport and sent to the rear. At Hagerstown and WiWilliamsport thirty-five kegs of powder were purchased and sent back. I may as well mention here th14th of July, the Second corps fell back to Williamsport, and forded the river. The artillery, undeo cross at Falling Waters, four miles below Williamsport, on the pontoon bridge which had been place[4 more...]