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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 278 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 202 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 172 10 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 140 2 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 115 1 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 102 10 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 79 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 70 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 63 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 53 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of the battle of Averysboroa, North Carolina, by General W. B. Taliaferro. (search)
rst line — which second line was to be held by my division as long as practicable; after which I was to retire upon an extended line, being prepared for defence by light works, some six hundred yards in rear, and which was in part occupied by General McLaws' division. At seven o'clock on the 16th the enemy advanced in considerable force, and the cavalry pickets, which had been re-established, retiring, he soon appeared in my front and advanced to the attack. Our skirmishers, under the command to move my division back to the main line selected by General Hardee, which was done with no difficulty and little loss, where I was directed to hold that part of the line which lay on the right and left of the main road, the division of Major-General McLaws connecting with me on the left, and Major-General Wheeler's cavalry, dismounted, on my right. The enemy shelled this new position at intervals during the day, and assailed it with infantry several times unsuccessfully. Their artillery
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gettysburg. (search)
Gettysburg. By Major-General Lafayette McLaws. [We know that some of our readers have grown weary of the Gettysburg discussion, but on the other hand we have assurances from every quarter that the papers on this great battle have been of deep iults would have followed. General Lee, in his report, says: Longstreet was directed to place the divisions of Hood and McLaws on the right of Hill, partially enveloping the enemy's left, which he was to drive in. General Hill was directed to threitions at right angles. He may have tried to get that way, but did not succeed. General Hill further says: Soon after McLaws moved forward, General Anderson moved forward the brigades of Wilcox, Perry and Wright in echelon. And that would have bay previous by the same cause, and he now deemed it necessary to defend his flank and rear with the divisions of Hood and McLaws. He was therefore reinforced by Heth's division and two brigades of Pender's, to the command of which Major-General Trim
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of Brigadier-General Wilcox of the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
ring between skirmishers. About this time troops were seen filing past my right flank, and soon McLaws' division was formed in line at right angles to my line, Barksdale's brigade being near mine. MMcLaws' troops formed in line across a road running parallel to my front, and into the Emmettsburg road five hundred yards in his front; from this intersection the road continued on to Gettysburg in a direction parallel to the front of Anderson's division. McLaws' troops had not been in position long when the enemy opened fire upon them from two batteries in the open field in front. A battery wd responded to this fire;: other batteries were soon placed in position further to our right on, McLaws' front. Other and more distant batteries of the enemy to my left and front engaged in this artillery fight. This cannonading continued until 6.20 P. M., when McLaws' troops advanced to the attack. My instructions were to advance when the troops on my right should advance, and to report this
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 12.89 (search)
reviously been informed as to Sumner's march. McLaws' and Ransom's divisions, accompanied by Lane'sts, comprising Barksdale's splendid brigade of McLaws' division, and the Third Georgia and Eighth Flrce operating at Chancellorsville consisted of McLaws' and Anderson's divisions of Longstreet's corpviz: 31st March, 1863--shows in Anderson's and McLaws' divisions, 15,649; in Jackson's corps, 33,333ade was at Banks' ford. Next to Anderson came McLaws' division; then Jackson's corps. The country he brigades of Wright and Posey leading, while McLaws marched on the Old turnpike, his advance beingntly moved direct upon Chancellorsville, while McLaws made a strong demonstration in his front. At d at once to General Lee, and so informed him. McLaws, with his three brigades and one of Anderson'sThey then retired to their former position. McLaws communicated with Early that night, asking hisation. That night he received a note from General McLaws assenting to the plan and containing Gener[11 more...]