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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Relative strength at Second Manassas. (search)
fles, Palmetto Sharpshooters and Fourth South Carolina battalion5 1/2 Pickett's (or Garnett's) Brigade--Eighth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, Twenty-eighth and Fifty-sixth Virginia regiments5 Wilcox's Brigade--Eighth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Alabama regiments4 Pryor's Brigade--Fifth and Eighth Florida, Third Virginia and Fourteenth Alabama regiments4 Featherstone's Brigade--Twelith, Sixteenth and Nineteenth Mississippi regiments, and Second Mississippi battalion3 1/2 D. R. Jones' division. Toombs' Brigade--Second, Fifteenth, Seventeenth and Twentieth Georgia regiments4 G. T. Anderson's Brigade--First, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Eleventh Georgia regiments5 Hood's division. Whiting's (Law's) Brigade--Fourth Alabama, Sixth North Carolina, Second and Eleventh Mississippi regiments4 Hood's (Wofford's) Brigade--First, Fourth and Fifth Texas, and Eighteenth Georgia regiments and Hampton's legion5 R. H. Anderson's division. Mahone's Brigade--Sixth, Twelfth, Sixteenth, Forty-first and F
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
th the brigades of Archer, Branch, Gregg and Pender, the last of whom was placed on the right of the line, and the other three advanced and attacked the enemy, now flushed with success. Hill's batteries were thrown forward and united their fire with those of General Jones', and one of General D. H. Hill's also opened, with good effect, from the left of the Boonsboroa road. The progress of the enemy was immediately arrested, and his line began to waver. At this moment General Jones ordered Toombs to charge the flank, while Archer, supported by Branch and Gregg, moved upon the front of the Federal line. The enemy made a brief resistance, then broke and retreated in confusion towards the Antietam, pursued by the troops of Hill and Jones, until he reached the protection of the batteries on the opposite side of the river. In this attack the brave and lamented Brigadier-General L. O'B. Branch was killed, gallantly leading his brigade. Shepherdstown--General Pendleton was left to gu
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Second Manassas. (search)
up, and I made him acquainted with the fact. I informed him of our situation, and suggested that some troops should be placed on our right. He went off, and in a short time General Drayton (with his brigade) reported with orders to relieve me. I then moved east of the railroad, and connected with the Twenty-fourth in line in rear of the house, keeping in front a line of pickets until the morning of the thirtieth, connecting with General Drayton on the right, and Colonel Benning, commanding Toombs' brigade, on the left. At 3 o'clock Colonel Hunton (Eighth Virginia), commanding Pickett's brigade, brought the order that this brigade, with the others of your command, were to occupy (at 5 o'clock P. M.) a wood near the Chinn House, in front of the line then occupied by Jenkins and Hunton. General Jenkins, Colonel Hunton and myself then rode forward and viewed the ground. It was agreed that they should advance and occupy the position, while I would support them. At half-past 4 o'cloc