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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 895 3 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 706 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 615 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 536 38 Browse Search
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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 414 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 393 5 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 376 16 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 369 33 Browse Search
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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 10: Cedar Mountain (search)
retreat through Orange C. H. and on to Gordonsville. He hoped that Pope would construe the move as a confession of weakness and would be inspired by it and his own boastings to follow. This strategy was very nearly successful. On Aug. 12, Pope, having heard that the reenforcements under Burnside would soon join him, wired Halleck that, on their arrival, he would cross the Rapidan and advance upon Louisa C. H. This would have given the Confederates the very opportunity desired. On Aug. 13, Lee had ordered Longstreet and Hood, with 12 brigades, to proceed by rail to Gordonsville, and, on the 14th, he also ordered up Anderson's division of infantry, three brigades, and Stuart's cavalry. On the 15th he went up in person and took the command. The casualties at Cedar Mountain had been as follows: — Confederate:killed 229,wounded 1047,missing 31,total 1307 Federal:killed 314,wounded 1445,missing 622,total 2381 The Confederate losses were distributed among nine brigades of inf
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 11: second Manassas (search)
son's Landing and marched for Fortress Monroe. Lee now left at Richmond but two brigades of infantt as near it as the position of Pope's army. Lee, on arriving about 8 A. M. on the 15th, and leaRaccoon Ford, near which point the army under Gen. Lee's command was rapidly concentrating. Gen. Fial, Maj. Fitzhugh, who carried Stuart's copy of Lee's order of the 15th, disclosing his plan. The made no official report, but in his life of Gen. Lee refers to this occasion, as follows:— The full supply of rations and ammunition. Fitz-Lee's Lee, p. 183. Such loose practices may occde, rode into it and was captured. His copy of Lee's order was taken from him, and on the 18th waso wait. Later, a telegraphic despatch from Fitzhugh Lee representing his animals as in bad conditiod orders were issued accordingly. Doubtless, Lee found it hard to believe that Pope, so soon aftincoln, Halleck, and others. Stuart had gotten Lee's permission to try to burn a railroad bridge o[17 more...]
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 15: Chancellorsville (search)
ough the Wilderness and turn Hooker's right. Lee himself would remain with McLaws's and Anderson was no enemy before him. Along the front of Lee's line the six brigades present of Anderson's ahancellorsville house in entire confidence that Lee was retreating to Gordonsville and that Sicklesivisions; Geary's of the 12th corps in front of Lee, and two brigades of Berry's of the 3d, near th. Its only hope of success was to reunite with Lee at Chancellorsville with the least delay. Means engineers was sent by a long detour and found Lee before daylight and explained to him Stuart's p he had over 60,000 fresh troops present, while Lee had on the east but about 16,000 and on the wesoving up the Plank road. With all his audacity Lee could not venture to attack five corps intrench of Hooker's lines near Chancellorsville, which Lee intended to assault on the morrow with his wholersistence, and magnetism in very high degree. Lee once said that he would have won Gettysburg, ha[29 more...]
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 16: Gettysburg: the first day (search)
, arrived in Petersburg, under orders to rejoin Lee at Fredericksburg. Hooker had just been drivenhave met them. With these accessions, and with Lee in command, Rosecrans might have been defeated, against Rosecrans, and he also suggested it to Lee on his arrival at Fredericksburg. Mr. Seddon tr to withdraw his consent to their delivery. Lee recognized the strong features of the proposed t Petersburg, and Corse's at Hanover Junction. Lee proposed that when his column of invasion crossington. Hooker's army would have been drawn by Lee north of the Potomac. The prestige of Beauregaless exaggerate the numbers in his command, and Lee hoped that the sudden danger might lead the eneorth of the Potomac. The weak feature was that Lee did not have under his own control the troops ws near Richmond, the letter even suggested that Lee spare some of his own force to better protect hcessive. The messenger carrying this letter to Lee was captured on July 2, by a raid upon our rear[9 more...]