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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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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 17: Second battle of Bull Bun (search)
. Very early the next morning Jackson himself was there with everything except Ewell's division-left at Bristoe for a guard against a rebound from any Union force bassas, feasting on captured stores and destroying what he could not carry away, Ewell, at Bristoe, was not having so comfortable work. For Heintzelman's, with Hookaching corps a strong reserve. The afternoon of August 27th Hooker came upon Ewell's division at Bristoe. On sight, these veteransveterans on both sides-had a sharp battle. Ewell was dislodged with a loss of 300 men and some of his materiel. But as he retired northward he burned the bridge over Broad Run and tore up the railroad track. While Hooker's men were restoring the bridge, Ewell made a rapid march and joined Jackson at Manassas. In spite of the confusion here and there and having attacked this intruding division. There was heavy loss on both sides. Ewell and Taliaferro were badly wounded, the former losing a leg. King's command rema
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 23: campaign of Gettysburg (search)
ieutenant generals-Longstreet, A. P. Hill, and Ewell — were not wanting in ability or experience. Longstreet's corps was concentrated there, and Ewell en route. Lee himself started, after Howe's de) Stonewall Jackson's old corps, now under General Ewell, began its march from Culpeper into the Shhole army. Hooker obtained information that Ewell's entire corps had passed Sperryville. This nRoyal into the Shenandoah Valley, keeping upon Ewell's track. His peril was over. He had quickly s like those of Jenkins, who, having preceded Ewell in Pennsylvania, had gathered horses, cattle, hould Lee decide to send Early, Rodes, or even Ewell across the Potomac into Cumberland Valley with armed soldiers. The Confederate Corps Commander Ewell, as early as June 20th, withdrew from Win briefly his thoughts and plans. He says that Ewell is already over the Potomac; that he shall endor two to Harper's Ferry, with a view to sever Ewell from the remainder of Lee's army. This he wou[1 more...]
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 24: the battle of Gettysburg begun (search)
ysburg, for the grand gathering of his forces. When the order came Ewell was near Harrisburg; he had already drawn back Early's division froe other two corps-Longstreet's and Hill'swere not far in advance of Ewell's; for, though they had shorter distances they had fewer routes fro Hill and Longstreet, as between Chambersburg and Gettysburg, while Ewell was believed to be still occupying Carlisle and York. He closed left me when Major Howard brought me word that Early's division of Ewell's corps was at hand; in fact, the entire corps was coming in from tort to advance his lines, but as soon as I heard of the approach of Ewell and saw that nothing could prevent the turning of my right flank ifr arrival found the heights already occupied by Rodes's division of Ewell's corps. Our lines were much extended, and there was quite an inng the first and second divisions. There was a similar movement of Ewell's deployed lines against Schurz. The fighting became severe and re
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 25: the battle of Gettysburg; the second and third day (search)
rection of our right, for two reasons: one that reports showed that Ewell's men had been working off into that quarter, where they had the shh cost. But, undoubtedly, he was influenced by a reconnoissance of Ewell, who reported an assault impracticable, and by his finding a Union actual attack were not completed till the afternoon of July 2d. Ewell occupied the left of his line, Hill the center, and Longstreet the leton, Lee's chief of artillery, had worked hard during the night. Ewell's batteries were posted, Latimer's holding the easternmost height ay Greene's brigade, beyond Culp's Hill, to face the eastern half of Ewell's corps. Sickles, like Hood, was at last badly wounded and carrif Lee's assault. During the afternoon and evening of July 2d General Ewell, who had succeeded Stonewall Jackson, enveloped our right with own, Edward Johnson opposite our right, and Early between the two. Ewell certainly had instructions to attack at the same time that Longstr