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the pen with which he traced the record of the war in Virginia, and of the great army which was led by Robert E. Lee, he was called to the rest of the soldier and Christian. As topographer and staff officer under Garnett, Lee, Jackson, Ewell and Early, he was undoubtedly more familiar with the battlefields of Virginia than any other man, and it is fortunate for the students of to-day and of future generations that his account of the war in that region should be here preserved. Particularly in regard to the Valley campaigns of Stonewall Jackson and Early, and the campaigns of the Second corps of the army of Northern Virginia, he was an historical authority. Much of what he has written for this work is from his personal records and recollection, and the work is also indebted to him, originally, for many of the maps which are reproduced from the War Records. Prof. D. H. Hill, author of the North Carolina history, bears a name familiar to the readers of this work, that of his gall
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), The civil history of the Confederate States (search)
proclamation for 500,000 troops was ready to go before the country, and notwithstanding the discouragement on account of the prolongation of war the North showed no weakening in purpose to at least maintain the integrity of the Union. Even the so-called Copperhead was as resolute on that point as the most vicious radical. The Southern side showed the army of Lee sustaining every assault and so far able to maintain the defense of Richmond against great odds as to permit the dispatching of Early and Breckinridge to drive Hunter from Lynchburg and to march to the Potomac where the Fourth of July found them ready to cross for the purpose of attacking Washington. Johnston had preserved his army and was crossing the Chattahoochee to defend Atlanta, at which point a concentration of State troops was contemplated. Kirby Smith, Taylor, Stephen D. Lee and Forrest were still in position to protect the West and even to advance northward if Sherman should be checked. The Confederacy was not
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
ervice at Cold Harbor. Then in conjunction with General Early he discomfited the Federals under Hunter, and maant-General Jubal Anderson early Lieutenant-General Jubal Anderson Early was born in Franklin county, Virgingainst him with an overwhelming force, against which Early made a heroic and brilliant resistance at Winchesterat the center at Cold Harbor, in the tall reinforced Early in the Shenandoah valley, commanded the attacks on Fsville and in the Pennsylvania campaign. Leading in Early's advance upon Harrisburg, Gordon reached the Susquen was particularly distinguished as the commander of Early's division. Immediately after Johnston was overwhelthers. With this command he joined Breckinridge and Early, after the battle of Cold Harbor, in the repulse of part in the fighting in the Shenandoah valley under Early, and was especially distinguished in the surprise anree times at Sharpsburg. In command of a brigade of Early's division, he took part in the Pennsylvania campaig