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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 718 4 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 564 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 458 4 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 458 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 376 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 306 2 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 280 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 279 23 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 237 5 Browse Search
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence 216 6 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
head of the procession reached the monument. A perfect ovation was given General Fitz Lee, who kept his head uncovered while passing through the great crowd of peop cheering him. The head of the procession marched around the monument and General Lee and his assistant marshals and the Stonewall Band came inside the circle. prominent people, and they spent over an hour in social chat. At one time General Fitz Lee saw that General Early was standing up and all the seats around him were on the pedestal. The Richmond Light Infantry Blues also came in as the escort to Lee Camp Veterans. The other military took positions on the field around the monumel cavalry on the occasion known as Custer's Raid. They stood before the bust of Lee with reverence, as if to pay their duty at the shrine of him under whose banner ared for a high cause to suffer, resist, fight, and if need be to die. Wore Lee's hat. Major Robert Stiles marched with the Howitzer Veteran Association, hav
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Letters of R. E. Lee. (search)
n picket was compelled to leave several hundred men in camp who were unable to bear the exposure of duty, being destitute of shoes and blankets. headquarters, January 20, 1864. His Excellency, Jefferson Davis: * * * * * Nearly all of his (Fitz Lee's) men were frostbitten, some badly; many injured by the falling of their horses. headquarters, April 16, 1864. General Braxton Bragg: * * * * * I cannot even draw to me the cavalry or artillery of the army, and the season has arrived whehat he has not a pound of meat at his disposal, to visit Richmond and see if nothing can be done. The physical strength of the men, if their courage survives, must fail under this treatment. Our cavalry has to be dispersed for want of forage. Fitz Lee's and Lomax's divisions are scattered because supplies cannot be transported where their services are required. I had to bring William H. F. Lee's division forty miles Sunday night to get him in position. Taking these facts in connection with
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Itinerary of the Fourth Virginia cavalry. March 27th-April 9th, 1865. (search)
ania Court House, but rejoined his loved command as soon as his wound healed. At the time of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia he was in command of Fitz Lee's old brigade. It is authoritatively stated that a commission of brigadier-general for Colonel Wooldridge had been filled, and was about to be transmitted to him from the Adjutant General's Office when General Lee surrendered. Although a majority of the 4th Virginia Cavalry was surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, as stated herewith, Colonel Wooldridge was not paroled until sometime afterwards, being with the force of the resolute Munford near Lynchburg. Munford and Rosser, commandin bridge. Monday, April 3d. Remained in line of battle all day; no fighting; camped within a few miles of Amelia Courthouse. Tuesday, April 4th. Met with General Lee's army at Amelia Courthouse; hurried to the front; attacked the enemy while burning wagon train; drove him beyond Amelia Springs; killed, wounded and captured m
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Prisoners of the civil war. (search)
o fight on until the whole South is exterminated. If we hold those caught they amount to no more than dead men. At this particular time to release all rebel prisoners North would insure Sherman's defeat and would compromise our own safety here. Alexander H. Stephens declared that the effort to fix odium on President Davis constituted one of the boldest and baldest attempted outrages upon the truth of history which has ever been essayed. Charles A. Dana, of the New York Sun, formerly Assistant Secretary of War, nobly vindicated President Davis while he lived, declared him altogether acquitted of the charge, and said of him dead: A majestic soul has passed. When General Lee congratulated his army on the victories of Richmond, he said to them: Your humanity to the wounded and the prisoners was the fit and crowning glory of your valor. And could that army now march by, they would lift those laurels from their bayonets and throw them upon the grave of the Confederate President.