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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 999 7 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 382 26 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 379 15 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. 288 22 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 283 1 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. 243 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 233 43 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 210 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 200 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 186 12 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
and was occupied by the enemy. A little after six o'clock, when the Crater had been in the enemy's possession for more than an hour, a staff officer rides rapidly past us; General Mahone's headquarters, which were at the Branch House, just west of the Willcox farm, is the point of destination of this staff-officer, who is Colonel Charles S. Venable, aide-de-camp to General Lee. Colonel Venable is bearing a message to General Mahone, who was then, as he had been since the wounding of General Longstreet at the battle of the Wilderness, in command of Anderson's division, which was composed of the brigades of General William Mahone (Virginians), General A. R. Wright (Georgians), General J. C. C. Saunders (Alabamians), General N. H. Harris (Mississippians), and General Joseph Finegan (Floridians). The message borne to General Mahone is to send at once two of his brigades to the support of General Bushrod R. Johnson, who commanded that part of the Confederate lines embracing the works
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 2 (search)
hing the attack and directing the effort to repel it. * * * Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. IX, pp. 241-246, gives my official report of the battle of Jericho Ford, and other interesting matter. As to the statement that Field and Mahone surrendered more than half of General Lee's strength at Appomattox Courthouse, I have hastily made the following condensation from the paroles, Vol. XV, Southern Historical Society Papers, which I think is correct: First corps. Longstreet's Headquarters42 Pickett's Division (Stewart's, Corse's, Hunton's and Terry's Brigades)1,380 Field's Division (Anderson's, Benning's, Bratton's and Texas Brigades)4,974 DuBose's Brigade358 Humphrey's Brigade257 Semmes' Brigade178 —— 7,189 Second corps. Gordon's Headquarters147 Early's Division (Walker's, Lewis' and Johnston's Brigades)1,127 Gordon's Division (Evans', Terry's and Louisana Brigades)1,368 Grimes' Division (Battle's, Cook's, Cox's and Grimes' Brigades
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 3 (search)
arred companion, A. M. White, private in Company G, Tenth regiment Georgia infantry, Bryan's brigade, McLaw's division, Longstreet's corps, Army of Northern Virginia; and, within the sequent week, like sepulture was accorded to Earle L. Jennings, prr comrade James A. Loflin, private in Company G, Fifteenth regiment Georgia infantry, Toomb's brigade, Hood's division, Longstreet's corps, Army of Northern Virginia, who, for many years bore with composure the burthen of a severe wound encountered i Willinton Kushman, private in Company F, Sixth regiment South Carolina infantry, Jenkins' brigade, Kershaw's division, Longstreet's corps, Army of Northern Virginia. On the 20th of March the earthly ties which bound us to our friend and comrade Ker June, 1863, we helped to guard the line of the Blackwater under Pryor, and assisted in the investment of Suffolk under Longstreet. During the remainder of 1863, with the exception of a few weeks at Chaffin's Bluff, we remained around Petersburg, ou
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 5 (search)
neral Hill, supported by the division of General Longstreet (who had the direction of operations on he troops who might be engaged with Hill and Longstreet, unless he found in his front force enough t to fall on Keyes's right flank, or to cover Longstreet's left. They were to move at daybreak. Heant of the troops. Those of Smith, Hill, and Longstreet were in position early enough, however, to cence operations by 8 o'clock A. M. Major-General Longstreet, unwilling to make a partial attack, sent to learn the state of affairs with General Longstreet's column, returned, reporting that it wa. The principal attack was made by Major-General Longstreet, with his own and Major-General D. H.antity of tents and camp equipage. Major-General Longstreet reports the loss in his command as beon and ready for action when those of Smith, Longstreet, and Hill moved, I am satisfied that Keyes'sh more complete. Major-Generals Smith and Longstreet speak in high terms of the conduct of their [3 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 9 (search)
was soon to become a distinguished major-general of cavalry, in the Army of Northern Virgina, and thence to be assigned to the command of all the cavalry under Longstreet in his operations in the West. In the series of battles around Richmond, known as the Seven Days Fight, Ramseur, while gallantly leading his regiment in the baat Winchester and Fisher's Hill. About the time Sheridan fell back it had been Early's purpose to attack him, which he doubtless anticipated, for he heard that Longstreet had joined Early, and it was their purpose to destroy him. Early pursued Sheridan beyond Middletown, where he found him too strongly entrenched for a direct att a vigorous pursuit had the effect to allay the panic with which his army was seized early in the day. Ascertaining from some prisoners that were captured that Longstreet was not with Early, Sheridan reorganized his men the best he could, and turned upon us, I should say about 3 o'clock in the afternoon. Ramseur kept his men wel