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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Last days of the army of Northern Virginia. (search)
of the parapet lines. On the 28th March Sheridan was ordered to move next day with his 13,000 cavalry towards Dinwiddie Court House, attack the rear and right of Lee, if practicable, while the Second and Fifth corps, 35,000 strong together, guarl on the night of the 29th, which greatly embarrassed the movements of both armies. Actions on White Oak road and at Dinwiddie. Lee early divining the purpose of the enemy, sent General Anderson with Bushrod Johnson's division and Wise's brigae Federal Cavalry in disorder on Dinwiddie Courthouse, and isolated a portion of the force from Sheridan's main line at Dinwiddie. The Confederate infantry and cavalry then assailed Sheridan's main body at Dinwiddie Courthouse and handled it severeater than their assailants. Grant's troops, however, fell back under fire in Warren's fight, so did Sheridan's towards Dinwiddie. Grant's troops were repulsed at several places on the lines, gained costly success at Battery Gregg, Grant lost 71
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
osits, 304. Constitution, The Atlanta, Ga., cited, 165. Cornubia, The, 264. Crenshaw Battery, on the retreat from Gettysburg, 368. 374. Curtis, Gen. N. M., 284. Darby, Enroughty, 364. Darling, Sir, Charles, 170. Davidson College, N. C, 340. Davis. Jeff. His Rise and Fall of the Confederacy cited, 123; his partiality for Bragg, 144. Davis, Mrs, Jefferson, 340. Deserters, Execution of, 265. Denman, Buck, his noble tenderness, 30. Dillard, Hon. A. W., 208, 287. Dinwiddie C. H., Action at, 75. Dispatch, Richmond, Va., cited, 177, 304 360. Dixie, Music and words; author of the the song, 212. Douglas, Major, H. Kyd, 206. Douglas, Stephen A., 152. Draft of troops in the North, 99. Drury's Bluff, Explosion at, 33. Early, Gen. Jubal A., 382. Ellerson's Mill, Battle of, 378. Emmett, Dan, 212 English Sympathy, 171. Ewell, Gen. R. S., his veneration for General Jackson, 26, 225. Examiner, Richmond, Va., cited, 362. Falling Waters, Bat