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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), How General A. P. Hill met his fate. (search)
e Sixth corps. If he had started an hour later he would have struck the returnning column, reinforced by two divisions of Ord's corps, which had crossed the works west of Hatcher's Run, and turning eastward, met the Sixth corps, which faced about a from its expedition to Hatcher's Run, inside the Confederate works, passed out at the gap through which it entered, while Ord's two divisions went on towards Petersburg. The Sixth corps passed around to the right and formed in the rear of the Nips, which, as already shown, was holding the outer circle of the Confederate works, which it had captured in the morning. Ord's men, after parting with the Sixth corps, pushed on to the inner line of strong forts, covering the west side of Petersburecovered in the manner described by Mr. Mauk, before the Union troops came back from Hatcher's Run. After the advance of Ord's divisions, no Confederate skirmishers could have reached that locality, and before these troops arrived there was nobody
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Ordnance report of Grimes's division. (search)
il 10th, 1865. Small arms—Calibre, 58.Small arms—Calibre, 59.Bayonets.Cartridge Boxes.Cartridge Boxes Belts.Waist Belts.Bayonets Scabbards.Cap Pouches.Ball Screws.Screw Drivers.Wipers.Round Ammunition—Calibre, 58. On hand todayIn hands of men,722 4768920567610368125282222,590 In brigade ordnance wagons11119281123128,750 In division train,30141010211,000 ———————————————————————— Total on hand,76314772220571412470626282262,340 Respectfully submitted, James M. Garnett, Capt. and Ord. Off., Grimes' Div., 2d Corps, A. N. V. For Lt.-Col. B. G. Baldwin, Chf. Ord., A. N. V. Copy of ordnance report of Grimes's Division, Second Corps, A. N. V., made at Appomattox C. H., Va., April 10th, 1865, to the Chief of Ordnance, A. N. Va. From the duplicate original retained by the ordnance officer of the division. To understand aright the foregoing report, it should be stated that Grimes's division (formerly Rodes's), consisted of
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), In the Confederate service. (search)
de, at Corinth, and in the affair at Farmington. On the evacuation of Corinth, May 31, 1862, he was assigned to command the rear guard of the Army of the West. The next day he was assigned to the command of the First division of that army, with which he subsequently fought at Iuka, Corinth, Hatchie-Bridge and Vicksburg. Maury's division of the Army of the West went into action at Corinth 4,600 strong, on October 4, 1862. After three days of fighting, it was reduced to 1,200 men, who held Ord's corps in check, repulsing every attack from 9 A. M. to 3 P. M., and saved Van Dorn's army and trains. In April, 1863, General Maury was ordered to take command of the Department of East Tennessee. While in this command he received a dispatch to this effect: General Van Dorn was killed here to-day. Representing the wishes of his whole corps of cavalry, we desire to know if you will accept its command. This was signed by all the generals, including Governor Ross, of Texas, and General