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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.16 (search)
Soon after leaving Amelia Courthouse we received orders from General Lee to move rapidly ahead, and on arrival at the crossing of Flat creek we found that the county road bridge over that stream had given way, so that neither artillery nor wagons could cross it. General Lee was himself on the ground, and evidently considered the situation critical enough to require his personal attention. He explained his anxiety by saying that General Stuart had captured a dispatch from General Grant to General Ord, who was at Jetersville, ordering an attack early the next morning, and did not leave until he was assured that material for a new bridge was close at hand. [Major Robert W. Hunter, Secretary of Military Records for Virginia, in a communication in the Times-Dispatch of January 8, 1905, gives a more definite account of this dispatch: The dispatch referred to was taken by General Gordon's orders from a Jessie Scout, who, with the dispatch concealed in the lining of his coat, had bo
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.52 (search)
n's staff, but the message came to me in the name of General Longstreet. At that time the command had devolved upon General Ord, and I informed the officer with the flag—which was, by the way, a towel of such cleanliness that I was then, as now, amazed that such a one could be found in the entire Rebel army—that he must needs proceed along to our left, where General Ord was stationed. With another abjectedly stiff salute the officer with his milk-white banner galloped away down our line. It was subsequently learned that General Ord was situated some distance away at my left with his troops of the Army of the James, comprising Gibbon's Second Army Corps and a division of the Twenty-fifth Army Corps. His line quite stretched across the Lynchburg road, or pike, as we called it then. Well, as I have said, the flag of truce was sent to Ord, and not long afterward came the command to cease firing. The truce lasted until 4 o'clock that afternoon. At that time our troops had
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
d, General T. T., portrait of, 1; his services and tenderness of character, 12. Murray, Miss Amelia, Tour of, 103. Napoleon, Emperor Louis, 110. Nashville, Abandonment of. 126. New Orleans, Battle of, 23 sion in 1812, 15, 24. New England, Treason of in 1809, 21; seces- North Carolina, Events in 1861, 271; in 1776, 288, 289. North, The Political Bargain of, 14; spirit of, 22; its hatred of the South, 29. Nullification, Ordinance of, 30. O'Ferrall, Hon. C. T., 134. Ord, General E. O. C., 359. Parker, Captain William H., 157. Paris, Count of, 123. Patterson, Colonel Joseph, 132. Pawnee Sunday, 147. Paxton, A. S., 93. Peabody, Colonel Everett, 132. Peabody, George, 114. Pegram's Battalion, 240. Petersburg to Appomattox, Retreat from, bridges burned, 67. Pettus, Governor John J., 58. Pickett, General G. E., his position at Gettysburg and charge of his Division, 187, 218. Poindexter, W. B., 121. Polk, General L., 125. Po