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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 148 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 92 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 56 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 54 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 40 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for Cemetery Hill (Pennsylvania, United States) or search for Cemetery Hill (Pennsylvania, United States) in all documents.

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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Major Andrew Reid Venable, Jr. [from Richmond, Va., Times-Dispatch.] (search)
, those few words may not mean much. To Andrew Venable's surviving comrades, they are pregnant with martial meaning. But the hero of Gettysburg had no desire to try conclusions with his fierce and wary adversary, and slipped away from the crucial test, counting its avoidance a clever manoeuvre. What a complete answer to latter-day military sciolists, who blame Meade for not pursuing Lee after Gettysburg, blatantly assuming the demoralization of that veteran soldiery that had stormed Cemetery Hill. The story of Venable's services during the winter of ‘63-64, when Stuart, despite his being compelled to scatter his command because of lack of forage, was yet continually beating up the enemy's quarters (as his Cavalier prototype was wont to express it), must be sought in official dispatches. Then, in the spring of ‘64, began the greatest of Lee's campaigns—a grim wrestle of eleven months, with the guns going night and day—in which the Confederate commander, from the Wilderness
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Review of the Gettysburg campaign. (search)
s, and the only remaining troops left upon Cemetery Hill, consisted of a single brigade with some aundertakes to show, that the possession of Cemetery Hill on the afternoon of the 1st, by the Confe no question but what a combined attack on Cemetery Hill, made within an hour, would have been succto say, that if the Confederates had taken Cemetery Hill the first day, they would have accomplished upon a line of defense so impregnable as Cemetery Hill and Round Top proved to be. In the enga. From this point the country was open to Cemetery Hill opposite, and the heights south of it, andivisions being posted along the crest from Cemetery Hill towards Round Top, connecting on the right held the town, sweeping round the base of Cemetery Hill, and ending on the left in front of Culps s divisions were posted along the crest of Cemetery Hill, facing to the west. A stone wall ran ju the artillery of the 2d corps and that on Cemetery Hill, that while on the lookout for a favorable[3 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.34 (search)
and gives evidence as to one of the occasions upon which General Early advised an assault on Cemetery Hill that afternoon. Colonel Harry Gilmore, of Maryland, in his book, Four Years in the Saddle, ne could have captured the Federal works and driven away the Federal army from the summit of Cemetery Hill as his book intimates, he would have done with this handful of soldiers, had he not been halfacts which induced General Ewell to advance his corps on the afternoon of the first against Cemetery Hill. That fact was the message that came from our left that the enemy were there appearing, an lying between us and the suburbs of Gettysburg, which was situated on the slope approaching Cemetery Hill, and was about twelve hundred or fourteen hundred yards distant. The other three batterither part of his report he says: The enemy had fallen back to a commanding position known as Cemetery Hill, south of Gettysburg, and quickly showed a formidable front there. On entering the town I r