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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 14 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 20, 1864., [Electronic resource] 13 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 9 5 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 2 Browse Search
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence 8 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
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appeared on Gurley's farm about six miles southwest of the city, and three miles east of the railroad, and throwing forward a line of skirmishers, advanced at once towards the road at the Yellow Tavern. They soon encountered the pickets of General Dearing's cavalry brigade who fought them as they retired in the direction of the tavern where our reserves were encamped. General Dearing deployed his men skillfully, and checked the advance of the enemy, but finding himself opposed to very large General Dearing deployed his men skillfully, and checked the advance of the enemy, but finding himself opposed to very large odds, was compelled to give back gradually. From nine o'clock until 2 P. M. he engaged the enemy, fighting them, step by step all the way from the tavern to Davis's farm, two miles nearer the city. It was during this period that a portion of his command made a successful charge upon the Yankees, taking nearly two hundred prisoners, among them a Lieutenant-Colonel and eight other commissioned officers. The enemy were held in check until our reinforcements arrived. Our men, as they ca