horses and limbers having gotten away—but the open ground and proximity of the enemy prevented, until night, when they were brought in by a detail from the Third North Carolina. From the hour of the killing of General Jones and the discomfiture of his brigade, Steuart was cool and steady, advancing firmly and solidly through that tangled thicket, and, while serving as a rallying point for Battle's confused left, did not once falter, but looked to the front for the enemy. When entering the field the right of the brigade, the Third North Carolina was directly in front of three obstacles — the One-Hundred-and-Forty-Sixth New York, the two howitzers and the washout, which latter covered more than its front. The first and second were easily disposed of, not so the third. The New York regiment, being in line on its knees, rose at the first volley, and leaving its guns at ‘ground arms,’ passed through the brigade to the rear as prisoners of war. A few minutes after the two howitzers were captured, but the washout was never fairly cleared. While this was occurring, Battle's brigade closed to its right, connecting with the left of the line of battle on the opposite side of the traveled road, which manoeuvre created a long brigade distance between the flanks of the heretofore well-closed line of the two brigades. Steuart kept the direction of the pike until arrested by the close fire of the Sixth corps, heretofore mentioned. About one-half hour was expended in attempting to force the enemy's position, but, failing in that, the brigade was withdrawn two hundred yards to the rear in the brush, where line of battle was formed, with Stafford on its left and Battle on its right. Later in the day the ‘Stonewall’ was put in Stafford's place, and that brigade moved farther to the left. It was now after midday. No more fighting was done on this front, save a few picket shots, and a feeble attempt of the enemy, late in the afternoon, to recapture the two guns still standing on the edge of the washout. This was a signal failure, and the repulse was largely assisted by the men of the First and Third North Carolina, who were in the washout. After dark the two guns were brought in, and the men returned to their respective companies. In the early morning of the 6th, Steuart's brigade was closed in to the left until its right rested on the pike, and Jones's brigade, now reorganized, was put in on its right and connected with Battle's left. The entire day was passed in quiet on this part of the line, only an occasional picket shot disturbing the repose of the men. Several
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Annual reunion of Pegram Battalion Association in the Hall of House of Delegates , Richmond, Va. , May 21st , 1886 .
Presentation of Colonel Pegram 's sabre.
Extracts from the diary of Lieutenant-Colonel John G. Pressley , of the Twenty-Fifth South Carolina Volunteers .
Ceremonies connected with the unveiling of the statue of General Robert E. Lee , at Lee circle, New Orleans, Louisiana , February 22 , 1884 .
Oration by Hon. Chas. E. Fenner .
First Maryland campaign.
Died for their State.
Report of the conduct of General George H. Steuart 's brigade from the 5th to the 12th of May , 1864 , inclusive.
Virginia 's preparation for the war.
Report of the Adjutant-General of the State .
Address before the Virginia division of Army of Northern Virginia , at their reunion on the evening of October 21 , 1886 .
Address of Colonel Edward McCrady , Jr.
Address of Bishop Joseph P. B. Wilmer , of Louisiana , on the demise of General Robert E. Lee , delivered at University place , Sewanee, Tennessee , October , 1870 .
President Davis in reply to General Sherman .
The letter of Mr. Davis .
The battle of Chancellorsville .
Fortification and siege of Port Hudson ���Compiled by the Association of defenders of Port Hudson ; M. J. Smith , President ; James Freret , Secretary .
The position and occupation.
Lieutenant-Colonel Marshall J. Smith 's report of the Bat-Tle at Port Hudson on the night of March 14th , 1863 .
Official report of Colonel J. G. W. Steedman , First Regi-Ment Alabama Volunteers .
Roster of Confederate forces engaged in the defence of Port Hudson , May 21st to July 8 , 1863 .
River Batteries ��� Lieutenant-Colonel Marshall J. Smith commanding right wing in front of the village of Port Hudson .
An address of the chaplains of the Second corps ( Stonewall Jackson 's), Army of Northern Virginia , to the churches of the Confederate States .
Recollections of Fredericksburg .���From the morning of the 20th of April to the 6th of May , 1863 .
The Maryland Confederate monument at Gettysburg .
General Johnson 's address.
A visit to Beauvoir ��� President Davis and family at home.
Two addresses of President Davis to the soldiers of the Confederacy .
Beast Butler outlawed.
General Stuart 's expedition into Pennsylvania .
Address of honorable B. H. Hill before the Georgia branch of the Southern Historical Society at Atlanta , February 18th , 1874 .
Address delivered by Governor Z. B. Vance , of North Carolina , before the Southern Historical Society , at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia , August 18th . 1875 .
The campaign from the Wilderness to Petersburg ���Address of Colonel C. S Venable (formerly of General R. E. Lee 's staff), of the University of Virginia , before the Virginia division f the Army of Northern Virginia , at their annual meeting, held in the Virginia State Capitol , at Richmond , Thursday evening , October 30th , 1873 .
Campaign of 1864 and 1865 .
Narrative of Major-General C. W. Field .
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