acted so well. The regiment was engaged on duty after this in trenches around Richmond, operating against the Sheridan raiders until 16th May. When the battle of Drewry's Bluff was fought, the brigade, then commanded by Colonel Fry, formed a part of the attacking force on the left, and acting as a support to Brigadier-General Hoke's North Carolina Brigade, which, owing to the density of the fog, was invisible at forty paces, and having left my front my regiment was precipitated upon the enemy's works, and many were shot down without firing a gun, while laboring under the delusion that General Hoke's brigade was in our front, and it was not until when within twenty paces of the enemy's works, which were yet invisible, that a fire was made, when, with much reduced ranks, only a few of the right and many of the left wing entered the enemy's works, capturing many prisoners. I lost here many good and noble men, who had attested their gallantry upon many a bloody field. For casualties you are referred to Forms C and D. Lieutenant-Colonel George K. Griggs was shot through the thigh. The regiment, with the brigade, took the train for Milford on the 18th, and marched thence to Spotsylvania Courthouse to join General Lee, but finding him falling back, returned to Hanover Court house, having marched two days and nights on short rations, and but little rest. May the 29th, the division was reunited, and General Picket took command, to the great joy of all. On the 17th June, it took part in driving the enemy from our lines, near Bermuda Hundreds, which was accomplished with the loss of one killed and wounded. Since that time my regiment has been holding one of the most exposed positions on this most important line, and has been engaged in several skirmishes with the enemy since occupying its present position. August the 25th, the enemy's picket line in my front was captured with some prisoners, but my loss here was not repaid by the advantage gained, having lost two very valuable officers—Captain Joyce, Company A, killed, and Captain W. G. Caba niss, shot through the face, so as to disable him from service—besides some good men. November the 17th, it being desirable to advance our picket line, and all necessary arrangements being made, the line being slightly reinforced moved forward, and before the enemy well knew what was going on the larger number were prisoners. I lost one man wounded in this charge, established my picket line as far as was desired, captured about thirty-seven privates and non-commissioned officers, one lieutenant and one captain. Brigadier-General George H. Steuart, of Maryland, was placed in
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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 .
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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