Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gaines' Mill” in chapter 36 of Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A.:
...k of entrenchments, and all his movements were made under cover of such works.
It was therefore very difficult to get at him.
On the 11th, my command was moved to the rear of Hill's line, near Gaines' Mill ; and on the 12th, I received orders to move, with the 2nd corps, to the Shenandoah Valley to meet Hunter.
This, therefore, closed my connection with the campaign from the Rapidan to James River.
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