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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battlefields of Virginia. (search)
hief of Ordnance, 2nd Corps, A. N. V. Saturday, May 2nd. Lee and Jackson passed the night und War, published in 1897: About daylight on May 2nd, says Major Hotchkiss, General Jackson awaken have obtained information (on the morning of May 2nd) of a road which had been recently opened by l George Doles, C. S. A. About 6 A. M., May 2nd, moved up dirt road about half a mile; filed M. Hall, 5th Alabama Regt. At sunrise, May 2nd, we resumed our march; were formed in line off Capt. M. F. Bonham, 3rd Alabama Regt. May 2nd, moved at sunrise up the Plank Road, and afteow that the movements of the Second Corps, on May 2nd, began much earlier than the statement of Allay 1st, for General Lee wrote to Mr. Davis on May 2nd, in part, as follows: I have no expectain Boswell, was still alive on the morning of May 2nd, and it was to him that General Jackson would rear. Fifth. That early on the morning of May 2nd, General Jackson marched by the Furnace and B[7 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Historical address of the former commander of Grimes Battery. (search)
tery was divided into two sections with a view of attacking the Federal gunboat Lockwood, which was at anchor a few miles above Elizabeth City, N. C. Capt. Grimes with his section of one gun, recrossed the river to go down on the opposite side so we could attack the enemy simultaneously from both sides of the river. I took one rifle parrot gun and proceeded by the main road until within range of the vessel, then went into masked bivouac to wait for daylight, and about daylight on the 2d of May I opened fire, firing five shots at the steamer in rapid succession, and I think we struck the ship, for she hauled off down the river. The report of her commander says: U. S. S. Lockwood, Pasquotank River, N. C., May 2, 1862. Sir—While lying at anchor at Three Miles Reach about daylight this morning, the enemy opened fire upon me with or two more field pieces at a bend in the river three-quarters to a mile distant. After a sharp engagement of twenty minutes duration, I drove them