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D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 57 1 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 30 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 30 0 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 26 0 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 24 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 16 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 15 1 Browse Search
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to break the Southern advance; Gordon was, however, only to waste blood, for he came too late. Archer was now up to the front line, and Pender's North Carolina brigade struck Gordon's flank. Just a Branch's brigade joined in the chase of Taylor's men, who had been scattered by the brigades of Archer, Field and Pender. General Taylor was mortally wounded, and his command driven across Bull Run.ackson's trains that had been threatened by a cavalry attack. Pender was kept on the left until Archer and Thomas were severely pressed. Then his brigade and Brockenbrough's were put in, and all tog, and the Federal army had been slowly driven off the entire field. In the advance of Jackson, Archer's, Thomas' and Pender's brigades acting in concert had rendered most effective service. Latham'on his flank. General Hill, whose brigades were mainly engaged, says: Gregg, Pender, Thomas and Archer were successively thrown in. The enemy obstinately contested the ground, and it was not until th
nchester & Harper's Ferry railroad. On nearing the town, General Pender, in command of his own, Archer's and Brockenbrough's brigades, was sent to seize a crest overlooking the town, which was done w come against him by bridge No. 4, Pender's and Brockenbrough's, and threw Branch's, Gregg's and Archer's against the forefront of the battle, while Toombs', Kemper's and Garnett's engaged against its Appomattox, pp. 261, 262. Gen. A. P. Hill reports of his brigades: With a yell of defiance, Archer charged them, retook McIntosh's guns, and drove them back pellmell. Branch and Gregg with theiranced with the brigades of Pender, Gregg and Thomas, in his front line, Lane (Branch's brigade), Archer and Brockenbrough in his second. The advance of these brigades was made in the face of a tremenrushed away. Pender met a sharp infantry fire. His Carolinians were not retarded, however, and Archer's brigade and Lane, with his North Carolinians, supporting them, the small force in front was so
nt line without much cover. Pender's North Carolina brigade, Lane's North Carolina brigade, and Archer's mixed brigade were on A. P. Hill's front line. They were supported by the brigades of Thomas,t on Lane's brigade of North Carolinians. In the general alignment, Lane's brigade did not join Archer's brigade on his right by, Lane says, 600 yards. Into this interval the enemy marched, thus turning Lane's right flank and Archer's left. Lane's Thirty-seventh and Twenty-eighth regiments, under Colonels Barbour and Stowe, stationed on the left, made a resolute stand, but were firmly pressed bauntil their ammunition was exhausted and were then quietly and steadily retired from the field. Archer's left regiments were broken, and the enemy pushed gallantly on to the second line. Three brigalant style, and Hoke found the enemy in possession of the trench (which had been occupied by General Archer's brigade). . . . Hoke attacked the enemy vigorously and drove them from the woods and trenc
d at right angles to the plank road. Fairview was covered with artillery from the Third, Twelfth and Eleventh corps. French of Couch's division was on the right of Sickles, and Humphreys of Meade's corps was near by. This new line was at right angles to Geary and Hancock, who were still in front of Anderson and McLaws. Stuart formed his lines with A. P. Hill's division in front. Pender and Thomas were on the left of the plank road, Pender's right resting on the road; Lane, McGowan and Archer were on the right of the road and in the order named from the left. Lane's left was on the road. Trimble's division, under Colston, composed the second line, and Rodes the third. To aid the infantry attacks, thirty pieces of artillery were placed on the eminence at Hazel Grove, abandoned by Hooker's order. The whole line moved forward shortly after daylight, with Remember Jackson as a watchword. The breastworks, where the night attack stopped, were carried after desperate effort. The t
, ordered his leading brigades under Davis and Archer into action. Davis was north of the Chambersbrockenbrough, who was just south of the pike. Archer, supported by Pettigrew, was south of the pikeer were temporarily retired to Seminary hill. Archer was not so fortunate as Davis. The Iron brigd that concealed it, swept unexpectedly around Archer's right flank, captured him and many of his men, and broke the brigade badly. Archer out of the way, General Doubleday, who was directing operatie occurred. Heth reformed his lines, putting Archer's brigade on his right next to the woods, then's brigade of four North Carolina regiments on Archer's left, then Brockenbrough's Virginia brigade ounted fight, for they practically neutralized Archer's gallant brigade. There is no reason to thinline of skirmishers, gave way. Pettigrew's and Archer's brigades advanced a little farther, and in pter distance. The right of the line formed by Archer's and Pettigrew's brigades rested on the works
, just in time to meet an advance of the enemy which had broken the line of Jones' division and captured a battery. With a yell of defiance, A. P. Hill reported, Archer charged them, retook McIntosh's guns, and drove them back pellmell. Branch and Gregg, with their old veterans, sternly held their ground, and pouring in destructof North Carolina, and was appointed from that State to the United States military academy, where he was graduated in 1832, in the same class with Generals Ewell, Archer and Humphrey Marshall. He received a lieutenancy in the Seventh infantry, and served on frontier duty in Indian Territory, in the Florida war, 1839-42, and was sth emotion: He has just been shot; there he goes on that stretcher, dead, and you are in command of the brigade. Two days after, Lane's brigade, with Gregg's and Archer's, constituted the rear guard of the army in crossing the Potomac. The brigade hailed with delight Lane's promotion to brigadier-general, which occurred November