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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The treatment of prisoners during the war between the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 6.36 (search)
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War.,
Pelham the gallant I. On the morning of the 17th of March, 1863, Averill's Federal Cavalry, three thousand in the saddle, crossed the Rappahannock at Kelly's Ford, and attacked about eight hundred of General Fitz Lee's command, who faced, without shrinking, these great odds, and fought them stubbornly at every point throughout the entire day. When the sun set on that tranquil evening-sinking slowly down behind the quiet forest, unstirred by the least breath of wind — the long and desperate struggle was decided. The enemy was retiring, badly hurt, and General Stuart added in his dispatch: We are after him. His dead men and horses strew the road. No harder battle was fought during the entire war. The Southern forces won the day by hard and desperate fighting, in charge after charge; but lost in the struggle some of the most valiant hearts that ever beat. Puller, Harris, and Pelham were among the number — the gallant Pelham of the battle of Fredericksburg. He was in t
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War., A dash at
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), Fire, sword, and the halter. (search)
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The Union cavalry at
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The
First cavalry. (search)
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter
: 18 Fredericksburg. (search)
Thomas C. DeLeon, Four years in Rebel capitals: an inside view of life in the southern confederacy, from birth to death., Chapter
: the beginning of the end. (search)
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A., Chapter
: 30 's raid and the winter campaign. (search)
Chapter 30: Averill's raid and the winter campaign. A few days after our return from Mine Run
owell, at or near which place the enemy under Averill was reported to be.
Very early next morni l Lee, who was then in Richmond, stating that Averill had left the Sweet Springs on the morning of Averill.
The question was how to cut off Averill's retreat, as he had several ways of getting where it would be in a position to intercept Averill's retreat on the road by that place or move t o keep a lookout and make disposition to stop Averill if he came that way. I expected to find Fitz. le to cross Craig's Creek.
If this was true, Averill must then attempt to make his escape by the w n, and the information was soon received that Averill's advance had made its appearance on an obscu e party watching it was soon forced back, and Averill's force got into the road between Jackson and astle in pursuit, and ascertaining what route Averill had taken, he then went to Covington and from [17 more...]