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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gregg's brigade of South Carolinians in the Second. Battle of Manassas. (search)
and to meet King he had at noon sent forward Taliaferro and Ewell through the woods along the deep cuts and steep embankmentsurried to the scene of action, and ordered to report to General Ewell, who was directing the battle; but we were not engaged vily, and lost both of the division commanders engaged—Generals Ewell and Taliaferro—who were wounded. We lay that night eral Gordon represents the assault as delivered in front of Ewell and Jackson's divisions, whereas General Jackson reports tt were the six brigades of A. P. Hill's division and one of Ewell's in two lines. Hill held the most important point of Jackwith his North Carolinians, relieved by Early and Forno, of Ewell's division, came rushing up, comparatively fresh for the woII, pages 178-217. The total losses in our corps, including Ewell's fight at Bristol of the 26th, Trimble's capture of Manassgreater was the disparity in the regiments of Jackson's and Ewell's division which had been in the Valley campaign. Early's
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Ewell at First Manassas. (search)
General Ewell at First Manassas. Colonel Campbell Brown's reply to General Beauregard. f an unselfish, noble, and useful life. General Ewell was scrupulously careful of the military r movement. I dispatched an immediate order to Ewell to advance, but within a quarter of an hour, jas made aware of this supposed backwardness of Ewell by a message from D. R. Jones. 3. That on race four days after the battle. It shows that Ewell did exactly what Beauregard says he ought to hand that the order sent back by Beauregard to Ewell was not one to advance, but to retire from an uctions. Upon my report of these facts, General Ewell at once issued the orders for his command Lewis house, the field of battle on the left. Ewell moved rapidly, sending General Lee and anotherack to our former position. (Addressed) General Ewell. (Signed) G. T. B. If any other order given to the same express. Respectfully, R. S. Ewell, B. G. Manassas, Va., July 26, 1861. [15 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), From the Rapidan to Spotsylvania Courthouse. (search)
Very respectfully, your obedient servant, R. S. Ewell, Lieutenant-General. Report of General ere executed, Major-General Rodes and Lieutenant-General Ewell can testify, for they both witnessed Richmond, Va., August 16th, 1864. Lieutenant-General R. S. Ewell, C. S. A.. General,—I have the ntry of the Second Corps. On reporting to General Ewell I learned that the enemy was in his front.s to occupy in line of battle. On the 9th General Ewell's line was accurately established and fort. General Hill's position to the right of General Ewell afforded a better field. The artillery wad a note from General Johnson, endorsed by General Ewell, directing me to replace immediately the a8th went into position on the Totopotomoy, General Ewell's corps being near Pole Green Church. Abof of Artillery. The Adjutant-General, Lieutenant-General Ewell's command, Richmond, Va. Endorsement on the above report. By General Ewell's direction, I wrote to General Long immediately up[8 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Evacuation of Richmond. (search)
Very respectfully, your obedient servant, R. S. Ewell, Late Lieutenant-General, C. S. A. Reposouth side of the creek, I was informed by General Ewell that the enemy had possession of the road d Tomahawk Church. In the absence of Lieutenant-General Ewell in a Northern prison, it may be propey discharging his duty. In the absence of Generals Ewell and Kershaw in a northern prison, I have eistance. General G. W. C. Lee speaks of General Ewell's having sent him an order to surrender—a slight error. The note, which I wrote by General Ewell's dictation, was nearly this: General Anderson's attack has failed. General Ewell and all his staff are prisoners. You are surrounded. Beineks, General Anderson, in conjunction with General Ewell, formed the line of battle along the road k.) As soon as General Gordon closed up on General Ewell's rear (Kershaw), General Anderson moved fral Anderson's command, as far as I know. General Ewell and all his general officers, were taken p[10 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren raid against Richmond. (search)
ctorily answered yet, let some one else try his hand. R. Bartley, Signal Officer United States Army. On the above we make now only two comments: 1. We happened to be present at the time at Frederick's Hall depot, around which the artillery of Ewell's corps was in winter quarters, and we state of our own personal knowledge that there were no infantry to protect the guns, and Colonel Dahlgren might have made his raid a brilliant success, if (instead of putting so much confidence in the statement of the intelligent contraband) he had dashed into camp, captured the guns and equipments of Ewell's artillery (at least a third of what belonged to the whole Army of Northern Virginia), and, abandoning his wild scheme of capturing Richmond, had carried them into the Federal lines, as he could easily have done. 2. The hanging of the poor negro who acted as guide, and offered to show them a ford near Dover Mills, was an utterly unjustifiable murder. We were in that neighborhood several yea