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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Events leading up to the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
rt of the enemy. It was a long ride, as General Ewell had heard the same report and had gone to ched our camp about dark and reported what General Ewell had told me and said that I had withheld Gt I have mentioned and of my expedition to General Ewell was referred to. General Lee, with an ahe offensive. In the meantime the progress of Ewell, who was already in Maryland with Jenkins's Ca General Lee wrote the following letter to General Ewell: headquarters, June 22, 1863—3.30 P. M.r three into Maryland and take position on General Ewell's right, place himself in communciation wi river, you must move on and feel the right of Ewell's troops, collecting information, provisions, ngstreet and Hill were put in motion to follow Ewell and on the 27th encamped near Chambersburg. nt the orders about 10 o'clock at night to General Ewell and General Hill, and had just returned toe Ridge and move on until he felt the right of Ewell's column. But, instead of pursuing this cours[38 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.20 (search)
otomac at Shepherdstown, General Lee wrote to Ewell, who, with two of his divisions, was about Hag Later in the day (3:30 P. M.) he again writes Ewell: I also directed General Stuart, should the enf the movements of the enemy. On the day that Ewell left Hagerstown (22d), General Lee sent unsealther three into Maryland, and take position on Ewell's right, place yourself in communication with an for the use of the army. One column of General Ewell's army will probably move towards the Susqch General Lee was present. He couldn't be on Ewell's flank on the Susquehanna and Longstreet's flm, knowing that General Lee had ordered him to Ewell. All of Stuart's critics have ignored the faceral Lee ordered Stuart to leave him and go to Ewell. General Longstreet wrote as follows to Generstreet could spare him from his front) to join Ewell. Of course he couldn't join Ewell—stay with Ltion, provisions, &c. * * * * The movements of Ewell's Corps are as stated in my former letter. Hi[14 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.22 (search)
rg. On the 28th of June General Early's Division of Ewell's Corps was in the vicinity of York, some thirty milmation that General Lee's first impulse was to bring Ewell back and concentrate at Chambersburg, west of the mon and Baltimore, as well. He thereupon sent to General Ewell, at Carlisle, the following order, found on page Virginia, Chambersburg, June 28, 1863. Lieutenant-General R. S. Ewell, Commanding Corps. General,—I wrote s feature—the first order mentioned in the above for Ewell to retire from Carlisle on Chambersburg—has ever been noticed by historians. General Ewell, having no good reason against it, on receipt of this order at once hea War Records, notes the receipt at York, through General Ewell, of a copy of the foregoing order of General LeeHill reports that he was directed to co-operate with Ewell, and, accordingly, on the 29th, moved General Heth's from Chambersburg to Gettysburg, to which point General Ewell was also instructed to march from Carlisle. * * <
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Longstreet-Gettysburg controversy [from the Richmond (Va.) Dispatch, February 16, 1896.] (search)
ettysburg heights, and General Lee ordered General Ewell to do so, but excused him when he afterwarattack at daybreak simultaneously with that of Ewell; or made it, as ordered, with his whole corps,es that Stuart was ordered to place himself on Ewell's right flank, and did not do it. Any one readame time with General Lee in Virginia and with Ewell in Pennsylvania. He says that Stuart's instruer from General Lee, and urged Stuart to go to Ewell by the route around the rear of the enemy. Sover the South Mountain and joined the right of Ewell's column. How could Stuart be on the Susqueha General Lee had written Stuart, One column of Ewell's army (under Early) will probably move towardook the most direct route to join the right of Ewell's column, marching continuously day and night ill would have been driven back to Cashtown if Ewell had not come to his support. With Rodes's andng to Gettysburg. The battle had then begun. Ewell, not understanding Hill's object in going to G[5 more...]