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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 347 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 317 55 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 268 46 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 147 23 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 145 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 141 29 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 140 16 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 134 58 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 129 13 Browse Search
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the Potomac Jackson retreats Fremont strikes Ewell at Cross-Keys Jackson crosses the South Fork to Strasburg. Being joined near Newmarket by Ewell's division, he moved via Luray upon Front Royaig.-Gen. Edward Johnson; and the division of Gen. Ewell. comprising the brigades of Gens. Elzey, Tae Rebel army opposite Winchester was 28, being Ewell's division, Jackson's and Johnson's forces; thight in order to gain time. Accordingly, Maj.-Gen. Ewell, with the rear division of his army, haltmlet known as Cross-Keys, some seven miles on. Ewell's three brigades, under Trimble, Elzey, and St expecting to renew the fight next morning. Gen. Ewell's report admits a total loss on their side ore Gens. Elzev and Stewart. During the night, Ewell silently moved off, carrying away all but his published, from Lee and Jackson to Johnson and Ewell, show that the movement was suggested, and in fact directed, from Richmond: Jackson and Ewell being ordered to combine their forces and strike a [1 more...]
Virginia was threatened; and Gen. Kelly, that Ewell was advancing to New Creek, where Fremont has Longstreet, the Hills, Stonewall Jackson, and Ewell. Though the Rebels had quickly discerned ane abatis, driving out our skirmishers; and now Ewell came into action on Jackson's right, and two o. Stuart, with the Rebel cavalry, supported by Ewell's infantry, striking and destroying the York Rition and the siege without a battle. He sent Ewell's infantry, as well as some cavalry, down the of his own, with Whiting's, D. H. Hill's, and Ewell's divisions, came in the Rebel advance down thright, and Whiting's on his left, with part of Ewell's in the center, holding his own division in r, Hill was hurled back with heavy loss, though Ewell's and Jackson's own divisions had meantime beerts the loss of his corps (comprising his own, Ewell's. Whiting's. and D. H. Hill's divisions) in tur, 49th N. C. Brig.-Gen. J. R. Trimble, of Ewell's division, giving an account of the conduct o
d Madison Court House on the 17th--a day after Ewell, with a division of Lee's army The area of wall Jackson, with his own division, following Ewell's, had reached Gordonsville July 19th, and, se and resolved to profit by it. Pushing forward Ewell's division on the Culpepper road, and thence tle, they would have won it. Early's brigade of Ewell's division held the road, and was so desperate afternoon, Hooker encountered the division of Ewell, which had been left there by Jackson on his a driven, with a loss of some 300 on each side; Ewell losing a part of his baggage, but burning the d forward, followed by Hooker, on the track of Ewell. McDowell gave orders for the required movemes heavy; and among the Rebel wounded were Maj.-Gen. Ewell and Brig.-Gen. Taliaferro; the former sevar Germantown. The position of Hooker's and Ewell's forces in their engagement on the 27th, near was formed-Gen. Hill's division on the right; Ewell's division, Gen. Lawton commanding, in the cen[4 more...]
tomac and moving on Frederick. Jackson followed with a heavy corps, consisting of A. P. Hill's, Ewell's, and his own divisions) embracing 14 brigades, crossing Sept. 5. at White's Ford and moving division, to move down the north bank of the Shenandoah into Harper's Ferry; while Lawton, with Ewell's, and J. R. Jones, with Jackson's own division, were to advance upon and threaten the beleaguer in their rear. During the night, Col. Crutchfield, Jackson's chief of artillery, ferried 10 of Ewell's guns across the Shenandoah, and established them where they could take in reverse our best intevening, had been withdrawn during the night, and replaced by Lawton's and Trimble's brigades of Ewell's division, under Lawton, with Jackson's own division, under D. R. Jones, on its left, supported by the remaining brigades of Ewell. Jackson was in chief command on this wing, and here was substantially his old corps around him. Against these iron soldiers, Hooker's corps hurled itself, and, b
h-west, hardly a mile from town; and forthwith Ewell's infantry swept up to and over our breastworkhere it was not molested. Early's division of Ewell's corps was impelled eastward from Chambersbure track of Ewell, to Chambersburg. June 27. Ewell had taken quiet possession of Carlisle, pushind the best of the fight; until, about 1 P. M., Ewell's corps, marching from York under orders to corson, Pender, and Heth, held the center; while Ewell's, composed of Rhodes's, Early's, and Johnson'ur extreme right, facing Johnson's division of Ewell's corps, and had recently been strengthened bypossession of and holding the desired ground. Ewell also carried some of the strong positions whic the Excelsiors had been fighting a brigade of Ewell's men, who were holding the Gap while Rhodes'savy corps or grand divisions of A. P. Hill and Ewell, estimated by Meade at 50,000 strong. Our trly's, Rhodes's, and E. Johnson's divisions of Ewell's corps confronted it. Warren was thereupon or[8 more...]
army in three corps; Battle of the Wilderness. whereof Ewell's (late the right), on its change of front, held the left, of the Rebel infantry under Hill against Warren, and under Ewell against Sedgwick: the former driving in the 5th N. Y. caval. Sedgwick had been attacked a little after 1 P. M.; but Ewell was not at first in so great force as Hill was; and the advated around Spottsylvania Court House, now held by Hill and Ewell: Warren in the center, Hancock on the right, Sedgwick on tht angle of earthworks, held by Edward Johnson's division of Ewell's corps. Swiftly, noiselessly sweeping over the rugged, di left, with intent to flank and pass him, Lee threw forward Ewell against our weakened right, held by Tyler's division of foout cost blood. The 2d and 5th corps hurrying to their aid, Ewell's men were run off and scattered in the woods, on our left, was struck May 29. on its flank by Rhodes's division of Ewell's corps, and hurried back to the Shady Grove road; where Cr
s. But a more terrible element was to appear upon the scene. An order had been issued from Gen. Ewell's headquarters to fire the four principal tobacco warehouses of the city-namely, the public waerced the Rebel line of march, destroying 400 wagons and taking 16 guns, with many prisoners. Ewell's corps, following the train, was thus cut off from Lee. Its advance was now gallantly charged bhe leading division (Seymour's) of the 6th (Wright's) corps, pursuing the Confederate rear; when Ewell recoiled, fighting stoutly, till Wheaton's division also came up, and, a part of our infantry, advancing, were momentarily repelled by a deadly fire. But the odds were too great: Ewell's veterans — inclosed between our cavalry and the 6th corps, and sternly charged by the latter, without a chance of escape — threw down their arms and surrendered. Ewell him-self and four other Generals were among the prisoners, of whom over 6,000 were taken this day. Ere this, Ord, reaching out from Je
Everett, Edward, his speech at Boston, 256; at Gettysburg celebration, 457. Ewell, Gen., checks Fremont's advance at Cross-Keys, 138; moves down the left bank ofs march across the mountains, 136-7; fails to head off Jackson, 137; fight with Ewell at Cross-Keys, 136; recalled from pursuit of Jackson. 140; refuses a command ull. 165; drives the Rebels from Malvern to White Oak Swamp bridge, 170; defeats Ewell's force at Bristow station, 181; cooperates with the army at Gainesville and Soact from his report. 136; retreats up the Valley, 136-7; repulses Fremont with Ewell's corps, 138; at Port Republic, 139: his army summoned to Richmond, 140; arrest161; Malvern Hill, 165; his loss, 166; reenforced at Gordonsville, he follows Gen. Ewell, 176; attacks Crawford's batteries at Culpepper and defeats Banks at Cedar Mo Selma and Montgomery, 719-720. Winchester, Va., Jackson defeated at, 135; Gen. Ewell takes, 371. Winslow, Capt. John, of the Kearsarge, engages the Alabama, an