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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
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 123 5 Browse Search
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General Jackson, with whose force that of General Ewell had united, moved with such rapidity as to surprise the enemy, and Ewell, who was in advance, captured most of the troops at Front Royal, andd this morning are that Banks is fighting with Ewell, eight miles from Harper's Ferry. Abraham Linhe morning. This movement was assigned to General Ewell, General Jackson personally giving his att more serious attack. Ashby sent a message to Ewell, informing him that cavalry supported by infane enemy, who were under cover of a fence. General Ewell in the meantime had arrived, and, seeing te opposing force back to its former position. Ewell, finding no attack on his left was designed byand render it necessary to withdraw our guns. Ewell was hurrying his men over the bridge, and therdid the best he could with what he had, called Ewell to his aid, left him to hold Banks in check, an returned toward Harrisonburg, having ordered Ewell to join him for an attack on Banks, who in the[9 more...]
oody conflict forced his way through the morass and obstructions, and drove the foe from the woods on the opposite side. Ewell advanced on Hill's right, and became hotly engaged. The first and fourth brigades of Jackson's own division filled the interval between Ewell and A. P. Hill. The second and third were sent to the right. The arrival of these fresh troops enabled A. P. Hill to withdraw some of his brigades, wearied and reduced by their long and arduous conflict. The lines being now the Chickahominy. As he might yet intend to give battle to preserve his communications, the Ninth Cavalry, supported by Ewell's division, was ordered to seize the York River Railroad, and General Stuart with his main body to cooperate. When the cer, and, until the intention of General McClellan was discovered, it was deemed injudicious to change their disposition. Ewell was therefore ordered to proceed to Bottom's Bridge to guard that point, and the cavalry to watch the bridges below. No
line with Whiting's division on his left and D. H. Hill's on his right, one of Ewell's brigades occupying the interval. The rest of Ewell's and Jackson's own divisEwell's and Jackson's own division were held in reserve. Magruder was directed to take position on Jackson's right, but before his arrival two of Huger's brigades came up and were placed next to s opposed to him. Jackson sent to his support his own division and that part of Ewell's which was in reserve; owing to the increasing darkness and intricacy of the fckson's command: D. H. Hill's division3104,739 A. P. Hill's division3184,435 Ewell's division2803,144 Jackson's division1832,367 —————— Total2,50133,686 ar Georgia, and above 16,000 men from the Valley, in the divisions of Jackson and Ewell. . . . These numbers added together make 53,000. Colonel Marshall then proc brought from the south. These three brigades, though coming with Jackson and Ewell, were not a part of their divisions, and, if their numbers are made to swe
enseless citizens, General Jackson, with his own and Ewell's division, was ordered to proceed on July 13th towaould arrive, moved in that direction the division of Ewell, Hill, and Jackson, on August 7th, from their encampd forward, keeping near the Culpeper road, while General Ewell with his two remaining brigades diverged from thg the ground covered with his dead and wounded. General Ewell, with the two brigades on the extreme right, had and quartermaster's stores, fell into our hands. Ewell's division, with the Fifth Virginia Cavalry under Co In the afternoon two brigades advanced against General Ewell at Bristoe, from the direction of Warrenton Juncrned upon General Jackson with his whole force. General Ewell, perceiving the strength of the column, withdrew was joined on the 28th by the divisions of Hill and Ewell. During the afternoon the enemy, approaching from tn under Brigadier General Starke being on the right, Ewell's under General Lawton in the center, and A. P. Hill
down heavily with his infantry upon Hood, but the attack was gallantly repulsed. At 10 P. M. Hood's troops were relieved by the brigades of Lawton and Trimble of Ewell's division, commanded by General Lawton. Jackson's own division, under General J. K. Jones, was on Lawton's left, supported by the remaining brigades of Ewell. Ewell. At early dawn on the 17th his artillery opened vigorously from both sides of the Antietam, the heaviest fire being directed against our left. Under cover of this fire a large force of infantry attacked General Jackson's division. They were met by his troops with the utmost resolution, and for several hours the conflict raged withe men, were killed or wounded. Our troops slowly yielded to overwhelming numbers, and fell back, obstinately disputing every point. General Early, in command of Ewell's division, was ordered with his brigade to take the place of Jackson's division, most of which was withdrawn, its ammunition being nearly exhausted and its number
e commanded by Lieutenant Generals Longstreet, Ewell, and A. P. Hill. The zeal of our people in ation between Winchester and the Potomac. General Ewell, on June 13th, advanced directly upon Winctores. Our loss was small. On the night that Ewell appeared at Winchester, the enemy at Frederickble number of horses and arms. Meantime General Ewell, with the advance of his corps, had enteree Potomac, to be within supporting distance of Ewell, and advanced into Pennsylvania, encamping neawhich two of Hill's divisions became engaged. Ewell, coming up with two of his divisions, joined ironting the remainder of Cemetery Ridge, while Ewell, with his three divisions, held a line throughe had massed a large amount of artillery. General Ewell occupied the left of our line, General Hilnd holding the ground in his immediate front. Ewell also carried some of the strong positions whicw to the south side on the night of the 13th. Ewell's corps forded the river at Williamsport, thos[3 more...]
d from Gordonsville to the Shenandoah Valley. Ewell's corps was on the right, Hill's on the left, t was known, Lee's troops were put in motion. Ewell's corps moved on the Stone Turnpike, and Hill'ce also came from his camp near Gordonsville. Ewell's corps crossed Mine Run and encamped at Locusl's advance had followed the plank road, while Ewell's pursued the Stone turnpike. These parallel ll trees. In order to open communication with Ewell, Wilcox's division moved to the left and effected a junction with Gordon's brigade on Ewell's extreme right. The line of battle thus completed ethe 12th the enemy made a very heavy attack on Ewell's front, and broke the line where it was occupement on that flank. Several brigades sent to Ewell's assistance were carried into action under hi by the division of General Edward Johnson, of Ewell's corps, directed a second line to be construcittle River and the Hanover marshes the base. Ewell's corps held the apex or center. The hazard[2 more...]
monstration on the north side of the James by sending over Hancock's corps had been virtually abandoned by its withdrawal, Longstreet's corps, which had been sent to oppose it, remained for a long time on the north side of the James. Finally General Ewell with a few troops, the Richmond reserves, and a division of the navy under Admiral Semmes, held the river and land defenses on the east side of Richmond. General A. R. Lawton, who had become the quartermaster general of the Confederate armnce from our lines was less than two hundred yards, but an abatis covered its front. For this service, requiring equal daring and steadiness, General John B. Gordon, well proved on many battlefields, was selected. His command was the remnant of Ewell's corps, troops often tried in the fiery ordeal of battle, and always found true as tempered steel. Before daylight, on the morning of March 25th, Gordon moved his command silently forward. His pioneers were sent in advance to make openings thr
The circumstances attending the withdrawal of Ewell's corps were such as to make its safety the surson's corps. On crossing Sailor's Creek, General Ewell reports that he met General Fitzhugh Lee, Kershaw's division. Anderson had proposed to Ewell that, if he would hold in check the enemy who Kershaw's division and obliged it to retire. Ewell, while seeking some route by which his commandt a hundred fifty killed and wounded. From General Ewell's report I learn that the force of the eneest any should suppose, from the remark of General Ewell, that I had been unwilling or reluctant tot for the naval force in the James. After General Ewell had withdrawn his command, Admiral Semmes In obedience to a law of the Congress, General Ewell had made arrangements to burn the tobacco autions were believed to have been taken. General Ewell's report, December 20, 1865, published in On the night of the 2d, the same on which General Ewell evacuated the defenses of the capital and [6 more...]
ort (gunboat), 20. Echols, General, 447. Edith (ship), 222. Egan, Michael, 201. Ellerbe, Mrs., 601. Elliott, Colonel Stephen, Jr., 171. Elkhorn, Battle of, 39. Tavern, 40. Elzey, General, 93. Emancipation, growth of propaganda, 151-157. Preliminary proclamation, 157. Permanent proclamation, 158; result, 161-62. Essex (gunboat), 23, 205. Eureka (gunboat), 186. European attitude toward Confederate states, 312-22. Evans, General, 133, 272, 273, 449, 450, 454. Ewell, General, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 116, 117, 126, 127, 131,133, 134,262, 266, 268, 271, 272, 281,366, 367, 370, 371,372, 373, 375, 378, 433, 434, 435, 437, 438, 439, 550, 552, 562, 563, 564, 573. Burning of tobacco in Richmond, 565-66. F Farragut, Commodore, 173, 180, 187, 333. Action concerning New Orleans, 194-95. Farrand, Commodore, 85, 591. Featherston, General, 131. Ferguson, General, 332. Fishing Creek, Battle of, 17-19. Crittenden's account, 16-17. Fitch, General