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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 15: the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula. (search)
Alexandria, On the 5th of May Lee wrote to Ewell that he had ordered North Carolina troops to r measures to prevent the catastrophe. Leaving Ewell to watch Banks, he moved rapidly upon Stauntontage of position, sent a trumpet-toned note to Ewell the next morning, saying, Yesterday God gave ue, early in May, 1866, he was permitted by General Ewell, then residing there, to peruse and make e adjutant. In it was the statement, that when Ewell's force was near Front Royal, a young woman was his own in Fac-Simile of Jackson's note to Ewell. this is an exact fac-simile of Jackson's entire note to Ewell, with all its blots, carefully copied from the original, kindly placed in the hGeneral E. S. Johnson, and the division of General Ewell, composed of the brigades of Generals Elzy rest. The Confederates, composed entirely of Ewell's corps, were closing around them in vast numbipations. Like a vigilant soldier, as he was, Ewell, who bivouacked within a mile and a half of Wi[3 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 17: Pope's campaign in Virginia. (search)
rdy that the advance of Jackson's corps, under Ewell, sent from Richmond, occupied Gordonsville thehim that he had but little to fear, so he sent Ewell forward with his division under the thick maskst of his command to the Junction, leaving General Ewell, with the Fifth Virginia cavalry, under CoStation, late in the afternoon, he encountered Ewell. A sharp action ensued, by which each party lost about three hundred men. Ewell was driven away with a loss of part of his baggage, but he destrin the morning, was sent forward in pursuit of Ewell, followed by Hooker, and, with the divisions o help, and toward evening a strong force under Ewell and Taliaferro encamped on the wooded hills atvery heavy. Taliaferro was badly wounded, and Ewell lost a leg. Abner Doubleday. Pope was nof the 31st. Jackson took with him his own and Ewell's divisions, and with instructions to turn andjust before sunset Reno met Jackson's advance (Ewell and Hill) near Chantilly. A cold and drenchin