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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 97 1 Browse Search
Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 55 1 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 43 1 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 37 1 Browse Search
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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 I. 21 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., McClellan in West Virginia. (search)
retreat to Beverly after the Philippi races, Garnett, who had been an officer in the United Statesentiment. Other reinforcements were promised Garnett, but none reached him except the 44th Virginintain, and the road passes over a spur of it. Garnett regarded the two positions at Rich Mountain aning the mountain ranges. [See map, p. 131.] Garnett thought the pass over Rich Mountain much the ton the rumors he heard had made him estimate Garnett's force at 6000 or 7000 men, of which the laro a position one and a half miles in front of Garnett's principal camp, which was promptly done. Ts directed to hold firmly his position before Garnett, watching for the effect of the attack at Ricgiment, fled southward on the Staunton road. Garnett had learned in the evening by messenger from past noon on the 12th. Morris learned of Garnett's retreat at dawn, and started in pursuit as ued a skirmishing pursuit for some two hours. Garnett himself handled his rear-guard with skill, an[1 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 6: the campaign in West Virginia. (search)
front was a Confederate force under General Robert S. Garnett, who had been ordered to defend that portion of northwest Virginia. Garnett was a Virginian, who had graduated at the Military Acad. The troops at this point were a portion of Garnett's force under Lieutenant-Colonel John Pegram.d by the Federal troops the next day, and General Garnett with the remainder of his army, finding heat River. In the engagement which followed Garnett was killed. Lieutenant-Colonel Pegram, wh from Laurel Hill, not being able to join General Garnett in consequence of the latter's retreat, d referred to were the four thousand men under Garnett, and Pegram's small force. In his dispatch oe adjutant general at Washington he estimated Garnett's force at ten thousand, beginning at this tid officer in the United States service, to be Garnett's successor. Loring left Richmond July 22d as had been expected from his presence there. Garnett's defeat and death were to be avenged, and th
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 12: Gettysburg. (search)
, five thousand men, was formed in two lines, Kemper on the right, Garnett on his left, and Armistead in the rear. Hill's troops-six small b en echelon. Pickett's first formation was in one line, Armistead, Garnett, and Kemper from left to right. Garnett's troops were twenty yardGarnett's troops were twenty yards only in rear of Wilcox's brigade of Anderson's division, which had been sent out to the front between daylight and sunrise to protect guns hat on the left Pettigrew stretched farther than he could see. General Garnett, just out of the sick ambulance and buttoned up in an old bluend they wished each other luck and a good-by --a last farewell for Garnett. Alexander followed Pickett with eighteen of his guns which had mith the blood of their dead and dying. Kemper had been shot down, Garnett killed within twenty-five yards of the stone wall, while Armisteadrmy of Northern Virginia five general officers were killed-Pender, Garnett, Armistead, Barksdale, and Semmesand nine wounded, viz., Hood, Ham
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Index. (search)
, 226, 228. Fredericksburg, battle of 222. Fremont, General John 6., 143, 179. French, General, mentioned, 230. Fry, Colonel D. B., at Fredericksburg, 296. Gaines Mill, battle of, 145, 169. Garland, General, killed, 207. Garnett, General, mentioned, 207, 294, 296; killed at Gettysburg, 294. Garnett, Robert S., mentioned, 102, 113. General Orders No. 1, Lee's, 368. George . mentioned, 79. Germania Ford, 243. Gettysburg, battle of, 142, 270; losses in, 302. GGarnett, Robert S., mentioned, 102, 113. General Orders No. 1, Lee's, 368. George . mentioned, 79. Germania Ford, 243. Gettysburg, battle of, 142, 270; losses in, 302. Gettysburg and Vicksburg, 309; removal of dead, 409; compared with Waterloo, 421. Gibbons, General, 244. Gloucester Point, Va., 136. Gooch, Sir, William, mentioned, 5. Gordon, General James B., 337. Gordon, General John B., mentioned, 241, 336, 371, 387. Gorgas, General, 99, 110. Gosport navy yard, 139. Grace Church, Lexington, Va., 411. Grace Darling, Lee's horse, 181. Graham, William, mentioned, 405. Grant, Ulysses S., mentioned, 46, 48; character, 326; crosses the Rapi
out a doubt of its acceptance. In coelo quies. There is none for us here. We have been dreadfully shocked by the defeat at Rich Mountain and the death of General Garnett! It is the first repulse we have had, and we should not complain, as we were overpowered by superior numbers; but we have so much to dread from superior numbthat one Southern man is equal to three Yankees. Poor fellows! I wish that their strength may be equal to their valour. It is hard to give up such a man as General Garnett. He was son of the late Hon. Robert S. Garnett, of Essex County; educated at West Point; accomplished and gallant. His military knowledge and energy will beHon. Robert S. Garnett, of Essex County; educated at West Point; accomplished and gallant. His military knowledge and energy will be sadly missed. It was an unfortunate stroke, the whole affair; but we must hope on, and allow nothing to depress us. I have just returned from a small hospital which has recently been established in a meeting-house near us. The convalescent are sent down to recruit for service, and to recover their strength in the country, an
near Beverly, Virginia, surrendered to General McClellan. This morning he sent a messenger to the Federal camp at Huttonsville, Va., stating that he, with six hundred men, would surrender as prisoners of war. They were nearly starved, and as Gen. Garnett was flying from Laurel Hill, to which point he was flying, he had no chance to escape. Gen. McClellan required an unconditional surrender. To this Col. Pegram was obliged to submit, and, with his whole force, was disarmed and marched into Beved among its curiosities a Professor in Hampden Sidney College, with a company of his students. Col. Pegram is a West Point graduate, a brave man, and Section of Western Virginia. has only left the United States army within a few months. Gen. Garnett, who is now flying with his whole force of six thousand men, is also a graduate of West Point, and was the commandant there a few years ago.--(Doc. 87.) The Galveston (Texas) Civilian, of to-day, contains the following:--The San Antonio L
aptain-General at Havana for instructions. The steamer left the next day, having received a supply of coal and water. All the prizes were taken a short distance from the shore.--Philadelphia Press, July 15. The rebel forces under General Robert S. Garnett, formerly a Major in the United States Army, while retreating from Laurel Hill, Va., to St. George, were overtaken to-day by Gen. Morris, with the Fourteenth Ohio and the Seventh and Ninth Indiana Regiments. When within eight miles of St. George, at a place called Carrick's Ford, the rebels made a stand, a brisk fight ensued, and they were completely routed and scattered by the troops of General Morris. While General Garnett was attempting to rally his men he was struck through the spine by a rifle ball, and fell dead on the road. The rebels fled up the Horseshoe Valley, Gen. Hill following in hot pursuit. Forty loads of provisions, all their horses, wagons, and guns fell into the hands of the victors.--(Doc. 88.) Th
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 22: the War on the Potomac and in Western Virginia. (search)
command in Northwestern Virginia by General Robert S. Garnett, a meritorious officer, who served oester. Morris was instructed not to attack Garnett, but to thoroughly reconnoiter the country, m He advanced to Bealington, within a mile of Garnett's camp, which was on a wooded slope on the eaegram's main camp. Re-enforcements sent from Garnett's reserves at Beverly, then on their way, heaake his way with the remnant of his troops to Garnett's camp. This movement exposed Garnett's rearicago cavalry. When it was discovered that Garnett had fled, McClellan ordered a hot pursuit. H when their ammunition was almost exhausted. Garnett tried to rally them to make another stand, and upon a stump to cheer on his comrades, when Garnett directed several of his men (Tompkins's Richmey did so, but without effect. He discovered Garnett, and directed Sergeant Burlingame, of the Sevhe capital of Greenbrier County. The news of Garnett's disaster, and Wise's own incompetence, had [12 more...]
force, several thousand strong, under Gen. Robert S. Garnett, was strongly intrenched on Laurel Hilich he entered early next morning, flanking Gen. Garnett's position at Laurel Hill, and compelling h wounded was about 150; the Union about 50. Gen. Garnett, completely flanked, thoroughly worsted, an proffered an admirable position for defense, Garnett turned to fight; and, though the Union forceslow; and here a desperate attempt was made by Garnett to rally his forces for another struggle; butbut there were enough more not far behind. Gen. Garnett exerted himself desperately to hold his men14th. he telegraphed to Washington that Gen. Garnett and his forces have been routed, and his baken. His army are completely demoralized. Gen. Garnett was killed while attempting to rally his fos which had reached him, some days before, of Garnett's disasters, continued his flight up the rivein Randolph county, not far from the arena of Garnett's and of Pegram's disasters. There was skirm[1 more...]
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington, Chapter 15: Confederate losses — strength of the Confederate Armies--casualties in Confederate regiments — list of Confederate Generals killed — losses in the Confederate Navy. (search)
Brigade losses. Brigade. Battle. Division. Present. Killed. Wounded. Missing. Per cent. Garnett's (Va.) Gettysburg Pickett's 1,427 78 324 539 The official report for Garnett's brigade saysGarnett's brigade says: It is feared from the information received that the majority of those reported missing are either killed or wounded. 65.9 Perry's (Fla.) Gettysburg Anderson's 700 33 217 205 65.0 Wofford's Fulkerson's Jackson's 12 62 39 113 42d Virginia Burke's Jackson's 11 50 9 70 33d Virginia Garnett's Jackson's 18 27 14 59 5th Virginia Garnett's Jackson's 9 48 4 61 Shiloh, Tenn.         Garnett's Jackson's 9 48 4 61 Shiloh, Tenn.             April 6, 7, 1862.             4th Tennessee Stewart's Clark's 36 183 -- 219 4th Kentucky Trabue's Breckenridge's 30 183 -- 213 4th Louisiana Gibson's Ruggles's 24 163 22 209 154th Brigadier-General John Pegram Killed at Hatcher's Run. Brigade commanders. Brigadier-General Robert S. Garnett Killed at Cheat Mountain. Brigadier-General Barnard E. Bee Killed at
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