estern Virginia, and the command given to General Garnett, an old officer of the regular army.
Gar he then determined to take the field against Garnett's force.
The theatre of operations was that eat highway across the mountains, was held by Garnett in an intrenched position, at Laurel Hill.
Ter the mountains, eastward.
Five miles below Garnett's main position at Laurel Hill, a road from tany menace directed upon his line of retreat, Garnett had placed here his second in command, Coloneion of the Ohio River, determined to dislodge Garnett and Pegram by striking their main line of retard to a position within a mile and a half of Garnett's camp at Laurel Hill, and by strong demonstrevacuated his position, and attempted to join Garnett's main body, five miles north.
After a day'srwise must have been.
The last stand made by Garnett was at Carrick's Ford, at the passage of the der, losing all his guns and baggage, and General Garnett himself, while gallantly striving to rall[2 more...]
ce was all up) was countervailed by the fact that he was not all up either: but the Confederate commander was not minded to delay.
My authority is again General Longstreet. Pickett formed his division in double line of battle, with Kemper's and Garnett's brigades in front and Armistead's brigade supporting; while on the right of Pickett was one brigade of Hill's corps, under General Wilcox, formed in column by battalions; and on his left, Heth's division (also of Hill's corps), under General P which brought the aggregate of Hancock's captures up to four thousand five hundred prisoners and twenty-seven standards.
The Confederate loss in killed and wounded was exceedingly severe.
Of the three brigade commanders of Pickett's division, Garnett was killed, Armistead fell fatally wounded within the Union lines, and Kemper was borne off severely hurt.
In addition, it left behind fourteen of its field-officers, and only a single one of that rank escaped unhurt, while of its rank and fil
litary discipline, 67; on the bombardment of towns, 241; on selection of troops for assault, 521.
Carrick's Ford, General Garnett defeated and killed—West Virginia campaign ended, 39.
Cedar Creek, the battle of, 561; General Wright commanding gher cover Porter's retreat, 153; Porter's corps crosses to McClellan at night, 153; estimate of casualties, 153.
Garnett, General, Confederate commander in West Virginia, 35.
Gettysburg campaign, the, 308; theory of the Confederate invasion, 3d towards Richmond, 399.
Kinglake, Mr., on English public sentiment on the Crimean war, 68.
Laurel Hill, Virginia, Garnett's position at, 35; McClellan's plan of attack, 37; abandoned by Garnett, 38; see also Rich Mountain.
Lee, General RobGarnett, 38; see also Rich Mountain.
Lee, General Robert E., appointed major-general, and commander of the Virginia forces, 26; defence of West Virginia, 34; on the poor discipline of the army, 67; appointed to Army of Northern Virginia, 142; withdraws Jackson from Shenandoah Valley, 148; plan of atta