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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 211 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 211 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 156 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 152 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 135 3 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 98 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 70 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 66 2 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 63 1 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 63 5 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.16 (search)
The dispatch referred to was taken by General Gordon's orders from a Jessie Scout, who, with th of his coat, had boldly ridden to the head of Gordon's column, representing himself and companion aure are given with appropriate accuracy by General Gordon in his Reminiscences, pages 424-428. Thng to avoid the useless sacrifice of life, General Gordon with General Lee's concurrence, awaited dening of the 7th, wrote in pencil a note to General Gordon of three pages, giving clear and most minuuis to be found in military annals. After General Gordon had studied the note with the aid of our m of the 10th of April, until it was sent to Mrs. Gordon as a memento of a remarkable incident in ths note was lost in the fire which consumed General Gordon's home in 1899, but I took the precaution al cavalry was threatening the wagon trains in Gordon's rear, and acting on general instructions to . Immediately thereafter orders came from General Gordon to cease firing for a flag of truce was ou[1 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.19 (search)
Sheridan's Bummers. [from the times-dispatch, September 4, 1904.] Some recollections of the war in the great Shenandoah Valley. Mrs. Gordon on the firing line. How the Soulless Raiders Devastated Fertile lands and Smashed things generally. Shenandoah, in the Indian tongue, signifies Daughters of the Stars. art and weary step, muttering to myself: Farewell, dear old Winchester! Good-bye, sweet Bonnie Eloise! I joined the retreating, but still defiant army. Mrs. General Gordon was in Winchester at this time. About noon, when the battle was at its height, and they were pressing our centre back, she heard that the General had been otion that I had ever heard or read of. Just then one of the General's staff, dashing along, saw her and told her it was General Rodes who was killed and that General Gordon was safe. Pausing for a moment, her lips moving as if in prayer, she turned, and with the same steady step came back to the town. Around her men were runnin
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of General Stephen D. Lee, [from the Richmond, Va., News-leader, June 14, 1934.] (search)
ure motives, the unselfish sacrifice. Tell of the hardships endured, the battles fought, the men who bravely lived, the men who nobly died. Your dead comrades shall live again in your words. Their last Commission. The infinite pity and glory of it all will awake the hearts of those who listen and they will never forget. Tell them of Albert Sidney Johnston, of Stonewall Jackson, of Stuart, with his waving plume; of Forest, with his scorn of death. Tell them of Wade Hampton and Gordon, the Chevalier Bayards of the South. Tell them of Zollicoffer, of Pat. Cleburne and Frank Cheatham, of Pelham, of Ashby. Tell them of the great soldier with the spotless sword and the spotless soul who sleeps at Lexington, in the Valley of Virginia. Tell them of the great president, who bore upon his sad heart the sorrows of all his people, and upon whom fell all the blows which passed them over. This, my comrades, is your last commission. Do this for the dead, that they may be loved
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.38 (search)
from a deep sleep by Frank George, one of General Gordon's orderlies, and was told by him that the ecognized General Robert E. Lee and Major-General John B. Gordon. General Lee rode towards my brigad inclined to take a single step backward. And Gordon continued his patriotic address and his adjutathe eloquent words and graceful bearing of General Gordon relieved this dramatic scene, which might his horse to the right, close up to mire, and Gordon and his adjutant rode up to the line of the Georgia Brigade. When General Gordon, amid repeated shouts of Lee, Lee to the rear! had approachedd officer had stationed himself on the left of Gordon's brigade, General George Evans commanding. In command. A sergeant answered that they were Gordon's men, Evans' Brigade, that only two regimentsbut I could not see any of our guns nor any of Gordon's men. I told him I would not be willing to gu defend, and marching to the right, made, with Gordon's Georgians, who were on our right, the bar o[11 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.41 (search)
if I did not challenge the statement that General Gordon's Reminiscenses is correct history of Ceda which I testify; concerning a battle that General Gordon states no other save Gettysburg has provoker and Fisher's Hill losses, 505, leaving for Gordon's Division at Cedar Creek, 2,405. For Kershawiginal order of attack. It is true that General Gordon's War Reminiscences says orders from headqon such crude yet positive statements that General Gordon seeks to establish that it was only the mae was setting out for Richmond, is used by General Gordon to sustain his attack upon his commander. s complaint against others—perhaps against General Gordon, for moving his division to the left, whent work and attacked. * * * Very shortly after, Gordon attacked the rear. As this order of events ha by Sheridan's report, which it well suits General Gordon's argument to quote. It is enough to say ne. The Federal Cavalry and the panic in Gordon's Division. The fact is Sheridan's attempt [25 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.46 (search)
well as inaction, on that field crushed the hopes of our people. It can be truthfully said that the Confederate soldier has fixed the record of the world in the field of war. He has written an epic by his achievements whose grandeur and simplicity no genius of song can further brighten or ennoble. It stands on the pages of history matchless and imperishable, and it was the soldiers of the ranks who did this. It is no detraction from the fame of Lee, Jackson, Forrest and the Hills, or Gordon, and the other leaders, to say that the men who followed them to battle were cast in the same heroic mold and that the ragged private was the instrument by which their achievements were made possible. When the last impartial monument shall be erected to the heroes of the South, and the last impartial epitaph shall be inscribed upon it, it will rob the great names of Southern history of none of their glory that the monument is surmounted by the marble effigy of the common soldier and the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.52 (search)
The officer who bore the flag was a member of the Confederate General Gordon's staff, but the message came to me in the name of General Longdes standing at order arms, the head of the Confederate column, General Gordon in command, and the old Stonewall Jackson Brigade leading, starI may best describe it as a marching salute in review. When General Gordon came opposite me I had the bugle blown and the entire line camecuting this movement of the manual successively and by regiments as Gordon's columns should pass before our front, each in turn. The Generation. At the sound of that machine like snap of arms, however, General Gordon started, caught in a moment its significance, and instantly assne motion, the horse's head swung down with a graceful bow, and General Gordon dropped his swordpoint to his toe in salutation. By word of mouth General Gordon sent back orders to the rear that his own troops take the same position of the manual in the march past as did our line.