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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.30 (search)
e, where he remained till May, when he graduated and received a diploma. Again he joined his regiment and went with it to Virginia, where he was made adjutant. (During this time his father, George Paul-Harrison, Sr., had joined the army. He served during the war, reaching the distinction of brigadier-general) [Colonel Charles C. Jones, Jr., in his Confederate Roster, gives the date of appointment and date of rank of George Paul Harrison, Jr., as February 7, 1865, and to report to G. M. Hardee.] In the winter of 1861-62, General Harrison was made Colonel of the 5th Georgia Regiment, which he commanded for six months. He then organized and was made Colonel of the 32nd Georgia Infantry, serving in that rank, but commanding a brigade for about fifteen months, in 1863-64, after brilliant service in the battle of Olustree, Fla., where the Federals suffered defeat. In the defense of Charleston he was an important factor, and during the Federal assault upon Fort Wagner, on July 22
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Fitzhugh Lee. From the Times-dispatch, January 5, 1908. (search)
was good enough to go in the missionary box. While a cadet at West Point, unlike his distinguished uncle who never received a demerit, Fitz managed to get the maximum allowance just short of dismissal. His name was not very near the head of the list of graduates, but he was the most popular cadet at the Academy, and took first honors in horsemanship, which secured him a commission in the famous 2nd Cavalry, of which Albert Sidney Johnston was colonel, Robert E. Lee, lieutenant-colonel, and Hardee and George H. Thomas, majors—nearly every one of the officers of that regiment became distinguished soldiers in the Confederate or Union Army. He was quick and bright as a dollar, and while never what may be strictly termed a student, he absorbed information intuitively, and could read men and things like a book. He became a captivating public speaker and lecturer, and his Life and Campaigns of General Lee is exceedingly interesting and valuable, not only to the student of military affai
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.54 (search)
ir saddles, at the bivouac of the former, near Hardee's line, just about to move forward. It was noite mist hung low in the wooded valley between Hardee and the supposed quarter of the enemy, and intghtward brigades, which escaped collision with Hardee, he had had time to form, and with them right a mile from the river—and though the corps of Hardee, Bragg and Polk, with Breckinridge not far off with Ruggle's Divisions of Bragg, and some of Hardee's also, made no less strenuous efforts to closa damaging conflict with overwhelming odds. Hardee directed him to communicate his information tos. Again Forrest repaired and reported to General Hardee the state of affairs, but was instructed t, the regiments of the brigades of Bragg's and Hardee's Corps had slept here and there among the caphat rearward, and behind whom, at 7 A. M., General Hardee directed him finally to retire. The sou to concentrate their strength. By 8 o'clock, Hardee, however, had massed in that quarter a number [3 more...]