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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Battle of Chancellorsville-report of Major-General Stuart. (search)
ing the ford, where was a large number of camp fires, when Capt. Adams, of Gen. A. P. Hill's staff reached me post haste, and informed me of the sad calamities which for the time deprived the troops of the leadership of both Jackson and Hill, and the urgent demand for me to come and take command as quickly as possible. I rode wrsuit already so gloriously begun. Gen. Jackson had gone to the rear, but Gen. A. P. Hill was still on the ground, and formally turned over the command to me. I senediately to the front, which I reached at 10 P. M. I found, upon reaching it, A. P. Hill's division in front, under Heth, with Lane's, McGowan's, Archer's and Heth's ck was renewed the next morning and prosecuted to a successful issue. Major-General A. P. Hill, who had the misfortune to be wounded soon after the command devolved , as, before the returns were completed, I relinquished the command to Major-General A. P. Hill, in pursuance to the orders of the Commanding-General; but the divisio
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General S. D. Lee's report of the siege of Vicksburg. (search)
was active and energetic in the discharge of his duties, and was unceasing in his efforts during night and day to check the approach of the enemy. Of my personal staff I would mention the uniform, cool, and gallant conduct of Capt. Wm. Elliott, Assistant Adjutant-General, who was always at the post of danger inspiring confidence by his example. Capt. W. H. Johnson and Lt. H. N. Martin, acting aides-de-camp, and Capt. Curell and Lt. Underhill. volunteer aides de-camp, behaved with gallantry during the siege. I would also mention Mr. West, who was serving on my staff; my orderly, L. B. Murphey, Forty-sixth Alabama regiment, and my couriers, Hill and J. M. Simpson, who were always gallant and at their posts. The report of casualities in the different regiments and companies cannot yet be furnished, as the reports have not been received from their respective commanders. Yours respectfully, S. D. Lee, Brigadier-General. Official: H. B. Lee, First Lieutenant and A. D. C.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Defence of batteries Gregg and Whitworth, and the Evacuation of Petersburg. (search)
The forts were taken at last, and the Federals advanced towards the city. In this attack fell the eminent soldier, Gen. A. P. Hill, whose record had been so illustrious, and whose good fortune it was to thus terminate his life while the Southern fere not 250 men in Battery Gregg on the occasion referred to; 2d, they were not all of Harris' Mississippi brigade; 3d, Gen. Hill did not fall at it, but several hours before, and beyond Pickerell's house, on the Boydton plank road, and on west side at or near the Wilcox house. I hear that General Harris has come over and been sent to retake it. We have just heard General Hill is quite seriously wounded. Mrs. H. is very much excited, much more than any of us. I trust Colonel Pegram has not beollowing order to his Adjutant-General, Col. W. H. Taylor: Headquarters A. N. Va. April 2d, 1865. Gens. Longstreet and Hill's corps will cross the pontoon bridge at Battesea factory and take the River road, north side of Appomattox, to Bevel's br
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gen. Lee's strength and losses at Gettysburg. (search)
express my acknowledgments to your correspondent for pointing out an error, into which I was led by the fact that Lieut.-Gen. A. P. Hill's report had not been published at the date of my strictures on Dr. Bates' book. In those strictures the Confede of July7,659 In Ewell's corps (see Ewell's report in Southern Magazine, June, 1873), while north of the Potomac6,087 In Hill's corps (see Hill's report in Southern Historical Papers, Nov., 1876), including his loss of 500 at the recrossing of the Hill's report in Southern Historical Papers, Nov., 1876), including his loss of 500 at the recrossing of the Potomac8,982 Total in the three corps22,728 This was the entire loss, except that in the cavalry. As but a small portion of the Confederate cavalry was engaged at Gettysburg, and that not severely, 100 or 200 added to the above will cover the ence the statenent should have been, that the Confederate loss did not exceed 23,000 men. My error was in underestimating Hill's loss, which, in the absence of his report, I supposed not greater than the average of the other corps.-- adds to the ab
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Causes of the defeat of Gen. Lee's Army at the battle of Gettysburg-opinions of leading Confederate soldiers. (search)
General Lee reached the part of the field where Hill was about the close of the action. Upon ascertons moved to the attack at the same time, while Hill had his three divisions ready to support that a fairly light. At that early hour, on visiting Hill's headquarters, every thing exhibited. signs og a ridge springing obliquely from the right of Hill's position, and extending in a direct line towaexpected time, and was not promptly seconded by Hill and Ewell when made. Ewell's divisions were noly have been successful: 1st.-Had Ewell and Hill pushed Howard's broken troops over the top of Cas encountered near that town by the advance of Hill's corps on the 1st of July. This was the firsteth's division and two brigades of Pender's, of Hill's corps. These, with his three divisions, wereo assailed the fortified line of the enemy. A. P. Hill had orders to be prepared to assist Longstreixed brigades), to the six which constituted A. P. Hill's old division, and dividing the eight into [21 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Causes of the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg. (search)
t to Cashtown. The movement begins at dark, A. P. Hill leading and our corps following him in the oetting up. About 11 A. M. the skirmishers in A. P. Hill's front got to fighting for a barn in betwee east of the mountains. Heth's division, of Hill's corps, was moved over the mountain to Cashtowngth, returned. Report of this was made by General Hill to both Generals Lee and Ewell. Anderson's corps moved from their camp at Emmettsburg. As Hill moved forward he met Buford's cavalry, drove thnder orders for Cashtown; but Ewell, on getting Hill's report of the enemy being at Gettysburg, chanfirst day's battle. Anderson's division, of Hill's corps, reached the field after the fighting ciate battle. By the close of the day all of Hill's and Ewell's corps had come up, and Longstreet in rear. Having formed his plan of attack, Hill and Ewell were put at once in position, while Lrly as practicable on the second, and Ewell and Hill were to afford him vigorous co-operation. On t[8 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Second paper by Colonel Walter H. Taylor, of General Lee's staff. (search)
ched Cashtown and stopped to confer with General A. P. Hill, whose corps was concentrating at that phis dispositions to assail the force with which Hill's troops were engaged, but no sooner were his ly under Early's assault. Pender's division, of Hill's corps, had meanwhile been advanced to relievet having been engaged. Anderson's division, of Hill's corps, was also now up. With this force Genern up, fresh and available. Heth's division, of Hill's corps, was also mentioned as available, havins not strong enough for the movement, that General Hill was called on to reinforce him. Orders were sent to General Hill to place Heth's division and two brigades of Pender's at General Longstreet's ce alluded to as understood by me. Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill appears to have had the same impree rode along the portion of the line held by A. P. Hill's corps, and finally took position about thetanding the brilliant achievements of Ewell and Hill on the first day, and the decided advantage gai[8 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Leading Confederates on the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
the same month, and marched into Pennsylvania. Hill's and Ewell's corps were in advance, and were rrsburg, information was received that Ewell and Hill were about to come in contact with the enemy neth engaged, in company with Generals Lee and A. P. Hill, in observing the position of the Federals. her if Stonewall Jackson had been in command of Hill's corps on the first day-July 1st-a different r protect the crossing of these two corps; after Hill has crossed Longstreet will vacate the gaps, and follow Hill; on Longstreet vacating the gaps in the mountains, you will seize them and protect Loneived orders to countermarch and concentrate on Hill's corps, which lay on and at the base of South isable to enter Gettysburg. About this time Gen. Hill rode up, and this information was given him.rrow and go to Gettysburg and get those shoes! Hill replied, None in the world. On July 1st I muld have been attacked by Longstreet, Ewell and Hill's corps. In that case the fate of this corps n[2 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of General H. L. Benning. (search)
Alabama regiment until relieved by Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill, and then to follow the division aake it as soon as possible. He stated that General Hill was to relieve me during the night, or, at Gap road I found it filled with the rear of General Hill's long wagon train, the rest of that train , which was holding the Mountain road until General Hill's corps should come up and relieve it. Thatent having joined me, the march was resumed-General Hill's corps being close behind me. When neang but skirmishing, I concluded to move on, General Hill sending me word that he would relieve Colonrd of Hazel river I recieved a request from General Hill to wait for his artillery and let it follow instead of artillery, another message from General Hill to the effect that it was necessary to drivI thought it right, therefore, to accede to General Hill's request. Signifying this to Lieutenane enemy had retreated, at the suggestion of General Hill, I returned to the ford and resumed the mar
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of General Kershaw. (search)
was understood he was to sweep down the enemy's line in a direction perpendicular to our then line of battle. I was told that Barksdale would move with me and conform to my movement. These directions 1 received in various messages from the Lieutenant-General and the Major-General commanding, and in part by personal communication with them. In my center-front was a stone house, and to the left of it a stone barn, both about 500 yards from our line and on a line with the crest of the Orchard Hill. Along the front of the orchard and on the face looking towards the stone house the enemy's infantry was posted. Two batteries of artillery were in position, the one in rear of the orchard near the crest of the hill, and the other some two hundred yards further back in the direction of the rocky mountain. Behind the stone house, on the left, was a morass — on the right a stone wall, running parallel with our line of battle. Beyond the morass, some two hundred yards, was a stony hill, cove
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