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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 924 2 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 292 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 220 4 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 168 4 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 146 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 93 3 Browse Search
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 70 2 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 58 6 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 55 1 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 54 10 Browse Search
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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 3: battle of Manassas, or Bull Run. (search)
Bartow, Evans, and Hampton were climbing to the forward crest. Quick to note a proper ground, Jackson deployed on the crest at the height, leaving the open of the plateau in front. He was in time battery, Pendleton's, and Pelham's, and part of the Washington Artillery were up in time to aid Jackson in his new formation and relieve our discomfited troops rallying on his flank. As they rose onover that he gave the christening of Stonewall for the immortal Jackson. There, said he, is Jackson, standing like a stone wall. General Johnston and General Beauregard reached the field, and ey, time to appear at the last moment. After arranging the new position of the troops about Jackson, General Johnston rode back to the Lewis House, where he could better comprehend the entire fiehe position on the Matthews plateau as to hold it and give time for them to retire and meet General Jackson on the Henry plateau. Glorious Victory spread her generous wings alike over heroes and del
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 9: Robert E. Lee in command. (search)
he selected Hood's brigade. With these two he was ordered by way of Lynchburg to report to General Jackson, in the Valley district. General Lee was seen almost daily riding over his lines, makin to the suggestions, without indicating approval or disapproval. A few days after he wrote General Jackson: Rebellion Record, vol. XII. part III. p. 910. Headquarters, Near Richmond, Va., June 1als Lawton and Whiting were transported as above ordered. As indicated in his letter to General Jackson, General Lee's plan was a simultaneous attack on General McClellan's army front and rear. Following his instructions for General Jackson, on the same day he ordered his cavalry, under General Stuart, upon a forced reconnoissance around General McClellan's army to learn if the ground behinHouse, to produce the impression, should the march be discovered, that he was going to join General Jackson. After a march of fifteen miles, he bivouacked in the pine forests of Hanover, near the So
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 10: fighting along the Chickahominy. (search)
's right, and was informed that the order for Jackson was sent when Whiting's division was detacheding him that, at the hour of its writing, General Jackson's column was crossing the Central Railroa river and make his move without reference to Jackson or Branch. He crossed and moved down againsttle for Jackson before giving it full force. Jackson came up, marched by the fight without giving be made by the division of A. P. Hill, while Jackson, with his own, Ewell's, D. H. Hill's, and Whiessity for additional troops, called upon General Jackson to co-operate on his left, but Jackson reJackson reported that he had other important duties to perform. The affair, therefore, against odds was too ition for battle, awaiting nearer approach of Jackson and signal of approach of our troops on the Cnkins. While awaiting the nearer approach of Jackson or the swelling volume of Huger's fire, the Pl's orders were to hold the line gained until Jackson and Huger approached, to warrant more aggress[20 more...]
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 11: battle of Malvern Hill. (search)
Early on the 1st, the columns under Huger, Jackson, and Magruder met at the Charles City cross-rnew his plans and purposes closer to him. Jackson was ordered to follow on the direct line of t were all that got into position on time, and Jackson failed to open fire by advancing all of the b shifted his aim from his proper front, which Jackson failed to combat, and put in the fire of fort0th to join us on the south side, and reached Jackson's left Tuesday night after the battle. Thand delayed all movements. The reports of Jackson and Stuart of the operations of the 3d are coreported of that position to Generals Lee and Jackson during the night of the 2d. Other accounts gharles City crossroads, leaving easy work for Jackson and Magruder. When, on the forenoon of the 30th, Jackson found his way across the swamp blocked by Franklin, he had time to march to the heaGeneral Lee in his letter of June 11th to General Jackson had it been followed, --i.e., Jackson to [9 more...]
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 12: Halleck and Pope in Federal command. (search)
Railway. On the 13th of July he ordered General Jackson, with his own and Ewell's division, to Goral A. P. Hill with his division to reinforce Jackson, with orders to the latter to strike out for ny. When A. P. Hill's division joined General Jackson at Gordonsville, General Pope's army was s route to Richmond. On the 2d of August, Jackson sent part of his cavalry forward as far as Orposition of the advance post. On the 9th, Jackson advanced and found the enemy in strong positipoints putting Jackson's troops in disorder. Jackson, reinforced by A. P. Hill's brigades, recovernt in asking for time to bury the dead, which Jackson granted, and extended to a late hour of the dPope decided to engage again on the 12th, but Jackson, having information of the extent of reinforc in battle, however, were not far from equal, Jackson probably the stronger. That this was onlyo position for crossing by the lower fords. Jackson was in position for the upper crossings. As
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 13: making ready for Manassas again. (search)
he reached Sulphur Springs, where he met General Jackson's troops trying to make comfortable lodged the troops of his brigade. On the 25th, Jackson was ordered to pull away from our main force m on the 26th, not included. In his rear was Jackson, 20,000; in front on the Rappahannock was my t. Ewell, under his orders, withdrew to join Jackson. The conduct of the affair was about equallyxandria, Virginia, on the 27th. On the 28th, Jackson was first to move at 12.20 A. M. He applied trched up some distance, recrossed, and joined Jackson, forming on Taliaferro's left. After the mory, and thought it better to march on and join Jackson. He filed into line on Jackson's left about hed along the turnpike a little before night, Jackson saw and engaged it in battle, as we shall seeion at all hazards, to prevent the retreat of Jackson, with assurances that at daylight in the mornn. But McDowell had probably learned that Jackson had no thought of retreating, and King had fo[28 more...]
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 14: Second battle of Manassas (Bull Run). (search)
t a little after eight o'clock, and drew from Jackson a monotonous but resolute response. And thus and gained position on the railroad cut; but Jackson and A. P. Hill reinforced against that attack and beyond my lines, a message came from General Jackson reporting his lines heavily pressed, andneral Lee sent to revoke his call in favor of Jackson, asked me to push the battle, ordered R. H. A between him and the fire. He sent orders to Jackson to advance and drive off or capture the battee whose misfortune it was to be wounded, till Jackson could have time to stretch out on his new marf the hand. On reaching his Headquarters, Jackson ordered the assembly sounded, mounted his horover quicksand subsoil on the north side. If Jackson had been followed by an enemy whose march he tember the Confederates resumed their march. Jackson reached Ox Hill late in the afternoon, and deress of the battle. As I rode up and met General Jackson, I remarked upon the number of his men go[15 more...]
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 15: the Maryland campaign. (search)
staff, I was told that he was inside with General Jackson. As I had not been called, I turned to ge, called me in. The plan had been arranged. Jackson, with his three divisions, was to recross theh to-morrow, taking the Hagerstown road. General Jackson's command will form the advance, and, aftcable, co-operate with General McLaws and General Jackson in intercepting the retreat of the enemy.ccompany the commands of Generals Longstreet, Jackson, and McLaws, and with the main body of the caave been left behind. The commands of Generals Jackson, McLaws, and Walker, after accomplishing s of Frederick, The girl I left behind me. Jackson recrossed the Potomac on the 11th, at Light'seral McLaws had heard nothing direct from Generals Jackson and Walker, though from the direction of ry reached him, and later a courier told that Jackson thought his leading division would approach anor Curtin telegraphs me, I have advices that Jackson is crossing the Potomac at Williamsport, and
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 16: the lost order --South Mountain. (search)
was the delay of their execution, which worked to his greater advantage. By following the operations of the armies through the complications of the campaign we may form better judgment of the work of the commanders in finding ways through its intricacies: of the efforts of one to grasp the envied crown so haplessly tendered; of the other in seeking refuge that might cover catastrophe involved in the complexity of misconceived plans. The copy of the order that was lost was sent by General Jackson to General D. H. Hill under the impression that Hill's division was part of his command, but the division had not been so assigned, and that copy of the order was not delivered at Hill's Headquarters, but had been put to other use. The order sent to General Hill from general Headquarters was carefully preserved. When the Federals marched into Frederick, just left by the Confederates, General Sumner's column went into camp about noon, and it was then that the despatch was found by Co
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 24: preparing for the spring of 1863. (search)
the skilful use of interior lines the only way of equalizing the contest battle of Chancellorsville, Lee's brilliant achievement criticism death of Stonewall Jackson the resolve to march northward the Army reorganized in three Corps Ewell and A. P. Hill appointed Lieutenant Generals. Before we were fully settled in our the point below, which he had chosen when preparing for his crossing that had been arrested by the War Department. When we found that his army was in motion, General Jackson insisted that the crossing would be made below, and proposed to march his corps down to meet it. He was told that the neck of land between the Potomac and threinforcements on his new lines, and suggested that the only prospect of relieving Vicksburg that occurred to me was to send General Johnston and his troops about Jackson to reinforce General Bragg's army; at the same time the two divisions of my command, then marching to join General Lee, to the same point; that the commands movin