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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 718 4 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 564 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 458 4 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 458 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 376 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 306 2 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 280 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 279 23 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 237 5 Browse Search
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence 216 6 Browse Search
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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 8: commands the army defending Richmond, and seven days battles. (search)
eir reach. The Southern President directed General Lee to say to the authorities at Washington tham near Richmond, July 28, 1862, after telling Mrs. Lee: In the prospect before me I can not see a si could he assault with much prospect of success Lee's lines, as they were much stronger now than wh his numbers, he wisely decided to apply to General Lee for more troops before he assumed the offeo the front, because, he said, the movements of Lee were too rapid and those of McClellan too slow Hampton Legion, and the Tenth Virginia, while Fitz Lee's brigade consisted of the First, Third, Four leaving Hampton on the Richmond lines, moved Fitz Lee's brigade to the Rapidan, while he went by rail to join General Lee at Orange Court House for consultation. After his consultation with Generalo Fredericksburg, where he had expected to find Lee's brigade on the evening of the 17th, a proceede hundred prisoners. Pope now ascertaining that Lee was turning his attention to a flank movement o[31 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 9: Second battle of Manassas. (search)
: Second battle of Manassas. The strategy of Lee was daring and dangerous, the conception brilli. At Gainesville, Stuart, with Robertson and Fitz Lee's brigades of cavalry, overtook Jackson, whos This enterprising officer, having executed General Lee's instructions and having torn up the railrJackson lay, being directly between Jackson and Lee, while Reno's corps and Kearny's division of He to defeat him before being re-enforced by General Lee. General Lee, with Longstreet's command, lep by a trail. At dawn on the 29th, much to General Lee's relief, Ricketts had marched away to joinPope, desiring to delay as long as possible General Lee's further advance on Washington, renewed thboroa during the night, and was directed by General Lee to remain there and retard as much as possi Shepherdstown in a perfect panic, and that General Lee had stated publicly the night before that h admit he had been shockingly whipped, and that Lee was reported wounded. Mr. Lincoln was well ple[17 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 10: Sharpsburg and Fredericksburg. (search)
rginia and, if necessary, a battle avoided; but Lee had entered Maryland with the intention of fighll's five-making fifteen brigades-did not reach Lee until the 17th. After they had arrived the tott were also borne from the field wounded. General Lee says that heavy masses of the enemy again md move so as to gain possession of them and cut Lee off from the Williamsport or Shepherdstown road at the same time move on interior lines toward Lee's capital, which would bring Lee from the Vallese and set before that order was executed. General Lee, as well as the Union President, was growinrty, reported McClellan's exact position to General Lee, and recrossed the Potomac without loss. Nid he was sorry to part with McClellan; General Lee said, after the war, that he considered Genn on Telegraph Hill, in the center of his line, Lee saw the mass of Federals deploying in A. P. Hilod material for. I have everything I want. General Lee was the executor, and the date of the emanc[70 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 11: Chancellorsville. (search)
great turning column, which should move down on Lee's left rear, while the remaining three corps, ct had consumed four days in getting this far on Lee's left. The day before Hooker moved, Sedgwiuickly ascertained next day and reported to General Lee by telegraph from Culpeper Court House. Stat Chancellorsville. Jackson at first, says Lee, preferred to attack Sedgwick's force in the pllle. And the next time I saw Jackson, says General Lee, was the next day-May 1st-when he was on oume his selfconfidence. He had not dreamed that Lee would assume the offensive. It embarrassed himretire to their lines around Chancellorsville. Lee, with brilliant daring worthy of the hero of Manight Stuart brought the Rev. Dr. B. T. Lacy to Lee, who told him a circuit could be made around br famous flank march. Bold, but dangerous, was Lee's strategy. He had decided to keep some 14,000Couch, next in command, was told by Hooker that Lee was in full retreat toward Gordonsville, and th[16 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 13: campaign in Virginia.-Bristol Station.-mine Run.-Wilderness. (search)
nd social relations rather than for the public good. There is the same objection to going with Fitz Lee. I should prefer Rob's being in the line in an independent position, where he could rise by hisve no fondness for the society of the old general. He is too heavy and sombre for them. Again Lee's rest was disturbed by a diversion on his left flank by infantry and cavalry, in order to allow was with him, said, when he reached the word Cabinet, That is intended for you, Mr. Benjamin. Lee was now making every effort to promote the efficiency of his army for the great struggle he knew tesville for the winter, and, not having much to do, some of the officers proposed to dance. General Lee wrote his son Robert, then belonging to that arm of service, from Camp Orange Court House, Ja are, his horses, and what I can do to fill up his ranks. From camp, April 2, 1864, he wrote Mrs. Lee: Your note with the socks arrived last evening. I have sent them to the Stonewall brigade; the
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 14: siege of Petersburg. (search)
ps embraced that division, W. H. F. Lee's and Fitz Lee's old division under Munford, Fitz Lee being ive hundred troopers. During the winter General Lee had given careful consideration to the queset Sherman; I will be near him. It is possible Lee, with his army out of the trenches, gaining strction deemed best. Grant, apprehensive that Lee would certainly abandon his intrenchments as soFebruary 28, 1865, gives as the strength of General Lee's army, total effective of all arms, fifty- Colonel Taylor, on March 31st, estimates that Lee had thirtythree thousand muskets to defend a liidable works with a force equal to the whole of Lee's army and still manoeuvre nearly one hundred trmies were ever to put in an appearance against Lee's army, it might give some of our politicians ahe junction of the two. It was calculated that Lee would largely draw troops from his lines to aveer Pickett and the three cavalry divisions of Fitz Lee moved out on the Dinwiddie Court House road o[17 more...]
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 15: evacuation of Richmond and the Petersburg lines.--retreat and surrender. (search)
was done, and he was ordered to report to General Fitz Lee. His pockets were full of gold, and he qening of the 8th, where he captured trains with Lee's supplies and obstructed his march. Ord's infch at one o'clock, on the morning of the 9th. Fitz Lee, with the cavalry supported by Gordon, says Ga large force massing on our left and front. Fitz Lee was directed to ascertain its strength, and tdvance until daylight if necessary. It was General Lee's intention to move by Campbell Court House and Fitz Lee's five thousand. Directly behind Lee were the Second and Sixth Corps, over twenty-fiundred and twenty-four guns. Gracefully General Lee yielded to the inevitable. The splendid ar he could introduce the subject of surrender to Lee, to relieve him from initiating an embarrassingrrender took place under an apple tree. General Lee, Colonel Marshall, of his staff, Colonel Baks of rank except a general's shoulder straps. Lee, fifty-eight years old, six feet tall, hair and[14 more...]