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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 895 3 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) 706 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 615 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 536 38 Browse Search
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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 414 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 393 5 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 376 16 Browse Search
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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 9: Robert E. Lee in command. (search)
icer of rank entertained any other view. I remember very well that some days before the council on the Nine Miles road (when yourself, A. P. Hill, and myself were present) that you suggested the plan of attacking McClellan's right flank, and that I expressed my preference for an attack on the other flank. This shows that there was no thought of retreat. Very truly yours, D. H. Hill. having no field officer on duty with it, was distributed for the expedition between the First, Colonel Fitzhugh Lee, and the Ninth, Colonel W. H. F. Lee commanding; also two squadrons of the Jeff Davis Legion, Lieutenant-Colonel W. T. Martin commanding. The section of artillery was under First Lieutenant James Breathed. On the night of the 12th of June he gathered his squadrons beyond the Chickahominy, and the next day marched by the road west of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad towards Louisa Court-House, to produce the impression, should the march be discovered, that he was
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 12: Halleck and Pope in Federal command. (search)
by the Somerville Ford, the latter above the railroad,--Fitzhugh Lee and Robertson's cavalry with his right, and T. T. Munfo the upper crossings. As all of the cavalry was not up, General Lee ordered his march for the 18th, to give time for the arroopers. Leaving the cavalry on the march, under General Fitzhugh Lee, with instructions to camp on the plank-road opposioon Ford on the 17th, General Stuart rode on the cars to General Lee's Headquarters, received his orders, and rode out on the plank-road to join his command under Fitzhugh Lee, then due. The latter, however, by failure to comply with instructions, a north side, leaving his cavalry in observation. As Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry failed to get to position on my right on the in the Federal commands about Culpeper Court-House, and General Lee sent for me to ride with him to the mountain to observe er and melted into the bright haze of the afternoon sun, General Lee finally put away his glasses, and with a deeply-drawn br
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 13: making ready for Manassas again. (search)
Chapter 13: making ready for Manassas again. General Lee modifies his order of march continuous skirmishing cavalry commander Stuart gets into General Pope's Headquarters and captures hed by Jackson Pope's orders to Fitz John Porter. Under the retrograde of the Union army, General Lee so modified his order of march as to meet the new conditions. On the 20th of August the marcn time to refresh his men on the good things of the captures and for several hours of sleep. Fitzhugh Lee, with three regiments of cavalry, was ordered on to Fairfax Court-House and along the railroaat his escape to the north side of Bull Run would put his army in a position of safety before General Lee could join him. It was late, the sun had set, but Jackson was moved to prompt action, as the only means of arresting and holding Pope for General Lee's arrival. He was in plain view of the white smoke of the rifles of my infantry as they climbed over Bull Run Mountain, seven miles away, and
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 14: Second battle of Manassas (Bull Run). (search)
flank Longstreet takes a hand in the fight late in the day Lee under fire the Federal retreat to Centreville that point tille. When I reported my troops in order for battle, General Lee was inclined to engage as soon as practicable, but did nmmand, nor did General Jackson think to send word of it. General Lee, not entirely satisfied with the report of my reconnoissmain force on the turnpike. I rode back and reported to General Lee that the column was hardly strong enough to mean aggressreview of the campaign reveals the pleasure ride of General Fitzhugh Lee by Louisa Court-House as most unseasonable. He losd near Raccoon Ford, and upon this appointment was based General Lee's order of march for the 18th. If the march had been made as appointed, General Lee would have encountered the army of General Pope upon weak ground from Robertson River to near Raatch of General Pope giving information of his affairs), and Lee's skill, it seemed the only way open for progressive manoeuv
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 15: the Maryland campaign. (search)
Chapter 15: the Maryland campaign. General Lee continues aggressive work from foraged fields of Viongstreet objected to the movement on Harper's Ferry Lee thinks the occasion timely for proposal of peace and edericktown McClellan's movements cautious marches Lee's lost order handed to the Federal chief at Frederickwas in the air, and on the lips of every man from General Lee down to the youngest drummer. Our chief could hasupplies. As factors in the problem, important as Lee's masterly science and Jackson's great skill, stood t there was but one opening,--across the Potomac. General Lee decided to follow his success in its natural leadral Stuart sent orders for the brigade under General Fitzhugh Lee to move around the right of the Union army a of artillery under Colonel McReynolds to follow Fitzhugh Lee, and Rush's Lancers were sent to Jefferson for Gion, to Frederick, eight miles. At Frederick, General Lee's special order No. 191 was handed to General McC
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 16: the lost order --South Mountain. (search)
ngaged. The strange losing and stranger finding of Lee's General order no. 191, commonly referred to as the hes wired him from east and west, of the movements of Lee's army, and later, on that eventful 13th day of Septediac that he despatched the Washington authorities of Lee's gross mistake and exposure to severe penalties. Th, but with God's blessing will accomplish it. I think Lee has made a gross mistake, and that he will be severelavalry, ordered around the Union right under General Fitzhugh Lee, for information of the force in his front, m the front. A little after dark of the 13th, General Lee received, through a scout, information of the advgiving the estimated strength at ninety thousand. General Lee still held to the thought that he had ample time.ow, till at last I made a light and wrote to tell General Lee of my troubled thoughts, and appealed again for imountain by the old Sharpsburg road. To meet this General Lee ordered those brigades to the right, and they mar
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 17: preliminaries of the great battle. (search)
take eleven thousand prisoners Jackson rejoins Lee Description of the field of Antietam McClellan posts his Corps Lee's lines advantageously placed Hooker's advance on the eve of battle should olding at Turner's Gap, and a note was sent General Lee to prepare his mind for disappointment, and rode down to headquarters to make report. General Lee inquired of the prospects for continuing th brigades followed and were relieved by General Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry on the mountain at three o'clound his way to the Potomac off the rear of General Lee's left, leaving his killed and wounded and d bridges, and approach from vantage-ground General Lee's left. At the same time the Federal left There were in those columns twenty-six of General Lee's forty brigades, equipped with a fair appo's rear, as the speedier means of relief to General Lee's forces. But prudence would have gone witus. At daylight on the 15th the head of General Lee's column reached the Antietam. General D. [2 more...]
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 19: battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam (continued). (search)
daylight was deployed on the south side. A. P. Hill's division covered the retreat of the army, and the cavalry under Fitzhugh Lee was to follow, relieving lines of picket guards and helping the feeble footmen. The rear of the Confederate column crossed into Virginia at ten A. M., unmolested. As the pursuit was not threatening, General Lee ordered his army to continue the march to proper points of bivouac, holding the artillery reserve under General Pendleton and an infantry detail of the brnight approaching, the detachment was recalled. General Pendleton reported the result to general headquarters, and General Lee ordered General Jackson to send his nearest division back to the ford early in the morning. A. P. Hill's division a., Cobb's (Ga.) Legion, Lieut.-Col. P. M. B. Young; Jeff Davis Legion, Lieut.-Col. W. T. Martin. Lee's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Fitzhugh Lee; 1st Va., Lieut.-Col. L. Tiernan Brien; 3d Va., Lieut.-Col. John T. Thornton; 4th Va., Col. William C. Wickham;
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 23: battle of Fredericksburg (continued). (search)
mfries.; Brig.-Gen. Wade Hampton; 1st N. C., Col. L. S. Baker; 1st S. C., Col. J. L. Black; 2d S. C., Col. M. C. Butler; Cobb (Ga.) Legion, Lieut.-Col. P. M. B. Young; Phillips's (Ga.) Legion, Lieut.-Col. William W. Rich. Second Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Fitzhugh Lee; 1st Va., Col. James H. Drake; 2d Va., Col. Thomas T. Munford; 3d Va., Col. T. H. Owen; 4th Va., Col. William C. Wickham; 5th Va. Third Brigade, Brig.-Gen. W. H. F. Lee; 2d N. C., Col. S. Williams; 9th Va., Col. R. L. T. Beale; 10th Va.Col. T. H. Owen; 4th Va., Col. William C. Wickham; 5th Va. Third Brigade, Brig.-Gen. W. H. F. Lee; 2d N. C., Col. S. Williams; 9th Va., Col. R. L. T. Beale; 10th Va., Col. J. Lucius Davis; 13th Va., Col. J. R. Chambliss, Jr.; 15th Va., Col. William B. Ball. Fourth Brigade, In the Shenandoah Valley. Brig.-Gen. W. E. Jones; 6th Va., Col. John S. Green; 7th Va., Col. R. H. Dulany; 12th Va., Col. A. W. Harman; 17th (Va.) Battn., Lieut.-Col. O. R. Funsten; White's (Va.) Battn., Maj. E. V. White.
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 24: preparing for the spring of 1863. (search)
lizing the contest battle of Chancellorsville, Lee's brilliant achievement criticism death of Stt on foot a few weeks later, at a time when General Lee happened to be in Richmond. The informatioe, and demurred against authority less than General Lee's, but found that the order must be obeyed.res to pull away from Suffolk and return to General Lee with all speed. These came from General Lesomely begun. With a brave heart, however, General Lee was getting his ranks together, and puttinge other. My impression was, and is, that General Lee, standing under his trenches, would have benk road against the enemy's march to attack General Lee's rear. Instead, he retreated by the Telegk to his late position at Marye's Hill. So General Lee was obliged to take McLaws and Anderson froot a just criterion. After reporting to General Lee, I offered the suggestions made to Secretas. General Jackson's death suggested to General Lee a reorganization of his army into three cor[11 more...]
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