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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
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 465 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 417 7 Browse Search
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
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 369 33 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Fifth annual meeting of the Southern Historical Society, October 31st., 1877. (search)
ized individually, and as to each other, as beligerents, or in any respect as powers foreign to the Government of the United States. The treaty, if it may be called such, was made by terms of capitulation between the two armies in the field, and was ratified in the parole of every Confederate soldier. Thus the most sacred of all the engagements of public faith was made a matter of personal agreement between the Government of the United States and the soldiers of the Confederacy. When General Lee and General Johnston surrendered their armies they did not consent to impose upon them conditions of civil inferiority when they should return to their homes. They would never have surrendered upon such terms. Never was the honor of a country more bound up in any treaty, and never was public faith more unjustly disregarded, than it was when the government that received these paroles afterwards disregarded them. The Congress of the United States, under its power to make war, and wit
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Leading Confederates on the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
lty of withdrawing the force suggested from General Lee's army. I was very thoroughly impressed wiunderstood that, while I first suggested to General Lee the idea of an offensive campaign, I was nethis understanding my assent was given, and General Lee, who had been kind enough to discuss the maot heard from the enemy for several days, and Gen. Lee was in doubt as to where he was; indeed, we dces of most of his higher officers. I left General Lee quite late on the night of the 1st. Speaki at all. On the morning of the 2d I went to General Lee's headquarters at daylight and renewed my ver our troops were all arranged for assault General Lee rode with me twice over the lines to see tory. I think it more than probable that if General Lee had had your troops available the evening pur letter of the 25th ultimo. with regard to Gen. Lee's battle order on the 1st and 2d of July at Gin observing the position of the Federals. General Lee, with coat buttoned to the throat, sabre be[108 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The true story of the capture of Jefferson Davis. (search)
ing. He states, as matters of fact, numberless circumstances which could not be of his own knowledge, and which he must have picked up as rumor or mere gossip. Single errors of this sort are blemishes; but when they are grouped and used as fact and argument, they become, what you truly call them, calumny. For instance, Mrs. Davis is represented as leaving Richmond with the President. My recollection is that she left some weeks beforehand. Breckinridge left on horseback, and went to General Lee, rejoining Mr. Davis at Danville. I do not doubt that all the account of the preparations for flight is purely fictitious. His statement of the conditions of the armistice is incorrect. You will have the facts of our retreat and capture from many sources. My best plan is to tell you only what I know and saw myself. My testimony is chiefly negative, but in so far as it goes will probably aid you. My understanding was that we were to part with Mrs. Davis' train on the morning of t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraphs. (search)
s who fought them so gallantly will only furnish us the material. The truth is that our Society was originally started in New Orleans by officers of the Western army — that we have on our shelves a large mass of material which illustrates the gallant deeds of our comrades of the West-and that while we hail the Annals as a valuable co-worker and helper, we shall still claim the privilege of asking our friends in the West to help us to put them right on the record. A letter from General Fitz. Lee, on Gettysburg, will appear in our next number, and will contain some things about the great battle never before published. We have on hand and waiting for publication, a number of valuable articles. Our friends will please bear with us, and their papers shall appear at the earliest possible day. Original Papers that have never been published in any form before always have the preference in making our selections. And while we sometimes copy articles even from current newspa
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A review of the First two days operations at Gettysburg and a reply to General Longstreet by General Fitz. Lee. (search)
al my between his command and the force of General Lee, thereby putting out the eyes of his own gi in Richmond, en route from Suffolk to join General Lee at Fredericksburg, he paused to tell Mr. Search; and, that, on the morning of the 2nd, General Lee was chafed by the non-appearance of the troesponsibility of the delay of his attack to General Lee in his recent paper to the Times, by writin he lost several hours by the blundering of General Lee's engineer, Colonel S. P. Johnston, the galld have combined many elements of success. General Lee knew it, and to use Longstreet's own words,gth (leaving out the cavalry, too,) 41,000. General Lee could have had his 41,000 men in hand at dat faultless. An English writer has said of General Lee, that with a character as near perfect as hviction to the minds of the old soldiers of General Lee, who knew the General's habit of self-deprermy to advance while I take the cavalry; get in Lee's rear and we will finish the campaign in a wee[103 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The First Maryland cavalry, C. S. A. (search)
forced marches placed itself under the command of Colonel J. E. B. Stuart, and became Company K of the First Virginia cavalry; doing such excellent service during her connection with this famous regiment, that at the retreat from Manassas Colonel Fitzhugh Lee said, Give me the Maryland company and one hundred other men, and I will keep McClellan back a month longer. The company reached Manassas on the night of the 20th July, and participated in that memorable battle of the 21st. About the 2e company, resulting in the re-election of George R. Gaither, captain, and the election of G. W. Dorsey, first lieutenant; N. Hobbs, second lieutenant; W. Cecil, third lieutenant. The same day the minority of thirty-one sent a petition to Colonel Fitzhugh Lee, and also to General George H. Steuart, by James Clark, asking to be transferred as cavalry to the the Maryland Line. The result is thus noted in my diary: Monday, 5, 12, ‘62.-Company to be mustered out on Wednesday; Company Q (the title
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraphs. (search)
to the front — to pay a small part of the debt we owe the men who died for us-ought to command the cheerful help of every true son of the South who is not willing to repudiate the most sacred obligations. Mrs. M. A. Snowden, President, or Miss J. A. Adger, Corresponding Secretary, would take pleasure in communicating with any one desiring further information concerning the Home. 255 Errata are troublesome, but some errors crept into our last issue which must be corrected. In General Fitz. Lee's article, page 185, (twelve lines from the bottom), occupied should read unoccupied. On page 188, instead of General Warren, Meade's Chief of artillery; it should read Chief of Engineers. Page 192, concluded should read couched; and on same page, instead of attacked Meade's key-point, it should be unlocked. the Archive Bureau at Washington has excited, from time to time, considerable interest. For years closely guarded from all save a favored few, its occasional outgivings have
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraphs. (search)
very desirable part of our material. We wish to hand down to posterity the features of the men who made our glorious history, and we should be under special obligations to friends who can make additions to our collection. Mr. M. Miley, of Lexington, Va., has sent us a superb collection of his photographs, embracing the following: President Jefferson Davis, General R. E. Lee, Lieutenant-General Stonewall Jackson, Lieutenant-General J. A. Early, Major-General John C. Breckinridge, Major-General Fitz. Lee, Major-General G. W. C. Lee, Major-General W. H. F. Lee, and Brigadier-General W. N. Pendleton. For accuracy of likeness and beauty of execution these photographs are unsurpassed, and we would be very glad to see them in the homes of our people in place of the miserable daubs so frequently found. And we, of course, feel none the less kindly towards Miley, the artist, because we remember that he was a gallant soldier in the famous old Rockbridge Artillery. Memorial day