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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
orthern Virginia Association will take place on Wednesday, October 29th, 1879, in the State Capitol at Richmond. General Fitz. Lee is the chosen orator of the occasion, and will speak on Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. With his personal knol follow next? Let comrades in the other States see to it that their dead are thus honored. The recumbent figure of Lee, by Valentine, is certainly one of the most beautiful works of art in this country. Indeed, when the mausoleum at Lexington is completed, and this figure placed in it, there will be universal rejoicing that the grave of Lee is so appropriately decorated, and pilgrims from every clime will pronounce it one of the finest works of art in the world. M. Miley, of Lexings, by his beautiful art, placed all true Confederates under highest obligations for preserving such accurate likenesses of Lee, Davis, Breckinridge and others of our illustrious leaders. The photographs which he now kindly sends us, reproduce to
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Official diary of First corps, A. N. V., while commanded by Lt.-General R. H. Anderson, from June 1st to October 18, 1864. (search)
undown. He came to Rice's turnout by rail. Fitz. Lee's division of cavalry is also sent to the non visits Richmond to meet the President and General Lee. Soon after I receive orders to join him wAugust 11 Cuttshaw's artillery horses and Fitz. Lee's cavalry division arrive. Hear of Early aton, and camped for the night on Hazel river. Fitz. Lee's division moves from Culpeper Courthouse, afor Winchester, where we meet General Early. Fitz. Lee's cavalry is thrown out to the front and Ker Leetown; Early's infantry by Smithfield and Fitz. Lee's cavalry by Berryville. About six miles fry's force moves to threaten Martinsburg, and Fitz. Lee (who has resumed command of all the cavalry)s brigade towards Leetown, under orders from Fitz. Lee. August 29 Early drives the enemy's ca Berryville. It is proposed for Kershaw and Fitz. Lee to surprise. him. As it is about being execr. Many negroes were killed in the ditch. General Lee arrives, and Bratton's and Anderson's briga[1 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reminiscences of Jackson's Valley campaign. (search)
and would not detract from the glory that any of them have, but venture this tribute to Ashby, because I believe he was the peer of any and deserves equal praise. He was as brave and as modest about it as Hampton, with all the dash and fire of Fitz. Lee or Stuart. Neither of them had a better eye for defence. They could not swoop down quicker when a flank was exposed or an opportunity given than he. They had better advantages in camp and by education, but he was a natural soldier, and had hiympathy and attachment for the other arms of the service has never abated. We know our men did their duty as well as they could, and we can stand the taunts of men who know not what they say. Thomas T. Munford, Late Brigadier-General Cavalry, Fitz. Lee's Division, A. N. V. The following, from original autograph letters, which have never been published, illustrate the above sketch, and will prove of general interest: headquarters Valley District, June 10, 1862. Colonel Munford, Comm
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
tly desired at this office; for, while we have already an invaluable collection, we are as anxious as ever to make it as full and complete as possible. And, where our friends have valuable documents which they are not willing to part with, but which they are willing to have copied, we beg that they will send them at once to our office, where they can be copied both for our own use and that of the War Department in Washington. Our annual report for the year ending 1st of November, 1879, will appear in our next (December) number, together with a report of our annual meeting. The army of Northern Virginia Memorial volume has been delayed longer than was anticipated. But it is now fast approaching completion, and subscribers will be compensated for the delay by its containing, in addition to the matter promised, General Fitz. Lee's address on Chancellorsville, to be delivered at the reunion on October 29th. In order to secure the book, send on your subscriptions at once.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 12.89 (search)
y and a battery of artillery. On the 15th, General Lee learned that transports and gunboats had arnfantry marching for Germanna. His advance, Fitz. Lee's brigade, charged into the column, scattereg on Chancellorsville. He at once informed General Lee by telegraph from Culpeper Courthouse of th Lee and Jackson. Oh! beware of rashness. General Lee perfectly understood the military problem tnd at night came to Lee and said he thought he (Lee) was right. It would be inexpedient to attack there. Move then, said Lee, at dawn to-morrow (the 1st May) up to Anderson, who had been previousl writing a letter to Mr. Davis, dictated by General Lee. Marshall sat on the end of a fallen tree, enemy. General Jackson then withdrew, and General Lee dictated to Colonel Marshall a long letter ould remain so, or to join the main army of General Lee in the event of the enemy withdrawing from ulpeper, you will be likely to come against Fitzhugh Lee's brigade of cavalry, consisting of about t[54 more...]
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