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, were killed, and Lieutenant Gladden mortally wounded. The brigade took position, intrenching on the west of the city, and was engaged in continual skirmishing during the remainder of the siege. An attack was made upon them August 5th, and General Lee reported that the skirmishers of Gibson's brigade permitted half of their number to be killed, wounded or captured before the others would leave their position. Finally Sherman secretly withdrew from his lines and was at Jonesboro, essential to the railroad communication of Atlanta, before Hood was fully persuaded of his intentions. Gibson's brigade, sent to Jonesboro with Lee, put his men in line of battle August 31st, and was ordered to the attack upon the enemy who had had time to intrench. My line, said Gibson, moved forward with great enthusiasm and went beyond the fence into the thicket in which the enemy's rife-pits were, when a few men, halting at the fence and lodging in the skirmish pits, began to fire, and soon the w
Federals had the worst of the struggle at Franklin, but the South suffered the loss of many of its most heroic men. During this battle Gibson's brigade was with Lee at Columbia, but Scott and his gallant Alabamians and Louisianians were in the heat of the desperate struggle, attacking on the right of the Federal line, charging the river thus, with a loss of o killed, 25 wounded, and 5 captured. A more persistent effort was never made to rout the rear guard of a retreating column, was General Lee's comment. Among the losses at Nashville were Capt. C. W. Cushman, Lieut. J. J. Cawthon, and Lieut. C. Miller killed; and Lieut. A. T. Martin, commanding sharpe officers and men of the artillery behaved admirably. Too much praise cannot be bestowed upon this efficient arm of the service in the army of Tennessee. We have Lee's corroborative authority equally for the assertion that 6 guns were lost by the artillery in my corps. The greater portion of these were without horses. ... The n
e saddle. In the stagnation which followed the Seven Days Lee had not been idle. Seeing the temporary dismemberment of hif our army. To crush Pope had been Jackson's aim ever since Lee had settled upon his advance. Lee's plan had chimed in withLee's plan had chimed in with Jackson's. The chances seemed unequal. Pope, trying to anticipate Jackson, failed. Jackson, anticipating Pope, struck himon been so deep in that larger army which was following with Lee and Longstreet. Meanwhile Longstreet was marching to Thory, as well as S. D. Lee's battalion, and other batteries. Lee not in sight and Longstreet still outside the gap, Pope's chack, he opened wide the gate to Longstreet just outside, and Lee near by. Pope should have known that Longstreet had passed tt flank, to reoccupy Gainesville, so as to separate him from Lee. This was a weak effort to make good a fatal blunder. Had Plistening to the guns yell wildly along their battle-lines. Lee's army is no longer separated from its brothers—Lee will hav
ry Madison Tips. Long and lusty was the shrill bugle-call—To Maryland—in September, 1862. The pursuit of the enemy by Lee's army in September, 1862, had resulted in the Louisianians with Jackson crossing the Potomac into the State of Maryland, here Jackson, having left A. P. Hill attending to certain details of the bloodless surrender of Harper's Ferry, had joined Lee on the 16th, bringing hope with the sight of his dingy cap with the dingier visor hiding his brow. The First brigade, uieut. J. B. Gorey. The Tips doggedly retained their position until the infantry on their right and left melted away, when Lee ordered them to the rear. Lieutenant Gorey, while sighting a piece for the last discharge, was killed by a minie ball. Iburg. Captain Moody, Lieut. J. Sillers, Sergeants Conroy and Price, and Corporals Gaulin and Donoho were mentioned by Colonel Lee. Like Inkerman, in the Crimea, Sharpsburg on the Antietam was emphatically the battle of the privates. Like Inkerm
. This was an unwise move, since he should have anticipated Lee by taking possession of the heights back of that town. GeneGeneral Lee answered his blunder by making triple defenses. At Marye's hill the Washington artillery had its guns behind earthwo replaced by Fighting Joe Hooker. Hooker began well. While Lee was watching him from his old heights back of Fredericksburgided, one full wasted day. When at last prepared to advance, Lee (without Longstreet, who was absent at Suffolk), hastening b Fredericksburg, was ready to meet him. After barely feeling Lee, Hooker tempted him by retiring into the Wilderness, facing pproach with artillery, Hooker was practically impregnable. Lee soon drew back from the purposeless contest. The heavy gunshe United States ford. This plan was at once adopted by General Lee, and the details were left to Jackson. Early the next m Early, in whose division he was, had, under orders from General Lee, left him behind at Fredericksburg to guard the valorous
Mine Run Payne's Farm. Late in June, 1863, Lee's bugle once more sounded for invasion. His arver, nowhere showed itself on the surface. For Lee himself the invasion was a necessity. He saw ttysburg was a battle lost to the Confederates. Lee still held to the ground where the battle stormize the supreme lesson taught at Gettysburg. Lee retreated at his ease by way of Hagerstown and was active enough to have enabled him to strike Lee's flank by debouching through Manassas gap. The attempt was unsuccessful Lee withdrew to Culpeper while Meade advanced to the line of the Rappaha solitary message weighing down the telegraph. Lee had prudently put his army into cantonments forthe lower fords of the Rapidan were left open. Lee had defended his right flank, however, by a linto position two days later than he had wished. Lee smiled, having already hastily concentrated. Wready for attack on the fourth day, Meade found Lee secure in his position (November 26th to 30th).[15 more...]
Chapter 26: Lee Meets Grant in battle the Wilderness and Spottsylvania Courthouse Stafford killed, Hays disabled Louisiana's part in Lee's magnificent campaign with Early in Maryland and the valley siege of Petersburg five Forks Fort Gregg. The spring of the year 1864 opened with a change of leader of the Federal forces in Virginia. On March 10, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant was commissioned lieutenant-general and given supreme command. After many mistakes, the North had at last found a man with qualifications. The battlefield had shown that the North had made sure of a man of strength; a man who held that maneuvering paralyzed hard fighting, and had little faith in it—yet withal one who, if never a great strategist, was a trained and educated soldier and knew how to lift up Thor's hammer, and use it weightily upon his foe. On this side of the Potomac there had been not a whisper for a change in commanders. From the battle of Seven Pines the South had rested, with a
day commanding his regiment, still on the Federal side of the bayou, he fought for six and a half hours, now being pushed back by the superior numbers of the enemy, and now rallying and driving them back, and learning after the battle was over that he had fought Blair's brigade with his one regiment, and inflicted a loss of 400. Gen. S. D. Lee, commanding the Confederate forces, now withdrew across the bayou, and on the 29th Sherman made a desperate assault, hoping to gain the bluffs on which Lee was posted. Here again Thomas and his regiment were distinguished in repelling a flank attack made by a portion of the Federal force. No officer was commended more warmly in the report of Gen. S. D. Lee, who said: Col. Allen Thomas exhibited great gallantry and with his regiment did splendid service. Remaining at Vicksburg he served during the siege of May and June, 1863, in command of his regiment, which was greatly distinguished. General Shoup, commanding the Louisiana brigade, said, Co