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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 209 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 147 19 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 5: Forts and Artillery. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 85 1 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 82 6 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 81 3 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 62 28 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 59 3 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 56 16 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 56 10 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 56 6 Browse Search
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o the highest distinction, and in an order, dated May 12, 1863, he conferred it upon them by ordering that Vicksburg be inscribed upon their banuers. Brig.-Gen. Stephen D. Lee, who ably commanded the troops that received the assault made by Sherman's forces, said in his official report: Besides the regiments already mentioned f Pemberton's army then marching in the direction of Raymond, Miss. On the following morning the brigade, after a sharp skirmish with the enemy, was relieved by S. D. Lee's brigade, and went forward by Gen. C. L. Stevenson's order to guard his trains to Vicksburg, halting and skirmishing occasionally with the enemy. The brigade r it was impossible to hold a position after it was won. On the 22d of May, says the same authority, the Forty-third Tennessee reinforced the line held by Gen. Stephen D. Lee, and gallantly assisted in the repulse of the enemy. In this action Capt. Sterling Turner was killed; Asst. Surgeon W. B. Johnson, while attending the woun
never an opportunity was offered. Without ability to garrison Chattanooga, the place was abandoned on the 7th and 8th of September, and the army took position from Lee & Gordon's mills to Lafayette in Georgia. Rosecrans immediately occupied the town and pushed forward in pursuit of Bragg, assuming that he was in retreat on Rome, tive places of crossing. He was not seriously engaged until 2 p. m. of the 19th, when, his line being formed about 1,000 yards west of the road to Chattanooga from Lee & Gordon's mills, his skirmishers were driven in. Bledsoe's and Everett's batteries opened fire, and Culpeper's battery of three guns was brought into action on Grehe attack, and an hour later a general advance was made by the Confederate army. The enemy in Johnson's front was posted along the road leading from Chattanooga to Lee & Gordon's mills, behind the fence at Brotherton's house, also occupying two lines of breastworks in Johnson's front, and to the left of it in the woods next to Bro
of the dead general. On the 26th Lieut.-Gen. Stephen D. Lee assumed command of Hood's corps, Gent and gained the Lickskillet road. At 11 a. m. Lee's corps was ordered to check the movement. BriTyler's brigade lost 20 killed and wounded. General Lee, to whom Bate was reporting, issued a specimy was still in front of Atlanta. Hardee's and Lee's corps were ordered to Jonesboro, Hardee in cof Hardee's corps, was in position at 9 o'clock. Lee was in position at 11 o'clock a. m. of the 31st Twentieth corps left at Chattahoochee bridge. Lee attacked the enemy behind works and was repulse the river. The enemy threatening an attack on Lee's corps, Cleburne's division under Brig.-Gen. M. P. Lowrey was dispatched to support Lee, while Maney, commanding Cheatham's division, occupied. sition. Hardee was on the defensive. At night Lee's corps was ordered by General Hood to return, ou the wounded in the two corps: Hardee's, 539, Lee's, 946; killed, a very small number. Many time[1 more...]
river three miles above Columbia, and then, with Cheatham's and Stewart's corps and a division of Lee's corps, marched to Spring Hill. Cheatham was in front, and in his official report, dated Decenot present. Stewart's corps after Allatoona was less than 7,000, and with Johnson's division of Lee's corps, the assaulting column did not exceed 16,000 men. General Forrest stated in his official he army. The commanding general dispatched Manigault's and Deas' brigades of Johnson's division, Lee's corps, to Stewart's assistance, and they were placed in line parallel to the Hillsboro pike, ophe successful resistance to the assault of the Federal cavalry near Franklin by the rear guard of Lee's corps, repeated at Spring Hill the next day by the rear guard of Cheatham's corps, does not susard Taylor assigned to command. After a few days of needed rest and preparation, the troops of Lee's, Stewart's and Cheatham's corps, in the order named, were moved by rail to South Carolina. Dur
t's brigade after the fall of Colonel Forrest. Maj.-Gen. Stephen D. Lee, reporting the operations of his command in this ded by a ditch and defended by 400 infantry. This, said General Lee, was a gallant affair, and caused the enemy to withdraw ch, as reported by General Smith, was 14,000 men. Maj.-Gen. Stephen D. Lee, commanding the Confederate cavalry, Forrest secotacked and skirmished with the Federal rear-guard, while General Lee moved forward with Buford's and Chalmers' divisions on t within six miles of Tupelo, Chalmers, under orders from General Lee, fiercely assailed Smith's column with Rucker's brigade.ternoon of the 13th, General Buford, under the orders of General Lee, with Bell's brigade and a section of Morton's battery, nd awaited an attack from us. At 7 a. m. of the 14th, General Lee ordered his forces forward to the attack. General Forrens were held in reserve. According to Forrest's report, General Lee gave the order to advance and directed him to swing the
's brigade while fighting on foot, said General Forrest, would be creditable to the best drilled infantry. In command of a division including the brigades of W. Y. C. Humes and C. H. Tyler, he was in the East Tennessee campaign with Longstreet during the winter of 1863-64, in frequent battle, and was commended for gallantry by Gens. Joseph Wheeler and W. T. Martin. Early in February, 1864, he obtained leave of absence from this field with authority to ask for transfer to the command of Gen. S. D. Lee. On March 5th he was ordered to report to Lieutenant-General Polk at Demopolis, Ala., and was soon under the orders of Lee, who named him as deserving of promotion to major-general and becoming his own successor in division command. On April 4th he was assigned to the Mississippi brigade of W. H. Jackson's division, consisting of the cavalry regiments of Pinson, Dillon, Starke and Ballentine, which was his command, with some temporary additions, until the close of the war. He accompani