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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 773 5 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 581 1 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 344 2 Browse Search
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had fitted him. If he did not possess what is usually regarded as the temperament of the soldier, there was no lack of the training or experience of the soldier. If not a brilliant student, according to the standards of West Point, he made a faithful use of the opportunity which that institution gave him for a military training. In his class-standing he held a middle place with others of the graduates most distinguished in our Civil War; a relatively higher place than Jefferson Davis, James Longstreet, William J. Hardee, and others of the South; and than Sheridan, Hooker, Buell, and other leaders of the Northern armies. no soldier of like rank was more distinguished in the War with Mexico than Grant, then a lieutenant. It is no small achievement for a subaltern to be brought into the lime-light Grant in June, 1864—a summer day at City Point while great events were hanging in the ballance Third from the left sits General Grant at his headquarters at City Point, on a high blu
ht. The soldiers, too, had learned by this 1864 campaign to carry out orders with judgment of their own. The rank and file grew to be excellent connoisseurs of the merits of a position. If they only save a finger it will do some good, was General Longstreet's reply, when his engineer officers complained that their work on Marye's Hill was being spoiled by being built higher by the gunners of the Washington artillery—who had to fight behind them. For this reason the significance of the lines aded country and in possessing that choicest of possessions, a hero in whom power and charm are mingled in equal measure. But we must take up once more our thin thread of narrative. Burnside superseded McClellan, and Lee, with the support of Longstreet and Stonewall Jackson, encountered him at Fredericksburg, where, on December 13, 1862, the Federals suffered one of the most disastrous defeats of the war. Hooker succeeded Burnside and began operations well by obtaining at Chancellorsville a p
Walker led a brigade under Jackson at Antietam. E. M. law, conspicuous at South Mountain and Maryland Heights. Charles W. field, later in command of one of Longstreet's divisions. this exposed condition was due to his own activity in the Valley, which had held McDowell inert upon the Rappahannock with thirty-five thousand mno bounds. In the movement on Manassas and during the engagement, with hostile forces coming from almost every direction, and while as yet we had no tidings of Longstreet, we were remote from our base and the foe was in superior force between; we were footsore and fagged nearly to the limit of human endurance, but there was no faition of the calamity to come to us before the next rising of the sun. Before we reached the Plank Road, in a small opening among Confederate generals of Longstreet's corps who cooperated with Jackson in 1862 and 1863 Lafayette McLaws with his division supported Jackson's attacks at Harper's Ferry and Chancellorsvi
the 17th Mississippi; promoted for gallantry at Ball's Bluff; led his brigade on the Peninsula. Henry L. Benning, led his brigade in the principal battles of Longstreet's Corps, including Gettysburg, Chickamauga and the Wilderness. Edward Aylesworth Perry, commanded a regiment on the Peninsula; was wounded at Frayser's Farm;sippiShilohHardee's4256123970.5 8th TennesseeStone's RiverCheatham's4444126568.2 10th TennesseeChickamaugaJohnson's3284418068.0 Palmetto SharpshootersGlendaleLongstreet's3753921567.7 17th South CarolinaManassasEvans'28425164166.9 23d South CarolinaManassasEvans'2252712266.2 44th GeorgiaMechanicsvilleD. H. Hill's5147126465.1 .2 7th TexasRaymondJohn Gregg's3062213651.6 6th South CarolinaFair OaksD. H. Hill's5218818151.6 15th GeorgiaGettysburgHood's3351915251.0 11th AlabamaGlendaleLongstreet's357491211150.7 17th GeorgiaManassasHood's200109150.5 3d North CarolinaGettysburgJohnson's3122912750.0 4th VirginiaChancellorsvilleTrimble's35514155348.4 1s
and of the Army of the Frontier; at Prairie Grove. David Hunter, head of a division at Bull Run and later of the Department of the South. at Cedar Mountain, on August 9th, but the entire organization was defeated at Manassas by Jackson and Longstreet, August 29th and 30th, and withdrew to the lines of Washington. On September 12th, the Army of Virginia was merged in the Army of the Potomac. Major-General John Pope (U. S.M. A. 1842) was born in Louisville, Kentucky, March 16, 1822. hteenth Army Corps. It was commanded in turn by Major-General John A. Dix and Brigadier-Generals H. M. Naglee and G. W. Getty. Its principal engagements were the affair at Deserted House, Virginia, and the defense of Suffolk, when besieged by Longstreet in 1863. Its greatest strength, present for duty, was about thirty-three thousand. Major-General John Adams Dix was born in Boscawen, New Hampshire, July 24, 1798. In 1812, he entered the United States army as a cadet, and continued in
ght nearly three years on a Wooden leg. James Longstreet, none knew better than Longstreet's oppon, headed by Major-Generals T. J. Jackson, James Longstreet, and D. H. Hill, with cavalry under Briga, consisting of six divisions, was headed by Longstreet, and this, during the campaign against Pope,Pickett's division, to assist Bragg, and, as Longstreet's Corps, fought in the Army of Tennessee at the Third Army Corps. After the wounding of Longstreet, in the battle of the Wilderness, Anderson wns. G. Moxley Sorrell, staff officer with Longstreet. Dudley M. Dubois, led a brigade in LongsLongstreet's Corps. Marcellus A. Stovall, led a brigade in Hood's Corps. Lucius J. Gartrell, led a b James P. Simms, led a Georgia brigade in Longstreet's Corps. William R. Boggs, chief of staff ntil September, 1863, when he went West with Longstreet and fought at Chickamauga and Knoxville. Inolina John Bratton led a brigade in Longstreet's Corps. Thomas M. Logan led a Cavalry bri[21 more...]
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), General officers of the Confederate Army: a full roster compiled from the official records (search)
l army Smith, E. Kirby, Feb. 19, 1864. Generals, provisional army (with temporary rank) Hood, John B., July 18, 1864. Lieutenant-generals, provisional army Buckner, S. B., Sept. 20, 1864. Ewell, Richard S., May 23, 1863. Forrest, N. B., Feb. 28, 1865. Hampton, Wade, Feb. 14, 1865. Hardee, Wm. J., Oct. 10, 1862. Hill, Ambrose P., May 24, 1863. Hill, Daniel H., July 11, 1863. Holmes, T. H., Oct. 13, 1862. Jackson, T. J., Oct. 10, 1862. Lee, Stephen D., June 23, 1864. Longstreet, James, Oct. 9, 1862. Pemberton, J. C., Oct. 10, 1862. Polk, Leonidas, Oct. 10, 1862. Taylor, Richard, April 8, 1864. Lieutenant-generals, provisional army (with temporary rank) Anderson, R. H., May 31, 1864. Early, Jubal A., May 31, 1864. Stewart, A. P., June 23, 1864. Major-generals, provisional army Anderson, J. P., Feb. 17, 1864. Bate, William B., Feb. 23, 1864. Bowen, John S., May 25, 1863. Breckinridge, J. C., Apr. 14, 1862. Butler, M. C., Sept. 19, 1864. Cheatham, B