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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
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 468 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 457 5 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 400 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 388 2 Browse Search
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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eral Johnston asked that he might invite General Longstreet and General G. W. Smith to be present, tn full accord with General Johnston, and General Longstreet partially so. After hearing fully theback, and report with my regiments to Major-General Longstreet at Williamsburg. . . . Between three nd four o'clock, P. M., I was ordered by General Longstreet to move to the support of Brigadier-Genets destination, I received an order from General Longstreet to send him two regiments. . . . With thbrigade, but before doing so he must see General Longstreet on the subject. . . . General Hill beingfter the battle of the 5th, at Williamsburg, Longstreet's and D. H. Hill's divisions, being those thCourt House to the Baltimore crossroads, and Longstreet's and Hill's to the Long Bridge, where the w had been brought back to the support of General Longstreet, did not exceed, and probably was not eq that I have not access to the report of General Longstreet, where, no doubt, may also be found due
Mile Road. This wing consisted of Hill's, Huger's, and Longstreet's divisions, with light batteries, and a small force of f the divisions of Major-Generals D. H. Hill, Huger, and Longstreet, the latter in chief command. In his report, first publlds. The reference, made without qualification in General Longstreet's report, to the failure of General Huger to make throus even to infantry. On the next day, June 1st, General Longstreet states that a serious attack was made on our positiomy endeavored to retake. From the final report of General Longstreet, already cited, it appears that he was ordered to ateir abatis and first entrenchments. As just stated, General Longstreet reports a delay of some six hours in making this attled, wounded, and missing, 6,084, of which 4,851 were in Longstreet's command on the right, and 1,233 in Smith's command on de together to the Williamsburg road, where we found General Longstreet, his command being in front, and then engaged with t
son position of the enemy diversion of General Longstreet the enemy forced back South of the Chicoon as the bridge there should be uncovered, Longstreet and D. H. Hill were to cross, the former to Railroad—Jackson on the left and in advance; Longstreet nearest the river and in the rear. Huger, Mght, so General Hill made no direct attack. Longstreet and D. H. Hill crossed the Mechanicsville Bror intercept his retreat in that direction. Longstreet and A. P. Hill moved nearer the Chickahominys marked the course of the retreating army. Longstreet and Hill reached the vicinity of New Bridge e in that direction. Under this impression, Longstreet was held back until this movement should comon's march and the obstacles he encountered, Longstreet was ordered to make a diversion in Hill's faon already described was discovered, and General Longstreet perceived that, to render the diversion that of Whiting—took position on the left of Longstreet. At the same time, D. H. Hill formed on our
position of General Holmes advance of General Longstreet remarkable features of the battle Malvhe road he had taken, and Magruder to follow Longstreet by the Darbytown Road. As Jackson advanced,, it has been frequently stated, induced General Longstreet to open fire with some of his batteries n the battle of Frazier's Farm the troops of Longstreet and Hill, though disappointed in the expectarecur with admiration to the manner in which Longstreet, when Hill's command seemed about to be oved of Huger's were placed under his command. Longstreet and A. P. Hill were held in reserve, and toolow to press an advantage when he gained it. Longstreet and Jackson were ordered to advance, but a v Men Department of North Carolina72211,509 Longstreet's division5577,929 D. H . Hill's division552 Present for duty OfficersEnlisted Men Longstreet's command1,92726,489 Jackson's command1,629was distributed among some other brigades in Longstreet's corps. After minute inquiry, General E[6 more...]
stores the old battlefield advance of General Longstreet attack on him attack on General Jacksoft the soldiers there, went to the General James Longstreet American consul in London, got meansain his adversary's right. Accordingly, General Longstreet was directed to leave Kelly's Ford on thdy opposite General Jackson, and on the 24th Longstreet was ordered by General Lee to proceed to hiseadily unite with the approaching column of Longstreet. Having supplied the wants of his troops, h then retreated. On the morning of the 29th Longstreet's command resumed its march, the sound of caeral Stuart in person. After the arrival of Longstreet the enemy changed his position and began to he direction of Bristoe Station, threatening Longstreet's right. But no serious attack was made, anckson's left, Hood and Evans were ordered by Longstreet to advance, but before the order could be obn along the line. The troops of Jackson and Longstreet maintained their position of the previous da[9 more...]
on Harpers Ferry began, the remainder of General Longstreet's command and the division of D. H. Hilo observe the enemy and retard his advance. Longstreet continued his march to Hagerstown, and Hill al D. H. Hill guarded the Boonsboro Gap, and Longstreet was ordered to support him, in order to preve army, and held it in check for five hours. Longstreet, leaving a brigade at Hagerstown, hurried tore the captured property. The commands of Longstreet and D. H. Hill reached Sharpsburg on the morLee, General commanding. The commands of Longstreet and D. H. Hill, on their arrival at Sharpsbuearly parallel to the course of that stream, Longstreet on the right of the road to Boonsboro and Hialker with his two brigades was stationed on Longstreet's right. As evening approached, the enemy fver the Antietam, opposite the right wing of Longstreet, commanded by Brigadier General D. R. Jones. thousand men, consisting of the commands of Longstreet and D. H. Hill, the two divisions of Jackson
s stationed near that place, and the rest of Jackson's corps so disposed as to support Hill or Longstreet, as occasion might require. The fords of the Rappahannock above Fredericksburg were closely sed in large numbers at and below the town, secured from material interruption by a dense fog. Longstreet's corps constituted our left, with Anderson's division resting on the river, and those of McLaketing the Rappahannock above the mouth of the Rapidan and W. H. F. Lee's near Port Royal. General Longstreet, with two divisions of his corps, was detached for service south of James River in Februarto relieve us from the danger that menaced our rear. It has been heretofore stated that General Longstreet had been sent with two divisions of Lee's army to cooperate with General French on the sounia. When the advance of Hooker threatened General Lee's front, instructions were sent to General Longstreet to hasten his return to the army with the large force detached with him. These instruction
ive for the purpose of reenforcing Bragg's army, and General Longstreet had been detached with his corps for that purpose. gement of that day; they, together with the remainder of Longstreet's corps, were brought up and put in position to renew tholk; the other, on the left, to be commanded by Lieutenant General Longstreet. These corps consisted respectively as followser's divisions, and Forrest's cavalry—aggregate, 22,471; Longstreet's left wing, of Preston's, Hindman's, Johnson's (Hood's)ears the attack was mistaken for a flank movement by General Longstreet. Rosecrans having transferred his main strength ing of this all-important route was confided to Lieutenant-General Longstreet's command, and its possession forced the enemy in east Tennessee, where he was closely besieged by General Longstreet in Knoxville. Longstreet moved east into Virginia, Longstreet moved east into Virginia, and ultimately joined General Lee. He had left the army of General Lee, and moved to the west with his force, on the condit
rder named, they were commanded by Lieutenant Generals Longstreet, Ewell, and A. P. Hill. The zeacavalry under General Stuart was in front of Longstreet to watch the enemy, and encountered his cavaia, nor did it seem disposed to advance upon Longstreet's position, he was withdrawn to the west sid a complete circuit of the Federal army. Longstreet and Hill crossed the Potomac, to be within s He also desired me to communicate with General Longstreet as well as with himself. The reconnaissand his, I know, was urgently pressed on General Longstreet, until, as I afterward learned from offihich our forces occupied during the battle. Longstreet, with the divisions of Hood and McLaws, facef our line, General Hill the center, and General Longstreet the right. In front of General LongstreGeneral Longstreet the enemy held a position from which, if he could be driven, it was thought that our army could gs forded the river at Williamsport, those of Longstreet and Hill crossed upon the bridge. Owing to [8 more...]
rness danger of Lee the enemy driven back Longstreet wounded results of the contest rapid flankd Hill's corps on the plank road, into which Longstreet's force also came from his camp near Gordonsr General Anderson, and the two divisions of Longstreet's corps, did not reach the scene of conflictcox's were overpowered before the advance of Longstreet's column reached the ground, and were compelheer. Ibid. The assault was checked. Longstreet, having come up with two divisions, deployedck on his left flank and rear was ordered by Longstreet. For this purpose three brigades were detacforward movement of the whole line under General Longstreet's personal direction. When advancing atal Longstreet. The valuable services of General Longstreet were thus lost to the army at a criticale, and on the night of the 7th a division of Longstreet's corps was sent as the advance to that poinl and its defenders. To defeat this purpose Longstreet was ordered to move at midnight in the direc[4 more...]
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