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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 999 7 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 382 26 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 379 15 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 288 22 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 283 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 243 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 233 43 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 210 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 200 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 186 12 Browse Search
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ch rifle, 500 sacks of coffee for the hospitals, $50,000 worth of medicines, etc. Vance's address at White Sulphur Springs. These articles were bought either from the sale of cotton or on the credit of the State, and were used not only by the State troops already mustered into the Confederate service, and hence having no further legal claim on the care of their own State, but were also distributed to troops from other States. In the winter succeeding Chickamauga, Governor Vance sent to Longstreet's corps 14,000 suits of uniform complete. Maj. A. Gordon of the adjutant-general's office says: The State of North Carolina was the only one that furnished clothing for its troops during the entire war, and these troops were better clothed than those of any other State. Organization of the Troops. The State arsenal at Fayetteville, reports Maj. M. P. Taylor, Article in Regimental Histories turned out about 500 splendid rifles each month—this being after the second year of the war. Way
resume the march at 2 a. m. on the 5th, and Longstreet was to cover the trains. Accordingly, Generox. At daylight on the 5th, Anderson, of Longstreet's corps, seeing the condition of things and regiment's bloody fight. Hooker attacked Longstreet manfully at 7 o'clock on the 5th. However, l hours, behaving with conspicuous bravery. Longstreet reports: Brigadier-General Colston, though lt that it never rendered effective service. Longstreet's fight for time was a marked success in thacaptured five of the enemy's guns. On General Longstreet's left, Hancock had, during the uproar oich division had been waiting to see whether Longstreet needed any further support, was moved toward accompany it. It is proper to add that General Longstreet says that General Hill made this requestt in addition it was to prevent the enemy on Longstreet's left from flanking him, and that the batteter 4 o'clock by R. H. Anderson's brigade of Longstreet's corps, Kemper's brigade of Longstreet'[18 more...]
ited the attack of the divisions of Jackson, A. P. Hill, Longstreet, Whiting and D. H. Hill. The battle that followed the mwere driven back by overwhelming numbers. Toward night, Longstreet, A. P. Hill and Whiting united in a final charge on Portd Charles City roads, just north of Malvern hill. There Longstreet, supported only by the division of A. P. Hill, attacked at General Jackson would attack the Federal right, while Longstreet pressed the front. However, both Jackson and Huger found it impracticable to reach the ground in time. Hence Longstreet alone struck the blow in which all were expected to participate. On opening the battle, General Longstreet sent Branch's--North Carolina brigade of A. P. Hill's division to his righbstinate line of McCall, to whose hard fighting that day Longstreet pays this tribute: He was more tenacious of his battle tt Sharpsburg. The failure of all his officers to join Longstreet in this battle, in which it had been hoped to deliver a
long the line of an unfinished railroad, and Longstreet, having passed Thoroughfare gap, was marchinur left and overwhelm Jackson's corps before Longstreet came up, and to accomplish this the most pereparate and distinct assaults. Meanwhile, Longstreet had reached the field and taken position. Atoilsome journey to help their comrades, and Longstreet says they welcomed the opportunity. Each, rs of the enemy. Advance and Retreat, p. 34. Longstreet comments: A fierce struggle of thirty mi position along the unfinished railroad, and Longstreet's corps was aligned on Jackson's right. Popth, General Pope, seemingly yet unaware that Longstreet was in position to strike his left, massed te sent to General Lee for another division. Longstreet and Hood had, however, both gone ahead of th troops could live under for ten minutes, is Longstreet's characterization of the work done by thesed all together repulsed the assault. When Longstreet saw the enemy's attack on Jackson fairly bro[1 more...]
y the Confederates. There he received, says Longstreet, such a complete revelation of his adversaryar before Harper's Ferry surrendered. While Longstreet's brigades were reaching the top of the mounsent in company with staff officers from General Longstreet's and General Hood's commands to give th ground had been selected, and he had placed Longstreet on his right and D. H. Hill to Longstreet's Longstreet's left. The line of battle extended along a slight crest, parallel to the Antietam river, and just inturnpike. General Walker was first placed on Longstreet's right, but subsequently moved to reinforceackson, withdrew up the Hagerstown pike. General Longstreet says: Walker, Hood and D. H. Hill attackrdson and French moved. They came, says General Longstreet, in brave style, in full appreciation ofch to encourage our men. The manner in which Longstreet, D. H. Hill and other officers of high rank ontributed to the result, and though, as General Longstreet says, some ground was gained and held at[8 more...]
ched from a point just across from Falmouth to Hamilton's crossing, a distance of about three miles. His left was under Longstreet, and his right under Jackson. R. H. Anderson's division formed the extreme left of Longstreet. His line reached from Longstreet. His line reached from Taylor's hill to the foot of Marye's hill. There, in the famous sunken road behind a stone wall, Cobb's brigade of McLaws' division was posted. On the left of Cobb and on the prolongation of his line, the Twenty-fourth North Carolina stood. Generdivision formed two brigades, one Ransom's own, the other Cooke's. To Ransom's right was Pickett, and then Hood holding Longstreet's right. In Hood's division there were three North Carolina regiments. Jackson's troops were massed along the line of hard and hopeless effort, and they had nothing to cheer them but the consciousness of duty nobly done. According to Longstreet's recent figures, the Federals had, not present for duty, but actually available for duty, 116,683, and used in the bat
mselves as to facilitate the collection of these supplies. Shortly after General Longstreet was assigned to command the department of Virginia and North Carolina, hedvance. From Manassas to Appomattox, p. 324. In a letter to General Lee, General Longstreet stated to him his plans: In arraying our forces to protect supply trawere the two towns containing large Federal garrisons. At the same time, General Longstreet made a similar movement against Suffolk. Gen. Junius Daniel's North Carot an assault on the town on account of the loss it might entail. Letter to Longstreet.—Rebellion Records, XVIII, 966. In a letter to General Beauregard, then at Chords, XVIII, 1007. This was done in accordance with his instructions from General Longstreet. Longstreet states these instructions as follows: General Hill is orLongstreet states these instructions as follows: General Hill is ordered and urged to be prompt in his operations. If he finds that too much time will be consumed in reducing the garrison at any point, he is to draw off as soon as h
ll, was at Carlisle, Pa., and his other two corps, under Longstreet and A. P. Hill, were encamped near Chambersburg. The fumotion toward Gettysburg, and this corps was followed by Longstreet's a day later. General Ewell was directed to move back d Cemetery hills, up the rugged ascent, and made, as General Longstreet declares, as gallant a fight as was ever made. GeneLee's report continues: The general plan was unchanged. Longstreet, reinforced by Pickett's three brigades, . . . was orderected to assail the enemy's right at the same time. General Longstreet, however, found that he needed some of his troops, hry. It was finally decided that Pickett's division from Longstreet's corps, and Heth's division from Hill's corps, should c relations of all the attacking forces when he says: General Longstreet ordered forward the column of attack, consisting of r the Confederate army crossed the Potomac, the corps of Longstreet and A. P. Hill were stationed near Culpeper Court House.
our State commissioners were survivors of that regiment, and, under their guidance, we easily traced the path from its first service, supporting batteries, across the field just traversed by the Thirty-ninth, to the place where, about the middle of the afternoon, this command, hitherto unused to hostile shot, plunged into the bloodiest struggle of the battle, and one of the deadliest conflicts of the war. There it was, at the base and up the slopes to the crest of the wooded hill, up which Longstreet had hurled six divisions in an attempt to drive Thomas to retreat, and so secure the coveted State road. The slopes up which it toiled, the ravines in which it fought, were again trodden by some of its old officers, while General Boynton and myself identified the place on the crest where the lines met. After the fullest examination, a tablet, stating that that was the point where the topmost wave of Southern battle broke nearer than any other to the lines of Thomas' defense, was erected
Hill on the two parallel roads, to strike the Federal flank. General Longstreet's corps at the time of contact of these armies, May 5th, was repulsed every attack. As these troops were to be relieved by Longstreet at daylight, no attempt was made to readjust their tangled lines men on each side of them began to be pressed beyond their flanks, Longstreet's corps arrived and restored the broken lines by an energetic ons morning attacks on Hill's position, and the splendid fighting of Longstreet's men, who flanked Hancock and doubled him up, repeated assaults e regiment. New lines were soon formed around the court house; Longstreet's corps resting on the Po river, Ewell's in the center, and A. P. join in a front attack on Lee's lines. The first assault was on Longstreet's corps, and was disastrously repulsed. The Federals then, afteines during the day that indicated a withdrawal from the front of Longstreet's corps. Late in the afternoon, under the impression that Genera
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