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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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ty of writing been presented. I have just arrived here, and have only time enough before the closing of the mail for Richmond to give some particulars of the fight at Manassas Gap, on the afternoon of the 23d, the day we left Winchester. Generals Longstreet and Hill preceded Gen. Ewell, and passing through Chester's Gap, in the Blue Ridge, Wright's brigade, of Anderson's division, was detached by Gen. Hill, and left to guard the pass until Gen Ewell, who was in the rear, should have sufficient time to come up, cross the river at Front Royal, proceed without interruption down the Valley and cross the mountains at a point lower down. Not long after the departure of the corps of Hill and Longstreet, the Yankees, estimated by some at one or two corps, advanced from the direction of Centreville and Manassas, with the purpose of taking possession of the Gaps near Front Royal and prevent the "escape" of that portion of our army that had not attained the Eastern side of the mountains. Thu
ed its steps from Shippensburg. In the course of the morning orders came for Longstreet's corps, except Pickett's division, left behind at Chambersburg, to follow ong, and moved so slowly through the Cashtown Gen. (in the South Mountain) that Longstreet's corps was delayed until near midnight appoint four miles distant from the ve followed if Ewell's train had have turned out on the side of the road, and Longstreet's corps allowed to move rapidly to the front, or if the attack had been renewsaulted. The enemy's left, which rested upon a mountain, McLaws and Hood, of Longstreet's corps, were ordered to turn, and many believe, if other parts of the line hed upon open and less difficult ground. On the 3d, Pickett's division of Longstreet's corps, (which had come up the evening before,) supported by a portion of Hirg was such as to make Gen. Lee's army equal to a force of 300,000 men, as Gen. Longstreet is reported to have said it was, then Gen. Meade, who already had a superi