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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of General Kershaw. (search)
left of the line, and checked their advance. Before reaching this point I had extended an order to Colonel Kennedy, commanding Second South Carolina regiment, then moving in magnificent style (my left-center regiment), to charge the battery in their front, being the second battery mentioned above, and which most annoyed us, leaving Barksdale to deal with that at the orchard. Meanwhile, to aid this attack, I changed the direction of the Seventh regiment, Colonel Aiken, and the Third, Major Maffett, to the left, so as to occupy the rocky hill and wood, and opened fire on the battery. Barksdale had not yet appeared, but came up soon after and cleared the orchard with the assistance of the fire of my Eighth South Carolina, Colonel Henegan, on my left, and James' battalion, Lieutenant-Colonel Rice, the next in order of battle. This brigade then moved so far to the left as no longer to afford me any assistance. In a few minutes after my line halted the enemy advanced across the whea
ntinued to direct and encourage the men, who were already doing manfully.. I soon saw, however, that we were too much exposed, and that we were contending at disadvantage, owing to the fact that we were engaged at a great distance, and the enemy's guns were of superior range. Having been moved back to Marye's house, I sent word to the officer in command to withdraw far enough to get shelter behind the crest of the hill, without retiring too far to deliver an effective fire. Accordingly Major Maffett, then commanding, withdrew to the road running beside the river fence, in Marye's yard, where, I believe, the regiment held its position, and continued its fire until the close of the battle. Afterwards I sent directions to the officer commanding to send a detail after ammunition. He did so, and this was my last official communication with the regiment for the day. An account of what subsequently occurred and a list of the casualties in the regiment will, I presume, be furnished by som
rd Regiment South Carolina Volunteers, 1,000 strong, reached this city yesterday morning between 6 and 7 o'clock, and went into camp near the Reservoir. This is considered one of the finest regiments of the State and in truth, their noble appearance, genuine military bearing and discipline, indicate their title of a crack regiment. The following is a list of the officers and companies: Field Officers--Colonel, James H. William Lieut. Colonel, B. B. Foster; Major, James H. Baxter; Adjutant, Dravton Rutherford; Quartermaster, John McGowan; Commissary, Hampton Hunt. The Regiment--Co. A State Guards, Capt. Garrington; Co. B, Williams Guards, Capt. Davidson; Co. C, Lawrence Briers, Capt. Tood; Co. D, Wardsworth Volunteers, Capt. Walker; Co. E, Musgrove Volunteers, Capt. Jones; Co. F, Cross Anchor Volunteers, Capt. Ferguson; Co. G, Black Stock Volunteers, Capt. Kennedy; Co. H Brooks Guards, Capt. Nunnymaker; Co. I, Pickens Guards, Capt. Maffett; Co. K, Quitman Rifles, Capt. Nance.