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Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 171 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 77 1 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 71 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 63 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 46 4 Browse Search
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz) 28 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Relative numbers at Gettysburg. (search)
he 80,000 or 82,000 men and 300 guns with whom Meade encountered him at Gettysburg. Excuse the lpplied for or obtained a copy of the return of Meade's army for the 30th of June, 1863, or at any orequently had), he should make the decrease in Meade's army so excessive for the four days precedint Frederick, which were employed in protecting Meade's communications to the rear, and threatening the 1st of July, should be counted as parts of Meade's force. The loss in the aggregate present ver, when the Comte de Paris comes to estimate Meade's force that he commits the greatest errors. an, ought to furnish the very best evidence of Meade's force at the battle, but he resorts to the vte takes the figures stated by Butterfield and Meade as the present for duty as the aggregate prese statement of the Present for duty equipped in Meade's army. No amount of figuring by the Comte ficial return of the 30th of June, which bears Meade's signature. Add for Lockwood's and Stannar[7 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General C. M. Wilcox on the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
was opposite the left of this corps, which was the left of Meade's line and rested near the base of Little Round Top; but Hoal Lee crossed the Rapidan in October and moved against General Meade, the latter retired rapidly, halting only after crossing Bull run. And again, when General Meade crossed the Rapidan below the Confederate right, in the latter part of November, G General Lee retired his forces a little more than a mile. Meade soon followed, and remained for a week threatening an attache fight begun at 4 P. M., is proven by General Warren, General Meade's Chief Engineer, who says, in a letter dated July 13, the action began in earnest on July the 2d, I was with General Meade, near General Sickles, whose troops seemed very badly disposed on that part of the field. At my suggestion, General Meade sent me to the left to examine the condition of affairs, valry pickets between that place and his camp, two corps of Meade's army, the First and Eleventh rested at Emmettsburg, ten m
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
ers, because they did the work in the fields which white men would have to do. I believe the South had as many men under arms as the North. What defeated the Southern arms was Northern courage and skill, and this, too, with detraction all around. You cannot imagine how disheartening it was at the time, not only to officers but men. General Grant's opinion of General Lee is a matter of small moment. General Scott pronounced him I the very best soldier I ever saw in the field. General George Meade said that he was by far the ablest Confederate General which the war produced --and the overwhelming testimony of the Northern press is in the same direction, while European critics concur in giving Lee a place second to none of the generals on the other side, not a few of them ranking him as the ablest general of all history. Since such, then, is the opinion which the world holds of Robert E. Lee, his friends may well afford to pass by in silence the sneers of a man whom he out-ge
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gettysburg — the battle on the right. (search)
of Round Top as a point d'appui was not appreciated until after my attack. General Meade seems to have alluded to it as a point to be occupied if practicable, but iess on the Conduct of the War, volume I, page 377, says: I sent word to General Meade that we would at once have to occupy that place (Round Top) very strongly. to save Round Top hill, and they had a very desperate fight to hold it. General Meade, in his testimony before the same Committee, volume I, page 332, says: secure our foothold upon that important position. The bloody struggle which Meade and Warren both say ensued to drive the enemy from Round Top, was had with the ion of his artillery to occupy it, and thus have secured the position which General Meade admits would have rendered it impossible for him to have held the ground he then occupied. It would have won the battle, or at least have forced Meade to have abandoned his position. So great a general as R. E. Lee never orders an impos