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Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 43 7 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. 7 1 Browse Search
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A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 3 1 Browse Search
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but 5,000 men directly in hand; but the residue of Jackson's army was between him and Port Republic, 4 or 5 miles distant, ready to be sent up as required. Fremont pushed out of Harrisonburg at 6 o'clock next morning, June 8. and before 9 his advance was engaged near a little hamlet known as Cross-Keys, some seven miles on. Ewell's three brigades, under Trimble, Elzey, and Stewart, ranged from right to left, with his artillery in the center. Gen. Dick Taylor, with a Louisiana, and Col. Patton, with a Virginia brigade, came to his aid when wanted. Gen. Fremont's order of battle, a mile and a half long, was formed with the 32d, 55th, 73d, 75th, and 82d Ohio. under Brig.-Gen. Schenck, on the right, and the 2d, 3d, and 5th Virginia, with the 25th Ohio, under Gen. Milroy, in the center, with the 8th, 41st, and 45th New York, and 27th Pennsylvania, and what were left of the Bucktails, under Gen. Stahl, on the left, supported by Gen. Bohlen's brigade; while the remainder of Blenk
S. [ Mudwall ] Jackson, and menacing an advance on Staunton. At length, when near Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs, he was met Aug. 26. by a force about equal to his own, under Maj.-Gen Sam. Jones, but more immediately commanded by Col. Geo. S. Patton, who had chosen a strong position in a gorge between steep mountains that precluded flanking, where a spirited fight was maintained throughout the day, and till noon of the next; when Averill drew off, short of ammunition, leaving one disabled gun. He had calculated on help from Gen. Scammon, commanding on the Kanawha, which did not reach him. Our total loss here was 207; Patton reports his at 156, and says lie took 117 prisoners. He attempted to pursue with cavalry, but to little purpose. Averill returned to Huttonsville. Late in the Fall, Averill, starting from Beverly with some 5,000 men, and, chasing Col. Mudwall Jackson, struck Nov. 6. a somewhat smaller Rebel force under Gen. Echols, strongly posted on the top of Dr
kes Reno at, 188. P. Paine, Col. Halbert E., 4th Wise., refuses to expel colored refugees from his camp, 245. Palmer, Gen. John M., at Stone River, 277; at Chickamauga, 415-17. Palmerston, Lord, his opinion of Gen. Butler's order No. 28, 100. Parke, Gen. John G., 73; in attack on Newbern, 78; invests Fort Macon, 79; at Vicksburg, 314; carries Rebel works at Petersburg, 734. Parker, Joel, chosen Gov. of New Jersey, 254. Parsons, Gen. M., killed at Pleasant Hill, 544. Patton, Col. G. S., at Wytheville and Lewisburg, Va., 408; 404. Paul, Brig--Gen., wounded at Gettysburg, 388. Payne, Col., 2d La., wounded at Port Hudson, 333. Pea Ridge, battle of, 27 to 32; losses at, 31. Peace negotiations in Hampton roads, 675. Peace overtures at Niagara and Richmond, 664-6. Peck, Gen. John J., repels Longstreet at Suffolk, Va., 367. Pegram, Gen., routed by Gillmore near Somerset, Ky., 427; wounded at the Wilderness, 568; killed at Dabney's Mill, Va., 726.
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.), Brigadier-Generals of the Confederate States Army, alphabetically arranged. (search)
. Carolina 1864.1864.  Acting Brigadier-General; commanding post, &c., at Macon, Georgia. 155Gibson, R. L.LouisianaGen. J. E. JohnstonFeb. 1, 1864.Jan. 11, 1864.Feb. 1, 1864.Oct. 13, 1862.Brigade composed of the 1st, 4th, 11th, 13th, 16th, 19th, 20th, 25th and 30th Louisiana regiments, the 4th Louisiana battalion and Austin's battalion of Sharpshooters; afterwards in command of a division at Spanish Fort, near Mobile, consisting of the brigades of Campbell, Holtzclaw, Ecktor and Thomas, and Patton's regiment of artillery. 156Girardey, Victor J. B.GeorgiaGen. R. E. LeeAug. 3, 1864.July 30, 1864.  Killed in action in front of Petersburg, Virginia, at the time being in command of A. R. Wright's old brigade. 157Gist, S. R.S. CarolinaGen. PembertonMarch 20, 1862.March 20, 1862.March 20, 1862. Killed in action, at the Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864; in command of a brigade composed of the 16th and 24th South Carolina, the 46th and 65th Georgia regiments infantry, the 8th Georgia in<
Brigadier-General. Col. Morrison   16thVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. Jos. H. HamAug. 30, 1862.  Col. H. T. Parrish   17thVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. M. D. Corse Promoted Brigadier-General. Col. Morton Marye   18thVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. R. E. Withers   19thVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. Henry Gantt   Col. J. B. Strange   20thVirginiaRegimentInfantry  Disbanded. 21stVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. W. A. WitcherDec. 1, 1862.  Col. John M. Patton   22dVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. Geo. S. PattonNov. 3, 1861.  23dVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. A. G. TaliaferroApril 15, 1862.  24thVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. Jubal A. EarlyMay 2, 1861.Promoted Brigadier-General, Major-General and Lieutenant-General. Col. W. R. TerrySept. 21, 1861.Promoted Brigadier-General. Col. Richard L. MauryMay 31, 1864.  25thVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. J. C. HigginbotanJan. 28, 1863.  Col. Geo. H. Smith   26thVirginiaRegimentInfantryCol. P. R. PageMay 13, 1862.  Col. C. A. Crump 
f the State. He was told that two companies in Kanawha county, Captain Patton's Kanawha Rifles, Capt. T. B. Swann's company and two in Putnamdier-general, and Tompkins formed the Twenty-second, led by Col. George S. Patton, until he fell at Winchester, and afterward by Colonel Barbbeen literally created by Colonel Tompkins, at first beginning with Patton's company alone, since assisted by my legion, which I have created es of the Twenty-first, to make a landing at Scary creek, where Colonel Patton with about 800 men held a position which commanded the river. Patton had been ordered by Wise to retreat to Bunker Hill, but he gallantly turned back of his own accord and met the enemy's advance. The enemy was better armed, and after a half hour's fighting a portion of Patton's command fell back. He rallied his men, however, and returning inning the advantage, when a cannon ball from the enemy struck one of Patton's 6-pounder guns, disabling it and killing Lieutenant Welch and fat
mmanded the Second brigade, including his own Thirty-sixth regiment and Col. George S. Patton's Twenty-second. Early in May, Scammon's brigade of Cox's army was mthe railroad in this direction in the hands of General Heth. In this fight Colonel Patton (wounded), Lieutenant-Colonels Peters and Fitzhugh, and Captains Otey, Chapty-sixth battalion (Edgar's), Maj. A. M. Davis; Twenty-second regiment, Col. George S. Patton. Third brigade, Col. George C. Wharton: Fifty-first Virginia infantrn attack. Williams made the assault in front, while Wharton, reinforced by Colonel Patton, made a demonstration against the turnpike to Montgomery Ferry. Williams' with their hats as water buckets as they came. Echols' brigade, McCausland and Patton, crossed the Kanawha, seized the Federal camp without resistance, and pursued tion. McCausland, with Derrick's battalion as skirmishers, McMahon, Rodgers and Patton in line, and his own regiment in reserve, Lowry's battery and a section of Otey
. John Echols: Twenty-second regiment, Col. George S. Patton; Forty-fifth regiment, Col. William H.various posts. Echols' brigade, under Col. George S. Patton, occupied Lewisburg, and Col. William point from Huttonsville under orders to drive Patton and Jackson from Pocahontas and Greenbrier cou's objective was Staunton, called for aid from Patton, but was soon convinced of the real purpose ofid movement against Lewisburg, and encountered Patton in line of battle at White Sulphur Springs. The 26th with but 1,300. Jackson had 1,000 and Patton 1,900. Jackson's loss was about 20 killed and wounded, Patton's, including missing, 162, Averell's 218. The battle of White Sulphur Springs deses, which were under the brigade command of Colonel Patton, while General Echols took general commandompanies of the Twenty-second, and finally Colonel Patton moved to that point, but was unable to wit the gallant stand made by Echols, Jackson and Patton at Droop mountain. The battle, though a techn
irginia The infantry brigades of the army of Western Virginia constituted G. C. Wharton's division of Early's army of the Valley during the fall and winter of 1864-65, and suffered severely in the disaster of Waynesboro, March 2, 1865, which practically ended the career of the various commands, though a remnant of the division maintained its organization after the surrender at Appomattox. in April was as follows: Echols' infantry brigade, Brig.-Gen. John Echols: Twenty-second, Col. George S. Patton; Twenty-third, Lieut.-Col. Clarence Derrick; Twenty-sixth battalion, Lieut.-Col. George M. Edgar; partisan rangers, Capt. Philip J. Thurmond; partisan rangers, Capt. William D. Thurmond; partisan rangers, Capt. John Amick; battery, Capt. George B. Chapman. Jenkins' cavalry brigade, Brig.-Gen. Albert G. Jenkins: Fourteenth regiment, Col. Charles Cochrane; Sixteenth regiment, Maj. James H. Nounnan; Seventeenth, Col. William H. French; Twenty-second regiment, Col. Henry S. Bowen.
h the war, and Captain Spangler became colonel of the regiment. Hardy county contributed 55 men to Company B, Eighteenth Virginia regiment, Capt. George W. Stump; 37 men to Capt. George Sheetza company, of Turner Ashby's old regiment; and 70 men to Company B, Eleventh Virginia cavalry, Capt. William H. Harness. John H. McNeill, the famous ranger, was a native of this county, and organized his company partly of Hardy county men. In Kanawha county, the company of Kanawha Riflemen, Capt. George S. Patton, was organized at the time of the John Brown raid, and entered the Confederate service in April, 1861. It included some twenty lawyers of the Charleston bar, among them, serving as privates, William A. Quarrier, T. B. Swann, Thomas L. Broun, Isaac N. Smith, S. A. Miller, R. Q. Laidley, J. G. Newman, Nicholas Fitzhugh and Thomas Smith, son of the governor and general. Another Kanawha county company was commanded by Capt. John S. Swann, and an artillery company was raised by Dr. John
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