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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Correspondence between Colonel S. Bassett French and General Wade Hampton. (search)
der. I have the honor, General, to be, with high respect, Your obedient servant, S. Bassett French, Colonel and A. D. C. to Governor of Virginia. headquarters Valley district, Near Martinsburg, September 25, 1862. Colonel — Under orders from General Hampton, I conducted to this point the escort detailed to receive and guard the guidon presented by the ladies of Fredericksburg to Hampton's Cavalry Brigade. In your absence, the package containing the gift has been handed me by Major Paxton, with whom I have left General Hampton's note of thanks in reply to your letter. I have the honor to be, Colonel, Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Theodore G. Barker, Capt. and A. A. General Hampton's Cavalry Brigade. Colonel S. Bassett French, A. D. C. headquarters Hampton's brigade, September 24th, 1862. Colonel S. Bassett French, A. D. C.: Colonel — Your letter informing me that you were charged by the ladies of Fredericksburg with a guidon to be presented to my
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General R. E. Bodes' report of the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
ed, in a proper manner, large supplies in their respective departments. The pioneers, under Captain Chichester, were busy during our rest here trying to destroy the aqueduct over the Conococheague. Some 5,000 pounds of leather were bought by Major Paxton at Williamsport and sent to the rear. At Hagerstown and Williamsport thirty-five kegs of powder were purchased and sent back. I may as well mention here that at Williamsport, Hagerstown, Chambersburg, &c., large quantities of such articles as were suitable for Government use were obtained by purchase, or certificate, and sent back by Quartermasters Paxton, Rogers and Harman. During the march into Pennsylvania some two or three thousand (2,000 or 3,000) head of cattle were taken, and either appropriated for the command, or sent to the rear for the other divisions. Some 1,200 or 1,500 were thus sent back. The horses were almost all seized by the cavalry of General Jenkins, and were rarely accounted for. My best efforts were made
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General B. E. Rodes' report of the battle of Chancellorsville. (search)
ositions, a sudden and rapid musketry fire was opened in front, which created a little confusion among the troops. Order was speedily restored, however. Apparently this firing proceeded entirely from our own men, as not a ball from the enemy came within sound. There being no other place but the open ground at Melzei Chancellor's suitable for such a purpose, I withdrew all my troops, except Colquitt's brigade, to reform them at that point. Finding the entrenchments partially occupied by Paxton's brigade, I formed line of battle in connection with him. At this time the enemy opened a similar terrific fire of artillery to that which had taken place just before my withdrawal, which caused much confusion and disorder, rendering it necessary for me to place guards across the road to stop stragglers. Shortly after this occurrence I was informed that Lieutenant-General Jackson was wounded, and also received a message from Major-General Hill stating that he likewise was disabled, an