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Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert, Chapter 14: from the Rappahannock to the Potomac (search)
oker, and awaiting developments. On the contrary, he proceeded to maneuver his adversary out of a position from which he could not drive him, and to force him to abandon all idea of further aggressive campaign in Virginia for that year. Early in June, with his army reorganized into three corps, the First under Longstreet, embracing the divisions of Mc-Laws, Picket, and Hood; the Second under Ewell, embracing Early, Rodes, and Jackson; and the Third under A. P. Hill, Anderson, Heth, and Pender,--all the corps commanders being lieutenant-generals,--Lee drew away from the line of the Rappahannock, leaving Hill, however, for a short time, to watch Hooker, proceeded northward, by way of Culpeper and the Valley of Virginia,--the Second Corps in advance,--crossed the Shenandoah near Front Royal about June 12th, and, near Winchester, routed and captured a large part of the force which, under Milroy, was holding the Lower Valley. Hill followed Ewell, Longstreet's corps hovering yet a whi
Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert, Chapter 16: Gettysburg (search)
une, Hill, who was at Fayetteville, between Chambersbtrg and Gettysburg, under general orders to co-operate with Ewell in menacing the communication of Harrisburg with Philadelphia, sent Heth's division to Cashtown, following it on the 30th with Pender's, and on the 1st of July with Anderson's division. On the 1st, Heth sent forward Pettygrew's brigade toward Gettysburg, where it encountered a considerable Federal force, how considerable Pettygrew could not determine; but it consisted in part und infantry to report at once, but not to force an engagement. He did find infantry, a large body of it, and finding himself unable to draw away from it, soon became hotly engaged. The sound of artillery hurried Hill to the front and he put in Pender's division in support of Heth. Anderson did not get up in time to take part in this fight. But the Second Corps, Ewell's, to which I was attached, or rather two divisions of it, Early's and Rodes', which were already en route for Cashtown, h
Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert, Index. (search)
y, Matthew Fontaine, 79 Maury, Richard Launcelot, 79 Meade, George Gordon: Lee's comments on, 227-28; mentioned, 207, 222, 237, 288 Mechanicsville, Va., 93-94. Northern civilians, 200-206. Northerners in Confederate service, 37-44. Observation tower, 310 Orange County, Va., 120, 355-56. Owen, William Benton, 139-45, 176-79. Pegram, John, 110, 232-33. Pegram, William Johnson, 53, 57, 109-10. Pegram's Artillery Battalion, 41, 57, 110 Pelham, John, 53, 109 Pender, William Dorsey, 192, 209 Pendleton, Alexander Swift, 190 Pendleton, William Nelson, 233 Peninsula Campaign, 73-117. Pennington, William, 28 Percheron horses, 200 Petersburg Campaign, 238, 241, 258, 287, 290, 309-22. Pettigrew, James Johnston, 209 Philadelphia, Pa., 209 Pickett, George Edward, 192, 272, 274, 311 Pioneer troops, 184-87, 210, 219, 276, 301 Point Lookout, Md., 18 Poison Fields, Spotsylvania County, Va., 229-30. Port Republic, 245 Presbyterians, 25, 13
. 19, 18646443,4301,5915,6653201,5401,0502,910 Franklin, Tenn., Nov. 30, 18641891,0331,1042,3361,75038007026,252 Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 15-16, 18643872,5621123,061No report of killed and wounded Bentonville, N. C., Mar. 19, 18651397941701,1031951,3136102,118 Appomattox, Va., Mar. 29–Apr. 9, 18651,3167,7501,71410,780No report of losses Petersburg, Va., Apr. 2, 18656253,1893264,140No report of losses Confederate generals killed in battle Group no. 2 major-generals William D. Pender Gettysburg July 18, 1863. J. E. B. Stuart, Yellow Tavern May 12, 1864. Stephen D. Ramseur, Cedar Creek October 19, 1864. W. H. T. Walker, Atlanta July 22, 1864. Patrick R. Cleburne, Franklin November 30, 1864. Robert E. Rodes, Opequon September 19, 1864. Summary of Union troops furnished by the several States and Territories States and TerritoriesWhite TroopsSailors and MarinesColored TroopsIndian NationsAggregateTotal Deaths, All Causes Alabama2,5782,578345 A
er-general, and major-general in June, 1864. He fought gallantly at Missionary Ridge and covered Hood's retreat at Nashville, where he prevented the capture of the Army of Tennessee by Thomas. In March, 1865, he had command of Stewart's Corps, Army of Tennessee, until the reorganization of April 9th, when he returned to the head of his division. After the war he became United States senator from Mississippi. He died in Washington, April 21, 1898. Confederate generals Major-General William Dorsey Pender (U. S. M.A. 1854) was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, February 6, 1834. He resigned from the army in March, 1861, to enter the Confederate service as colonel of the Sixth North Carolina Infantry. In June, 1862, he became brigadier-general and was made major-general in May, 1863. He was brigade and division commander in Confederate generals—No. 13 Mississippi Mark B. Lowrey led a brigade in Cleburne's division in the Army of Tennessee. Edwa
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), General officers of the Confederate Army: a full roster compiled from the official records (search)
ar. 10, 1862. Kemper, J. L., Sept. 19, 1864. Kershaw, J. B., May 18, 1864. Lee, Fitzhugh, Aug. 3, 1863. Lee, G. W. Custis, Oct. 20, 1864. Lee, W. H. F., Apr. 23, 1864. Loring, W. W., Feb. 17, 1862. Lovell, Mansfield, Oct. 7, 1861. McCown, John P., Mar. 10, 1862. McLaws, L., May 23, 1862. Magruder, J. B., Oct. 7, 1861. Mahone, William, July 30, 1864. Marmaduke, J. S., Mar. 17, 1865. Martin, Will T., Nov. 10, 1863. Maury, D. H., Nov. 4, 1862. Polignac, C. J., April 8, 1864. Pender, W. D., May 27, 1863. Pickett, George E., Oct. 10, 1862. Price, Sterling, Mar. 6, 1862. Ransom, R., Jr. , May 26, 1863. Rodes, Robert E., May 2, 1863. Smith, G. W., Sept. 19, 1861. Smith, Martin L., Nov. 4, 1862. Smith, William, Aug. 12, 1863. Stevenson, C. L., Oct. 10, 1862. Stuart, J. E. B., July 25, 1862. Taylor, Richard, July 28, 1862. Trimble, Isaac R., Jan. 17, 1863. Twiggs, D. E., May 22, 1861. Van Dorn, Earl, Sept. 19, 1861. Walker, John G., Nov. 8, 1862. Walker, W. H. T.
officers into other commands. From the material assembled at Raleigh, the First regiment was soon formed and hurried away to Virginia under Major Hill, whom it elected colonel. Then, says Major Gordon, whose excellent article on the Organization of the Troops furnishes many of these facts, the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh soon followed. The first six were sent to Virginia, the Seventh to Hatteras. These regiments were under the following colonels: Solomon Williams, W. D. Pender, Junius Daniel, R. M. McKinney, Stephen Lee and W. F. Martin. However, many of them were soon reorganized. Between the 15th of June and the 18th of July, the Eighth, Colonel Radcliffe; the Tenth, Colonel Iverson; the Eleventh, Colonel Kirkland; the Twelfth, Colonel Pettigrew; the Thirteenth, Colonel Hoke; the Fourteenth, Colonel Clarke, were organized. It will be noticed that no Ninth regiment is included in these fourteen. There was some controversy about the officers of this regime
d him there. Captain Reilly's battery and Colonel Pender's Sixth North Carolina regiment were underis, had, however, fallen in the action. Colonel Pender's Sixth North Carolina regiment arrived on in advance of Whiting's other regiments. Colonel Pender was ordered to move forward, with the assu the evening, the enemy had failed to make out Pender's colors. At a glance Pender saw that the enePender saw that the enemy was situated so far to his left and rear as to make his capture almost a certainty should their o the line fairly attained its new bearing, Colonel Pender commanded, By the right flank, charge! Bewn. During the progress of this battle, Colonel Pender's coolness, quickness and readiness of ress, who was on the field, that riding up to Colonel Pender, he said, I salute you, General Pender. CGeneral Pender. Colonel Pender afterward said to a friend, My promotion on the field for good conduct realized the drColonel Pender afterward said to a friend, My promotion on the field for good conduct realized the dream of my life. When General Smith saw his brigades hotly engaged, and some of them badly repulse
ortified line was deemed especially glorious. Pender's North Carolina brigade, made up of the Sixte the right of Field's advanced brigade. Under Pender's personal direction, Col. W. J. Hoke, of the ry. Of this attack Judge Montgomery says: Pender and his brave Carolinians swept over the plainGen. D. H. Hill to send one of his brigades to Pender's assistance, and Riplev's was sent. Memoria (Conner) received a severe wound in the leg. Pender's Report. Ripley's arrival brought two morlina and the Forty-fourth Georgia, united with Pender on the right, and the Third North Carolina andty-second, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth, of Pender's brigade. The work before them was enough toate in the afternoon. Then Field, followed by Pender with his North Carolinians, pressed eagerly fo exposing a flank, was scattered by a volley. Pender continued to move forward, driving off a batterifled pieces. It was the charge of Field and Pender that finally broke the obstinate line of McCal[2 more...]
ate. Archer was now up to the front line, and Pender's North Carolina brigade struck Gordon's flank victory was largely due to Branch's front and Pender's flank attack, and the North Carolina soldierscattered by the brigades of Archer, Field and Pender. General Taylor was mortally wounded, and his Thirty-seventh, Lieut.-Col. W. M. Barbour; in Pender's brigade, the Sixteenth, Capt. L. W. Stowe; evens, next fell on Hill's left. Branch's and Pender's North Carolinians and Early's Virginians hadever, only after prolonged and costly effort. Pender, seeing that Thomas was in sore need of supporto the railroad line. During this battle, General Pender was knocked down by a shell, but refused tthat had been threatened by a cavalry attack. Pender was kept on the left until Archer and Thomas wthe advance of Jackson, Archer's, Thomas' and Pender's brigades acting in concert had rendered mostt of this fight was borne by Branch, Gregg and Pender. Col. R. H. Riddick, whose power as a disci[2 more...]
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