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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.13 (search)
few days before, Jackson having left his troops and ridden to Richmond with one courier for this interview. Discretion would seem to have dictated postponing the first attack until the next day to give time for General Jackson to get into the desired position, but valor got the better of discretion this time, and, though the attack was made by General A. P. Hill with characteristic impetuosity, it was but to be repulsed that afternoon with the loss of many brave men. That night General Fitzjohn Porter withdrew his forces to the previously selected, almost impregnable position at Gaines' Mill, which he would have done anyhow, for General Jackson's movement necessitated that. Here the Federal troops were found in their excellent array next morning. General Jackson's forces were compelled to halt awhile this day at a certain cross-roads to allow General D. H. Hill's troops to take the extreme left, so that the battle on the right had already opened and had been under way for some
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.30 (search)
tree? I was only 15 years old when I visited the camps of Beauregard's army at Manassas. It was my first sight of such a scene. I was with my brother-in-law, Catlett Fitzhugh, and rode horseback about the camps, witnessing the drilling of troops and seeing everything that was to be seen about a large army. General Winfield Scott was too old to command, hence General McDowell was in charge of the United States troops on the 21st with the following brigadiers under him: Generals Burnside, Porter, Wilcox, Franklin, Howard, Sherman, Keys, Schenck, Richardson, Blenkers, and Runyon, while General Beauregard had under him Generals Bonham, D. R. Jones, Longstreet, Hampton, Ewell, and Holmes. General Joseph E. Johnston, who was in charge of the Army of the Shenandoah, reinforced Beauregrrd on the 21st, after a forced march from the Valley of Virginia, his brigadiers being T. J. Jackson, Barnard E. Bee, and E. K. Smith. The twelve companies of cavalry were commanded by Colonel J. E. B. Stu
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Appendix. (search)
eorge W. Cochran, Robert L. Camp, Albert G. Crumpton, Joseph A. Conklen, Thomas A. Devine, Frank. Davis, Thomas N. Dady, David. Edwards, James M. Feyle, Frank H. Frances, Joseph M. Gooldy, John F. Henry, John L. Hollins, John G. Heybrook, L. G. Hunt, William R. Jones, William B. Kennedy, Michael. Latham, Robert F. Mitchell, John R. Mitchell, John J. McKinney, Samuel H. Marks, James L. McDivitt, C. P. Norvell, Otway B. Porter, Thomas D. Price, N. Leslie. Pugh, Charles E. Rucker, Edward P. Robertson, Thomas D. Rogers, James B. Rector, Thomas S. Sewell, George W. Stewart, Philip H. Slagle, David H. Stewart, Stephen P. Shepherd, Joseph H. Taylor, William H. Turner, John H. Tyree, William D. R. Taliaferro, Rhoderick. Torrence, William H. Wren, Peter R. Victor, Henry C. Warfield, Thomas. Williams, William H. Lynchburg Rifles, Company E, Eleventh Regiment V
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roll and roster of Pelham's, (search)
y H. Merryman, Samuel. Minnigerode, Charles. Mintzner, Samuel. Killed at Winchester, Va., October, 1864. Moore, John. Morton, Clem. Morton, N. S. M. Muth, Alford. Killed at Little Baltimore, Va., October, 1863. Myers. Neal, Frank. Neal, Henry (or Harry). O'Brien, Edw. H. Owens, James. Owens, Thomas. Killed in the Valley of Virginia. Parker, Joseph. Killed at Aldie, Va., June 18, 1863. Phillips, John. Killed at Union, Va., November 2, 1862. Porter. Riley, Thomas. Died at Fredericksburg, Va. Robinson. Roe, David. Russell, Elijah T. Promoted to Sergeant-Major, Battalion Stuart Horse Artillery. Russell, Mit. Ryan, John, 1st. Lost a leg at Shady Grove, Va., May 8, 1864. Ryan, John, 2d. Sheeler. Sisson, Kit. Slack. Smith, Walter G. Wounded at Brandy Station, Va. Smith (Richmond, Va.) Smith (Washington, D. C.) Killed at Tom's Brook, Va., October 9, 1864. Smith (Dutch). Stanley, Pat. Swancoat