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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard. (search)
the work before him with the means assigned. Ransom's Division from Richmond reached him on the evng, was got into position upon Butler's rear. Ransom was instructed to turn Butler's weak right and, prematurely seeking to force him back before Ransom could completely outflank him, and Whiting clod upon subordinates. The shortcomings of Generals Ransom and Whiting in their execution are noted the North American Review, March, 1887: Ransom moved at 4:45 A. M., being somewhat delayed by and Hoke's old brigade, under Colonel Lewis. Ransom was soon engaged, carrying the enemy's works imy's right, the former turning his flank. General Ransom then halted to reform, reported his loss htained. At 10 A. M. I withheld an order for Ransom to move until further arrangements could be mathe execution of the movements prescribed. Ransom now assisted Hagood. An incident mentioe writer avers most distinctly that no part of Ransom's division ever came to the assistance of Hago[17 more...]