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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 21: reorganization and rest for both armies. (search)
anassas Gap, and part of McLaws's division a similar experience at the east end of Chester Gap. I reached Culpeper Court-House with the divisions of McLaws, R. H. Anderson, and Pickett. Hood's division was ordered behind Robertson River, and Ransom to Madison Court-House, General Jackson with the Second Corps remaining in the Shenandoah Valley, except one division at Chester Gap of the Blue Ridge. The Washington authorities issued orders on the 5th of November relieving General McClellae 17th information came that the Right Grand Division under General Sumner had marched south, leaving the railroad, and General W. H. F. Lee's cavalry was ordered to Fredericksburg. The next morning I marched with two divisions, McLaws's and Ransom's, the former for Fredericksburg, the latter towards the North Anna. The same day, General Lee ordered a forced reconnoissance by his cavalry to Warrenton, found that the Union army was all on the march towards Fredericksburg, and ordered my oth
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 22: battle of Fredericksburg. (search)
nk of the Rappahannock gallant officers and men Ninety-seven killed or wounded in the space of fifty yards General Burnside's plan of battle strength of the contending forces. McLaws's division of my corps was posted on the heights in rear of the city, one brigade in the sunken road in front of the Marye mansion, the others extending across the Telegraph road through the wood of Lee's Hill. As the other divisions of the corps came up they were posted, R. H. Anderson on Taylor's Hill; Ransom in reserve, near corps Headquarters; Pickett in the wood, in rear of McLaws's right; Hood at Hamilton's Crossing. The Federal Grand Divisions under Franklin and Hooker marched on the 18th of November, and on the 19th pitched their camps, the former at Stafford Court-House, and the latter at Hartwood, each about ten miles from Falmouth. A mile and a half above Fredericksburg the Rappahannock cuts through a range of hills, which courses on the north side in a southeasterly direction, near
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 23: battle of Fredericksburg (continued). (search)
just mentioned for Hood. The divisions of McLaws, Ransom, and R. H. Anderson were in readiness, as were all bove, was the Washington Artillery, with nine guns, Ransom's and Cooke's North Carolina brigade in open field,Cooke's regiments from the hill-top, ordered by General Ransom, and General McLaws ordered part of Kershaw's bs occurred while galloping up to his position. General Ransom advanced the other regiments of his brigade to the former to General McLaws and the latter to General Ransom. A supply of ammunition was sent down to the tnd its equal in numbers, and of greater vigor, with Ransom at the top of the hill prepared to rush down and jo brigades behind the stone wall and one regiment of Ransom's brigade. The ranks were four or five deep,--the p to general headquarters, and orders were sent General Ransom to intrench his brigade along the crest of the ttery), Rowan (N. C.) Art. (Reilly's battery). Ransom's division, Brig.-Gen. Robert Ransom, Jr.:--Ransom'