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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Confederate dead in Stonewall Cemetery, Winchester, Va. Memorial services, June 6, 1894. (search)
d were sent to destroy it. The morning after the fight at Jetersville Major Thomson fell in with the column of Mahone's Division, to which I was attached. He was pale and feeble and much depressed over the situation of our army. When he was about to leave me to rejoin his command, I said: Remember, if you go into a fight in your present condition, it will be suicide. After riding a few paces, he turned back and said, in the saddest tones, I do not wish to survive the Confederacy. Says Rosser: Thomson and I rode out together on the field to watch the fight, for we were both wounded, but when Deering fell, he drew my sword from its scabbard and dashed into the fight. The fierce charge of the Confederates seemed to give him assurance of victory, and even when the equal valor of the Federals made the issue doubtful, he looked on calmly, but when Deering fell he rushed into the conflict with what seemed a spirit of deathless devotion. He could do little execution, but on he rode p
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.22 (search)
of Major-General W. H. F. Lee, the brigades of Rosser and Dearing, and a detachment of 100 men from me time against an attack from Fort Powhatan. Rosser's Brigade and Miller's Detachment moved on by roads direct toward Sycamore Church. General Rosser was to carry the position of the enemy here, andsser attacks the enemy. At 5 in the morning Rosser, over on the right, made the attack. At the sorses with nothing on but their shirts. General Rosser, it appears, had about as much as he couldt. They made a good fight for their meat, but Rosser finally whipped them and they fell back, leaviessful. Zzzthe monster cattle drive. General Rosser without delay began to drive out the cattlg haste to join the columns at the Blackwater, Rosser ahead with the cattle, followed by General Deakwater we trailed towards the plank-road. General Rosser advised General Hampton that a large forceross the Nottoway river at Freeman's Ford. General Rosser held his ground, and Colonel Miller and Ge
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.26 (search)
front and left as soon as Gordon was engaged. Rosser, with his own and Wickham's Brigades, was to c with Early, at 1 o'clock, towards Strausburg; Rosser starting before day, to attack at 5 A. M.; whi left to attack simultaneously with Gordon and Rosser. The artillery concentrated at Fisher's Hill,en guns, which were at once turned upon them. Rosser was now heard opening on the left, and as EarlEarly's infantry, while we had but 1,200 under Rosser, to meet them, that we had on our hands 1,600 60,000 and Early 14,000 men. November 27th Rosser suddenly swept down on New Creek, a fortified rters at Staunton, with Wharton's infantry and Rosser's cavalry, which he alone retained. Thus enfrom Winchester with his cavalry, Early having Rosser, with a few hundred men, and Wharton's two smaFitzhugh Lee by his wound at Winchester. That Rosser and Lomax, McCausland, and their subordinates fer more at length to their various exploits. Rosser's movements at New Creek and Beverley—where he[3 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.27 (search)
tirring events of the war. They were as follows: General John B. Gordon, General James A. Walker, General William McComb, General George Moorman, General Joseph Wheeler, General Dabney H. Maury, General Harry Heth, General M. C. Butler, General T. L. Rosser, General William H. Payne, General L. L. Lomax, General Scott Shipp, General T. A. Brander and Staff, General D. A. Weisiger, General George H. Stuart, Dr. Stuart McGuire, Colonel William H. Palmer, Colonel Charles S. Venable, Colonel Waltles. It was well that they did, as very few persons back of those who participated in the exercises could hear anything that was said. Zzzprominent people. Among those on the stand were General Fitz Lee, General William H. Payne, General Thomas L. Rosser, General W. McComb, General J. H. Lane, General George H. Steuart, General James L. Walker, Governor Charles T. O'Ferrall and staff, Colonels Cowardin, Boykin, Pleasants, Wingo, Harwood, Colonel J. K. Edmunds, of Lexington, who commanded