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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
at Sharpsburg, but General A. P. Hill peremptorily ordered me to do so — from Cedar Run to Shepherdstown, both inclusive — remarking that he hadn't the time to be rearated from the main body of Branch's brigade. My report of the brigade at Cedar Run gave, I am sorry to say, great dissatisfaction to a few of the officers of thwing report of the part taken by this brigade in the various engagements from Cedar Run to Shepherdstown, inclusive. The report must necessarily be imperfect, as I nt of the part taken in the various battles by their respective commands. Cedar Run--August 9. After a long, rapid and weary march, we reached the battlefield at Cedar Run on the afternoon of the 9th of August, and took the position assigned us in line of battle by General Branch in the woods to the left of the road leadiolors and voluntarily surrendered themselves. After advancing in line beyond Cedar run, we were half-wheeled to the right and marched across the road, through a fie
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Relative numbers and losses at slaughter's mountain ( Cedar Run ) (search)
numbers and losses at slaughter's mountain ( Cedar Run ) By Colonel Wm. Allan, late Chief of Ordnany prepared account of Pope's campaign (after Cedar Run) that I have met with. It is vivid, and, wiof his command whose strength is reported at Cedar Run is Archer's brigade, which was 1,200 strong regiments. The strength of nine of these at Cedar Run is given in the Confederate official reports Colonel Taylor puts at 8,000 men. But at Cedar Run Jackson had in addition six regiments, constt the strength of Pope's army at the time of Cedar Run, August 9. General Pope reports officiallPope says that Banks had only about 8,000 at Cedar Run, meaning infantry and artillery, as the abovrps from heat and diarrhea on their march to Cedar Run, and recalls the fact that one regiment,. Sie War, in which he estimates his strength at Cedar Run at 6,000, and again on the the next page at ,000 men. Of this force there was present at Cedar Run-- Banks' corps8,000 Bayard's cavalry1,20
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Relative strength at Second Manassas. (search)
McDonough school, Md., March 27, 1880. Rev. Dr. Jones: My Dear Sir — In my letter of March 2d, in regard to Federal and Confederate strength and losses at Cedar Run, as published, there is a typographical error on page 183, line twenty from the top. The figures 1,161 at the beginning of that line should be 1,661. Confederate strength. Deducting Jackson's loss of 1,314 at Cedar Run from his total strength of 23,823 we have left for his force of all arms at the beginning of the second Manassas campaign about 22,500. What forces did General Lee add to this from Richmond? Colonel Walter Taylor (Four Years with General Lee, page 60) says: General of Cedar Run, even after deducting nearly 3,000, which he claims as an error in Banks' report, but which the latter has never admitted. Deducting the losses at Cedar Run, Pope must have had nearly 43,000 men in his three corps. Reno joined him with 8,000 men on August 14th. He had thus, on August 18, the day he began to withdra
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
vision and dislodge them. Advancing under a heavy fire of artillery, the three brigades of Gregg, Pender and Archer attacked the enemy vigorously and drove them over the river with heavy loss. * * * * * R. E. Lee, General. Casualties from Cedar Run to Shepherdstown.  7th Regiment.18th Regiment.28th Regiment.33d Regiment.37th Regiment.Total. Killed.Wounded.Missing.Killed.Wounded.Missing.Killed.Wounded.Missing.Killed.Wounded.Missing.Killed.Wounded.Missing.Killed.Wounded.Missing. Cedar RuCedar Run 2 115 328 630 213 1288  Shelling on Rappahannock       3        3  Manassas Junction                   Manassas Plains761 212 737118 1367 301851 Ox Hill41612161226 116 518 14922 Harper's Ferry 4              4  Sharpsburg9434814  2 316  4 20794 Shepherdstown 15 226 116  10  4 371  Aggregate201415158311311211180 20106 793527 On our march to Manassas Junction we had nothing to eat, and were turned into field
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
After this battle our brigade was ordered to Moss neck, below Fredericksburg, and went into winter quarters in the woods around the residence of a Mr. Corbin. List of casualties in Lane's brigade, in campaign of 1862. names of Battles.Killed: Offic'rs and Men.Wounded: Offic'rs and Men.Missing: Offic'rs and Men.Aggregate. Hanover Courthouse, May 2773202Unknown.275 Mechanicsville, June 26Killed & Wounded, 85315868 Cold Harbor, June 27 Frazier's Farm, June 30 Maivern Hill, July 1 Cedar Run, August 91288 100 Warrenton Springs, August 24 3 3 Manassas Junction, August 26   <*> Manassas Plains, August 28, 29, 3030185Unknown.215 Ox Hill, September 114922108 Harper's Ferry, September 15 4 4 Sharpsburg, September 1721794104 Shepherdstown, September 20371 74 Fredericksburg, December 1362257216535 Grand Total   2,286 remarks.--This list was made from published official reports. The reports of Hanover Courthouse and Manassas Plains refer to the missing, but do not