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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 26 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 16 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 12 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 8 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 8 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 6 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 21, 1863., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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ongstreet. headquarters First army corps, A. N. V., near Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 20, 1862. Brigadier-General R. H. Chilton, Assistant Adjutant and Inspector-General: General: Upon my arrival at Fredericksburg, on the nineteenth of November, the troops of this command were assigned to positions as follows, viz.: McLaws's division upon the heights immediately behind the city and south of the Telegraph road; Anderson's division on McLaws's left, and occupying the heights as far as Taylor's hill on the Rappahannock; Pickett's division on McLaws's right, and extending to the rear along the margin of the wood which skirts Deep Run valley; Hood's division near Hamilton's Crossing of the railroad; Ransom's division in reserve, near my headquarters. Our batteries were assigned positions along the heights by General Pendleton, Colonel Cabell, Colonel Alexander, and Captain Johnson, (Colonel Walton being absent sick.) Pits were made for the protection of these batteries under the supe
y. My brigade was then at Marye's hill, with the exception of twelve companies, which were protecting the river from Taylor's hill to the Ferneyhough house. By General Early's order, I, with the Thirteenth and Seventeeth regiments, relieved the piral Pendleton, and a single brigade of infantry, I had a front of not less than three miles to defend, extending from Taylor's hill on the left, to the foot of the hills in rear of the Howison house. The Twenty-first regiment was posted between theo'clock a heavy column of the enemy were seen moving up the river, evidently for the purpose of getting possession of Taylor's hill, which, if successful, would have given him command of the position which I held. But this was prevented by the timettempt, or intended to advance again on the same position with a still heavier force. General Wilcox had now reached Taylor's hill with three regiments of his brigade, one of which he promised to send to the right in case it should be needed. This