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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 283 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 274 14 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 168 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 147 55 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 94 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 82 8 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 76 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 76 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 70 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 66 0 Browse Search
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in that way, through Virginia, reach Lee at Sharpsburg, as he was ordered to do. Lee's vigorous defck across Antietam river in the direction of Sharpsburg, and formed his line of battle on the commantined to become famous as the battlefield of Sharpsburg, or Antietam, was such that he could calmly excellent stone roads that converged toward Sharpsburg. The investment of Harper's Ferry was combridge, was about a mile to the southeast of Sharpsburg. About a mile below that the river was fordboro road, on the summit of the hill east of Sharpsburg, the fierce contests on his left and at the ly morning of the 17th and were resting near Sharpsburg. He proposed to join with these the forces division approaching at a double-quick from Sharpsburg. Jackson had already driven the most of Gn full view of Lee from his rock in front of Sharpsburg. Undisturbed by this, he had directed Jacksnding plateau along which runs the road from Sharpsburg to the mouth of the Antietam. His men were [21 more...]
nd rout, and driving the other scattered forces in the lower valley into Harper's Ferry, which he now passed by, leaving a small force in observation to hold its garrison in position. By the 17th of June the long column of the Confederate army was stretched from Culpeper in Virginia to Chambersburg in Pennsylvania, Jenkins' cavalry holding the latter place. Ewell's advanced division was encamped, in the midst of abundance, near Hagerstown; another was in a like favorable encampment near Sharpsburg, while his third division was approaching the fords of the Potomac, near Shepherdstown. Longstreet was crossing the Blue ridge to the banks of the Shenandoah, guarding the passes of that mountain chain from the eastward; while Stuart held the Piedmont country and the passes through the Bull Run mountains, thus keeping Hooker within bounds with his great army encamped from Manassas, near Bull run, to Leesburg, near the Potomac, striving to keep pace with Lee's speedy northward movement.
ps which Early had formed from Breckinridge's old division and Gordon's division), marched to Sharpsburg and encamped on the famous battlefield. McCausland advanced his cavalry to Shepherdstown, whi Federals holding that formidable position; while Ramseur and Rodes marched to the vicinity of Sharpsburg, leaving one brigade on guard at Harper's Ferry. The cavalry advance marched to Boonsboro, atthe foot of the South mountain, while McCausland brought his force to the Antietam in front of Sharpsburg. On the 7th, Gordon drove in the enemy's outposts at Fort Duncan and Maryland heights, and e same intrenched Federal forces, advanced to near Rohrersville, while Ramseur marched to near Sharpsburg. Lewis' brigade of Ramseur's division remained on Bolivar heights until late in the afternoon, when it rejoined him at Sharpsburg by the usual route. McCausland marched to Hagerstown, and there had an engagement with some United States regular cavalry, which he forced to retreat. The remain
rnett and his men fought to the southeast of Sharpsburg village, in support of the Washington artillof the 16th of September to reinforce Lee at Sharpsburg. There he took position on the extreme lefty was delayed until Lee could concentrate at Sharpsburg. In the latter battle he commanded his brigtember 16th, and then joined the army before Sharpsburg. In November his brigade was reorganized. against the advance of a Federal corps. At Sharpsburg he was actively engaged on the 17th and 18thon by Anderson's corps at Harper's Ferry and Sharpsburg. In November General Lee requested Pryor toson at the capture of Harper's Ferry, and at Sharpsburg was called on again to take command of the dhe battles at the South Mountain passes. At Sharpsburg he covered the left flank, and with his famod a brigade nearly all the year of 1862. At Sharpsburg he commanded Trimble's brigade, and at Freden the battles of Second Manassas, Boonsboro, Sharpsburg and the frequent engagements of the cavalry