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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 244 2 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 223 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 214 4 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 179 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 154 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 148 20 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 114 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 109 27 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 94 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 80 8 Browse Search
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the vicinity of Ashland by the twenty-fourth of June. The enemy appeared to be unaware of our purpose, and on the twenty-sixth attacked General Huger, on the Williamsburgh road, with the intention, as appeared by a despatch from General McClellan, of securing his advance toward Richmond. The effort was successfully resisted and als Huger and Magruder were immediately ordered in pursuit, the former by the Charles City road, so as to take the Federal army in flank; and the latter by the Williamsburgh road, to attack its rear. Jackson was directed to cross at Grapevine Bridge and move down the south side of the Chickahominy. Magruder and Huger found the whrginia cavalry, Colonel Davis, will remain on the Nine Mile road. V. General Ransom's brigade, of General Holmes's command, will be placed in reserve on the Williamsburgh road, by General Huger, to whom he will report for orders. VI. Commanders of divisions will cause their commands to be provided with three days cooked ratio
attery, taking position on the right of the Williamsburg road, upon elevated ground, opened fire withe Yankees near King's School House, on the Williamsburg road. We were exposed all day to an artill(McLaws's division) should be placed on the Williamsburg road, and Cobb's on the left of the railroa enemy, who took refuge in the works on the Williamsburg road, from which he was driven in gallant ss not intended, or directed, to move by the Williamsburg road, as General Magruder seems to have undoss, Price, and Blackshear, advanced on the Williamsburg road to strengthen General Huger, where hission, returned to its old position near the Williamsburg road. It affords me pleasure to testify er's command, in front of our lines, on the Williamsburg road, makes it but just to the troops of thas pressed forward on the left and near the Williamsburg road, and, moving rapidly up, soon drove ouck P. M., and rested for the night near the Williamsburg road. At ten o'clock, on the following m[63 more...]
ext morning I was remanded to Slaughter's Mountain. An armistice having been agreed on to bury the dead, General Early returned to the field with a detachment from his brigade, and while there, secured six wagon loads of arms, besides burying nearly one hundred dead left by the other divisions of the army, and which would not have been buried but for his energy. General Early, though on duty since the battle of Malvern Hill, was still so enfeebled from the effects of a wound received at Williamsburg, as to be unable to mount his horse without assistance. I beg to call the attention of the Major-General commanding to the gallant and effective service rendered by General Early in repulsing repeated attacks of the enemy, and contributing largely in driving him from the field. I beg leave to recommend him for promotion, and also heartily indorse his recommendation for the promotion of Colonel Walker, of the Thirteenth Virginia, to the rank of Brigadier-General. My staff present were,