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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 107 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 88 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 74 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 44 2 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 40 0 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 31 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 27 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 26 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 23 1 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 20 0 Browse Search
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with four 12-pounder howitzers and three companies of Virginia cavalry; at McLean's Ford, D. R. Jones's brigade, with two brass 6-pounders and one company of cavalry; at Blackburn's Ford, Longstreet's brigade, with two brass 6-pounders at Mitchell's Ford, Bonham's brigade, with Shields's and Delaware Kemper's batteries, and six companies of cavalry under Colonel Radford; in the rear of Island, Ball's and Lewis's Fords, Cocke's brigade, with Latham's battery and one company of cavalry; while Evans's demi-brigade, with four 6-pounders and two companies of cavalry, held the left flank, and protected the stone-bridge crossing. Early's brigade stood in the rear of, and as support to, Ewell's. Bull Run is a small stream running in this locality, nearly from west to east. Its banks, for the most part, are rocky and steep. The country on either side, much broken and wooded, becomes gently rolling and open as it recedes from the stream. On the northern side the ground is much the highe
ted by General Beauregard's orders in front of Evans's lines brought in the report that McDowell waeld by the Confederate extreme left, under Colonel Evans, in front of whom he immediately deployed uregard, who thereupon immediately ordered Colonel Evans, and, with him, General Cocke, to watch moine of skirmishers was now visible in front of Evans, who threw forward the two flank companies of and of the reasons necessitating them. Colonel Evans formed his line some four hundred yards inDahlgren howitzers. At the urgent call of Colonel Evans, General Bee, with his gallant command, cafor the occasion, and had strongly advised Colonel Evans to fall back on his line. But realizing ut-hearted men of the blended commands of Bee, Evans, and Bartow breast an uninterrupted battle-stoillery, and two guns from Latham's battery. Evans's eleven companies, Bee's and Bartow's four rele, which was formed on the right by Bee's and Evans's commands; in the centre by four regiments of[5 more...]
President Davis invited to a conference at Fairfax Court-House. scheme of operations submitted. Generals Johnston and G. W. Smith approve it. troops in splendid fighting condition. the President objects. no reinforcements can be furnished, and no arms in the country. review of Mr. Davis's remarks on the subject. he proposes a plan for operations across the Potomac. the commanding Generals do not consider it feasible.> On the 8th of August, at General Beauregard's suggestion, Colonel Evans was ordered to move his brigade to Leesburg, and assume command of all the forces in Loudon County, the object being to protect that region against Federal incursions, about which numerous complaints were made. It was about that time that General Beauregard resolved to throw his own forces forward. He hoped, by an advance, to be able more easily to take the offensive, or draw on a battle, while the enemy was yet demoralized and undisciplined. Accordingly, on the 9th and 10th, Longst
and threaten Leesburg, held by one of General Beauregard's brigades, under Colonel Evans. He hoped by these movements to induce the evacuation of the place. On thion at Edwards's Ferry, and one of his subordinates, General Baker, engaged Colonel Evans in the forenoon. During the day General Stone threw over his entire divisilives in the river. From General McClellan's Report. Upon receiving from Evans immediate news of the conflict, General Beauregard proposed to General Johnstond, and a heavy force had, meanwhile, gathered north of the Potomac, opposite to Evans. Seizing the opportunity, General Beauregard proposed a resolute attack againsght, exposed by its salience in the quarter of Drainsville, in order to relieve Evans and break through the enemy's plans; but the proposition was not assented to by General Johnston, Evans's loss at Ball's Bluff was forty men. He captured fourteen officers and seven hundred men. The entire loss of the enemy, in killed, woun
eauregard, in substitution for one nearly similar in emblem and pattern, but different in the distribution of colors, suggested to him by General Beauregard when the latter was seeking to procure a change in the Confederate flag. And it was now proposed anew to the General by Colonel Walton, who had Mr. Hancock's design. To render it more portable, it was made square instead of oblong, by order of General Johnston. In the beginning of December, General D. H. Hill was sent to relieve General Evans in the important command at Leesburg, with instructions to fall back to the main army at Centreville in the event of an advance on the latter place, as Colonel Hunton had done before the battle of Manassas. During the remainder of December there came occasional warnings and menaces of attack, to which, in fact, the United States authorities and General McClellan were constantly urged by the more impatient part of the Northern people and press; and a watchful state of preparation was m
rris islands), and their staffs, especially Majors Evans and De Saussure, S. C. A., for their valuabne company of cavalry, Virginia Volunteers. Evans held my left flank and protected the stone brith an extended line of skirmishers in front of Evans, that officer promptly threw forward the two ft 9.45 A. M. debouched from a wood in sight of Evans's position, some five hundred yards distant fratchless tenacity. General Bee, now finding Evans sorely pressed under the crushing weight of thut-hearted men of the blended commands of Bee, Evans, and Bartow breast an unintermitting battle-stle, which was formed on the right of Bee's and Evans's commands, in the centre by four regiments ofn on Bull Run, one mile above Stone Bridge. Evans's command, at or about Stone Bridge, except Hu, 1861. Special Orders, No. 212. I. Colonel Evans will march with his brigade, with as littl and one Maryland. Fourth Brigade, Brigadier-General Evans, to consist of five North Carolina re[20 more...]