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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 999 7 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 382 26 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 379 15 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 288 22 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 283 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 243 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 233 43 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 210 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 200 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 186 12 Browse Search
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into the field a fine battery of rifled guns, which kept up a rapid, but very wild fire upon our line, whilst their infantry moved up and took position in the edge of the woods and cleared ground. About eleven o'clock the First brigades of Gen. Longstreet's division, composed of the 1st, 7th, 11th, and 17th Virginia regiments, were advanced on the right to attack their line. This gallant brigade engaged the enemy with invincible spirit and energy. The fight now became terrible. The musketry was very heavy and prolonged whilst our artillery kept up a constant fire upon the enemy's position. The contest was long and stubborn, but the fire of musketry gradually and surely receded as Longstreet's Division, with a perseverance that could only result in success, pressed the enemy back. Further, and still further, were the Yankee legions driven, until the victorious "rebels" stood upon the ground from which they had been driven, and had possession of their entire battery of eight gun
anassas.--They participated in all the events of that memorable campaign. Cut off from all communication with their families and friends, they could not avail themselves of the privileges enjoyed by others. When sick or wounded, the "loved ones at home." could not administer to their wants; by stranger hands they were nursed, and among at strangers many of them have found a final resting place. Nobly have they performed their duty.--From the first, they have been under the command of Gen. Longstreet. First in the advance and last in the retreat, they have displayed a bravery rarely equaled. Many of their number have fallen upon the battle field, and their graves now mark the scenes of every conflict. In the recent fight at Williamsburg they fought like heroes, and suffered terribly. They were ordered by Gen. Hill to charge a battery, and with promptness they obeyed. Their brave Colonel Corse, was stricken down; their Major, Herbert, ; Capt. Humphreys, of the Alexandria Rifles,