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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 310 68 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 306 36 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 305 15 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 289 5 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 262 18 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 233 13 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 204 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 182 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 170 8 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 146 14 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: September 23, 1862., [Electronic resource], A heart dislocated on the battle-field. (search)
, that they bear even the appearance of a reverse with less patience than we had a right to expect from the same men whose noble fortitude, at a time when our city was actually beleaguered by the enemy, made them the admiration of the world. It is proper, then, to institute an examination into the facts of our position, in order to ascertain what real ground there may be for discouragement in the present state of affairs. It appears, then, that on Sunday, 14th September, the corps of D. H. Hill was attacked by the entire force of McClellan; that after an obstinate resistance, one wing was forced to give ground; that it retired slowly, fighting as it fell back, and was never routed; that it was reinforced by Longstreet, recovered all it had lost, and slept upon the field of battle; that Gen. Lee having come up, removed the two corps to a position in the rear at Sharpsburg that Monday and Tuesday were spent in cannonading at long taw; that on Wednesday a general battle was fought,
n. Lee. He had so arranged that General Longstreet, with his command, held "young Napoleon" in check until the Yankee forces at the Ferry had capitulated--and this almost in sight of McClellan ! Longstreet then fell back to unite with Jackson and Hill, who, having finished their job at the Ferry, marched to join him. On Tuesday, the 16th of September, the two grand armies encountered each other near Sharpsburg, in Maryland. The scene of conflict was a valley about two miles wide, running ntains rising in his rear. The battle commenced on Tuesday afternoon, was renewed on Wednesday, and was continued until the night of that day. At that time Jackson had driven back the enemy's right wing for several miles, while Longstreet and Hill had also forced back his centre and left — we holding the battlefield, but McClellan still holding a position between the Antietam and the Blue Ridge. The battle was one of the hardest fought of the war. The Hon. Alex'r R. Boteler, in a speec
rvice if said substitute desert. Mr. Orr opposed that part of the bill affecting those who have already furnished substitutes. Messrs. Sparrow Davis, and Hill, supported the bill, and Messrs, Preston and Orr opposed it. The portion of the bill affecting these who have heretofore furnished substitutes was then stricken ou back the bill mentioned with a recommendation that it do not pass. Bnj. H. Hill., Chairman. A discussion arose on the question, in which Messrs, Yancey, Hill, Semmes, and Henry, participated. Mr. Yancey offered a substitute for the bill. After debate between Messrs. Yancey and Orr, the vote was taken, and the mendment was rejected by the following vote: Ayes--Messrs Clark, Haynes, Oldham. Semmes, and Yancey--5. Nays--Messrs. Baker, Burnett, Clay, Davis, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Lewis Maxwell, Orr, Phelan, Preston, Sparrow and Wigfall--14 The vote was then taken on the original bill, with the following result: Ayes--Mess
Fifty Dollars reward. --Ranaway, on or about the 1st May, my boy John. He is about 24 years of age, dark complexion, about 5 feet 8 inches high, always, laughs when spoken to, and shows his teeth. He had on when he left a suit of Richmond Gray's. He has been seen about the city frequently. The above reward will be given for his lodgment in jail, where I can get him — Dickinson & Hill's jail. M. A. Gunn. au 20--12t* Henrico county, Va.