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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 347 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 317 55 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 268 46 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 147 23 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. 145 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 141 29 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 140 16 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 134 58 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. 129 13 Browse Search
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 123 5 Browse Search
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ut 10 o'clock in the morning in the following dispatch from Gen. let. Headq's army Northern Va,May 5, 1864. Hon Secretary of War. The enemy crossed the Rapidan at Ely's and Germanna fords. Two corps of this army moved to oppose him — Ewell by the old turnpike, and Hill by the plankroad. They arrived this morning in close proximity to the enemy's line of march. A strong attack was made upon Ewell, who repulsed it, capturing many prisoners and four pieces of artillery. Ewell, who repulsed it, capturing many prisoners and four pieces of artillery. The enemy subsequently concentrated upon Gen. Hill, who, with Heth's and Wilcox's divisions, successfully resisted repeated and desperate assaults. A large force of cavalry and artillery on our right was driven back by Rosser's brigade. By the blessing of God we maintained our position against every effort until night, when the contest closed. We have to mourn the loss of many brave officers and men. The gallant Brig. Gen. J. M Jones was killed, and Brig. Gen. Stafford, Hear, mo
er — Yankee General Wadsworth killed — Gens, Jenkins, Stafford and Jenes killed--Lieut. Gen. Longstreet wounded. [from our own Correspondent.] Orange C. H., Friday, May 6th, 2.30 P. M. Gen Grant moved from Culpeper Court House, crossing the Rapidan at Germanna and Ely's Fords, and taking the road to Bowling Green, in Caroline county, thus attempting to turn our right and get between Lee and Richmond. Late yesterday evening Grant made an attack and was handsomely repulsed. Ewell took 2,000 prisoners and four guns. At daybreak this morning the battle was renewed, and is now raging with great fury. Gen. Rosser whipped the enemy's cavalry yesterday on our right and took 113. prisoners. The battle ground is near Chancellorsville. Brig. Gen. Jones, of Va., was killed. Sallust. [Second Dispatch.] Orange C. H., May 6. --The enemy renewed the attack this morning with great violence, attempting to turn our right and get between us and Richmo
The Daily Dispatch: May 7, 1864., [Electronic resource], Change in the Department command of Richmond. (search)
[Press dispatches]from Northern Virginia. Orange C. H., May 6. --A considerable engagement occurred yesterday about twenty miles below here, near Parker's store, in Spotsylvania county, on the plankroad, between part of Ewell's corps and the 5th corps of Yankee infantry, including Syke's regulars. The engagement lasted from 12 o'clock until night. Our troops repulsed the enemy most handsomely, capturing 981 privates and 41 commissioned officers, who have arrived here. Gen. J. M. Jones, and Col. Warren, of the 19th Va., were killed, and Gen. Stafford mortally wounded. [Second Dispatch.] Orange C. H., May 6. --The following additional particulars of the fight yesterday have reached this place; Gens. Heth and Wilcox were in the fight of yesterday.--They checked and drove back three corps and two divisions of the enemy. Laws's North Carolina brigade last night surprised and captured 300 prisoners. Gen. Pegram was painfully wounded in the knee. From 3 o'