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The Daily Dispatch: May 27, 1864., [Electronic resource] 16 0 Browse Search
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e Stonewall brigade, and there broke off towards the right through the woods, and nearly to Pegram's left — Again and again the enemy made desperate efforts to drive out the Confederates and press through the gap still existing, but they failed. Harris's Mississippi brigade was sent up at this time, and put in on Ramseur's right, over the same ground as Battle's, and it drove the enemy from another portion of the works; and the ground thus regained they held for the remainder of the day. Subsequently Perrin's and McGowan's South Carolina brigades were brought up and put in on the right of Harris, and still later the remnant of Johnson's division moved up to close the gap between Pegram's left and the right of the other troops to about one hundred yards in the angle of the works which the enemy continued to hold, and from which we did not succeed in busting them. Our artillery was so far regained as to enable Major Curshaw to take his artillery men to the pieces and work them during t
ding the field afar off, and seeing how vainly the chieftains of the opposing armies essay to end the strife by victory — feels his vocation, known his hour for action is come, and proclaims to his Kentuckians the fact. Come, "C, Kentuckians, to the rescue!" cries he. Come, O, "ten thousand" of you, "for six months!" "I will lead you!" He adds, "Let us help to "finish this war and save our Government!" Of course, it is only in keeping with the modesty of true presiding that the Bramlette (Harris name) proposes to "Andy"to end the war, when everybody knows he can do it without assistance! Bramlette had hoped that he would not be needed — he did not went to eclipse the name and fame of the great Yankee leaders; he had fame enough for a man of such little vanity, (another type of greatness!) and he withheld his might for this generous motive, although he knew he could decide the contest in any "six months" that have intervened since the war. He has, moreover, been like a devout lover