Browsing named entities in a specific section of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). Search the whole document.
Found 147 total hits in 47 results.
Some of the secret history of Gettysburg. By Colonel Ed. A. Palfrey, of New Orleans. Owing to the generally received opinion that the battle of Gettysburg was the decisive action of our late civil war, the turning point in the great contest between the North and South, it has evoked far more comment and criticism than has any
y the most distinguished officials of the government.
To this Dahlgren replied that, accidentally, he had been an humble contributor to the success of Meade at Gettysburg; that on the evening of the 2d of July, while returning with ten men from a scouting expedition, he had captured on the Emmettsburg road a Confederate scout, an discovering the purport of the dispatch and appreciating its importance he rode as fast as his horse could carry him to General Meade's headquarters in front of Gettysburg.
On arriving there shortly after midnight he found that the General had been consulting with his corps commanders, and had resolved to withdraw his army to Pip