Found 455 total hits in 108 results.
the enemy would be forced to attack at a disadvantage — the creek being impassable for some distance above.
During Wednesday night, Stuart received a report from Pelham, commanding his artillery, describing this position and recommending its being seized.
He forwarded the report to Lee, through Jackson, and early on the 3d, with, kept up until a body of infantry was found approaching by our right flank.
I had no apprehension, however, as I felt sure Longstreet was near by, and, although Pelham had but two rounds of ammunition left, I held out, knowing how important it was to hold the ground till Longstreet arrived.
The enemy's infantry advanced, and his battery kept up its fire.
I just then learned that Longstreet had taken the wrong road and was then at Nance's shop, six or seven miles off. Pelham fired his last round, and the sharp-shooters, strongly posted in the skirt of woods bordering the plateau, exhausted every cartridge, but had at last to retire. . . . The next day