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B. Buckner. 20. Joseph Wheeler. General John B. Gordon was appointed lieutenant-general by President Davis just after his brilliant capture of Fort Stedman, but his commission did not reach him before the evacuation, and although he commanded a corps for some time, and on the retreat was put by General Lee in command of one wing of the army, he always wrote major-general as his real rank. The same practically was true of General Fitzhugh Lee, who commanded the cavalry corps after General Hampton was sent south. The full generals have all long since crossed the river, and of the lieutenant-generals, only General S. D. Lee, General S. B. Buckner, General A. P. Stewart and General Joseph Wheeler remain. And alas! the major-generals, the brigadiers, the other officers of the field and staff, and the rank and file of the Confederate armies are stepping out of the ranks so rapidly, that soon there will be none left to answer roll call down here. 3. I do not wish to enter in
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R. E. Rodes, as saying in his official report: Colonel Gordon handled his regiment in a manner that I have never seen nor heard equalled during the war. Gordon's regiment was in the brigade of the gallant and able General Rodes. 2. The death of General Longstreet and of General Gordon has caused some confused statements about the generals and lieutenant-generals of the Confederacy, and it may be well to give the full list in the order of their rank: The full generals were— 1. Samuel Cooper. 2. Albert Sydney Johnston. 3. Robert Edward Lee. 4. Joseph E. Johnston. 5. P. Gustave T. Beauregard. 6. Braxton Bragg. General Provisional Army, E. Kirby Smith. General with temporary rank, J. B. Hood. Lieutenant-Generals. 1. James Longstreet. 2. E. Kirby Smith. 3. Leonidas Polk. 4. Theophilus H. Holmes. 5. William J. Hardee. 6. Thomas J. Jackson. 7. John C. Pemberton. 8. Richard S. Ewell. 9. Ambrose Powell Hill. 10. Daniel H. Hill. 11. John B. Hoo
ert Edward Lee, rest under the charge that he lost the battle of Gettysburg by stupendous blunders, which his Old War Horse saw, pointed out and remonstrated with him against at the time. Anyone desirous of studying fully the Gettysburg campaign and battle, will find the facts very fully set forth in the Southern Historical Society Papers, especially in the papers of General J. A. Early, General James Longstreet, General Fitzhugh Lee, General Walter H. Taylor, Colonel William Allan, General A. L. Long, General E. P. Alexander, General J. B. Hood, General Henry Heth and others, and in the official reports of nearly all of the prominent officers engaged. Meantime, it ought to be said that the charge, so freely made, that the censure of General Longstreet originated with those who opposed his political course, is utterly unsustained by the facts. The charge that Lee lost the battle of Gettysburg by obstinately refusing to take Longstreet's advice was first published by Swinton, i
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never seen nor heard equalled during the war. Gordon's regiment was in the brigade of the gallant and able General Rodes. 2. The death of General Longstreet and of General Gordon has caused some confused statements about the generals and lieutenant-generals of the Confederacy, and it may be well to give the full list in the order of their rank: The full generals were— 1. Samuel Cooper. 2. Albert Sydney Johnston. 3. Robert Edward Lee. 4. Joseph E. Johnston. 5. P. Gustave T. Beauregard. 6. Braxton Bragg. General Provisional Army, E. Kirby Smith. General with temporary rank, J. B. Hood. Lieutenant-Generals. 1. James Longstreet. 2. E. Kirby Smith. 3. Leonidas Polk. 4. Theophilus H. Holmes. 5. William J. Hardee. 6. Thomas J. Jackson. 7. John C. Pemberton. 8. Richard S. Ewell. 9. Ambrose Powell Hill. 10. Daniel H. Hill. 11. John B. Hood. 12. Richard Taylor. 13. Stephen D. Lee. 14. Jubal A. Early. 15. Richard H. Anderson. 16. Alexande
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-general as his real rank. The same practically was true of General Fitzhugh Lee, who commanded the cavalry corps after General Hampton was sthe papers of General J. A. Early, General James Longstreet, General Fitzhugh Lee, General Walter H. Taylor, Colonel William Allan, General A.ical course, is utterly unsustained by the facts. The charge that Lee lost the battle of Gettysburg by obstinately refusing to take Longsteral Longstreet as his authority for his statements. Soon after General Lee's death, there was published in the papers (presumably by Generongstreet to his uncle, in which he clearly makes the charge against Lee, and intimates that if he (Longstreet) had been in command victory, me months after, in an address at Lexington, on the 19th of January (Lee's anniversary), General J. A. Early defended his chief against this ed records to suit his purpose, and other Federal soldiers. General Fitzhugh Lee, in his Life of R. E. Lee, and General John B. Gordon, in hi
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Thomas J. Jackson. 7. John C. Pemberton. 8. Richard S. Ewell. 9. Ambrose Powell Hill. 10. Daniel H. Hill. 11. John B. Hood. 12. Richard Taylor. 13. Stephen D. Lee. 14. Jubal A. Early. 15. Richard H. Anderson. 16. Alexander P. Stewart. 17. Nathan Bedford Forrest. 18. Wade Hampton. 19. Simon B. Buckner. 20. Josure of Fort Stedman, but his commission did not reach him before the evacuation, and although he commanded a corps for some time, and on the retreat was put by General Lee in command of one wing of the army, he always wrote major-general as his real rank. The same practically was true of General Fitzhugh Lee, who commanded the cavalry corps after General Hampton was sent south. The full generals have all long since crossed the river, and of the lieutenant-generals, only General S. D. Lee, General S. B. Buckner, General A. P. Stewart and General Joseph Wheeler remain. And alas! the major-generals, the brigadiers, the other officers of the field and s
Simon B. Buckner (search for this): chapter 1.33
9. Ambrose Powell Hill. 10. Daniel H. Hill. 11. John B. Hood. 12. Richard Taylor. 13. Stephen D. Lee. 14. Jubal A. Early. 15. Richard H. Anderson. 16. Alexander P. Stewart. 17. Nathan Bedford Forrest. 18. Wade Hampton. 19. Simon B. Buckner. 20. Joseph Wheeler. General John B. Gordon was appointed lieutenant-general by President Davis just after his brilliant capture of Fort Stedman, but his commission did not reach him before the evacuation, and although he commanded a coe same practically was true of General Fitzhugh Lee, who commanded the cavalry corps after General Hampton was sent south. The full generals have all long since crossed the river, and of the lieutenant-generals, only General S. D. Lee, General S. B. Buckner, General A. P. Stewart and General Joseph Wheeler remain. And alas! the major-generals, the brigadiers, the other officers of the field and staff, and the rank and file of the Confederate armies are stepping out of the ranks so rapidl
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Albert Sydney Johnston. 3. Robert Edward Lee. 4. Joseph E. Johnston. 5. P. Gustave T. Beauregard. 6. Braxton Bragg. General Provisional Army, E. Kirby Smith. General with temporary rank, J. B. Hood. Lieutenant-Generals. 1. James Longstreet. 2. E. Kirby Smith. 3. Leonidas Polk. 4. Theophilus H. Holmes. 5. William J. Hardee. 6. Thomas J. Jackson. 7. John C. Pemberton. 8. Richard S. Ewell. 9. Ambrose Powell Hill. 10. Daniel H. Hill. 11. John B. Hood. 12. Richard Taylor. 13. Stephen D. Lee. 14. Jubal A. Early. 15. Richard H. Anderson. 16. Alexander P. Stewart. 17. Nathan Bedford Forrest. 18. Wade Hampton. 19. Simon B. Buckner. 20. Joseph Wheeler. General John B. Gordon was appointed lieutenant-general by President Davis just after his brilliant capture of Fort Stedman, but his commission did not reach him before the evacuation, and although he commanded a corps for some time, and on the retreat was put by General Lee in command of one
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ualled during the war. Gordon's regiment was in the brigade of the gallant and able General Rodes. 2. The death of General Longstreet and of General Gordon has caused some confused statements about the generals and lieutenant-generals of the Confederacy, and it may be well to give the full list in the order of their rank: The full generals were— 1. Samuel Cooper. 2. Albert Sydney Johnston. 3. Robert Edward Lee. 4. Joseph E. Johnston. 5. P. Gustave T. Beauregard. 6. Braxton Bragg. General Provisional Army, E. Kirby Smith. General with temporary rank, J. B. Hood. Lieutenant-Generals. 1. James Longstreet. 2. E. Kirby Smith. 3. Leonidas Polk. 4. Theophilus H. Holmes. 5. William J. Hardee. 6. Thomas J. Jackson. 7. John C. Pemberton. 8. Richard S. Ewell. 9. Ambrose Powell Hill. 10. Daniel H. Hill. 11. John B. Hood. 12. Richard Taylor. 13. Stephen D. Lee. 14. Jubal A. Early. 15. Richard H. Anderson. 16. Alexander P. Stewart. 17. Nath
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nston. 5. P. Gustave T. Beauregard. 6. Braxton Bragg. General Provisional Army, E. Kirby Smith. General with temporary rank, J. B. Hood. Lieutenant-Generals. 1. James Longstreet. 2. E. Kirby Smith. 3. Leonidas Polk. 4. Theophilus H. Holmes. 5. William J. Hardee. 6. Thomas J. Jackson. 7. John C. Pemberton. 8. Richard S. Ewell. 9. Ambrose Powell Hill. 10. Daniel H. Hill. 11. John B. Hood. 12. Richard Taylor. 13. Stephen D. Lee. 14. Jubal A. Early. 15. Richard H. Anderson. 16. Alexander P. Stewart. 17. Nathan Bedford Forrest. 18. Wade Hampton. 19. Simon B. Buckner. 20. Joseph Wheeler. General John B. Gordon was appointed lieutenant-general by President Davis just after his brilliant capture of Fort Stedman, but his commission did not reach him before the evacuation, and although he commanded a corps for some time, and on the retreat was put by General Lee in command of one wing of the army, he always wrote major-general as his real rank.
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