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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Actions on the Weldon Railroad. (search)
rn, where Warren had his headquarters. When White came up he was posted farther to the right. Beauregard likewise ordered out reenforcements, under Lieutenant-General A. P. Hill, viz., three brigades under Mahone, Pegram's batteries, and W. H. F. Lee's cavalry — all of whom, with Heth's brigades, were concentrated at the Vaughte. Ayres, Griffin, and myself were members of the same graduating class at the Military Academy, West Point, and so were two of our opponents on this field, A. P. Hill and Heth.--O. B. W. And it was now classmate against classmate. With the odds so much on one side the result might have been, and probably was, anticipated; bu a photograph. --probably a reconnoissance — was over. Prisoners taken in the skirmish proved to be from C. M. Wilcox's, Heth's, and Field's divisions, of A. P. Hill's command. In fact, there were nine brigades, including two of Mahone's, and Pegram's artillery, present or coming up. Developments so far were reported to arm
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., General Grant on the siege of Petersburg. (search)
the 28th of November succeeded to the command of the Second Corps, Hancock having been detailed to organize the Veteran Corps),--which resulted in extending the Union intrenchments to Hatcher's Run, after some severe fighting with the troops of A. P. Hill and Gordon.--editors. After the long march by General Sheridan's cavalry, from the Shenandoah Valley, over winter roads it was necessary to rest and refit at White House. At this time the greatest source of uneasiness to me was the fear thcient force could be thrown to disorganize and destroy Grant's left wing before he could recover and concentrate his forces from the right. General Gordon says that General Lee placed at his disposal, in addition to his own corps, a portion of A. P. Hill's and a portion of Longstreet's, and a detachment of cavalry, in all about one-half of the army. editors. but our troops on either flank held their ground until the reserves were brought up, when the enemy was driven back with a heavy loss in
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces at Petersburg and Richmond: December 31st, 1864. (search)
Va.,----; 5th Va.,----; 10th Va.,----; 21st Va.,----; 23d Va.,----; 25th Va.,----; 27th Va.,----; 33d Va.,----; 37th Va.,----; 42d Va.,----; 44th Va.,----; 48th Va.,----. York's Brigade: 1st La.,----; 2d La.,----; 5th La.,----; 6th La.,----; 7th La.,----; 8th La.,----; 9th La.,----; 100th La.,----; 14th La.,----; 15th La.,----. [With the exception of Hardaway's battalion, attached to the First Corps, the artillery of the Second Corps was still in the Valley. ] Third Army Corps, Lieut.-Gen. Ambrose P. Hill. Heth's division, Maj.-Gen. Henry Heth. Davis's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Joseph R. Davis: 1st Confederate Batt'n, Maj. F. B. McClung; 2d Miss., Col. J. M. Stone; 11th Miss., Lieut.-Col. W. B. Lowry; 26th Miss., Col. A. E. Reynolds; 42d Miss., Col. A. M. Nelson. Cooke's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. J. R. Cooke: 15th N. C., Lieut.-Col. W. H. Yarborough; 27th N. C., Col. J. A. Gilmer, Jr.; 46th N. C., Col. W. L. Saunders; 48th N. C., Col. S. H. Walkup; 55th N. C., Col. John K. Connally. MacRae
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Five Forks and the pursuit of Lee. (search)
fatigue of four days and nights' almost constant marching, the last two days with nothing to eat. Before our capture I saw men eating raw fresh meat as they marched in the ranks. I was informed at General Wright's headquarters, whither I was carried after my capture, that 30,000 men were engaged with us when we surrendered, namely, two infantry corps and Custer's and Merritt's divisions of cavalry. General J. Warren Keifer, in a pamphlet on the battle of Sailor's Creek, says: General A. P. Hill, a corps commander in General Lee's army, was killed at Petersburg, April 2d, 1865, and this, or some other important reason, caused General Lee, while at Amelia Court House, to consolidate his army into two corps or wings, one commanded by Lieutenant-General Longstreet and the other by Lieutenant-General Ewell. The main body of the Confederate army had passed by toward Sailor's Creek. Pursuit with such troops as were up was promptly ordered by General Sheridan and conducted by Gen
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces in the Appomattox campaign. (search)
Battalion, Lieut.-Col. Marmaduke Johnson: Va. Battery (Clutter's), Lieut. Lucas McIntosh; Va. Battery, Capt. John G. Pollock. Lightfoot's Battalion: Va. Battery (Caroline Art'y),----; Va. Battery (Nelson Art'y),----; Va. Battery (Surry Art'y),----. Stark's Battalion, Lieut.-Col. Alexander W. Stark: La. Battery (Green's),----; Va. Battery, Capt. David A. French; Va. Battery, Capt. A. D. Armistead. Third Army Corps, Attached to First Corps April 2d, after death of General Hill. Lieut.-Gen. Ambrose P. Hill (k). Provost Guard: 5th Ala. Batt'n, Capt. Wade Ritter. Heth's division, Maj.-Gen. Henry Heth. Davis's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Joseph R. Davis: 1st Confederate Batt'n, Capt. Anthony B. Bartlett; 2d Miss.,----; 11th Miss.,----; 26th Miss.,----; 42d Miss.,----. Cooke's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John R. Cooke: 15th N. C., Col. William H. Yarborough; 27th N. C., Lieut.-Col. Joseph C. Webb; 46th N. C., Col. William L. Saunders; 48th N. C., Col. Samuel H. Walkup; 55th N. C., Capt. Walter A
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