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10th Virginia regiment 66 Colonel A. P. Hill advance Anderson arms Army of Northern artillery assault attack Banks battalion batteries brave brigade brigade-Brig Brigadier-General Burnside campaign Captain Carolina Catharpin cavalry Cemetery Hill Chancellorsville Colonel column command comrades Confederacy Confederate corps Courthouse crossed defence dispatch division duty Early's enemy enemy's Ewell Ewell's Federal army field fight fire Fitzhugh Lee flank force ford forward Fredericksburg Fremont front Front Royal gallant Gettysburg Grant guns Hancock hand Heth Heth's Hill's honor Hooker hundred infantry Jackson James Johnston Lee's line of battle Longstreet Major-General Manassas McClellan McLaws Meade miles morning moved movement night North North Carolina Northern Virginia officers Petersburg Pickett's Plank road Port Republic position Potomac Rapidan Rappahannock rear reinforcements Richmond Ridge river Rodes says Sedgwick sent side soldiers South Spotsylvania Spotsylvania Courthouse thousand troops turnpike victory Virginia regiment Washington Wilcox Wilderness wounded
Page 268 - ... and now beware of rashness. Beware of rashness, but with energy and sleepless vigilance go forward and give us victories.
Page 267 - What I now ask of you is military success, and I will risk the dictatorship. The Government will support you to the utmost of its ability, which is neither more nor less than it has done and will do for all commanders.
Page 179 - Amongst other favorite animals that cheered this lady's solitude, a brace of tame deer ran familiarly about the house, and one of them came to stare at me as a stranger. But unluckily spying his own figure in the glass, he made a spring over the tea-table that stood under it, and shattered the glass to pieces, and falling back upon the teatable made a terrible fracas among the china.
Page 84 - In one word, I would not take any risk of being entangled upon the river, like an ox jumped half over a fence and liable to be torn by dogs front and rear without a fair chance to gore one way or kick the other.
Page 245 - Ferry, supplying their places in some sort, calling in militia from the adjacent States. We also have eighteen cannon on the road to Harper's Ferry, of which arm there is not a single one at that point.
Page 278 - IT is with heartfelt satisfaction the Commanding General announces to the Army that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enemy must either ingloriously fly, or come out from behind his defenses and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him.
Page 22 - Tell General Lee I have fought my corps to a frazzle, and I fear I can do nothing unless I am heavily supported by Longstreet's corps.
Page 244 - You are instructed, laying aside for the present the movement on Richmond, to put 20,000 men in motion at once for the Shenandoah, moving on the line, or in advance of the line, of the Manassas Gap Railroad.
Page 244 - In consequence of General Banks's critical position, I have been compelled to suspend General McDowell's movements to join you. The enemy are making a desperate push upon Harper's Ferry, and we are trying to throw General Fremont's force, and part of General McDowell's, in their rear.