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" I stood where I could keep one eye on the adversary whilst I directed my own command, which every moment was in fearful peril if the enemy should advance whilst the two brigades were moving, and the larger part of them were still in the covered way. "... "
War Talks of Confederate Veterans - Page 211
edited by - 1892 - 335 pages
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A History of the Army of the Potomac

James Henry Stine - United States - 1893 - 752 pages
...while. my two brigades were yet in the covered way so deep and narrow as to render defense ineffectual. A moment's survey of the situation impressed me with...hundred yards — that he was greatly disordered, but there in large force. diate superintendence had but shortly come to an order, bayonetsfixed— the...
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SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS

R. A. BROCK - 1899
...across to the slope of the hill on the east side of this branch, a few yards away, said to me: ' If you will go up that slope there, you can see the Yankees.'...which the two brigades had come, then indicating to Captain Girardey the ground on which I desired the Virginia Brigade formed facing the retrenched cavalier...
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Seventy-five Years in Old Virginia: With Some Account of the Life of the ...

John Herbert Claiborne - Petersburg (Va.) - 1904 - 360 pages
...salient, and saw that they were crammed with Federal soldiers and thickly studded with Federal flags. A moment's survey of the situation impressed me with...hundred yards, — that he was greatly disordered, but in large force. I at once sent back for the Alabama brigade to be brought up by the way in which the...
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Seventy-five Years in Old Virginia: With Some Account of the Life of the ...

John Herbert Claiborne - Petersburg (Va.) - 1904 - 360 pages
...salient, and saw that they were crammed with Federal soldiers and thickly studded with Federal flags. A moment's survey of the situation impressed me with the belief, so crowded were the enemy and his flags,—eleven flags in less than one hundred yards,—that he was greatly disordered, but in large...
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Nine Men in Gray

Charles L. Dufour - History - 1963 - 364 pages
...salient, and saw that they were crammed with Federal soldiers and thickly studded with Federal flags ... I stood where I could keep one eye on the adversary...two miles away for the Alabama brigade to be brought to me quickly . . ,"8B Returning to a covered position, Billy Mahone gathered his officers about him...
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Damage Them All You Can: Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia

George Walsh - History - 2002 - 492 pages
..."which every moment was in peril if the enemy should advance while the two brigades were moving. ... A survey of the situation impressed me with the belief,...was greatly disordered but present in large force." He called up Sanders's Alabama brigade, then conferred with his officers. "The line of men which we...
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Damage Them All You Can: Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia

George Walsh - History - 2004 - 624 pages
Provides a fascinating portrait of Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia, offering intimate profiles of the officers who served under Lee--James Longstreet, Stonewall ...
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