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" Yesterday, the most inclement day of the winter, they had to be retained in line of battle, having been in the same condition the two previous days and nights. I regret to be obliged to state that under these circumstances, heightened by assaults and... "
HISTORIES OF THE SEVERAL REGIMENTS AND BATTALIONS FROM NORTH CAROLINA IN THE ... - Page 636
by MEMBERS OF THE RESPECTIVE COMMANDS - 1901
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Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865, Volume 3

Adam Badeau - United States - 1882
...days and nights, in the most inclement weather of the season. " Under these circumstances," he said, " heightened by assaults and fire of the enemy, some...suffering from reduced rations and scant clothing. Colonel Cole, chief commissary, reports that he has not a pound of meat at his disposal. If some change...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Slavery - 1886 - 810 pages
...days and nights, in the most inclement weather of the season. ' Under these circumstances,' he said, ' heightened by assaults and fire of the Enemy, some...suffering from reduced rations and scant clothing. Colonel Cole, <:hief commissary, reports that he has not a pound of meat at his disposal. If some change...
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Robert E. Lee and the Southern Confederacy, 1807-1870

Henry Alexander White - United States - 1897 - 467 pages
...nights in the midst of the severest weather of the winter. " Under these circumstances," wrote Lee, ?' heightened by assaults and fire of the enemy, some...clothing, exposed to battle, cold, hail, and sleet. . . . The physical strength of the men, if their courage survives, must fail under this treatment."...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 3

Clement Anselm Evans - Confederate States of America - 1899
...severe weather of the three days and nights of this second Hatcher's Run engagement. Lee wrote of them: "Under these circumstances, heightened by assaults...clothing, exposed to battle, cold, hail and sleet. . . . The physical strength of the men, if their courage survives, must fail under this treatment"...
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Histories of the several regiments and battalions from North ..., Volume 3

Walter Clark - North Carolina - 1901
...the following: "HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, "February, 8, 1865. "Hon. Jam?s A. Seddcm, Secretary of War, Richmond, Va. : SIR: All the...clothing, exposed to battle, cold, hail and sleet. T have directed Colonel Cole, Chief Commissary, who reports that he has not a pound of moat at his...
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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
...After this fight, lasting two days and nights of the severest weather, General Lee wrote of his men: "Under these circumstances, heightened by assaults,...days, and all were suffering from reduced rations and scanty clothing; exposed to battle, cold, hail, and sleet. The physical strength of the men must fail,...
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Gettysburg Campaign and Campaigns of 1864-1865 in Virginia

Robert Mackey Stribling - Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 - 1905 - 308 pages
...assaults and fire of the enemy, some of the men have been without meat for three lays, and all are suffering from reduced rations and scant clothing, exposed to battle, cold, hail and sleet. The physical strength of the men, if their courage survives, must fail under this treatment. Our cavalry...
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Lee's Centennial, Volume 31

Charles Francis Adams - 1907 - 76 pages
...retained in line of battle, having been in the same condition the two previous days and nights. . . . Under these circumstances, heightened by assaults...clothing, exposed to battle, cold, hail and sleet. . . . The physical strength of the men, if their courage survives, must fail under this treatment."...
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The Spirit of the South: Orations, Essays, and Lectures

William Henry Stewart - Southern States - 1908 - 238 pages
...are well described in the following extract from a letter of General Lee to the Secretary of War : " All the disposable force of the right wing of the...clothing, exposed to battle, cold, hail and sleet. ... If some change is not made and the- commissary department reorganized, I apprehend dire results....
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Robert E. Lee: The Southerner

Thomas Nelson Page - Generals - 1908 - 312 pages
...few weeks later he telegraphed again to the Secretary of War, under date of February 8, 1865. SIR: beyond Hatcher's Run since Sunday. Yesterday, the...battle, cold, hail and sleet. I have directed Colonel Coler, Chief Commissary, who reports that he has not a pound of meat at his disposal, to visit Richmond...
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