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Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and ... - Page 62
by John Bell Hood - 1880 - 358 pages
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Lee and Longstreet at high tide: Gettysburg in the light of the official records

Helen Dortch Longstreet - Generals - 1904 - 346 pages
...to turn Round Top and attack the enemy in flank and rear. Accordingly, I despatched a staff-officer, bearing to you my request to be allowed to make the...received: 'General Lee's orders are to attack up the Emmitsburg road.' I sent another officer to say that I feared nothing could be accomplished by such...
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Lee and Longstreet at High Tide: Gettysburg in the Light of the Official Records

Helen Dortch Longstreet - Generals - 1904 - 346 pages
...considered it my duty to report to you at once my opinion that it was unwise to attack up the Emmitsburg road, as ordered, and to urge that you allow me to...enemy in flank and rear. Accordingly, I despatched a staff-officer, bearing to you my request to be allowed to make the proposed movement on account of...
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General Lee: His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865

Walter Herron Taylor - United States - 1906 - 314 pages
...considered it my duty to report to you at once my opinion that it was unwise to attack up the Emmitsburg road as ordered, and to urge that you allow me to turn Bound Top and attack the enemy in flank and rear. Accordingly, I despatched a staff-officer bearing...
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The Strategy of Robert E. Lee

John Joseph Bowen - United States - 1914 - 256 pages
...once my opinion that it was unwise to attack up the Emmitsburg road as ordered, and to urge you to allow me to turn Round Top and attack the enemy in...received : ' General Lee's orders are to attack up the Emmitsburg road.' I sent another officer to say that I feared nothing could be accomplished by such...
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The Strategy of Robert E. Lee

John Joseph Bowen - United States - 1914 - 256 pages
...once my opinion that it was unwise to attack up the Emmitsburg road as ordered, and to urge you to allow me to turn Round Top and attack the enemy in...received : ' General Lee's orders are to attack up the Emmitsburg road." I sent another officer to say that I feared nothing could be accomplished by such...
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The Second Day at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership

Gary W. Gallagher - History - 1993 - 210 pages
...would be to impair the lesson Lee needed to learn. Hood later reminded Longstreet how he had urged "that you allow me to turn Round Top and attack the enemy in flank and rear." Longstreet replied curtly, "Gen'l Lee's orders are to attack up the Emmettsburg [sic] road." A second...
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General Lee, His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865: With Personal Reminiscences

Walter Herron Taylor - History - 1906 - 314 pages
...considered it my duty to report to you at once my opinion that it was unwise to attack up the Emmitsburg road as ordered, and to urge that you allow me to...enemy in flank and rear. Accordingly, I despatched a staff-officer bearing to you my request to bo allowed to make the proposed movement on account of the...
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Gettysburg

Earl Schenck Miers, Richard A. Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 1996
...possession of these important facts shortly after reaching the Emmitsburg Road as ordered, and urged that you allow me to turn Round Top and attack the enemy in flank and rear. Accordingly I dispatched a staff officer, bearing to you my request to be allowed to make the proposed movement....
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Three Days at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership

Gary W. Gallagher - History - 1999 - 373 pages
...would be to impair the lesson Lee needed to learn. Hood later reminded Longstreet how he had urged "that you allow me to turn Round Top and attack the enemy in flank and rear." Longstreet replied curtly, "Gen'l Lee's orders are to attack up the Emmettsburg [sic] road." A second...
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Lee and His Men at Gettysburg: The Death of a Nation

Clifford Dowdey - History - 1958 - 393 pages
...Instead, he pointed out the exposed southern end of the Round Tops and urged Longstreet to allow him "to turn Round Top and attack the enemy in flank and rear." Hood sent Captain Hamilton galloping off and began planning a movement that would fulfill the intent...
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