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A. P. Hill action advance appeared approach arms army arrived artillery Ashby assault attack Banks batteries battle body bridge brigade carried cavalry charge close Colonel column command Confederate continued crossed defeat determined direction division driving enemy enemy's engaged entire eral eyes face fall back Federal forces fell field fighting fire flank followed formed forward front give ground guns hand heavy held Hill hold horse hour infantry Jackson Johnston looked loss Manassas McClellan miles military morning Mountain moved movement never night North occupied officers opened passed person pieces portion position Potomac pressed Railroad rapidly reached rear received reënforcements regiments remained repulsed rest result retired retreat Richmond river road says seemed seen sent side soldier soon South Southern Stuart success thing took town troops turned valley Virginia whole Winchester woods wounded
第 245 頁 - The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which he can most easily advance against the enemy.
第 169 頁 - Ashby bore to my command, for most of the previous twelve months, will justify me in saying that, as a partisan officer, I never knew his superior. His daring was proverbial, his powers of endurance almost incredible, his tone of character heroic, and his sagacity almost intuitive in divining the purposes and movements of the enemy.
第 342 頁 - In reviewing the achievements of the army during the present campaign, the Commanding General cannot withhold the expression of his admiration of the indomitable courage it has displayed in battle, and its cheerful endurance of privation and hardship on the march. Since your great victories around Richmond...
第 331 頁 - Then, as the messenger was riding away, he called him back. " Tell him if he cannot hold his ground, then the bridge, to the last man ! — always the bridge ! If the bridge is lost, all is lost.
第 434 頁 - I have just received your note, informing me that you were wounded. I cannot express my regret at the occurrence. Could I have directed events, I should have chosen, for the good of the country, to have been disabled in your stead. I congratulate you upon the victory which is due to your skill and energy.
第 325 頁 - More than half of the brigades of Lawton and Hays were either killed or wounded, and more than a third of Trimble's, and all the regimental commanders in those brigades, except two, were killed or wounded.
第 136 頁 - McDowell has been ordered to march upon that city by the shortest route. He is ordered — keeping himself always in position to save the capital from all possible attack —so to operate as to put his left wing in communication with your right wing, and you are instructed to cooperate so as to establish this communication as soon as possible, by extending your right wing to the north of Richmond.