The Story Of The Civil War (volume 3, Pt. 1); To The Opening Of The Campaigns Of 1862. A Concise…

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byJohn Codman Ropes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... If Jackson were preparing to attack Howard in front, Sickles would be on his flank. If he were making a detour, as proved to be the case, Hooker could rout Lee first, and Jackson afterwards. As soon as Birney advanced, Hooker might have cautioned Howard to resist an attack from his front, but to fall back slowly before a heavy movement upon his flank, forcing the enemy to move through the woods. About i P.m. outposts of the 23d Georgia were driven in. About 2 P.m.1 a company defending the Furnace was captured. The rest of the 23d Georgia was formed in the railroad cut, where it was joined by two companies of the 14th Tennessee.2 The Confederates opened fire with a section of artillery from near the Welford House. At about 2.20 P.m. Thomas3 and Archer, who brought up the rear of A. P. Hill's division, had adThomas vanced two or three miles beyond the Furnace, and Archer when, hearing that a large body of the enemy cover Jack-had attacked the train in their rear, Archer son s rear. or(lered back these brigades and took up a position near the artillery at the Welford House. As soon as Anderson observed Birney's advance, he sent Posey6 down the Furnace road to oppose it. At 2 P.m. Wright1 followed.8 The fire on Birney's left flank from Posey's brigade was galling; and Sickles ordered him to wait for the advance of Whipple's division and a brigade from Slocum's corps on his left before advancing. At about '39 934. 408, 980, 924, 934, 912. (Hi). » (III). 4 (iij). «(U), 39R-870. 1 (ij). 39 R., 867, 851. The Confederate guns at the Welford House opened fire; and Hayman formed his command near the edge of the timber. The Federal artillery replied, and after an exciting duel (39 R., 408) drove off the enemy. 4 o'clock the 23d Georgia in the railroad cut1...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... If Jackson were preparing to attack Howard in front, Sickles would be on his flank. If he were making a detour, as proved to b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217898459

ISBN - 13:9780217898454

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