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Report of General Robert E. Lee, of operations at Rappahannock bridge

Report of General Robert E. Lee, of operations at Rappahannock bridge

also, report of Lieut. Gen. E.K. Smith, of operations in lower Louisiana, and report of Major General Jones, of engagement at Rogersville, Tennessee

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Published by R.M. Smith in Richmond .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns,
  • Confederate States of America -- History, Military

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesConfederate imprints, 1861-1865 -- reel 29, no. 1420, Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 15365
    ContributionsKirby-Smith, Edmund, 1824-1893, Jones, Samuel, 1819-1887
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination61 p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15176548M

    Early in March while the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia were still in their winter camps on opposite sides of the Rappahannock River, an interesting proposal for a spring campaign into the mountains of western Virginia reached the desk of General Robert E. Lee. Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, , (Hartford, Ct., Belknap and Warfield, ), by Jacob Lyman Greene (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Drama on the Rappahannock: the Fredericksburg campaign.

    This was an ill-fated move, as it led to the disastrous Battle of Fredericksburg in Virginiain December , in which the Army of the Potomac was dealt one of its worst defeats at the hands of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Jul 07,  · But General Lee made a demonstration upon the right flank of our army, whereupon General Meade determined to fall back, which he did until he finally reached the position of Centreville and Bull Run, destroying the bridge across the Rappahannock and abandoning the railroad communications to the enemy.

    Aug 29,  · General Lee's Final and Full Report of the Pennsylvania Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg. General Lee's report was originally printed in the Historical Magazine of New York, for February, , and was reprinted by General Early in the Southern Magazine for August, , with the following explanatory letter. Full text of "Recollections and letters of General Robert E. Lee" See other formats.


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Report of General Robert E. Lee, of operations at Rappahannock bridge: also, report of Lieut. Gen. E.K. Smith of operations in lower Louisiana, and report of Major General Jones, of engagement at Rogersville, Tennessee.

Report of General Robert E. Lee, of operations at Rappahannock bridge: also, report of Lieut. Gen. E.K. Smith, of operations in lower Louisiana, and report of Major General Jones, of engagement at Rogersville, Tennessee.

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Nov 21,  · Report of General Robert E. Lee, of operations at Rappahannock bridge: also, report of Gen. E.K. Smith, of operations in lower Louisiana, and report of Major General Jones, of engagement at Rogersville, Tennessee. Published by order of Congress. by Confederate States of America.

His brother, William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, soldier, second son of Robert E. Lee, born at Arlington, Va., 31 May,was graduated at Harvard inand in the same year appointed 2d lieutenant in the 6th infantry, U.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA January - GENERAL: I have the honor to submit a detailed report of the operations of this army from the time it left the operations of this army from the time it left the vicinity of Fredericksburg, early in June, to its occupation of the line of the Rapidan, in August.

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Includes information on Civil War action in the surrounding area, and her personal recollections of General Robert E. LEE, General. [[Inclosure.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, January –, GENERAL: I have the honor to submit a detailed report of the operations of this army from the time it left the vicinity of Fredericksburg, early in June, to its occupation of the line of the Rapidan, in August.

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Part 1: Digging In. Edwin Forbes sketch titled, “The Army of the Potomac Crossing the Rappahannock River on a Pontoon Bridge at Night, Near Rappahannock Station.” The sketch is dated October 14,but the scene may well substitute for the crossings at night in August, — with the exception of the cold weather.Oct 31,  · Lee approved the idea in the hope that the raid might distract Pope long enough for Lee to get his army across the Rappahannock.

The following morning, 1, of Stuart’s troopers splashed through the shallow waters of the upper Rappahannock at Waterloo Bridge in the rain.