Index:Southern Historical Society Papers volume 09.djvu
"Lost Opportunity at Spring Hill:"
Notes and Queries:
Operations against Newbern, N. C. in 1864:
Operations Around Winchester in 1868:
Stonewall Jackson in Lexington, Va:
Sherman's Advance on Meridian:
Richmond, Va., January, 1881.
Operations Against Newberne in 1864.
REPORT OF GENERAL PICKETT.
Head-Quarters Department North Carolina
General,-I have the honor to report that, in accordance with instructions received from General Lee, under date of January 20, 1864 the expedition left Kingston as follows:
General Barton with his own brigade and that of Kemper, and three regiments of Ranson's, eight-pieces, six Napoleons, and six hundred cavalry on the morning of the 30th ultimo to cross the Trent and take the works in front of Newburn, in reverse, and prevent the enemy reinforced by land or water. Later in the day I sent off the @th and Seventeenth Virginia to report to Colonel Dearing on north side of the Nuse river—with three pieces of artillery,—Whitford's regiment, and three hundred cavalry. He was to have attacked, if practicable, "Fort Anderson"—Barrington's. Commander Wood, of the navy, with his boat party, left on the 31st ultimo., and I, with Hoke's brigade, three regiments of Corse's and two of Clingman's