Southern Historical Society Papers/Volume 02

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SOUTHERN



Historical Society Papers.




VOLUME II.




JULY TO DECEMBER, 1876.





richmond, va.:
Rev. J. WILLIAM JONES, D. D.,
Secretary Southern Historical Society.

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geo. w. gary,
  printer and stationer,
   richmond, va.

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CONTENTS.


JULY.

Electrical Torpedoes as a System of Defence 1
Relative Strength of the Armies of Lee and Grant 6
Official Memoranda of Battles, &c., in the year 1864 22
Diary of Captain R. E. Park 25
Correspondence between Colonel Bassett French and General Wade Hampton 31
General Lee's Final Report of the Pennsylvania Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg 33
Patriotic Letters of Confederate Leaders 49
Resources of the Confederacy in February, 1865 56
Editorial Paragraphs 64

AUGUST.

General J. E. B. Stuart's Report of Operations after Gettysburg 65
Diary of Captain R. E. Park, Twelfth Alabama Regiment 78
Resources of the Confederacy in February, 1865 85
General George H. Steuart's Brigade at the Battle of Gettysburg 105
Editorial Paragraphs 108
Book Notices 111

SEPTEMBER.

Resources of the Confederacy in February, 1865 113
Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, by Carlton McCarthy of the Richmond Howitzers 129
General R. E. Rodes' Report of the Battle of Gettysburg 135
Editorial Paragraphs 159

OCTOBER.

General R. E. Rodes' Report of the Battle of Chancellorsville 161
Appendix to General Rodes' Report of the Battle of Gettysburg 172
Diary of Captain R. E. Park, Twelfth Alabama Regiment 172
Recollections of the Elkhorn Campaign, by General D. H. Maury 180
Defence of Charleston from July 1st to July 10th, 1864 192
Editorial Paragraphs 205
Book Notices 208

NOVEMBER.

Review of Count of Paris' History, by W. Baird, Esq 209
General A. P. Hill's Report of the Battle of Gettysburg 222
Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life 226
Diary of Captain R. E. Park 232
Letter from General A. L. Long on Seacoast Defences 239
Letter from Commander Mitchell on Defence of New Orleans 240
Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Society 245
Editorial Paragraphs 252

DECEMBER.

Oration before Virginia Division of Army Northern Virginia, on the Defence of Petersburg, by Capt. W. Gordon McCabe 257
Diary of Captain R. E. Park 306
Editorial Paragraphs 316
Book Notices 319
Col. Chas. C. Jones' Confederate Roster 321