Southern Historical Society Papers/Volume 03

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SOUTHERN



Historical Society Papers.




VOLUME III.




JANUARY TO JUNE, 1877.






RICHMOND, VA.:

Rev. J. WILLIAM JONES, D. D.,

Secretary Southern Historical Society.

page


GEORGE W. GARY,

PRINTER AND STATIONER,

RICHMOND, VA.


page

CONTENTS.


JANUARY.

Defence of Mobile in 1865, by General D. H. Maury 1
Detailed Minutiæ of Soldier Life, by Carlton McCarthy 13
Defence of Fort Gregg, by General James H. Lane 19
Address on the Character of Gen. R. E. Lee, by Capt. John Hampden Chamberlayne 28
Defence of Fort Morgan—Reports of General R. L. Page 37
Diary of Captain R. E. Park 43
Editorial Paragraphs 47

FEBRUARY.

General R. H. Anderson's Report of the Battle of Gettysburg 49
Diary of Captain R. E. Park 55
Battle of Atchafalaya River—Letter from General Thomas Green 62
Lieutenant-General S. D. Lee's Report of the Tennessee Campaign 64
General J. E. B. Stuart's Report of his Expedition into Pennsylvania 72
Letters on the Treatment and Exchange of Prisoners 77
The Defence of Fort Gregg 82
Dahlgren's Ride into Fredericksburg 87
Editorial Paragraphs 91

MARCH.

Resources of the Confederacy in 1865—Report of Gen. I. M. St. John, Commissary General 97
General Early's Valley Campaign, by General A. L. Long 112
Diary of Captain R. E. Park 123
Letter from General A. S. Johnston 128
Maryland Troops in the Confederate Service, by Lamar Hollyday 130
Comments on the First Volume of Count of Paris' Civil War in America, by General J. A. Early 140
The Last Confederate Surrender, by Lieutenant-General Richard Taylor 155
Editorial Paragraphs 159

APRIL.

Report of Major-General Carter L. Stevenson of the Tennessee Campaign 161
The Peace Commission of 1865, by Hon. R. M. T. Hunter 168
Cavalry Operations in May, 1863—Report of General J. E. B. Stuart 177
Diary of Captain R. E. Park 183
Field Letters from Stuart's Headquarters, 190
Zagonyi's Charge with Fremont's Body-Guard, by Col. Wm. Preston Johnston 195
The Nation on our Discussion of the Prison Question 197
Garnett's Brigade at Gettysburg 215
Part taken by the Ninth Virginia Cavalry in Repelling the Dahlgren Raid 219
Editorial Paragraphs 222

MAY AND JUNE.

Dalton-Atlanta Campaign—Report of Major-General C. L. Stevenson 225
Battle of Chancellorsville Report of General R. E. Lee 230
Diary of Captain R. E. Park 244
Torpedoes, by General G. J. Rains, Chief of the Confederate Torpedo Service 255
Report of Major-General Samuel Jones of Operations at Charleston, S. C. 255
Sketch of the Late General S. Cooper, by General Fitz. Lee 269
Battle of Seven Pines—Report of General James Longstreet 277
Cavalry Operations on First Maryland Campaign—Report of General J. E. B. Stuart 281
Field Telegrams 295
Editorial Paragraphs 301
Colonel Charles C. Jones' Confederate Roster 306