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Doc. 185.-operations in Tennessee Valley. General Hazen's report. headquarters Second brigade, Second division, twenty-First army corps, Chattanooga, October 8, 1863. Lieutenant-Colonel C. Goddard, A. A. G., Headquarters Department Cumberland: in obedience to orders received at Poe's Tavern, September third, 1863, from headquarters of the department, I assumed command of all the troops in the Tennessee Valley, embracing Wagner's and my own brigade of infantry, Minty's brigade of cavalry, and Wilder's brigade of mounted infantry, in all between six and seven thousand men, with orders to keep these forces well in hand, to closely watch the movements of the enemy at all the crossings of the Tennessee River, make such dispositions of the force as should lead the enemy to believe that the valley was occupied by a large force, and to cross ourselves and occupy Chattanooga at the earliest opportunity. The forces were scattered from Kingston to Williams's Island, a distance o
Doc. 186.-an appeal to Southern matrons. Assistant Quartermaster's office, clothing, camp, and garrison Depot, Selma, October 8, 1863. I want all the blankets and carpets that can possibly be spared. I want them, ladies of Alabama, to shield your noble defenders against an enemy more to be dreaded than the Northern foe with musket in hand — the snows of coming winter. Do you know that thousands of our heroic soldiers of the West sleep on the cold, damp ground, without tents? Perhaps not. You enjoy warm houses and comfortable beds. If the immortal matrons and maidens of heathen Rome could shear off and twist into bow strings the hair of their heads to arm their husbands and brothers in repelling the invader, will not the Christian women of the Confederacy give the carpets off their floors to protect against the chilly blasts of winter those who are fighting, with more than Roman heroism, for their lives, liberty, and more, their honor? Sufficient blankets cannot be ha
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
ay 17, 1862 Island Belle, Anacostia. Schooner Hampton 5,586 42 684 80 4,901 62 do Jan. 11, 1864 Currituck. Schooner Henry Travers 7,648 76 1,142 61 6,506 15 Key West Feb. 6, 1863 Bohio. Schooner Hermosa 27 621 05 4,019 90 23,601 15 do Oct. 8, 1863 Connecticut. Schooner Hattie 64,399 30 5,247 67 59,151 63 New York Feb. 18, 1864 Florida. Schooner Hunter 12,658 10 1,142 23 11,515 87 Philadelphia Feb. 18, 1864 Kanawha, Colorado, Lackawanna, Pocahontas, Aroostook, Kenuebec, R. R. Cuyleer Magnolia 173,955 77 6,551 61 167,404 16 Key West Oct. 16, 1862 Huntsville, Brooklyn, South Carolina, Mercedita, Itasca. Sloop Margaret 3,549 98 234 47 3,315 51 do Oct. 16, 1862 Sciota. Schooner Magnolia 41,731 61 3,199 02 38,532 59 do Oct. 8, 1863 Hatteras. Sloop Maria 4,849 37 722 25 4 127 12 do Oct. 17, 1863 Rachel Seaman, Kensington. Schooner Margaret 378 73 160 95 217 78 do Oct. 6, 1862 Tahoma, Hendrick Hudson. Schooner Martha Ann 1,498 02 714 44 783 58 Washington Oct. 1, 1
  G 2 11 13 1 17 18 121   H   13 13 1 15 16 120   I 1 12 13   13 13 121   K   16 16   14 14 112 Totals 8 114 122 6 129 135 1,216 122 killed == 10 per cent. Total of killed and wounded, 448, died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 19. battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W. Stone's River, Tenn. 52 Marietta, Ga. 4 Will's Valley, Ga., Sept. 7, 1863 1 Peach Tree Creek, Ga. 1 Chickamauga, Ga. 24 Atlanta, Ga., July 22, 1864 1 Train-guard, Tenn., Oct. 8, 1863 1 Siege of Atlanta 2 Missionary Ridge, Tenn. 3 Spring Hill, Tenn. 9 Resaca, Ga. 6 Franklin, Tenn. 6 Dallas, Ga. 2 Nashville, Tenn. 6 Kenesaw Mountain, Ga. 4     Present, also, at Shiloh; Siege of Corinth; Rocky Face Ridge; Adairsville; Jonesboro. notes.--Organized at Mansfield, in October, 1861, the recruits coming from the State at large. It left the State, December 18, proceeding to Kentucky, where it was assigned to Harker's Brigade of Wood's Division. In Marc
ully, your obedient servant, E. C. Walthall, Brigadier-General commanding. Report of Brigadier-General A. M. Manigault. headquarters Manigault's brigade, Hindman's division, Polk's corps, army of Tennessee, Missionary Ridge, Tenn., October 8, 1863. Major J. P. Wilson, Assistant Adjutant-General: Major: I have the honor to submit this, my report of the part taken by this brigade in the late battle of Chickamauga and on the two days preceding it: On the morning of the eighteenth Se field throughout the battle. I have the honor to be, Major, Most respectfully, your obedient servant, J. C. Brown, Brigadier-General. Report of Brigadier-General B. G. Humphreys. Headquarters brigade, near Chattanooga, Tenn., Oct. 8, 1863. Major J. M. Goggin, Assistant Adjutant-General: Major: In obedience to orders, I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by this brigade in the action of the twentieth of September: The brigade arrived on the battl
Doc. 43.-operations in Tennessee Valley. Major-General Hazen's report. see Brown's Ferry, Georgia. headquarters Second brigade, Second division, Twenty-First army corps, Chattanooga, Oct. 8, 1863. Lieutenant-Colonel C. Goddard, A. A. General, Headquarters Dept. Cumb.: In obedience to orders received at Poe's Tavern, September third, 1863, from Headquarters of the Department, I assumed command of all the troops in the Tennessee Valley, embracing Wagner's and my own brigade of infantry, Minty's brigade of cavalry, and Wilder's brigade of mounted infantry — in all between six and seven thousand men — with orders to keep these forces well in hand, to closely watch the movements of the enemy at all the crossings of the Tennessee River, make such dispositions of the force as should lead the enemy to believe that the valley was occupied by a large force, and to cross ourselves and occupy Chattanooga at the earliest opportunity. The forces were scattered from Kingston to Wi
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), General officers of the Confederate Army: a full roster compiled from the official records (search)
4, 1862. Scales, Alfred M., June 3, 1863. Scott, T. M., May 10, 1864. Scurry, Wm. R., Sept. 12, 1862. Sears, Claudius W., Mar. 1, 1864. Semmes, Paul J., Mar. 11, 1862. Shelby, Joseph O., Dec. 15, 1863. Shoup, Francis A., Sept. 12, 1862. Sibley, H. H., June 17, 1861. Simms, James P., Dec. 4, 1864. Slack, William Y., April 12, 1862. Slaughter, J. E., Mar. 8, 1862. Smith, James A., Sept. 30, 1863. Smith, Preston, Oct. 27, 1862. Smith, Wm. D., Mar. 7, 1862. Stafford, Leroy A., Oct. 8, 1863. Starke, Peter B., Nov. 4, 1864. Starke, Wm. E., Aug. 6, 1862. Steele, William, Sept. 12, 1862. Sterling, A. M. W., Jan. 7, 1862. Steuart, Geo. H., Mar. 6, 1862. Stevens, C. H., Jan. 20, 1864. Stovall, M. A., April 23, 1863. Strahl, Otho F., July 28, 1863. Taliaferro, Wm. B., Mar. 4, 1862. Tappan, James C., Nov. 5, 1862. Taylor, T. H., Nov. 4, 1862. Thomas, Allen, Feb. 4, 1864. Thomas, Ed. L., Nov. 1, 1862. Toombs, Robert, July 19, 1861. Tilghman, Lloyd, Oct. 18, 1861. Tra
ve their drooping hopes after the patriotic sacrifices they have made in this terrible contest. Let us, then, unite all our efforts in a last deadly struggle, and, with God's help, we shall yet triumph. I regret I have not time to pay you a short visit, to present you my views more fully, and to discuss with you our future operations. Wishing you ample success, I remain, sincerely your friend, G. T. Beauregard. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Oct. 8th, 1863. Brig.-General R. S. Ripley, Comdg. First Mil. Dist., etc., etc.: General,—It is the wish of the Commanding General that you should at once have inquiries made where the fault lies in Evans's brigade not being properly supplied with ammunition. With the exception of the 22d South Carolina Volunteers, now on Sullivan's Island, none of the regiments are completely supplied with the regulation number of forty rounds. The 23d Regiment, stationed some seven miles from Brigade Headqua
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Mississippi, 1863 (search)
7: Operations in North Miss. and West Tenn. against ChalmersILLINOIS--3d, 6th, 7th and 9th Cavalry; 9th Mounted Infantry. KANSAS--7th Cavalry. MICHIGAN--3d Cavalry. MISSOURI--Battery "I" 1st Light Arty. TENNESSEE--6th and 7th Cavalry. Oct. 5: Skirmish, New AlbanyMICHIGAN--3d Cavalry. Union loss, 1 killed. Oct. 5: Skirmish, Messenger's BridgeMISSOURI--10th Cavalry. Oct. 6: Action, Lockhart's Mills, Coldwater RiverILLINOIS--3d and 9th Cavalry. TENNESSEE--6th Cavalry. Union loss, 3 wounded. Oct. 8: Action, SalemILLINOIS--3d, 7th and 9th Cavalry; 9th Mounted Infantry. MICHIGAN--3d Cavalry. MISSOURI--Battery "I" 1st Light Arty. TENNESSEE--6th Cavalry. Union loss, 15 killed and wounded. Oct. 10: Action, Ingraham's Plantation near Port GibsonILLINOIS--4th Cavalry (1st Battalion). WISCONSIN--2d Cavalry. Oct. 11: Skirmish near HernandoIOWA--2d Cavalry (Detachment). Oct. 12: Engagement, Ingraham's Mills, near ByhaliaILLINOIS--3d, 6th, 7th and 9th Cavalry; 9th Mounted Infantry. KANSAS--7th
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Tennessee, 1863 (search)
Infantry (Detachments). Oct. 6: Skirmish, Readyville(No Reports.) Oct. 6: Skirmish, ChristianaINDIANA--85th Infantry (Detachment). Oct. 6: Skirmish, WartraceIOWA--5th Cavalry. OHIO--3d Cavalry (1st Battalion). Oct. 7: Actions, Farmington and Sims' Farm, near ShelbyvilleILLINOIS--Board of Trade Battery Light Arty.; 92d, 98th and 123d Mounted Infantry. INDIANA--17th and 72d Mounted Infantry. KENTUCKY--2d Cavalry. OHIO--1st, 3d and 4th Cavalry. Union loss, 15 killed, 60 wounded. Total, 75. Oct. 8: Skirmish near ChattanoogaOHIO--17th Infantry. Oct. 9: Skirmish, FarmingtonOHIO--4th Cavalry. Oct. 9: Action, Sugar CreekIOWA--5th Cavalry. Union loss, 2 wounded. Oct. 9: Action, ClevelandTENNESSEE--1st Infantry. Oct. 9: Affair at R. R. Tunnel, near CowanKENTUCKY--28th Infantry (Detachment). Oct. 9: Skirmish, Elk River(No Reports.) Oct. 10: Action, ShelbyvilleINDIANA--17th Mounted Infantry. Oct. 10: Engagement, Blue SpringsILLINOIS--14th Cavalry; Battery "M" 2d Light Arty. INDIANA--5t
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