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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address before the
Mecklenburg (N. C.) Historical Society. (search)
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography, Chapter
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore),
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 30 (search)
Doc. 28.-expedition up the South-Edisto, S. C. Official report of Colonel Higginson. on board steamer John Adams, July 11, 1863. Briyadier-General Saxton: General: I have the honor to submit a report of an expedition <*> the South-Edisto River, undertaken with your consent and that of General Gillmore, commanding department. I left Beaufort on the afternoon of the ninth, with the armed steamer John Adams, the transport Enoch Dean, and the small tug Governor Milton. I had with me two hundred and fifty officers and men of my regiment, and a section of the First Connecticut battery, under command of Lieutenant Clinton. By four o'clock the next morning we anchored before Wiltown, twenty-one miles up the river, and engaged a three-gun field-battery there stationed. After three shots they ceased firing, and, landing with Lieutenant West and thirty men, I took possession of the bluff, where the clothing, equipments, and breakfast-fires left behind betrayed a very hasty d
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces in the
Atlanta campaign. - May 3d . (search)
September 8th, 1864
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The death of
and Generals Cleburne . (search)
The death of Generals Cleburne and Adams. In the Bivouac for October, 1885, James Barr, of Company E, 65th Illinois Volunteers, writing
olonel Stewart (65th Illinois) tried hard to save the life of General John Adams, of Mississippi. Colonel Stewart called to our men not to fire on him, but it was too late.
Adams rode his horse over the ditch to the top of the parapet, undertook to grasp the old flag from the hands were killed on top of the works, which is incorrect.
It was General John Adams, of Loring's division, Stewart's corps.
Early next morning I tting his body in an ambulance; also the body of General Cleburne.
Adams's horse was a bay. It was dead upon the works, with its front legs toward the inner side of the works.
Adams's body was lying outside, at the base of the works, when I helped to pick it up. Cleburne's body w ixty yards from the works, and on nearly a straight line from where Adams fell.
This may appear strange, as the two generals belonged to dif
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Repelling
's invasion of Hood Tennessee. (search)
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter
: assembling of Congress.--the 3 President's Message. (search)
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia., Chapter
: sea-coast defences..—Brief description of our maritime fortifications, with an Examination of the several Contests that have taken place between ships and forts, including the attack on 7 San Juan d'ulloa, and on St. Jean d'acre (search)