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William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 143 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 66 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 42 2 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 37 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 31 3 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 28 2 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 20 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 18 4 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 15 1 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 14 0 Browse Search
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ts and pontoons by sea to a point on the beach above the enemy's position, while a force composed of General Cox's and General Ames' divisions was to march along the beach in the night to the point where the boats were to land, haul them across the b to the enemy's right, where I would not have to contend with the difficulties of both land and sea. General Cox's and General Ames' divisions were crossed over to Smithville, where they were joined by Colonel Moore's brigade of General Couch's diviscent works. Here two brigades were intrenched to occupy the enemy, while General Cox, with his other two brigades and General Ames' division, started around the swamp covering the enemy's right, to strike the Wilmington road in rear of Fort Andersone only bridge. General Terry also encountered the enemy in his new postion, and in force superior to General Terry's. General Ames' division was recrossed to the east bank and joined General Terry on the night of the nineteenth. On the twentieth
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 54. the capture of Fort Fisher. (search)
igadier-General (now Brevet Major-General) Adelbert Ames; the same number from the Third division oraught to come up the James; Curtis' brigade of Ames' division was therefore placed on river steambolike for its power and accuracy, was opened. Ames' division had been selected for the assault. Pott's brigade in addition to his own division. Ames' first brigade--Curtis'--was already at the outhey were withdrawn. When Curtis moved forward, Ames directed Pennypacker to move up to the rear of enemy from about one quarter of the land-face. Ames then brought up Bell's brigade, and moved it behese troops arrived at dusk and reported to General Ames. At six o'clock Abbott's brigade went into its left. Pioneer companies were organized in Ames' and Paine's divisions, and, as during the four dimensions are un known. C. B. C. Brigadier-General Ames' report. headquarters Second divichanan. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. Ames, Brigadier-General Volunteers. [6 more...]
, January 3, 1865. General: On the seventh of December last, in obedience to your orders, I moved a force of sixty-five hundred efficient men, consisting of General Ames' division of the Twenty-fourth corps and General Paine's division of the Twenty-fifth corps, under command of Major-General Weitzel, to an encampment near Bermat Beaufort. The Baltic, having a large supply of coal, was enabled to remain at the place of rendezvous, with a brigade on board of twelve hundred men, and General Ames reported to Admiral Porter that he would co-operate with him. On the twenty-third I sent Captain Clark, of my staff, from Beaufort on the fast-sailing armedted to me, that any soldier entered the fort. An orderly was killed about a third of a mile from the fort and his horse taken. In the meantime the remainder of Ames' division had captured two hundred and eighteen men and ten commissioned officers of the North Carolina reserves and other prisoners. From them I learned that Kir
erry's division being ordered to the support of General Weitzel. General Ames, of the Tenth corps, was at Walthal Junction with his brigade. bbon's forces occupied the line between General Smith's left and General Ames' right, and to add to the force General Marston's brigade was ort of the enemy to attack in rear, by coming up from Petersburg. General Ames, of the Tenth corps, who commands in that direction, gallantly kn my last — the front of the Third division of this corps, under General Ames. Our line passes irregularly from the Appomattox on the left red their men without orders, were brought this afternoon before General Ames, and by him sent to General Butler, who summarily dismissed one e practice was mainly excellent, under the personal direction of General Ames, most of the shell bursting over the pit. The rebel guns returne, Terry's and Turner's, held our left; his third division, under General Ames, being left in the rear of the main body, to act as a corps of o
on both sides of the pike as follows: The Fifth regiment, Colonel Conine, on the right; the Twenty-second, Colonel Kidder, at the right centre; and the Sixth, Colonel Ames, on the left. Colonel Holman's small brigade formed the second line. In this order the troops struggled through the swampy and tangled and almost impassablld the right of the line, stretching along the pike and across Bessley's farm on the right of the road. General Brook's staunch division, with two brigades of General Ames' division, had the centre, assisted by Kautz's cavalry. Thinks' division of colored troops held the left. Brooks' division marched to some open pine woods, guns we took as trophies of honor. He is also making his word good in saying that he could hereafter trust colored troops in the most responsible positions. Colonel Ames, of the Sixth United States colored troops, and our regiment, have just been relieved in the front, where we served our tour of forty-eight hours in turn with