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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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e left companies of my regiment, and the balance of the brigade, who had become detached from us as we passed through the first strip of woods we reached. The enemy kept up, for an hour or two, an occasional artillery fire, and then withdrew, leaving their dead and wounded on the field. I again call attention to the coolness and courage of Major Baker and Adjutant Hill, and beg to favorably mention the conduct of Lieutenant E. L. Conally, of company A; Captain W. W. Hartsfield, Lieutenants James Andrews and B. L. Powell, of company D. The limits proper for this report do not admit of the mention of all whom I would like to notice favorably for their gallantry. I am, Captain, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, M. Douglass, Colonel, commanding Regiment. Report of Captain Smith, of twenty-seventh Virginia regiment. headquarters twenty-Seventh regiment Virginia volunteers, July 7, 1862. Captain J. O'Brien, Assistant Adjutant-General, First Brigade: sir: I re
nel Garnett commanding, to the left, under cover of the wood, near the wheatfield; Taliaferro's brigade, parallel to the road, in rear of the batteries of Poague, Carpenter, and Caskie, (then being placed near the road, under the direction of Major Andrews, chief of artillery of the division;) and Winder's brigade, Colonel Ronald commanding, as a reserve, he was proceeding to direct, with his usual skill and coolness, the movements of those batteries, when he was struck by a shell, from which huns, which opened with marked effect upon the enemy's batteries. For some two hours a rapid and continuous fire of artillery was kept up on both sides. Our batteries were well served, and damaged the enemy seriously. Especial credit is due Major Andrews for the success and gallantry with which his guns were directed until he was severely wounded and taken from the field. About five o'clock, the enemy threw forward his skirmishers through a cornfield, and advanced his infantry, until then co
Arrival of prisoners. --Thirty-three prisoners of war arrived yesterday afternoon by the Central Railroad, in custody of a detachment commanded by Capt. Frank M. Johnson, of the Nineteenth Georgia Regiment. These prisoners, all belonged to the Thirtieth New York, and among the number are two commissioned officers--Capt. W. L. Lanning and Lieut. James Andrews. They were captured by the Natchez Cavalry, Maj. Martin, on Saturday last, in a skirmish near Upton's Hill. Some of the enemy were killed and wounded in the affair, but our side suffered no loss.