r to his aid.
Jackson was to have deflected toward the Chickahominy, so as to gain our right flank and rear; but his advance was checked by the destruction of the bridge in his front; and on reaching, at noon, White Oak Swamp Bridge, he was confronted by Gen. Franklin, with Smith's division of his own corps, and Richardson's, of Sumner's, and Naglee's brigade, by which all his efforts to cross during the day and evening were repelled and baffled.
A heavy fire of artillery, directed by Capt. Ayres, was maintained throughout that day and evening; Capt. Hazzard's battery being badly cut up and its commander mortally wounded; but, though the enemy replied with equal spirit, and inflicted as well as suffered much loss, our position was too strong to be carried by assault; and every attempt of the Rebels to cross the marsh and creek — the bridge having been destroyed — was worsted.
During the night, our troops retired by order, leaving 350 sick and wounded, and some disabled guns, to f
Ashby, Gen. Turner, killed, 137.
Atchafalaya river, Col. Bailey constructs a bridge over the, 551; Banks's army retreats across the, 551.
Atlanta, Campaign of Sherman.
625; route of his advance to, 627; defenses of, 631; flanked by the right, 635; abandoned by Hood, 637; Sherman's army marches from, en route to Savannah, 690.
Atlanta, Rebel ram, captured, 473.
Augur, Gen., severely wounded.
177; at Port Hudson. 832.
Averill, Gen., movements of, in West Virginia, 403-4.
Ayres, Gen., captures 1,000 Rebels at Five Forks, 733.
Bachelor's creek, N. C., Union garrison at, captured, 533.
Bailey, rear-Admiral, destroys extensive salt-works in Florida, 532.
Bailey, Lt. Col. (afterward Gen.), in attack on defenses of New Orleans, 91-2; demands surrender of New Orleans, 96; Porter's fleet on the Red River rescued by, 549; constructs a bridge over the Atchafalaya for Banks's army, 551.
Bailey, Col. J. D., killed, 144.
Baird, Gen., at Chickamauga, 415;