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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 1 Browse Search
John D. Billings, The history of the Tenth Massachusetts battery of light artillery in the war of the rebellion 4 0 Browse Search
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hree lines instead of two, as the regiments could not be so well disposed in two lines. General Winthrop's brigade, General Ayres formed as his reserve. General Crawford formed his lines so as to place Colonel Kellogg's brigade on his left, General Baxter's brigade on his right, and General Coulter's brigade as his reserve. The length of the front we occupied was about a thousand yards. The casualties of the three preceding days, together with the loss of those who had given out from wearinurning point of the great movements from which flowed so many favorable and glorious results. Then, I have a more personal interest in it from the fact of my regiment conducting itself so well, that I had the honor of receiving the thanks of General Baxter on the field. It is a source of much regret to me that the suddenness of my removal has prevented my taking an appropriate leave of my command, and thereby to express to them my warm wishes for their future, and my sympathy with them, wha
caissons for cannon, captured on the field on Sunday evening by this brigade as mentioned in this report, one of which was hauled to the rear by Lieutenant Everett, commanding my battery, attached. I would also state that one of the above guns was manned by men (artillerists) from the Seventeenth and Twenty-third Tennessee regiments, and used, under direction of Lieutenant Dent, with good effect on the enemy during the four hours contest on Sunday evening. I have also to mention Ordnance-Sergeant J. F. Baxter, wounded on the field. This man is an untiring officer and faithful to his trust. The provost guard, under Lieutenants Ewing and Orr, rendered invaluable service. I am pleased to notice the conduct of Private Turner Goodall, of the provost guard, who, in the thickest of the fight on Sunday evening, seeing the men all so gallantly at work and hard pressed, came up with his gun and fought manfully through the hottest of the fight, and by words of encouragement to his fellow-so