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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 30 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 24 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 23 9 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 23 1 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 15 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 10 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 12 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 12 0 Browse Search
Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist 8 0 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 7 3 Browse Search
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ng the night. The Eighth and Eighteenth Indiana, under Cols. Benton and Washburn, strengthened their positions by falling t to Huntsville, my left resting at Elkhorn Tavern. Here Col. Benton, with five companies of the Eighth Indiana, and a sectioghout the entire engagement. The regimental commanders, Col. Benton, Eighth Indiana, Col. Hendricks, Twenty-second Indiana, t, under Lieut.-Col. Washburn, the Eighth Indiana, under Col. Benton, the Twenty-second Indiana, under Col. Hendricks, and therable distance in the direction of the Cassville road. Col. Benton, and Lieut.-Col. Washburn, in compliance with orders, sethe rest of the brigade, which came up in a short time. Col. Benton arrived with the right wing of the Eighth, and the balanmas, and Capt. Short, Acting Major of the Eighteenth, to Col. Benton and Lieut.-Col. Shunk of the Eighth; also to my Acting Atry. Battalion Third Missouri infantry. Two battalions Benton hussars, (cavalry.) One battalion Thirty-ninth Illinois
onnoissances at night by pulling through the overflowed brush, and had ascertained the locality of the battery. The boats were manned as follows: St. Louis cutter, John V. Johnson, commander. Cincinnati cutter, John Pierce, commander. Benton cutter, Geo. P. Lord, commander. Mound City cutter,----Scoville, commander. Pittsburgh cutter,----, commander. Each of the cutters also carried a coxswain, and was manned by ten men. The boats were all in charge of First Master Johnson, of company A, each man armed with a five-shooter Colt rifle. The following was the plan laid out: The boats were to approach the battery in line, pulling slowly till at the point of the bar, after which, when five hundred yards, the St. Louis, Benton, and Pittsburgh, should run abreast, the Cincinnati and Mound City in the rear as reserves; and this plan was carried out to the very letter. With muffled oars, and under cover of the friendly darkness, the boats advanced cautiously along the
ph road, I sent him three pieces of artillery and a battalion of infantry of Col. Benton's command, (part of the Third division,) which had been located at Sugar Cre went in person to that point. On my way I ordered forward the remainder of Col. Benton's command, three pieces and a battalion, which had remained guarding the crovision under Col. Osterhaus. The Flying battery, the Fifth Missouri cavalry (Benton hussars,) and the squadron of the Thirty-sixth Illinois cavalry, under Capt. Jenks. Before leaving camp I detached Lieut. Shippart, of company A, Benton hussars, with twenty men, to Osage Springs, to communicate with Colonel Schaefer, and to s of the Twelfth Missouri, with an average of forty-five men, five companies of Benton hussars, and five pieces of the flying battery — in all about six hundred men. rth Missouri cavalry, (Fremont hussars,) six companies Fifth Missouri cavalry, (Benton hussars,) two pieces of Capt. Elbert's flying battery. It was about seven o'