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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Baton Rouge, La. August 5th, 1862. (search)
l. A. P. Thompson (w), Col. J. W. Robertson: 35th Ala., Col. J. W. Robertson, Lieut.-Col. Edward Goodwin; 3d Ky., Capt. J. W. Bowman; 6th Ky., Lieut.-Col. M. H. Cofer; 7th Ky., Col. Edward Cross-land; Sharp-shooters, Lieut. G. C. Hubbard. Brigade loss: k, 12; w, 70; m, 3= 85. Second Brigade, Col. H. W. Allen (w), Col. Gustavus A. Breaux: 4th La., (Co. I, 39th Miss., attached), Lieut.-Col. S. E. Hunter; 30th La. (battalion), Col. Gustavus A. Breaux; La. Battalion (Stewart's Legion), Lieut.-Col. Samuel Boyd (w), Capt. Thomas Bynum; Confederate Light Battery, Capt. O. J. Semmcs. Brigade loss: k, 28; w, 91; m, 47 = 166. unattached, La. Partisan Rangers, Col. Francis Pond, Jr., and Maj. J. De Baun. The total Confederate loss was 84 killed, 315 wounded, and 57 captured or missing = 456. General Breckinridge says ( Official Records, Vol. XV., p. 77): I did not carry into action more than 2600 men. This estimate does not include some 200 Partisan Rangers . . . who, from the nature of
y-first Mississippi regiment, Col. Stratham's brigade of Tennessee and Mississippi troops, and Cobb's Kentucky and Hudson's Mississippi batteries. To Gen. Ruggles were given his old force, the Fourth Louisiana, Col. Allen; Louisiana battalion, Col. Boyd; the Partisan Rangers, and Semmes' battery, together with Preston's brigade, commanded by Colonel A. P. Thompson, of the Third Kentucky, composed of the Third, Sixth and Seventh Kentucky, and Twenty-sixth Alabama regiments. These troops were mander, Col. Allen, falling, shot through both legs. This somewhat demoralized the regiment, which had already been distinguished for its good conduct. Capt. Hughes, commanding the Twenty-second Mississippi, fell dead while leading a charge; Col. Sam. Boyd, of the Louisiana battalion, was severely wounded in the arm; the gallant Thirty-first Mississippi, while charging ahead, lost its colors, but the battle-flag was immediately grasped by a lieutenant, who, bearing it aloft, was shot down, and
nel Crossland; and Thirty-fifth Alabama, Colonel Robertson. The Second brigade, of the Fourth Louisiana regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Hunter; battalion of Thirtieth Louisiana regiment, Colonel J. H. Breaux; battalion of Stewart's Legion, Lieutenant-Colonel Boyd; and Confederate light battery, Captain J. O. Semmes with two companies mounted men, and some two hundred and fifty partisan rangers, detached on scouting and outpost service. On the night of the fourth of August this division proceedGoodwin. Of the. second brigade, the Fourth Louisiana, Lieutenant-Colonel Hunter. In this regiment, Lieutenant Corkern, Company B, Lieutenant Jetter, Company H, and Serjeant-Major Daniels. Battalion of Stewart's Legion commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Boyd, who was disabled by a severe flesh wound in the arm. Captain Chum also was wounded. The command devolved upon Captain T. Bynum, who acted with gallantry. The battalion Thirtieth regiment of Louisiana volunteers, commanded by Colone
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
1864, $2,093.75; in 1865, $1,900.00. Total amount in four years, $7,772.39. We only know in general terms that the ladies of Somerset did a great deal of work for the soldiers during the war. Swanzey Incorporated Oct. 30, 1667. Population in 1860, 1,430; in 1865, 1,335. Valuation in 1860, $743,335; in 1865, $755,680. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were John Earle, Allen Mason, Seth Brown; in 1863, Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Phillip Buffinton; in 1864, Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Samuel Boyd; in 1865, Allen Mason, Seth Brown, Elijah P. Chace. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was James Mason. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Joseph F. Chace; in 1864, John A. Wood; in 1865, Joseph G. Luther. 1861. A citizens' meeting was held on the 4th of May, the day on which information was received that the President had made a call for seventy-five thousand troops for three years service. After discussion, the meeting voted to pay to each inhabitant of
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
Robinson. The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was John Phelps; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Edward L. Bigelow. The town-treasurer in 1861 was Winslow M. Warren; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, N. Wetherbee. 1861. A town-meeting was held April 29th. Hollis Loring presented a preamble setting forth in patriotic language the treasonable conduct of the Southern secessionists, and a resolution to support the Government with their lives and fortunes. Hollis Loring, L. E. Wakefield, O. W. Albee, Samuel Boyd, and Edward Walker were appointed to consider and report what action the town should take in the existing crisis. This committee reported that the sum of ten thousand dollars be appropriated as a war fund, to be placed at the disposal of ten citizens, for the aid of the volunteers from that town who had enlisted or might hereafter enlist, and their families. The above-named gentlemen were selected as part of the committee; and M. Fay, William H. Wood, Stephen Morse, Elbridge House, and
a little after daylight. A thick fog darkened the morning, but despite its prevalence the order to advance was given. General Ruggles, commanding the left, brought on the engagement with his second division. The Fourth and Thirtieth Louisiana, Boyd's Louisiana battalion, and Semmes' battery were under the command of Colonel Henry Watkins Allen. With Ruggles, also, was a brigade of regiments from Kentucky and Alabama under Colonel Thompson. Allen's fame was already crescent. The Louisiana devoted administrator of the interests of Louisiana, in peace or in war, than Henry Watkins Allen. He stood at her dying; and, heart-torn at the sight, he took refuge in Mexico where In 1886, he passed away, an alien on a foreign soil. Lieut.-Col. Samuel Boyd was also severely wounded in the same charge. The vigilant enemy, seeing signs of trouble in their front, threw in strong reinforcements, which forced the brigade back in some confusion. Rallied by the efforts of Colonel Breaux, of the
ourth, Thirteenth (Maj. A. P. Avegno) and Nineteenth, with an Arkansas regiment, composed a brigade of Ruggles' division commanded by Col. R. L. Gibson. Major Avegno and Lieut. Benjamin King, Gibson's gallant aide-de-camp, were among the officers wounded. Ruggles' division was mainly Louisiana troops, the other brigades being Patton Anderson's and Preston Pond's. Anderson's brigade included the Seventeenth, Twentieth, Response battalion, and Hodgson's artillery. Colonel Jones, and Lieutenant-Colonel Boyd (Twentieth) were wounded; Major Clack had two horses shot under him. Col. Preston Pond, Sixteenth, commanded a brigade including the Sixteenth, Eighteenth, Crescent, and battalion Orleans Guards. Colonel Martin and Major Queyrouse were wounded. The First was in the brigade of Gen. A. H. Gladden. Colonel Deas, later in command, reported that the gallant Adams received a severe wound in the head; and that impartiality compelled him to record as first in the fight the First Louisian
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Ceremonies connected with the unveiling of the statue of General Robert E. Lee, at Lee circle, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 22, 1884. (search)
, M. O. H. Norton, Henry Renshaw, Edward Barnett, George Jonas, Abram Thomas, Lloyd R. Coleman, Ed. A. Palfrey, Arch. Mitchell, R. S. Morse, Samuel Boyd, S. H. Kennedy, Newton Richards, Jas. Jackson, E. A. Tyler, Ed. Bigney. It is unnecessary to say why the enterprise languished. It was in those dark Geo. Jonas, Lloyd R. Coleman, R. S. Morse, E. A. Tyler, Jas. Buckner, Thos. A. Adams, Saml. Choppin, S. H. Snowden, W. T. Vaudry, Henry Renshaw, E. A. Palfrey, Saml. Boyd, Arch. Mitchell, W. C. Black, B. A. Pope, Jas. I. Day, I. L. Lyons, J. J. Mellon, E. D. Willett. The times were scarcely more propitious than they had been nnedy,Treasurer. W. I. Hodgson,Recording Secretary. W. M. Owen,Corresponding Secretary. Directors. W. B. Schmidt, Alfred Moulton, James Jackson, Samuel Boyd, J. C. Morris, J. J. Mellon, Ad. Meyer, W. T. Vaudry, A. H. May, W. J. Behan, J. L. Harris, E. A. Burke, I. L. Lyons, C. H. Allen, R. M. Walmsley,
Affairs in Knoxville. --The Atlanta Register has the following intelligence from Knoxville from a gentleman who has just gotten through the lines. Every church and hotel in the city is occupied as hospitals. General Foster is now in command. Mr. Samuel Boyd's house and Mrs. Rogers's house are also used as hospitals. The Yankees are confiscating the property of all Southern people. Joseph. Mabry is on parole. The Yankees took everything he had. All the principal buildings are used as Government stores. The Federals have closed Samuel Hamilton's jewelry store, on account of his Southern proclivities Dr. Jackson afterwards took possession of it, but was also closed up. Dr. Jackson is a British subject, and claimed British protection. He had the British flag flying over his house for several weeks. --Brownlow denounced him as a notorious rebel.--The Federals refused to recognize his claim. Butter is worth $2.50 per pound in greenbacks; coffee $3.50 per pound, and everyt