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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 28 0 Browse Search
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now under the command of General Franklin consisted of about sixty thousand men, as shown by the morning reports, and was composed as follows: Sixth corps24,000 men. First corps18,500 men. Third corps--two divisions10,000 men. Ninth corps--Burns' division4,000 men. Bayard's cavalry3,500 men. General Sumner had about twenty-seven thou sand men, comprising his own grand division except Burns' division of the Ninth corps. General Hooker's command was about twenty six thousand stronBurns' division of the Ninth corps. General Hooker's command was about twenty six thousand strong, two of General Stoneman's divisions having reported to General Franklin. Positive information had reached me that the enemy had built a new road in rear of the bridge or crest from near Hamilton's to the telegraph road, along which road they communicated from one part of their line to another. I decided, if possible, to seize a point on this road near Hamilton's which would not only divide the enemy's forces by breaking their line, but would place our forces in position to enable us to m
al. headquarters Fourth Michigan cavalry, Selma, Alabama, April 5, 1865. Major Robert Burns, A. A. A. G. Second Brigade, Second Division Cavalry Corps, M. D. M. slry. headquarters Fourth Michigan cavalry, near Macon, Ga., April 29, 1865. Major Burns, A. A. A. G. Second Brigade, Second Division, Cavalry Corps, M. D. M. sirirst to enter the works, and acted throughout with conspicuous gallantry. Major Burns, Fourth Michigan Cavalry, my A. A. A. G., and Major Greeno, Seventh Pennsylvservant, D. E. Livermore, Major Commanding Third Volunteer Ohio Cavalry. Major Robert Burns, A. A. A. G., Second Brigade, Second Division C. E., M. D. M. headquarteervant, W. W. Shoemaker, Captain Commanding Fourth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. Major R. Burns, A. A. A. G., Second Brigade. headquarters Chicago board of Trade battery,on Captain 4th Ohio V. C. Earnestly recommended by Colonel Minty for Brevet.   Burns Major 4th Michigan Earnestly recommended by Colonel Minty for Brevet. A. A. A.
McCormick. commanding Seventh Pennsylvania, was severely wounded. Each officer and soldier performed his duty well and nobly, it is therefore difficult for me to make special mention of any. The gallant Corporal Booth, of the Fourth Ohio, was the first man in the enemy's works, but he fell in the moment of victory, shot through the head. Captains Moore and Richardson, of the Fourth Ohio, were amongst the first to enter the works, and acted throughout with conspicuous gallantry. Major Burns, Fourth Michigan Cavalry, my A. A. A. G., and Major Greeno, Seventh Pennsylvania Cavalry, my A. A. I. G., were also amongst the first to enter the works, and acted in the most gallant manner throughout the entire action. I strongly and earnestly recommend the four above-mentioned officers for brevet. Enclosed herewith I hand you sub-reports of regimental commanders, together with report of casualties. I am, respectfully, your obedient servant, Robert H. G. Minty, Colonel Fou